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Casino/Gaming Training

The Casino Career Institute

Visit us in the Caesars Entertainment Wing for Hospitality and Gaming Studies, located at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus.

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Table Games Training

All table games students are required to wear professional-style white shirts/blouses, black slacks/ skirts, and black shoes. 

How does Quick Start work? Register online for the Table Games Dealer-Quick Start course. Print your receipt and begin your class on the following Tuesday. You will inform the instructor which table game you want to learn to jump-start your casino career.

Register now, and select your game.

This course is designed to provide students with easy access and instruction to become a table games dealer. Students will learn the fundamentals and skills needed to provide exceptional customer experience, when dealing games on the casino floor. Emphasis will be placed on game knowledge, chip value, and recognition, along with card handling. In addition, special attention will be given to game security, accounting, pit procedures, customer service, and the chain of command.

Blackjack, Roulette or Baccarat (select one)

Blackjack: This combination course will prepare you for entry into any other primary or secondary game. The first two weeks concentrate on correct chip-handling techniques, identifying the value of each color chip, learning to read the total value of a bet and proper pit procedures. You will also learn the roles of each position in the casino chain of command. The second two weeks of the course will teach you the fundamentals of dealing Blackjack. Emphasis will be placed on card totaling, chip cutting and handling, card shuffling, and card placement. Special attention will be given to game and accounting procedures, accuracy, and speed.

Roulette: This course covers the fundamentals of dealing Roulette for those who already have training in another game. Emphasis will be given to accurate and quick mental multiplication, chip handling, memorization of table layout, and accuracy in clearing the table.

Baccarat: This course accommodates the experience, knowledge, and skills acquired in previous game training. Emphasis will be placed on commissions and percentages and the ability to calculate them immediately. Customer relations will be the focus. 

CARE-107 (48 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing 
Fee: $549 (Tuition $514, Materials $35) 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 
  • Section AW01-beginning September 6 (ends September 29) 
  • Section AW02-beginning September 13 (ends October 6) 
  • Section AW03-beginning September 20 (ends October 13) 
  • Section AW04-beginning September 27 (ends October 20) 
  • Section AW05-beginning October 4 (ends October 27) 
  • Section AW06-beginning October 11 (ends November 3) 
  • Section AW07-beginning October 18 (ends November 10) 
  • Section AW08-beginning October 25 (ends November 17) 
  • Section AW09-beginning November 1 (ends November 24) 
  • Section AW10-beginning November 8 (ends December 1) 
  • Section AW11-beginning November 15 (ends December 8) 
  • Section AW12-beginning November 22 (ends December 15) 
  • Section AW13-beginning November 29 (ends December 22)


CRAPS

Learn the fundamentals of dealing Craps. Emphasis will be placed on game procedures along with knowledge of a variety of bets. Accuracy, quick mental multiplication, and chip handling will prepare you for this fast paced game. Special attention will be given to accounting procedures, accuracy, and speed. 

CARE-109 (96 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing 
Fee: $1,049 (Tuition $1,014, Materials $35) 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6-10 p.m. 

  • Section AW01-beginning September 6 (ends October 27) 
  • Section AW02-beginning November 1 (December 22)


Blackjack, Roulette, Pai Gow Poker, Pai Gow Tiles (select one)

Blackjack: This combination course will prepare you for entry into any other primary or secondary game. The first two weeks concentrate on correct chip-handling techniques, identifying the value of each color chip, learning to read the total value of a bet, and proper pit procedures. You will also learn the roles of each position in the casino chain of command. The second two weeks of the course will teach you the fundamentals of dealing Blackjack. Emphasis will be placed on card totaling, chip cutting and handling, card shuffling, and card placement. Special attention will be given to game and accounting procedures, accuracy, and speed.

Roulette: This course covers the fundamentals of dealing Roulette for those who already have training in another game. Emphasis will be given to accurate and quick mental multiplication, chip handling, memorization of table layout, and accuracy in clearing the table.

Pai Gow Poker: This course accommodates the experience, knowledge, and skills acquired in previous game training. Learn the fundamentals of dealing Pai Gow Poker. Emphasis will be placed on rules of the game, commissions, and security.

Pai Gow Tiles: Learn the fundamentals of dealing Pai Gow Tiles. Based on ancient Chinese history, the game is played with a set of 32 dominoes. The object is to get the winning hand, GEE JOON (also called the supreme pair). Emphasis will be placed on rules of the game, commissions, security, and game protection. 

CARE-111 (48 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing 
Fee: $549 (Tuition $514, Materials $35) 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6-10 p.m.

  • Section AW01-beginning September 6 (ends September 29) 
  • Section AW02-beginning September 13 (ends October 6) 
  • Section AW03-beginning September 20 (ends October 13) 
  • Section AW04-beginning September 27 (ends October 20) 
  • Section AW05-beginning October 4 (ends October 27) 
  • Section AW06-beginning October 11 (ends November 3) 
  • Section AW07-beginning October 18 (ends November 10) 
  • Section AW08-beginning October 25 (ends November 17) 
  • Section AW09-beginning November 1 (ends November 24) 
  • Section AW10-beginning November 8 (ends December 1) 
  • Section AW11-beginning November 15 (ends December 8) 
  • Section AW12-beginning November 22 (ends December 15) 
  • Section AW13-beginning November 29 (ends December 22)

Learn the essentials of dealing Poker and prepare for a career as a Poker dealer. You will train and practice dealing Poker from the hand, including the fundamentals of rake/antes/blind bets, game rules, regulations, dealer’s responsibilities, and game security. 

POKR-200 (48 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing 

Fee: $549 (Tuition $514, Materials $35) 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6-10 p.m. 

  • Section AW01-beginning September 27 (ends October 20) 
  • Section AW02-beginning November22 (ends December15) 

You will learn multiple poker games, including Let It Ride, Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em. The focus will be on poker rankings, house procedures to pay and take, game security and automated shuffler. 

PGOW-202 (24 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing 
Fee: $229 (Tuition $194, Materials $35) 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 

  • Section AW01-beginning September 20 (ends September 29) 
  • Section AW02-beginning October 18 (ends October 27) 
  • Section AW03-beginning November 15 (ends November 23) 
  • Section AW04-beginning December13 (ends December 22)

This program prepares potential surveillance officers on the aspects of slot machines and table games that lend themselves to cheating and criminal activity. Surveillance officers are responsible for monitoring all activities for an entire facility. In addition, they ensure gaming laws and internal employer policies are followed, and that suspicious or criminal activity is investigated.

This program includes instruction in:

  • Loss Prevention and Risk Management: Cage & Accounting Operations, Claims Investigations, Food & Beverage, Retail, Homeland Security & Emergency Response, Internal Theft and Fraud, Warehouse and Purchasing, and Workplace Violence Prevention.
  • Surveillance Methodology: Camera Skills and Techniques, Card Counting and Basic Strategy, Conflict Resolution, Investigations, Evidence Gathering and Control, Security Surveillance, Surveillance Operation, and Surveillance Liabilities.

Classroom Option 

SURV-102 (100 hours) Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing 
Fee $899 (Tuition $829, Materials $70) 
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 

  • Section AW01-beginning September 26 (ends October 27) 
  • Section AW02-beginning November 21 (ends December 22) 

Guided Learning Option 

The Guided Learning Program option allows students to register and begin their program within a few weeks. Students will work with a qualified instructor who will work with them to complete the required coursework. CCI certificate awarded upon successful completion. 

SURV-102 (100 hours) 
Fee $1,759 (Tuition $1,619, Materials $140) 

  • Section AW01, Call (609) 343-5655 to begin your Guided Learning Program.

Alumni & Practice Programs

Prerequisite: You must have graduated from a CCI Table Games course. Students taking this program are required to follow the CCI Student Dress Code. CCI certificate awarded upon successful completion.

CCI Table Games graduates can refresh or develop new skills to gain a marketable edge as they return to the gaming workforce with our Alumni Program.

Blackjack 
BLJK-103 (48 hours) Section AW01 
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Craps 
CRAP-201 (96 hours) See Craps schedule 
Fee: $849 (Tuition $814, Materials $35)

Baccarat 
BACC-204 (48 hours) Section AW01 
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Poker and Tournament Play 
POKR-204 (48 hours) See Poker and Tournament Play schedule 
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Pai Gow Tiles 
PGOW-207 (48 hours) Section AW01 
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Roulette 
ROUL-204 (48 hours) Section AW01 
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Pai Gow Poker 
PGOW-206 (48 hours) Section AW01 
Fee: $449 (Tuition $414, Materials $35)

Prerequisite: You must have graduated from a CCI Table Games program within the past five years. You may practice the games you previously learned at CCI. Required documentation: verification of previous games taken with CCI. This is a practice program; no certificate is issued.

Don’t fall behind or lose your skills! This is a practice program designed to help you brush up on your skills. Personalized instruction is not included in this program. 

CARE-001, Section AW01-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing 
Fee: $59 (This fee is based on 12 months, from July-June, or any portion of that period. This fee is renewable every July 1.) 

Alumni Practice is available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. or 6-10 p.m., practice lab is open only when there are scheduled classes in session.

Prerequisite: Must present your 35 license.

Don’t lose your skills! Practice games you have previously dealt in our fully-equipped mock casino setting. Gain an edge in the gaming workforce. Brush up on your skills and prepare for your next audition.

NOTE: Personalized instruction is not included in this program. A certificate will not be issued. If you determine you need more than practice and want to join a class, we will apply the $99 fee to any regularly priced class taken within 30 days. A certificate will be issued at the end of the program. 

CARE-110, Section AW01-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $99 (Valid for three days, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. or 6-10 p.m.) The practice lab is open only when there are scheduled classes in session.

Registration

ATTENTION: Our online registration form is for use when registering for Workforce Development workshops only. Full payment must be made at the time of online registration via credit/debit card. 

Please call (609) 343-5655 for Career Training program registration information. 

Hours of Operation

Regular Business Hours:

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

 

Summer Hours:

Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 
Closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday