Perhaps you want to go pro, but are not ready to rely solely on winnings to pa the rent. Perhaps you want to be near the action. Or maybe, you just want to work in a casino. Whatever your motivation, there are a number of resources on the internet to help you achieve your goal.
If you need training, there are several schools you can attend to get the skills you need to handle any casino job. The following are schools that provide training for casino jobs from entry-level dealer to security:
Crescent Schools Gaming and Bartending Locations: New Orleans, Las Vegas, Biloxi & Tunica.
Casino Dealer College Locations: San Jose, Sacramento, Fresno, Orange County, Los Angeles, Singapore, Detroit, Phoenix and Denver.
The Casino College Locations: Tempe, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose, Merced, Los Angeles, Omaha, Detroit, Atlanta, Denver and Tunica.
Green Valley School of Gaming Locations: Las Vegas.
PCI Dealer's School Locations: Las Vegas.
Dealer's Choice Professional School of Casino Gaming Locations: Temecula, California.
Two other nearby schools that do not have webpages are:
Academy of Casino Dealings
2327 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Kenner, LA 70062
Mighty River Poker School
12400 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Once you have the skills you need, there are numerous resources on the web were you can search casino job openings, review salary offerings and submit applications and resumes. The following sites allow you to peruse listings for multiple casinos in one place:
Casino Careers Online lists job opportunities from casinos worldwide. Job listings are for every aspect of gaming from the casino floor to the food service to hotel management.
Cruise Ship Jobs accepts applications for cruise ship jobs including the following onboard casino jobs: casino manager, casino dealer / croupier, cashier and slot technician.
Gaming Floor Job Listings keeps a list of casino job ads with emails to reply to. The site is generally full of advertisements which makes job hunting slow.
Gaming Search Associates, Inc. is a company out of California that specializes in connecting casinos with employees. They have a small listing of job openings for their individual clients. They also accept resume submission by email.
Zone lists casino jobs in Vancouver.
World Casino Directory Job Listings lists jobs in the gaming industry worldwide.
Most major casinos now have their own website. If you have a specific casino in mind to work for, many of the sites have an employment section that tells you how to apply. Many of the casinos also have their own training schools. Good luck!