Casino occupations (NOC 6533)

Job titles

Nature of work

Casino workers operate gaming tables, maintain slot machines, accept keno wagers, pay out winning bets and jackpots and collect losing bets. They are employed by casinos.

Fields of interest

  • Working in sales and customer service
  • Working in the arts, culture, music, or recreation
  • Working in the hospitality or tourism industries

Main duties

  • Casino workers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Operate gaming tables and games such as roulette, blackjack, keno, baccarat and poker
  • - Explain rules of games to patrons and ensure that rules are followed
  • - Accept keno wagers and issue computerized tickets for selection
  • - Determine winners or announce winning numbers
  • - Calculate and pay out winning bets and jackpots, collect losing bets and maintain related reports
  • - Fill slot machines with coins and assist patrons experiencing difficulties with machines
  • - Perform minor adjustments to slot machines.

Main characteristics of the occupation

Not available for this occupation.

Employment requirements

  • * Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • * On-the-job training is provided for gaming table dealers.
  • * Security clearance is required for all casino workers.
  • * Casino gaming licences are usually required for all casino employees.

Skill type

  • Sales and service occupations

Skill level

  • Intermediate

More information

  • * Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience in all activities related to gaming.

Professional associations

  • Comité sectoriel de main-d'œuvre de l'industrie touristique du Québec
  • 2751, boulevard Jacques-Cartier Est
  • Bureau 200
  • Longueuil, QC
  • J4N1L7
  • Phone: 450-651-1099
  • Fax: 450-651-1567
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