The Casino Career Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College, which has prepared more than 50,000 people for rewarding careers in gaming, will offer several training programs in 2017 for those who wish to enter the global casino profession.
CCI is offering Table Games – Quick Start in three different selections: Blackjack, Roulette or Baccarat (choose one); Craps and Carnival Games (two games for one price); and Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker or Pai Gow Tiles (choose one.) Students will learn the fundamental skills for dealing games on the casino floor with emphasis on game knowledge, chip value and recognition, and card handling. Security, accounting and pit procedures also will be covered.
Blackjack, Roulette or Baccarat (60 hours) meets 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Tuesday – Thursday, and costs $499. Craps and Carnival Games (120 hours) meets 6-10 p.m., Tuesday – Thursday, and costs $995. Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker or Pai Gow Tiles (60 hours) meets 6-10 p.m., Tuesday – Thursday, and costs $499. To attend, register and pay online at www.atlantic.edu/cci, print your receipt and begin your class the following Tuesday. You will inform the instructor which table game you want to learn to jump-start your casino career that you can take anywhere.
Classes run January – July and are held at CCI, located at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd.
CCI will offer a new Practice Program for students to practice games they have previously dealt and refresh their skills in a state-of-the-art mock casino setting. This program meets 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. or 6-10 p.m., Tuesday – Thursday, and costs $99. CCI also offers the Alumni Practice Program for table games alumni who have graduated from CCI within the last five years and who would like to refresh their skills for a $15 annual fee.
For more information about these programs or to register, call 609-343-5655 or visit www.atlantic.edu/cci.