Person dealing a casino table game

Gaming Training

Visit us in the Caesars Entertainment Wing for Hospitality and Gaming Studies, located at the Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus. Our state-of-the-art space includes new tables and the latest shufflers.

Table Games

All table games students are required to wear professional-style white shirts/blouses, black slacks/skirts and black shoes. Keep in mind your selection should be professional.

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 have the experience of a lifetime dealing games on the casino floor. Emphasis will be placed on game knowledge, chip value and recognition, along with card handling. Special attention will be given to game security, accounting and pit procedures, as well as the chain of command.

Full program information

You will learn multiple variations of poker table games including Caribbean Stud, Let It Ride, Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, and Texas Hold’em. The focus will be on poker rankings, procedures to pay and take, use of automated shuffler and house procedures.

PGOW-202 (16 hours)-Worthington Atlantic City Campus, Caesars Entertainment Wing
Fee: $139 (Tuition $104, Materials $35)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 

  • Section AW01-beginning September 10 (ends September 17)
  • Section AW02-beginning October 15 (ends October 22)
  • Section AW03-beginning November 12 (ends November 19)
  • Section AW04-beginning December 10 (ends December 17)

Security and Surveillance

CCI has partnered with the International Association of Certified Surveillance Professionals to offer this extensive training opportunity.

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

The course will review table games rules and procedures, types of slot machines, regulations, game irregularities and recognizing potential and alleged cheats.

At the conclusion of training, participants will be ready to apply for a position in the surveillance department at gaming properties anywhere in the world.

This program includes instruction in:

  • Table Games: Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Mini Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Pai Gow Tiles, Carnival Games and Poker
  • 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 Operations and Surveillance

CCI has partnered with the International Association of Certified Surveillance Professionals to offer this extensive training opportunity.

This program prepares potential surveillance officers on the aspects of slot machine and table games that lend themselves to cheating and illegal procedures. Surveillance officers are responsible for monitoring all activities for an entire facility. They ensue gaming laws and employer internal policies are followed and that suspicious or criminal activity is investigated. This course is designed for existing casino games people that have table game knowledge.

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
  • Surveillance Methodology: Camera Skills and Techniques, Card Counting and Basic Strategy, Conflict Resolution, Investigations, Evidence Gathering and Control, Security Surveillance, Surveillance Operation and Surveillance

Alumni & Practice Programs

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! Don’t lose your skills! Remember the experienced instructors, the quality classroom setting. It is available for you to refresh your skills. Don’t wait! Start practicing today.

This is a practice program to help you brush up on your skills. Personalized instruction is not included in this program.

CARE-001, Section AW01*
Fee: $29 (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: 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 (60 hours)
Section AW01 Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Craps

CRAP-201 (120 hours)-See Craps and Carnival Games schedule
Fee: $899 (Tuition $864, Materials $35)

Baccarat

BACC-204 (60 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Poker and Tournament Play

POKR-204 (60 hours)-See Poker and Tournament Play schedule
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Pai Gow Tiles

PGOW-207 (60 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Roulette

ROUL-204 (60 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Pai Gow Poker

PGOW-206 (60 hours) Section AW01
Fee: $399 (Tuition $364, Materials $35)

Prerequisite: Must present your 35 license.

Don’t lose your skills! Practice games you have previously dealt in a state-of-the-art mock casino setting. Gain an edge as you return to 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*

Fee: $99 (Valid for three days, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 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.