Is there alot of competition to become a casino dealer(AC, Las Vegas etc...)?

What is the best way to get started and what is the starting salary?

Asked By: Mofo21 - 9/26/2006
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You have to go to dealer school. The casinos here in CT pay for that. A lot of employees who work on the floor don't make much and dealer is what many of them strive for. Pay is decent. You get about $5/hr as base pay. This is where some of them complain. When you get overtime, holiday pay, or raises it is all based on... More
Answered By: Joe - 9/26/2006
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there is a lot of competition. you need to go to a reputable dealer school. unless you know someone you will most likely start at a small casino and work your way up. i'm nt sure about starting pay but most of the dealers i knew (las vegas) were making upwards of 50k a year... More
Answered By: carnaby_fudge - 9/26/2006
I work and deal poker in Vegas for over 3 years now and i love my job, but you have to remember that a lot of people will treat you like crap sometimes, so be pre-paired to deal with the stress of it. A lot of casinos here in Vegas are putting in new poker rooms. A few years ago most casinos were taking them out... More
Answered By: sincity usa - 9/26/2006
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