West Virginia Northern Community College

Workforce Development

Table Gaming Course Descriptions

TABLE GAMES TRAINING

Introduction to Casino Games $150

Poker $300

Blackjack $300

Roulette $300

Craps $600

Secondary Games $150

Course Descriptions

Introduction to Casino Games - The course covers the general responsibilities of the dealer. Emphasis is placed on correct chip handling techniques, identifying the value of each color chip, learning to read the total value of a bet, and pit procedures. The course is a prerequisite for other dealer training courses. 40 Contact Hours (5 hours per day, 4 days per week, 2 weeks)

Poker - The course covers the fundamentals of dealing Poker. Instruction is provided in the fundamentals of rake/antes/blind bets, game rules and regulations, dealer's responsibilities and game security. 80 Contact Hours (5 hours per day, 4 days per week, 4 weeks)

Blackjack - The course provides instruction in the fundamentals of dealing Blackjack. Emphasis is placed on card totaling, chip handling and cutting, card shuffling and card placement. Special attention will be given to game and accounting procedures, accuracy and speed. It is recommended that students who take Blackjack also take Roulette. 80 Contact Hours (5 hours per day, 4 days per week, 4 weeks)

Roulette - The course provides instruction in the fundamentals of dealing Roulette. Emphasis is placed on chip handling, table layout, accurate and quick mental multiplication, and accuracy in clearing the table. It is recommended that students who take Roulette also take Blackjack. 80 Contact Hours (5 hours per day, 4 days per week, 4 weeks)

Craps - The course provides instruction in the fundamentals of dealing craps. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge of the procedures on a variety of bets, accurate and quick mental multiplication and chip handling. Special attention is given to game procedures, accounting procedures, accuracy and speed. 160 Contact Hours (5 hours per day, 4 days per week, 8 weeks)

Secondary Games - This course covers carnival games such as 3 Card Poker, 4 Card Poker, Spanish 21, Caribbean Stud, Let It Ride and Texas Hold’em. 40 Contact Hours (5 hours per day, 4 days per week, 2 weeks)


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