The most popular table games course game in Las Vegas, Blackjack is the foundation of the Table Games department. In the Blackjack course, students will learn the fundamentals of dealing, build muscle memory, gain familiarity with chip handling, and study game protection. By the end of the course, students will master dealing Blackjack on both shoe and hand held games and will be familiar with the most popular Las Vegas side bets. To learn more about Blackjack, go to How To Play Blackjack.
In the past ten years, Carnival Games exploded in popularity and have become staples on the casino floor. After students understand the basic components to the most popular games – Let It Ride, Three Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, and Blackjack Switch – learning the procedure and rules on new twists to the Carnival Games will be a cinch. To learn more about Carnival Games, visit Carnival Game Rules.
Pai Gow Poker
Players enjoy Pai Gow Poker because it’s a slow paced game with a certain level of skill and decision making involved. Dealers enjoy Pai Gow Poker for the same reasons. Students will learn how to read and rank hands, take commission, deal with a player banker, and all necessary procedures for a game with a random number generator and a cup of dice. To learn more about the game, visit How To Play Pai Gow Poker.
A graceful dealer on the Roulette table can be true art to watch. The various components of Roulette – gracefully pushing multiple stacks of chips over the layout, quickly tallying complicated payouts, spinning the ball at varying speeds, and sweeping the layout – are achievable with practice and look incredible when done with finesse. Visit How To Play Roulette for a brief introduction.
Screams of joy or despair on the casino floor are likely coming from the dice pit. Craps is high-paced and volatile and many players enjoy it for the social aspect of the game. Dealers work in crews of four, so they tend to enjoy the socializing as well. Students will learn the various facets of Craps, including prop and place bets, buy and lay bets, pass and don’t pass, come and don’t come (on and off), side bets, stick calls, and odds. To gain more insight into Craps, visit the links on the right hand menu bar beginning with How To Play Craps.
The demand for Poker dealers is high, as the game recently gained popularity with the televising of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and explosion of online casinos. Students are trained so they may deal at any Poker room in town – on a live game or tournament – including the WSOP. Texas Hold’em is the basic component of any Poker dealer’s skill set and this course teaches Hold’em mastery as well as Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better, Seven Card Stud, Deuce to Seven Draw Lowball, Seven Card Razz, and H.O.R.S.E. If you’re learning how to play Poker, begin with this page: Poker Hand Rankings.