If you fancy experiencing the Las Vegas casino life but can’t afford to take a vacation there for as long as you’d like then why not try your hand as a dealer? You will need to complete a six week course before you can start working, but if you plan ahead you can find a casino that will put you through the training school as part of your hiring. Alternatively look for a training school that offers assistance with finding a job when you have completed your course. You should ask for statistics on how many students they have placed in a job within two weeks of completing the course to give you an idea of your chances of finding a job through that school.
There are definitely certain images that some casinos go for when taking on new staff and a training school should be able to offer advice on how to promote yourself to different casinos. But if you can find yourself a position with training in a casino you are ahead of the game and you’ll already be earning yourself a basic amount.
In order to make good money as a dealer you need to have an outgoing friendly personality and the ability to put players at their ease. Most of the money you will earn will come from tips as the basic pay rate for dealers is only around six to nine dollars an hour.
Depending on the game you want to deal for you will need different aspects of training; Blackjack dealers have to complete a special course which covers all elements of the Blackjack game from cutting the cards to handling the money and the players, as well as controlling the game.
Being a Dealer in Las Vegas is a specialist job and you will need to work your way up the career ladder to get a place dealing in one if the top Las Vegas casinos. Positions straight out of dealer school tend to be at the smaller less famous casinos, however you can still make good money here and the experience will be invaluable in helping you to move on to the more famous sites.
Becoming a Dealer is a great way to gain memorable experiences of Las Vegas, allowing you to enjoy the casino lifestyle without having to gamble all your hard earned money, and any free time you get you can explore the city and enjoy the amazing entertainment on offer.