What is a Croupier or Dealer?
Croupiers are employed by casinos.
They are responsible for operating the casino games for the customers.
They place the customers’ bets and facilitate the payouts.
What does a Croupier or Dealer do?
- monitoring and collecting gambling bets
- figuring out game odds
- announcing the winner and calculating winner’s payments
- making sure strict casino rules are followed at all times.
- spinning the roulette game wheel, dealing cards and placing poker chips on the table when needed
- dressing neatly
- being aware of customers’ behaviour
Are you … ?
- physical fit and healthy?
- willing to work in a smoke-friendly zone?
- willing to work long and unusual hours?
- good at mathematics?
- neat and tidy?
- a quick thinker?
- able to stay calm under pressure?
How do I become a Croupier or Dealer?
Most Croupiers get trained on-the-job, however, there are some institutions that will offer Croupier training courses which will help you jump ahead of the rest.
- UNIQUE INITIATIVE CASINO TRAINING CENTRE: (Gauteng)
Minimum requirements: Grade 12. A person with a criminal record may be disqualified. Be between 18-30 years of age. Need to pass a pre-training suitability assessment.
- SOUTH AFRICAN CASINO ACADEMY
Communication at NQF Level 2 or equivalent
Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2 or equivalent
Is becoming a Croupier or Dealer the right career choice for me?
See below for more info.