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Gambling Dealers - 39-3011.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Operate table games. Stand or sit behind table and operate games of chance by dispensing the appropriate number of cards or blocks to players, or operating other gambling equipment. Distribute winnings or collect players' money or chips. May compare the house's hand against players' hands.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Black Jack Dealer
  • Blackjack Dealer
  • Card Dealer
  • Casino Dealer
  • Dealer
  • Dual Rate Dealer
  • Games Dealer
  • Poker Dealer
  • Table Games Dealer
  • Twenty-One Dealer

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Answer questions about game rules and casino policies.
  • Apply rule variations to card games such as poker, in which players bet on the value of their hands.
  • Check to ensure that all players have placed bets before play begins.
  • Compute amounts of players' wins or losses, or scan winning tickets presented by patrons to calculate the amount of money won.
  • Conduct gambling games, such as dice, roulette, cards, or keno, following all applicable rules and regulations.
  • Deal cards to house hands, and compare these with players' hands to determine winners, as in black jack.
  • Exchange paper currency for playing chips or coin money.
  • Greet customers and make them feel welcome.
  • Inspect cards and equipment to be used in games to ensure that they are in good condition.
  • Open and close cash floats and game tables.
  • Participate in games for gambling establishments to provide the minimum complement of players at a table.
  • Pay winnings or collect losing bets as established by the rules and procedures of a specific game.
  • Prepare collection reports for submission to supervisors.
  • Receive, verify, and record patrons' cash wagers.
  • Refer patrons to gaming cashiers to collect winnings.
  • Seat patrons at gaming tables.
  • Stand behind a gaming table and deal the appropriate number of cards to each player.
  • Start and control games and gaming equipment, and announce winning numbers or colors.
  • Supervise staff and monitor gambling tables to ensure security of the game.
  • Train new dealers.
  • Work as part of a team of dealers in games, such as baccarat or craps.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Compute gaming wins and losses.
  • Conduct amusement or gaming activities.
  • Conduct gaming transactions.
  • Greet customers, patrons, or visitors.
  • Inspect equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Maintain financial or account records.
  • Monitor operational quality or safety.
  • Operate gaming equipment.
  • Prepare operational reports or records.
  • Refer customers to appropriate personnel.
  • Respond to customer inquiries.
  • Supervise service workers.
  • Train service staff.
  • Usher patrons to seats or exits.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Services Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Services Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Gambling Dealer