Launch a new career as a casino dealer!

Only 5 to 10 weeks of training needed to get started in a career as a casino table game dealer. Earn $40,000+ for full time.

Legalization of gambling in the state of Maryland has opened many opportunities for employment in the gaming industry. At CCBC you can get the skills necessary to become a Casino Table Game Dealer for anywhere in the world!

In a series for classes, you can earn a CCBC Casino Dealer Certificate. Certification in any two casino dealer games will make you job ready for any Maryland casino table game positions. Prerequisite for beginning each certificate requires successful completion of Introduction to Casino Gaming, a course that includes Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS), an alcohol awareness certification, and interview techniques to help students get hired for a casino job.


Casino Dealer Training Courses

HSL 091 - Introduction to Casino Gaming

This course focuses on the fundamentals of dealing Casino Table Games. Topics to be covered include: chip and card handling, shuffling, cash and change, opening and closing, fills/credits and markers. The TIPS and Panel Interview Programs will be conducted during this course.

This course prepares students to become Table Game dealers. This course meets the prerequisites, allowing student to register for the other table game classes. Included in this class and upon successful completion of the Tips Certification Exam, students will receive a TIPS Certification Card as evidence of their proficiency in alcohol awareness.

HSL 092 - Poker Dealer

This course focuses on the fundamentals of dealing Casino Poker. Topics to be covered include: Texas Hold-Em, Omaha, Pot Limit, 7 Card Stud and 5 Card Stud. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy, game pace, rake, pots and side pots. Students prepare to become Casino Poker dealers and will receive a Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of the course, allowing them to apply for employment in the Casino Industry. Prerequisite: Introduction to Casino Gaming or a casino dealer license.

HSL 093 - Blackjack Dealer

This course focuses on the fundamentals of dealing Casino Blackjack. Topics to be covered include: double downs, splitting, surrender and insurance. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy, taking and paying and Blackjack payouts.

The program prepares students to become Casino Blackjack dealers. Prerequisite: Introduction to Casino Gaming or a casino dealer license.

HSL 094 - Craps Procedures

This course focuses on the fundamentals of dealing Craps. Topics to be covered include: Proper stick calls, drop cutting, pass/don’t pass bets, come/don’t come bets, and odds. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy, setting up bets, taking and paying and stick handling.

The program prepares students to take HSL 095 Craps Dealer class. Prerequisite: Introduction to Casino Gaming or a casino dealer license.

HSL 095 - Craps Dealer

This course focuses on the fundamentals of dealing Craps. Topics to be covered include: Prop bets, Buy/Lay bets, and Hop and Fire Bets. In conjunction with the skills learned in the Craps Procedure class students will begin dealing the entire game. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy, setting up bets, taking and paying and stick handling.

The program prepares students to become Craps dealers. Prerequisite: HSL 094 Casino Craps Procedures

HSL 096 - Carnival Games Dealer

This program prepares students to become Casino Carnival Game dealers. Students will receive a Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of the course, allowing them to apply for employment in the Casino Industry. Prerequisite: HSL 093 Blackjack Dealer or a casino dealer license.

HSL 096 - Roulette Dealer

This course focuses on the fundamentals of dealing Roulette. Topics to cover include: chip handling, pushes, payout, and calculations. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy, mucking checks, and pulling stacks.

The program prepares students to become Roulette dealers. Prerequisite: Introduction to Casino Gaming or a casino dealer license.

HSL 098 - Pai Gow Poker Dealer

This course focuses on the fundamentals of dealing Pai Gow Poker. Topics to be covered include: houseways, dice shaker, chong, setting hands, banker, co-banker, commissions and foul hands. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy, taking and paying, collecting commissions and establishing a banker or co-banker.

The program prepares students to become Pai Gow Poker dealers. Students will receive a Certificate of Prerequisite: Introduction to Casino Gaming or a casino dealer license.

HSL 099 - Pai Gow Tiles Dealer

This course focuses on the fundamentals of dealing Pai Gow Tiles. Topics to be covered include: tile identification, pair rankings, individual tile rankings, houseways, dice shaker, chong, setting hands, banker, co-banker and commissions. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy, taking and paying, collecting commissions, establishing a banker or co-banker and the shuffle and stack process.

The program prepares students to become Pai Gow Tiles dealers. Students will receive a Certificate of Prerequisite: Introduction to Casino Gaming or a casino dealer license.

HSL 100 - Baccarat Dealer

This course focuses on the fundamentals of dealing Baccarat. Topics to be covered include: third card rules, Mini-Baccarat, Midi- Baccarat, commissions, lammers, tie bets and dragon bonus. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy, collecting commissions, taking and paying, tie bet calculations and Dragon bonus payouts.

The program prepares students to become Baccarat dealers. Prerequisite: Introduction to Casino Gaming or a casino dealer license.

HSL 101 - TIPS (Training Intervention Procedures)

The TIPS® Training for Intervention ProcedureS program prepares casino personnel, bartenders, servers, hosts, and other restaurant front-of-house staff to effectively and safely handle difficult situations related to the serving of alcohol. Upon successful completion of the advance exam given during the class, participants will receive a four year certification from the Health Communications, Inc.®

Required courses for each Casino Dealer Training Certificate

  • Poker Dealer – Introduction to Casino Gaming, Casino Poker Dealer
  • Blackjack/Baccarat Dealer – Introduction to Casino Gaming, Casino Blackjack Dealer, Casino Carnival Games Dealer & Casino Baccarat Dealer
  • Blackjack/Poker Dealer – Introduction to Casino Gaming. Casino Blackjack Dealer, Casino Carnival Games Dealer & Casino Poker Dealer
  • Blackjack/Craps Dealer – Introduction to Casino Gaming, Casino Blackjack Dealer, Casino Carnival Games Dealer, Casino Craps Procedures and Casino Craps Dealer
  • Blackjack/Pai Gow Poker – Introduction to Casino Gaming; Casino Blackjack Dealer, Casino Carnival Games Dealer & Casino Pai Gow Poker Dealer
  • Blackjack Pai Gow Tiles – Introduction to Casino Gaming; Casino Blackjack Dealer, Casino Carnival Games Dealer & Casino Pai Gow Tiles Dealer
  • Blackjack/Roulette – Introduction to Casino Gaming; Casino Blackjack Dealer, Casino Carnival Games Dealer & Casino Roulette Dealer
  • Master Casino Dealer – Introduction to Casino Gaming, Casino Blackjack Dealer, Casino Carnival Games Dealer, Casino Poker Dealer, Casino Baccarat Dealer, Casino Craps Procedures, Casino Craps Dealer, Casino Pai Gow Poker Dealer, Casino Pai Gow Tiles Dealer & Casino Roulette Dealer.