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Dealer and players at blackjack table.

The AACC Dealer School is offering free training programs which will teach you how to deal Blackjack and Carnival games. Begin your career today as a casino dealer!



AACC Dealer School

What is the training?

Our school will help you prepare for state licensing. You'll not only learn how to deal a variety of games, but you'll also master the customer service skills needed to entertain and interact with casino guests at the tables. Our Dealer School can lead to immediate employment opportunities in any of the six Maryland casinos. So, getting trained will prepare you to audition for this career of a lifetime! View our Dealer School Orientation online to learn more about the industry, area casinos and classes at AACC. Begin by signing up for an introductory information session to learn about free classes available to eligible new students.

What credentials can I earn?

Upon successful completion, students earn an AACC continuing education certificate and be able to audition for employment at any casino as a casino dealer. Employment is subject to individual casino hiring guidelines.

What is the job outlook?

As one of the fastest growing industries on the east coast, Maryland’s demand for gaming dealers is expected to grow 14 percent by 2024, and each of the six Maryland casinos are recruiting dealers to meet the demand of new jobs in the coming years. The salary and tips for dealers combine for a potential starting pay of $40,000-$50,000 per year.

Job Growth data via Emsi 2020.1

What courses will I take?

Table Games

GAM-300 Act 1 Black Jack Dealer

CLI-356 Carnival Games Dealer

COO-397 Mini Baccarat Dealer

COO-373 Casino Roulette Dealer

COO-374 Introduction to Craps

COO-367 Casino Craps Dealer

COO-371 Casino Pai Gow Poker Dealer

Poker

COO-385 Casino Poker Dealer

CLI-302 Advanced Casino Poker

What is the cost?

$197 to $785 per course for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees. Scholarships available.

When are the classes?

View the Casino Dealer School course schedule. Courses held at Arundel Mills.

What are the requirements for casino employment?

To be employed in a Maryland casino you need to be 18 years or older, have a good command of English, be proficient in basic math, have good hand dexterity, and have excellent customer service skills. Note: Casino employers may alter their employment requirements at any time.


Still Have Questions?

Check out these frequently asked questions. If you still don't find what you need, contact the AACC Dealer School.