This is a course outline of what you will learn in our Poker class


Rules, dealing procedures and terminology for Stud Poker, Hold’em and Omaha Hi/Low Poker as played in the casinos. This includes Tournament Play.


Rank of cards and hands.


Mechanical skills: scrambling, shuffling the cards, cutting the deck, holding the deck, pitching cards, burning a card, spreading the flop, check handling, cutting checks (chips).


Table stakes, player buys-in, how to handle cash and make change.


Betting structures and limits, raises, string bets and string raises, completing the bet.


Calling out the action, announcing bets and raises, “option” to the blind, number of players, “last card”.


Dealer’s bank organization, counting the bank, getting a set-up, getting a fill, use of lammers


Tracking the total money in the pot, taking the rake at 5% and 10%, Jackpot rake and procedures.


Pot appearance, gathering the antes.


Game protection, protecting the pot, protecting the players.


Oversize chips, changing cash, soft breaks, when quarters play, folded hands, All-In bets, one side pot, multiple side pots, splitting the pot, raking the side pot.


Straddles, missed blinds, dead button, dead blind, dead money.


Counting down the stub.


Playing behind, betting “on the piece”.


Changing dealers, table line-up, break tables.


Controlling the game, pacing the game, when to call a floorperson.


Going for a job interview and audition, getting started on the job.









Must pass written and practical exam with a minimum of 70%.

Practical Exam will be evaluated by instructors on a per student basis.

Students must meet minimum standards of proficiency in:

         - Card and chip handling.

         - Understanding of rules and regulations.

         - Game integrity and player relations.

Upon successful completion of course, student will receive a certificate of completion.









115 hrs Poker Dealer Completicion certification




In this class you will learn to deal Stud Poker, Hold’em, Omaha Hi/Low, and Tournament Play in every variation, and at a high level of proficiency. Students who graduate this class will have the skills necessary to audition and deal in any major casino.





Class price      ............................................................................................  $1400





Registration  Fee........................................................................................  $100




Total Price    ...............................................................................................  $1500



Certification requirements

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Course Outline

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