Hot Job: Poker Dealer at Caesars Palace

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Looking for a job? Here's a cool opportunity that just might be a great new start for the right person.

The position: Poker dealer

Location: Las Vegas

Job duties: Responsible for all dealing-related duties of various poker games including Texas Hold-Em and Seven Card Stud. Will handle financial transactions and be responsible for the table tray bank assigned for the shift. Must also be able to provide excellent service to casino guests and uphold the property's core service standards and brand attributes. Will need to maintain the speed of games by continually moving the action. A top priority will be ensuring all activities at the table abide by casino policies and gaming regulations. Must constantly monitor all chips and money at the table.

The company: Caesars Palace, a resort with more than 3,000 guest rooms and 25 restaurants and cafes, is owned by Harrah's Entertainment, the largest gaming operator in the world.

Requirements: Must have six months of dealing experience or completion certificate from poker dealing school. Must be able to sit for long periods of time and continuously maneuver around the poker table. Requires good manual dexterity and the ability to do mathematical calculations quickly. Must be comfortable working in an environment with second-hand smoke, bright lights and lots of noise. Must present a well-groomed appearance and be willing to work any shift.

Extra perks: The company has on-site wellness centers and mobile dentistry services. They also have a tuition reimbursement program, in addition to medical coverage and a 401(k).

Interesting info: Will need to audition before receiving a job offer. Harrah's has more than 40 casinos throughout the U.S. — in Las Vegas, New Orleans, Atlantic City and other locations — so there are plenty of opportunities for advancement (or for transfers, should an employee wish to move to another area).

Other opportunities: The company also needs bartenders, chefs, housekeepers and restaurant managers. In the gaming division, there are openings for cashiers, book writers, casino hosts and pit clerks. There are also openings in marketing, promotions and VIP services. Some positions may require the ability to obtain a gaming license.

Apply online.

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