Careers in Cards
11:31 am
Sun September 15, 2013

A Day at the Casino Dealer School

Students learn how to deal Pai Gow Poker at the Graton Resort & Casino Dealer School in Rohnert Park.
Credit KRCB
 A new class begins Monday, Sept. 16 at the Graton Resort and Casino Dealer School in Rohnert Park. The soon-to-open casino has trained dealers since April, giving many in the community the chance of reinvention in a difficult job market.  KRCB reporter Danielle Venton visited the school to become a temporary student for the day. Many skills need to be mastered first, she finds, before someone deals cards: handling chips (or "checks"), shuffling, game rules, a fair amount of math and a flair for entertainment. For information on enrollment, visit the casino's career page.  

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