What is a Croupier?
A croupier is someone appointed at a gambling table to assist in the conduct of the game, especially in the distribution of bets and payouts. A croupier ensure that the game operates smoothly.
Qualifications needed to become a croupier?
Although no formal qualifications are needed to become a croupier the information below is an outline of what is needed.
- To have a clean, tidy appearance
- Experience of working with the public and handling money
- The ability to think quickly and make fast mental calculations
- To be able to distinguish colours
- Good hearing and clear speech
- Aclean criminal record (for which will be vetted)
- Apolite, and friendly manner
- Outgoing person who enjoys meeting people and is happy to accept a disciplined environment
When you have completed the course you will receive a certificate and your licence from the gambling commission.
A croupiers salary is normally between of £13,500 – £19,500 per year plus tips. and up to £40,000 as a manager, it depends on what area of the country you are working.