Casino Managers

Casino Manager at Table

Casino managers also referred to as managers or gaming managers are in charge of the day-to-day management of the gaming area, and overseeing the operation of the casino. They administer policies, monitor the gaming area, and assure compliance with regulatory requirements. They oversee and supervise casino personnel, handle problems on the casino floor, take care of customer complaints, and promote good customer service. This is a supervisory and management position. Opportunities exist wherever there are casinos.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Managers, Gaming Managers
Duties Handling day-to-day casino operations; overseeing table games; monitoring compliance with regulatory requirements; supervising casino personnel; handling problems on casino floor; promoting good customer service
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Gambling capitals such as Las Vegas, Reno, and Laughlin, NV; Atlantic City, NJ; Biloxi, MS; New Orleans, LA; and areas in California offer largest number of jobs, but opportunities exist wherever there are casinos
Minimum Education Level
  • High School Diploma
  • Some Postsecondary Training
School Subjects
  • Business
  • English
  • Mathematics
Experience Five to seven years gaming experience
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Organized
  • Problem-Solving
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
Certification or Licensing Required
Special Requirements Must meet minimum age requirements set by state, pass a drug test and background check and have no criminal record.
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Career Ladder
  • VP of Casino Operations
  • Casino General Manager or Casino Manager in More Prestigious Casino
  • Casino Manager
  • Assistant Casino Manager
  • Shift Boss

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