What Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners Do
Post information enabling patrons to wager on various races and sporting events. Assist in the operation of games such as keno and bingo. May operate random number-generating equipment and announce the numbers for patrons. Receive, verify, and record patrons' wagers. Scan and process winning tickets presented by patrons and pay out winnings for those wagers.
Other Job Titles Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners May Have
Collect bets in the form of cash or chips, verifying and recording amounts.
Collect cards or tickets from players.
Compute and verify amounts won or lost, paying out winnings or referring patrons to workers, such as gaming cashiers, so that winnings can be collected.
Answer questions about game rules or casino policies.
Conduct gambling tables or games, such as dice, roulette, cards, or keno, and ensure that game rules are followed.
Level of Education Attained by Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners
Most common level of education among people in this career: High school diploma or equivalent (87%)
High school diploma or equivalent
Some college, no degree
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