College Selected to Provide Table Games Dealer Training for Valley Forge Casino Resort

Through its Center for Workforce Development, Montgomery County Community College will offer dealer training for potential employees of the Valley Forge Casino Resort. Slated to open in the spring of 2012 at the Valley Forge Convention Complex in King of Prussia, the resort casino will create about 500 new jobs.

“We look forward to our partnership with MCCC on a great program that will put people to work,” said Valley Forge Casino Resort President and CEO Saverio R. Scheri III. “Careers in table games are exciting and fun. MCCC will provide an excellent training program that will ensure Valley Forge has the best table games dealers for our spring opening.”

Taught in a state-of-the-art mock casino, training courses include: Introduction to Table Games; Blackjack/Carnival Games; Craps; Mini Baccarat; Roulette; and CPR. Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate in the training. Completion of the training does not guarantee employment with Valley Forge Casino Resort.

“Montgomery County Community College is pleased to be Valley Forge Casino Resort’s training partner for this exciting initiative that will have a positive economic impact on our region,” said College President Dr. Karen A. Stout. “The College has a proven track record of working with local and regional employers to meet their training and professional development needs.”

To qualify for the training program, individuals are required to attend one of the following free information/application sessions at the Valley Forge Convention Center Complex:

• Monday, Oct. 10, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
• Tuesday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m. – noon
• Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
• Thursday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m. – noon
• Thursday, Oct. 13, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

To learn more or to register, visit www.mc3.edu/dealer, call 215-641-6550, or email dealergaming@mc3.edu.

Space is limited; you must register in advance by Oct. 5. No walk-ins will be allowed.

The Valley Forge Casino Resort is anticipated to open in spring of 2012 within the Valley Forge Convention Center. The casino will feature 600 slot machines and 50 live gaming tables along with retail, restaurants and entertainment offerings.The College’s Center for Workforce Development is a leading supplier of workforce development services for Montgomery County-based companies. Its goal is to improve employee productivity by delivering results-driven custom training, consulting and coaching services at the right time and place.

4 thoughts on “College Selected to Provide Table Games Dealer Training for Valley Forge Casino Resort

  1. When will The Casino Resort start taking applications for already skilled dealers and floor supervisors. What or where will the applicaion process take place.

    Theresa McConaghie
    856-308-2083

    • MCCC is only a partner for the training. For information about the casino itself, please contact the Valley Forge Convention Center at (610) 354-8212.

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