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CAS 101 - Introduction to the Gaming Industry

Introduction to the operations found in casino and gaming establishments.  This course explores the function of casinos/racinos and their relationships to hotels, restaurants, resorts, and entertainment facilities within the hospitality industry.  Students will trace the history of the gaming industry and look ahead to future areas of expansion.  Special attention will be paid to the Racino concept.  Instruction on principles to practices found in a variety of gaming venues.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the evolution of gaming.
  2. Understand the requirements of Pari-mutuel, Lottery and Racino Operations.
  3. Understand and describe Slot and Video Operations.
  4. Possess a general understanding of games of chance found in various gaming operations.
  5. Understand and describe the general gaming regulations found throughout the industry.
  6. Articulate the positive economic impact of gaming operations.
  7. Have an introductory understanding of the sociological impact of the gaming industry.
  8. Be versed in Native American gambling operations.
  9. Possess an introductory understanding of river boat and cruise ship gaming.
  10. Gain introductory requirements for gaming, marketing, and promotions specific to the gaming industry.
  11. Possess an introductory understanding of gaming financial and accounting control found in a variety of venues.
  12. Understand the basics of security and surveillance.
  13. Understand Canadian gaming in the Provinces and International gaming abroad.
  14. Articulate the future of the gaming industry regionally and on the Internet.