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    I've been curious about the gaming industry for a while. What kind of education do you think is necessary to work in the gaming industry? What topics would you study?

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    If you want to become one of the people who man the gaming tables, I don't think you need an academic degree. Just be alert, smart and good in math to be able to quickly compute the bets. You also need good people-handling skills and have some training.

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    I don't think that you need a degree to get an entry-level job in a casino. I suppose they let you go through some sort of training before you do the actual job. In terms of the characteristics needed, it pays to have good people skills and patience to deal with clients.

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    Thanks for sharing. It seems likely you wouldn't need a degree but I think some training in dealing with people would be beneficial. I guess it would also depend on how you want to move in the company.

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    Hey Phylla

    Sorry for so late response. If you want to enter into gaming industry, then designing is the best option. A career in video game designing is for those interested in playing and designing games. With the increase in demand of game designers across the world, many colleges have started offering various kinds of program in this game designing. These courses depends on the interest of students and demand of market. The site Computer Game Design » Search 160+ Online Computer Game Design Schools completely describes the programs available in game designing. There are Bachelor's degree, i.e. for 4-year and associate degree which is for 2-years. I would suggest you to go for a Bachelor's degree in a subject that you're passionate about for better career prospects in gaming industry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phylla View Post
    I've been curious about the gaming industry for a while. What kind of education do you think is necessary to work in the gaming industry? What topics would you study?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phylla View Post
    I've been curious about the gaming industry for a while. What kind of education do you think is necessary to work in the gaming industry? What topics would you study?
    Your question is too general, can you specify what you want to do in the gaming industry? Do you want to be a Slot Technician, Croupier, Security and so on. Gaming industry is a big industry and has lot of different positions…

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    With a casino opening here in Ohio for the first time there are a lot of positions open, most require a highschool degree, but there are many that require more experience such as Police Officer certification, financial managers, etc. If you are looking to work at a gaming table, most likely you will only need a high school degree and some customer service experience.
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    There are many jobs that can be had in a casino. I have been in the business for almost 20 years, starting at the age of 21.

    To get your foot in the door in a casino you only need to have a high school diploma or GED and a clean police record. You would obviously need more experience for management or skilled technical work.

    I started out cleaning slot machines and moved up to a slot technician, then changed jobs and have been working for a slot machine manufacturer doing field service work for 13 years. You can always move in in this business, I make a very good living now doing what I do. I also get to travel as well.

    So anyone can get their foot in the door if you and a clean record. You will go as far as you want if you put the effort into it and make the casino business your career.

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