BLACK HAWK, Colo. — In the gambling world there are few sure bets, but at the Monarch Casino in Black Hawk, getting a job dealing is pretty close.

The casino is in the middle of a massive expansion and will be adding about 30 gaming tables that will need about 150 dealers to work at blackjack, craps and roulette tables.

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Monarch Casino is looking to hire more dealers.
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Steve Zlobin, the table games manager at the Monarch Casino, said the casino is starting a free dealing school, and anyone who passes is guaranteed a job dealing.

“We’re the first casino in the market that’s offering a free dealer school that we are running ourselves,” Zlobin said.

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Finish and pass the dealing school and you'll land a job.
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The school entails 120 hours of training, and people who finish the course can take a test to get a job dealing. 

If they pass, part-time dealers can earn between $30,000 and $35,000 a year, and full-time workers can earn between $50,000 and $60,000 a year, according to the casino. 

The first step is to apply for the school online. 

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Good deal with the chance to earn money playing cards.
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The casino is also looking for about 1,000 employees for other roles, and will be hosting a career fair at Coors Field Aug. 25 and Sept. 9

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