Will “Bet Taker” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
91% Chance of Automation
“Bet Taker” will probably be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #544 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
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 payout winnings for those wagers.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 39-3012.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 25,710.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 12.00
- Currently, there are 11,460 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners”.
Also Known As…
- Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners
- Racebook Writer
- Race and Sports Book Writer
- Keno Writer/Runner
- Keno Writer / Runner
- Keno Attendant
- Floor Runner
- Casino Runner
- Casino Floor Runner
- Casino Attendant
- Bingo Clerk
- Sports Book Writer
- Sports Book Server
- Sports Book Board Attendant
- Sheet Writer
- Race Board Attendant
- Pari Mutuel Ticket Seller
- Pari Mutuel Ticket Cashier
- Pari Mutuel Clerk
- Mutuel Machine Operator
- Mutuel Cashier
- Casino Worker
- Casino Gaming Worker
- Cardroom Attendant
- Bingo Floater
- Bingo Caller
- Betting Clerk
Tasks for “Bet Taker”
- Compare the house hand with players' hands to determine the winner.
- Supervise staff and games and mediate disputes.
- Open or close cash floats or game tables.
- Conduct gambling tables or games, such as dice, roulette, cards, or keno, and ensure that game rules are followed.
- Start gaming equipment that randomly selects numbered balls and announce winning numbers and colors.
- Prepare collection reports for submission to supervisors.
- Operate games in which players bet that a ball will come to rest in a particular slot on a rotating wheel, performing actions such as spinning the wheel and releasing the ball.
- Push dice to shooters and retrieve thrown dice.
- Pay off or move bets as established by game rules and procedures.
- Participate in games for gambling establishments to provide the minimum complement of players at a table.
- Seat patrons at gaming tables.
- Sell food, beverages, or tobacco to players.
- Collect cards or tickets from players.
- Inspect cards or equipment to be used in games to ensure they are in proper condition.
- Take the house percentage from each pot.
- Answer questions about game rules or casino policies.
- Exchange paper currency for playing chips or coins.
- Collect bets in the form of cash or chips, verifying and recording amounts.
- 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.
- Check to ensure that all players have placed their bets before play begins.
- Deliver tickets, cards, and money to bingo callers.
- Record the number of tickets cashed and the amount paid out after each race or event.
Related Technology & Tools
- Touch screen computer monitors
- Personal computers
- Keno systems
- Betting boards
- Barcode scanners
- Random number generating equipment
- Multi-line telephone systems
- Bingo blowers
- Mobile radios
- Bingo consoles
- Audio communications systems
- Handheld microphones
- Ticket printers
- Electronic bingo handsets
- Liquid crystal display LCD monitors
- Electronic cash registers
- Keno ticket printers
- Digital game pacers
- 10-key calculators
- Point of sale POS computer terminals
- Microsoft Office
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Word
- Credit card processing software
- Microsoft Windows
- Web browser software