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“Bookie” will probably be replaced by robots.
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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
- Bet Taker
Tasks for “Bookie”
- Sell food, beverages, or tobacco to players.
- 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.
- Compare the house hand with players' hands to determine the winner.
- Collect cards or tickets from players.
- Open or close cash floats or game tables.
- Take the house percentage from each pot.
- Answer questions about game rules or casino policies.
- Push dice to shooters and retrieve thrown dice.
- Start gaming equipment that randomly selects numbered balls and announce winning numbers and colors.
- Conduct gambling tables or games, such as dice, roulette, cards, or keno, and ensure that game rules are followed.
- Participate in games for gambling establishments to provide the minimum complement of players at a table.
- Pay off or move bets as established by game rules and procedures.
- Collect bets in the form of cash or chips, verifying and recording amounts.
- Record the number of tickets cashed and the amount paid out after each race or event.
- Inspect cards or equipment to be used in games to ensure they are in proper condition.
- Deliver tickets, cards, and money to bingo callers.
- Prepare collection reports for submission to supervisors.
- Exchange paper currency for playing chips or coins.
- Supervise staff and games and mediate disputes.
- Check to ensure that all players have placed their bets before play begins.
- 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.
- Seat patrons at gaming tables.
Related Technology & Tools
- Random number generating equipment
- Handheld microphones
- 10-key calculators
- Mobile radios
- Ticket printers
- Electronic cash registers
- Keno ticket printers
- Digital game pacers
- Liquid crystal display LCD monitors
- Electronic bingo handsets
- Point of sale POS computer terminals
- Keno systems
- Barcode scanners
- Personal computers
- Audio communications systems
- Multi-line telephone systems
- Bingo consoles
- Bingo blowers
- Touch screen computer monitors
- Betting boards
- Microsoft Office
- Microsoft Windows
- Credit card processing software
- Microsoft Excel
- Web browser software
- Microsoft Word