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Institute Trains Workers for Casino Future

by Chris Goudreau

This summer or early fall, MGM’s $950 million resort-style casino is set to open in the heart of downtown Springfield, but before that happens the casino needs to hire 450 table game dealers, which is where the Massachusetts Casino Career Training Institute comes into play.

The institute is a partnership between Holyoke Community College (HCC) and Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) to provide hands-on experience from professionals in the gaming industry to become a dealer, whether that’s poker, roulette, craps, Midi baccarat, or blackjack.

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