Deal yourself a better hand

All classes are currently full. Please check back in August to enroll in our fall semester classes.


This is your chance to earn a competitive wage as a casino dealer at the new Encore Boston Harbor Resort in Everett. All graduates of our innovative training program, Bet On U, will be trained to start a lucrative career at Encore when it opens in June of 2019.


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About the Program

Cambridge College, in collaboration with Encore Boston Harbor and under the licensure of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, has created the pioneering Greater Boston Gaming Career Institute—or Bet On U. It’s a flexible program that only requires about 16 hours of your time every week for a few months. Classes will be held on the Cambridge College campus in Charlestown, with a choice of times throughout the day Monday through Thursday:

  • 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Weekend classes (Blackjack only) will also be available in the spring semester, which begins in January of 2019. The classes will run for 9 weeks on Saturdays and Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

You’ll be taught by professional dealers, learning everything from card shuffling to chip handling. So, ready for this chance to draw a winning hand? Start by applying to one of our two programs below.

Mastering Blackjack

Learn the essentials of dealing Blackjack and prepare for a career as a Blackjack dealer at Encore Boston Harbor. You’ll train and practice dealing and learn about correct chip-handling techniques, identifying chip colors, reading the total value of a bet, card shuffling and placement, game security, and more. Scholarships and payment plans available, 9-week program.

Perfecting Poker

Learn the essentials of dealing Poker and prepare for a career as a Poker dealer. You’ll train and practice dealing from the hand and learn about rakes, antes, blind bets, game rules and regulations, dealer responsibilities and card handling, chip value and recognition, game security, pit procedures, and more. Scholarships and payment plans available, 14-week program.

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Applications are currently being accepted for our fall term which begins in August of 2019.

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