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Gaming Change Person/Booth Cashier  What They Do

Just the Facts


Exchanges coins, tokens, and chips for patrons' money. May issue payoffs and obtain customer's signature on receipt. May operate a booth in the slot machine area and furnish change persons with money bank at the start of the shift, or count and audit money in drawers.

This career is part of the Hospitality & Tourism cluster Recreation, Amusements and Attractions pathway.


A person in this career:

  • Keeps accurate records of monetary exchanges, authorization forms, and transaction reconciliations.
  • Exchanges money, credit, and casino chips, and makes change for customers.
  • Maintains cage security according to rules.
  • Counts money and audits money drawers.
  • Reconciles daily summaries of transactions to balance books.
  • Listens for jackpot alarm bells and issues payoffs to winners.
  • Sells gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to patrons, or to other workers for resale to patrons.
  • Obtains customers' signatures on receipts when winnings exceed the amount held in a slot machine.
  • Calculates the value of chips won or lost by players.
  • Works in and monitors an assigned area on the casino floor where slot machines are located.

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Working Conditions and Physical Demands

People who do this job report that:

  • You would often handle loads up to 10 lbs., sometimes up to 20 lbs. You might do a lot of walking or standing, or you might sit but use your arms and legs to control machines, equipment or tools.
  • Work in this occupation involves bending or twisting your body more than one-third of the time
  • Work in this occupation involves using your hands to hold, control, and feel objects more than one-third of the time
  • Work in this occupation requires being inside most of the time
  • Sound and noise levels are loud and distracting
  • Work in this occupation involves making repetitive motions more than one-third of the time
  • Work in this occupation involves standing more than one-third of the time
  • Work in this occupation involves walking or running more than one-third of the time

Working in this career involves (physical activities):

  • Seeing clearly at a distance
  • Seeing clearly up close
  • Speaking clearly enough to be able to be understood by others
  • Identifying and understanding the speech of another person

Work Hours and Travel

  • Rotating shift work
  • Weekend work

Specialty and Similar Careers

Careers that are more detailed or close to this career:

  • Booth Cashier --
  • Cage Cashier --
  • Cashier --
  • Casino Banker --
  • Casino Cage Manager --
  • Casino Cashier --
  • Change Person --
  • Slot Attendant --
  • Slot Floor Person --
  • Slot Technician --