This unit of study investigates the planning, management and operational requirements of casino and gaming facilities. The aims of the unit of study are: to develop the student's analytical and problem solving skills in the management of gaming operations; to analyse the development of casino and gaming complexes in Australia and other international countries, and to evaluate the social and economic impacts of casinos. Topics to be covered include: casino operating environment, table games, staffing, forecasting, probability theory and games, and simulation.
|1.||Analyse and evaluate the social and economic impacts of the casino and gaming industry;|
|2.||Evaluate and apply effective strategic and tactical techniques in casino operations;|
|3.||Solve probability and mathematical problems of several casino games;|
|4.||Develop excel simulation spreadsheets for popular casino games; and|
|5.||Analyse key aspects from the current literature related to the current and future trends within the casino industry.|
Casino Operations Management,
Kilby, J., Fox, J. and Lucas, A 2005
New York: John Wiley.
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