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Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

Job Information

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.


  • Workers need a license issued by a regulatory agency, such as a State casino control board or commission.
  • Competition for jobs is expected to be keen.
  • Job prospects will be best for those with previous casino gaming experience, a degree or technical or vocational training in gaming or a hospitality-related field, and strong customer service skills.


Personality I'm organized
Salary $21,320/yr ($10.66/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma