What do they do?

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 pay out winnings for those wagers.

Also known as:

Bingo Caller, Bingo Clerk, Bingo Floater, Casino Attendant, Casino Floor Runner, Casino Runner, Floor Runner, Keno Attendant, Keno Runner, Keno Writer, Race and Sports Book Writer, Race Book Writer, Racebook Writer, Sportsbook Ticket Writer

Typical Wages

Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners is projected to show little or no change from 2020 to 2030.

Projected Employment in VA

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    Ranks #28 in net job growth

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Education Level

Percent of workers in this field with these degrees:

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree  (1%)
  • Master's degree  (2%)
  • Bachelor's degree  (16%)
  • Associate's degree  (10%)
  • Some college, no degree  (28%)
  • High school diploma equivalent  (34%)
  • Less than high school diploma  (9%)

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing that there is a problem.
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Conduct amusement or gaming activities.
  • Operate gaming equipment.
  • Conduct gaming transactions.
  • Usher patrons to seats or exits.
  • Maintain financial or account records.
  • Inspect equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Compute gaming wins and losses.
  • Respond to customer inquiries.
  • Prepare operational reports or records.
  • Deliver items.
  • Sell products or services.
  • Mediate disputes.
  • Supervise service workers.

This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 28.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

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