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Career and Education Opportunities for Sports Book Writers

In general, sports book writers assist in the operation of games such as keno and bingo. They also scan winning tickets presented by patrons, calculate amount of winnings and pay patrons.

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Sports Book Writer

Sports Book Writer video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Sports book writers answer questions about game rules and casino policies. Finally, sports book writers compute and verify amounts won and lost, then pay out winnings or refer customers to staff such as gaming cashiers so that winnings can be collected.

Every day, sports book writers are expected to be able to listen to and understand others in meetings. They need to see details at a very fine level of focus. It is also important that they articulate ideas and problems.