Monday, July 21, 2008


Gaming industry promises good career prospects


The gaming industry provides new career opportunities that promise better salary to those who are interested to be involved in the sector. Datuk Dr Alan Soh, President and Founder of AGMI International Pte Ltd, stated this at a talk and course preview on Casino Management and Dealers programme at The Palace Hotel here yesterday. “As we know the face of gaming industry is changing everyday. The industry is entering new market, experience to meet guests’ demand and providing our workforce with a wide array of exciting career opportunities, many benefits and promise a good salary,” he said. According to him, when the Singapore Government announced the development of two integrated resorts with gaming facilities in the Republic, the news had triggered many related fields to move forward and welcome the new industry. Alan said the AGMI International school based in Singapore is no exception. The school offers courses and qualification both practical and theory to employers and those seeking jobs in the gaming business. “Apart from providing professional skilled training programmes for casino games, we also provide management and gaming surveillance courses and many other related programmes to meet the demand,” he said. “With the new integrated resorts in Singapore, 35,000 job opportunities are created directly and indirectly,” he added. Alan said the school offers Pro- Dealer program that consists of three major casino ganes, namely Baccarat, Blackjack and Roulete. It is tailored for new students wanting to maximize their potential in the casino industry and a fastest way to start their success. He disclosed that the course is developed based on gaming industry skill competence standard and on completion of the course, the students will have the full knowledge and application skills in interacting with guests and able to apply them in the work place. “We are not teaching you how to be a gambler but we teach you how to manage the casino,” he said. For those interested to know more about the school and interested in the gaming industry, log on to the school websites at www. agmi. sg or www. ideal21. com or contact them directly at

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