Moraine Valley Community College is starting a new noncredit course aimed to help anyone interested in exploring gaming industry careers.

As the Chicagoland gaming industry continues to flourish, Moraine Valley can help people prepare for a career in sports wagering, casinos, and video and slot machine establishments. The new introductory course – Illinois Gaming Industry Careers – provides an overview of various gaming career fields and how to secure a job. Participants will learn:

  • History of Illinois gaming and how it evolved
  • Professional growth potential
  • Work eligibility and employment statistics
  • Key skills for a successful career
  • How to apply for an Illinois Gaming Board License

Many businesses are looking for positions in multiple fields, including gaming operations, customer service, maintenance, facilities, security, hospitality, culinary, accounting and more. This course will equip students with the fundamentals and knowledge needed to better understand the industry and associated career opportunities.

Upcoming courses:

Saturday, March 9, 8 a.m. to noon

Thursday, March 28, 6 to 10 p.m.

Saturday, April 13, 8 a.m. to noon

This course is $49 and requires registration (course code: MP5-180), which can be done online at, by calling (708) 974-2110 or at the Registration Office in Building S on campus, 9000 W. College Parkway in Palos Hills.

For more information on noncredit classes, contact Corporate, Community and Continuing Education at (708) 974-5735 or


For news media inquiries, contact Maura Vizza, Moraine Valley communications specialist and sports information coordinator, at (708) 974-5742 or