Learn about casino careers at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem on Jan. 29
Monday, January 28
Northampton Community College will hold an information session for its Casino Training Program on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Fowler Family Southside Center, Room 605 in Bethlehem. The interactive session will provide the information you need to launch a successful career in one of the fastest growing industries in Pennsylvania. Read more: Learn about the industry and NCC’s program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., and then interact with instructors and current students in the mock casino over blackjack, craps and baccarat. Several table games dealer training sessions are available, including day, afternoon and evening programs for both incoming students and experienced dealers. A casino surveillance program and casino floor …
Resort opening boosts Valley room capacity 5.5 percent, but also "raises the bar of quality."
In its first days of operation, over the Memorial Day weekend, the Sands Bethlehem Casino Hotel filled its rooms to 80 percent of capacity. In its second week of operation, it hosted its first corporate meeting, for employees of the haircutting chain, Supercuts. The new hotel should exceed 80 percent capacity again this weekend and before long is expected to approach full capacity just about every weekend, said Bob DeSalvio, president of the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem. Nearly two weeks after its opening, and two years to the day that the Sands Bethlehem Casino first opened its doors, the new hotel celebrated its official grand opening on Thursday with a ribbon cutting, speeches by dignitaries and a special guest appearance by legendary …