Entry Level Tool Basic’s

What tools I think an entry level Automotive Technician should have and how I think I can save you money in the grand scheme of things.


former home of Roseland Auto Parts

former home of Roseland Auto Parts

NE 117th Place and Michigan (built in 1913)

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Off to Sea As a Dealer on a Cruise Ship

Off to sea to being a Dealer on a Cruise Ship, all the exciting and borings bits that we need to take into account when taking this big step in life.

Now of course we have all heard these exciting stories from friends or casino colleagues of being a cruise ship dealer. It might be that we are attracted to saving tons of money, or simply having a great party lifestyle or else to travel the world. One of those previous listed things calls out to us like this little voice in our head, that we also would like to follow this path in life and go to sea on a cruise ship.

During your time as a dealer there is always someone that has done ships or their friend has. It is a matter of course in the wonderful world of casinos on land, with all that lovely word of mouth, wherever you may be in this lovely world of ours, whether in England, South Africa or in the rest of the world.

Steps to take that action to become the dealer on a ship.

Of course, you have to take that first step in deciding that you do want to take action and contact the hiring agent in your country of origin. Yes you will generally have to do the infamous table test which is part of life in casinos, so that you are not pulling a fast one on them and that they can actually physically and mentally see that you are able to deal all the games you said you can. As well as actually dealing is getting the Blackjack payouts right or the bets on roulette, knowing the Craps payouts and any payouts for other games you deal.

Getting on board the cruise ship

Now to once on board the amazing cruise ship, another world awaits you. You will generally start working that night unless you are extremely lucky and have the night off. Yes you will get shown the ropes and get on to your first live game as a dealer. The butterflies are probably going crazy in your tummy but like all things once you get over that first time on your table. Its like going on stage, you have had your stage fright, now that’s all gone and done, just put a smile on your face and get on with the rest of the night. These players on cruise ships are paying to take the cruise and want to have fun, so chat and have fun, have a laugh with them and you will make some jockeys as well.

On a cruise ship you have lots of safety training to get through and some other shipboard training but like all things it passes very quickly so just get on with it and be the dealer. The first week is always a nightmare but it does fly by and of course all the very early mornings and working late at night, it will …