The Slot Academy is an intensive gaming management training programme focused on improving efficiencies and increasing profits in land based or online establishments. Operating since 2007, the Slot Academy has trained professionals from some of gaming’s leading brands with courses across Europe, Asia, Australasia, Americas and Africa, and many of our alumni attend year on year.
Each Slot Academy is tailored to the market and requirements of the attendees and typically takes place over 4 days. The cost of the course is €1750.
The topics covered within the Slot Academy training course are:
Slot Machine Meters According to SAS Protocol
Introducing machine meters. Throughout the course, the meterset will be expanded and attendees will do calculations to get comfortable with the definitions and formulas.
Discussing the different profiles of visitors to the casino, land based or online, and the expectations of these different player profiles on product, price, promotions, placement, physical environment, personnel and process management.
Slot Machine Myth and Math
Product expectations for the various types of casino visitors in relation to the mathematical model of the games. Mathematical models will be explained.
Pay Table Calculations
Attendees calculate the theoretical return percentage from sample pay-tables
Progressive and Mystery Jackpot Management
What are the expectations of the different types of casino visitors regarding the use of mystery and progressive prizes? How to use progressive prizes, mystery prizes and other promotions to fulfill their expectations according to visitor profiles.
Floor Layout Management
Different types of players have different expectations of the physical environment and the layout of the slot floor, this module teaches how to create a floor that fulfills the expectations of different types of casino visitor profiles.
TQM and Training of Staff
How to build and maintain a total quality management system (making sure standard operating procedures are being executed to prove the goals of the mission statement are being met) and how to train slot department staff.
Performance Analysis of Slot Results
Presentation on performance analysis of slots results. What are the key performance indicators? Understanding how to analyse the popularity, probability and efficiency of the slots floor.
• Ability to instantly enhance the player experience through the gaming environment, resulting in more time in the establishment by the player
• Create floor management plans that can be implemented into current casino floors immediately
• Learn mathematical slot machine knowledge to truly understand how slot machines operate
• Address SAS Protocols head on to embrace and comprehend all definitions and formulas, with real case studies, applicable to your gaming environment
• Learning pitfalls and how to create early warning systems to reduce and end fraud
• Fully accredited through the University of Reno, with all participants receiving a certificate and credits towards the gaming management series at the end of the course