(NYPOST) — This education is a real gamble.
New York state’s first licensed casino-dealer school is preparing to open its doors as early as next week.
The Big Deal Casino Academy is awaiting approval from the state Education Department, and once granted, will set up shop on the sixth floor of an East 28th Street building off Fifth Avenue.
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“I’m a poker player, and I have been dying for a casino closer to New York City,” said school founder Wendy Rubin, an East Village entrepreneur who said the school will be the next best thing.