Turning Stone Resort Casino - Verona, NY
Job Code
Travel Involved
Casino Gaming
Employment Status

Bingo Caller

Job Description

The Bingo Caller accurately and clearly announces the game to be played, the color and description of the card.  In addition, the Bingo Caller accurately and clearly verifies all claims using the electronic verifier, carries out all drawings, special announcements, etc. and maintains composure and control of the game when dealing with difficult guests.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Consistently checks to ensure that all stage and audio equipment are operating in the correct manner.
  • Maintains familiarity with all Bingo equipment, programs and schedules; including prize monies, game structures, and emergency/contingency procedures.
  • Accurately and clearly announces the game to be played, the color and description of the card.  Accurately and clearly calls numbers in the order in which they come out of the chute (Calls the letter first, then the number).  Is always upbeat and makes all sessions fun for guests.
  • Promptly stops game upon hearing a "Bingo" called and announces, "Bingo has been called".  Directs Floor Clerks in which order they should check back the claims.
  • Accurately and clearly verifies all claims using the electronic verifier.  Announces game closed after all correct "Bingos" have been verified.  Announces the number of winners and the amount of payout to each winner.  Continues game if there are no valid "Bingos".
  • Accurately carries out all free drawings, special announcements, etc.
  • Ensures the accuracy of the Progressive Jackpot signs by changing the totals to reflect the daily additions and prizes won.
  • Always empties the Pick 8 boxes before the end of the session or before the beginning of the next session.  Ensures that all boxes are locked before the commencement of the Pick 8 game.  Keeps an accurate log of all door prize giveaways.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to assist with other areas of the Bingo operation when needed.
  • Ensures that all portable electronic units are picked up at the end of each Bingo session.
  • Assures that all stationary electronic units are cleaned on a daily basis.
  • Immediately stops the bingo game if they believe there is a possible winner.
  • Accurately and clearly announces each bingo session introduction and rules.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma required.
  • Previous experience in Bingo preferred.
  • Must possess mathematical ability; needed to compute payout amount.
  • Must be able to speak and understand English, constant interaction with guests.
  • Must be able to communicate with a degree of professionalism and accuracy regarding events and information.
  • Must be able to read programs, calendars and announcements.
  • Written communication skills required; must be able to accurately fill out manual forms on a daily basis.
  • Previous computer experience needed; computer system is utilized to determine winning pattern.
  • Must be able to speak in front of large groups.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to perform simple grasping and fine manipulation of the hand functions.
  • Occasionally required lifting up to 10 pounds.
  • Must be able to move safely through and around crowds of people in close quarters.