News Summary: MBAs play poker in Vegas to win job

Friday - 1/25/2013, 2:52pm EST

By The Associated Press

(AP) - ROYAL FLUSH: Graduate business students with a good poker face and a few hundred dollars to spare can win a job at a Las Vegas casino, if they play their cards right.

LUCK BE A LADY: Caesar's Entertainment is giving 20 lucky MBAs interviews for a spot in its management trainee program, which pays $16,000. A poker tournament is part of the recruiting process and helps the company find "critical thinkers who also like to have fun."

REAL CARDS: Nearly 300 candidates ante from $85 to $225 to enter the poker tournament, depending on how much they hope to win.


(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)