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Simon Banks: Star Sports – Delivering on talent resources amid changing industry values

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With the aim of diversifying its business portfolio, Star Sports launched its new recruitment contingent Star Recruitment back in January with the aim of providing tailored staffing solutions to the global gambling industry. SBC caught up with Simon Banks, a sector resourcing and talent development veteran, who is heading up the new vertical as its Chief Executive Officer. We asked …

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BetVictor on the hunt for ‘its next face of horse racing’

BetVictor has announced that they’re conducting a nationwide search to find “its next face of horse racing”, to complement the operator’s continual expansion to its sponsorship and media portfolios. Sold as the “dream role for racing fans”, applicants will be in with the chance to represent the betting operator at race meetings throughout the year, taking part in live interviews …

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Sky Betting & Gaming launches industry first AI ChatBot

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Sky Betting and Gaming has launched ‘Ask Jeff’, a new recruitment ChatBot using the face of Sky Sports’ football presenter Jeff Stelling. The company is using the AI ChatBot to engage candidates and support the recruitment experience. ‘Ask Jeff’ is on Facebook to respond to questions with the use of interactive buttons on an applicant’s status, business locations, benefits and …

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Fredrik Elmqvist: Yggdrasil Gaming recruiting ‘the very best’

Yggdrasil Gaming CEO Fredrik Elmqvist discusses the reasoning behind the firm’s huge recruitment drive so far this year as the slot developer pushes across Europe. SBC: Hi Fredrik, it’s a pleasure to interview you. Can you detail to SBC readers the need for your European recruitment drive? Why is this initiative required for Yggdrasil operations? Fredrik Elmqvist: Quite simply because we are growing …

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Yggdrasil Gaming to continue push into UK

Yggdrasil Gaming has further expansion plans for the UK to build on the slot developer’s strong start to 2016. The Swedish firm went live in the UK in Q1 and CEO Fredrik Elmqvist wants to see Yggdrasil’s games get a wider reach in the market. He commented: “We are already live with six operators in the UK and there will …

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OpenBet supports recruitment drive with new marketing campaign

OpenBet, one of the world’s leading software providers to the sports betting and gaming industry, has announced plans to increase headcount by 10%. The recruitment drive is supported by a new marketing campaign and corporate video. Filmed at OpenBet’s Chiswick HQ, the video features members of the company’s staff from a range of departments. It intends to highlight OpenBet’s positive …

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CFO latest to leave spread betting operator IG Group

IG Group Holdings plc, one of the biggest spread betting operators, has announced that Chief Financial Officer Chris Hill is to leave the company in order to take up the role of Chief Financial Officer at Hargreaves Lansdown plc.  It is anticipated Hill will continue in his current role until the end of his notice period and leave IG in …

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Isle of Man on recruitment trail after depature of Peter Greenhill

The Department of Economic Development has announced that Peter Greenhill is leaving his role as Director for e-Business Development following the conclusion of his 2 year contract to take up a role within the private sector in the Isle of Man. The Isle of Man is considered to be one of the leading locations in the world for e-Gaming companies …

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BettingJobs – Data & analytics driving industry need for broader employee base

Online gaming companies are evolving into multi-disciplinary technology, marketing and product companies where the demands are for capable and qualified staff both from within and outside the sector, according to the new salary survey released by industry recruitment specialists BettingJobs. Today’s online gaming businesses are evolving in line with the technology that powers them and this is particularly evident when …

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Better Collective on hunt for experienced marketing managers

Super affiliate Better Collective is planning to improve its marketing team by recruiting three experienced marketing managers for its bettingexpert website. Better Collective has seen extensive growth over the past few years and has just received the Børsen Gazelle award for the 4th consecutive year, placing the company among the fastest growing Danish companies. However the firm has its eyes …

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