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SportCaller backs Tote Ten to Follow as Flat season returns

Free-to-play (FTP) sports-game specialist SportCaller has extended its partnership with the UK Tote Group with the return of the Tote Ten to Follow. SportCaller has committed to delivering a suite of new features which is expected to drive reliable engagement throughout the course of the competition, which will run from 16 June to 17 October. Cillian Barry, SportCaller MD, said: …

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UK Tote Group launches a ‘reimagined’ Tote Ten to Follow

Following its full acquisition of the Tote last month, the UK Tote Group has confirmed that it will be relaunching the Tote Ten to Follow after a five-year hiatus.  The game will return for the 2019/20 National Hunt season, with the UK Tote Group having ‘reimagined’ the site to bring it into ‘a modern era’, set to go live before …

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Sky Betting and Gaming enters Glassdoor’s top employers list

Sky Betting & Gaming has been honoured with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognising the Best Places to Work in 2018. The Employees’ Choice Awards, now in its fourth year in the UK, relies solely on the input of employees who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor. Sky Betting & Gaming is ranked …

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Responsible gambling the focus in new five year Sky Bet and EFL deal

Sky Bet has announced a new five-year headline sponsorship deal with the English Football League (EFL), strengthening its responsible gambling strategy in the process. The deal, which will run until the culmination of the 2023/24 season, will represent a 20% year on year increase from 2019/20 on the current deal. Richard Flint, CEO of Sky Betting and Gaming, said: “We’re …

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Sky Betting and Gaming Academy nears 5,000 applications

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Since launching its Graduate Academy last year, Sky Betting and Gaming has considered 4,788 applications from candidates across key digital hubs in the UK, including Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and Nottingham. Following three weeks of assessment, 32 offers have been made for the 2017 Yorkshire-based scheme, for roles spanning finance, technology, operations and commercial. This year has also seen a 4% rise …

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Sky Betting & Gaming makes the grade at The Sunday Times Top Track 100

Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has been named one the UK’s best and fastest growing independent companies by The Sunday Times. The Leeds-based online betting operator ranked 74th in last weekend’s ‘Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250’. The list is published every year by the News UK Corporation newspaper which ranks the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. SB&G was commended …

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Sky Betting & Gaming confirms 12-month placement opportunities

Sky Betting and Gaming has underlined a desire to recruit top graduate talent with four 12-month opportunities confirmed as part of its University Placement Programme for 2016. Developed in association with Sheffield Hallam and Leeds Beckett Universities, the University placement programme will see some of the region’s top undergraduate talent join Sky Betting and Gaming for a 12-month period following …

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Sky Betting & Gaming receives over 1900 graduate applications

Sky Betting and Gaming received applications from over 1900 candidates in just four weeks for the recently announced commercial graduate scheme. The company are also due to launch a university placement scheme. Over 120 potential recruits applied for each of the 16 roles on offer within the company’s financial, operations and gaming and betting teams. The scheme closed early due to …

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Sky Betting & Gaming hires +500 employees in the past 12 months

Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has revealed that it has recruited more than 500 new employees in the past twelve months. In November 2015, the independent online betting operator detailed that it would implement an £11 million recruitment drive for its new customer hub in Leeds City Center. Furthermore, SB&G governance revealed that it had expanded its operations into a …

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Sky Betting and Gaming unveils internal promotions

Leeds-based independent online gambling company, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G), have announced a number of significant internal promotions across all major divisions: Sarah Merrick has been promoted to Director of Gaming Trading Performance Steve Birch has been promoted to Commercial Director, Sky Bet Paul McCormick is promoted to Director of Sports Betting Technology Lee O’Donnell is promoted to Director of …

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