Career Opportunities in the Billion Dollar Gambling Industry
The gambling industry
The art of gambling is forever growing in popularity and more customers mean not only more revenue but also more opportunities, hence, gambling really is big business. And because the industry is growing in popularity and forever opening up new opportunities, more man power is needed, thus the gambling industry is helping to generate more jobs. Not only does the gambling industry create jobs for casino dealers, waiters, bosses, cleaners, security etc. but as the online market continues to expand, more employment opportunities are rising. We listed some of the job categories:
A casino host’s entire job is to get customers to spend even more money than they planned on gambling. Working as a casino host is among the more glamorous of industry jobs. From greeting VIPs at the door to pampering regular with special offers, to camping and restaurant reservations, the host does it all. Casino hosts are beautiful, smiling, professional people who make it their job to satisfy every customer need.
Dealers work on casino floors, operating table games. They generally stand or sit at the tables, dispensing cards, chips, or other props to players, or operating gaming equipment. Dealers are also tasked with distributing winnings, collecting players’ money, and handling lots of cash and high-value chips.
Pit bosses are the managers of the casino floor. Each area of the casino floor, known as a pit with its own cash flow and security procedures, Pit bosses supervise all other floor employees, and report directly to casino management. The pit boss is also the manager of that business responsible for all gaming operations in the area where they’re assigned.
Slot Supervisor is a management position that puts a person in charge of the entirety of a casino’s slot collection. All slot attendants and other employees report to the supervisor, who’s also tasked with overseeing the maintenance of all slot machines.
Gaming Surveillance Officer
Gaming surveillance officers are more than just security guards, in that they tend to work mainly in casino observation rooms, and use advanced equipment. The main task of the Gaming surveillance officer is to patrol the casino floor electronically, and occasionally in-person. They also play a preventive role in many cases as a visual presence on the floor.
Generally, online gambling is not thought of as a job creation industry. It is not just the physical number of jobs you can count, it’s also jobs on the verge. The direct jobs of course, are very noteworthy but delving further in, the additional jobs are also essential for the way the online gambling industry is growing. Such jobs often go unreported and unnoticed, but they are there and they are allowing the employment industry to boom.
New Career Opportunities in iGaming
Editorial and Media
Writers are always in demand, especially those in PR to help boost the brands, teams, events, and companies like English freelance writing jobs. The boom is also expanding a range of jobs at broadcasting companies as more games and events are publicised: not only in television but streaming services like twitch as well.
With stadium sized events there is plenty of opportunities in this field, not just limited to the organisational side, but also in-game involvement such as commenting and refereeing, as well as technical setup and logistical operations.
Marketing will always be the critical part of any business and there is always real need for community networkers and advertisers, and with the constant emergence of new brands, this sector is ripe with opportunity.
Just as with traditional iGaming, eSports requires technical skills in data analysis, website building, and communication forums, as well as admin and IT support.
You don’t need to be an IT genius to get a job in an iGaming industry. There are many jobs within this billion-dollar industry which only require skills and dedication against your work for e.g. there are many language job opportunities for expatriates ranging from the Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Japanese, French, Italian, Finnish, Portuguese, speaking jobs and so much more.
iGaming is growing more and more each year and has not been effected in any way by economic crisis. This is not one of those obsolete industries whose golden age is over, hence its ongoing expansion. One of the main reasons this sector will continue to thrive in the future is that internet keeps spreading over the world. As a result, this industry continues to grow more and more. So if you are willing to choose a career which not only makes you financially strong but also socially, then iGaming is the best choice for you.
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