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How the gambling industry is creating more jobs

07 September 2017, 22:21 CET

The art of gambling is forever growing in popularity and more customers means not only more revenue but also more work for casino big wigs and more opportunities, hence, gambling really is big business.

And because the industry growing in popularity and forever opening up new opportunities, more man power is needed, thus the gambling industry is helping to create more jobs. Not only does the gambling industry create jobs for casino bosses, dealers, waiters, cleaners, croupiers, security etc., but as the online market continues to widen, more employment opportunities are arising. This is something that is even more so with advancing technology aiding the industry further.

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Generally, online gambling is not thought of as a job creation industry but it is not just the physical number of jobs you can count, it’s also jobs on the periphery. Much like the mechanics, traders, manufacturers and dealers of the car industry, the online poker and online gambling industry functions in the same way. The direct jobs of course, are very noteworthy but delving further in, the ancillary jobs are essential for the way the online gambling industry’s gears. Such jobs often go unnoticed and unreported, but they are there and they are allowing the employment industry to boom. Looking for a new slots site? Thanks to the ancillary staff of the industry, there’s an endless amount you can go to.

For every job you are able to directly link to an online gambling site, whether it be the developer, manufacturer, coder, security specialist, customer support representative, then are handfuls more working behind the scenes. Online poker and gambling sites also require graphic designers and SEO specialists

to ensure the games you play appear with an easy to read interface but also don’t get lost in the depths of Google. Such sites even require writers as a site without content would not be much use.

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And that’s not all! There are adverts, whether it be on television or a billboard in town, or a partnership with a Premier League club, all of these things are generating work and therefore more jobs, equating to more money for the local economy. And as technology continues to advance, the likes of virtual casinos and live video poker tournaments are beginning to seep into the mainstream meaning that more people are going to be needed to help head and back such projects, thus as long as the gambling industry continues to thrive, employment opportunities will be regular.

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