Isle of Man Offers E-Gaming Course for Potential Employees

Published Sunday, September 12, 2010 -

In an industry where the competition is fierce and the bottom line extremely important to stay viable online gambling sees many positive attempts to move forward and improve it's status.
Pioneering online gaming software developer Microgaming is located on the Isle of Man which is a leading online gambling jurisdiction hosting 25 active licensees.
Online Gambling is an important contributor to the Isle of Man's economy and is the country's fastest growing sector employing more than 600 people in different capacities.
This sector has gained a lot of respect and recognition from the government and private firms who understand the need for more knowledge and skill in the field.

The Department of Economic Development and Hamblin Employment Group will hold the first ever foundation course for e-Gaming especially for those considering a career in this part of the Isle of Man's economic makeup.
An important initiative held over three days, from 21st  September until 23rd 2010 at St John's Mill, Tynwald Mills. The course objectives are to increase awareness and understanding of the e-Gaming sector for participants.
Those who are on track for employment in the e gaming sector will be given a heads up as to what potential employers are looking for in a candidate.
The three day course consists of four segments including the risks and social responsibilities of electronic gaming, basic knowledge of the e gaming industry, and the process of presentation with regards to real  and immediate employment in the field.

Head of e-Gaming Development at Isle of Man government's Department of Economic Development, Garth Kimber, heaped praise on the course developers and designers, and acknowledging the unparallel support from the e gaming industry. 

Representing e-Gaming in the Isle of Man government, Alex Downie, said, "Not only does this raise the profile of the industry both locally and further a field, but it is also a show of support for our existing employers in the sector and will assist them in increasing their employment of Manx workers."



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