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Working Without Boundaries: Putting my passion for events into practice

Being able to go beyond our day-to-day role to deliver the best experience for our customers, employees or local charity partners is important to us. Hear what Zoe had to say when she volunteered her skills in Event Management to break boundaries this month. ... read more

5th April 2017

Digi Quiz raises £1500 for GIVE A DUCK Cancer Charity

Lucky ducks, digi-buzzers and famous birds were among the line-up of entertainment at SBG's first fundraiser last night, which raised £1,500 for Give a Duck. ... read more

29th March 2017

Digi-quiz raises £1,500 for cancer charity

Lucky ducks, digi-buzzers and famous birds were amongst the line-up of entertainment at SBG's first fundraiser last night, which raised £1,500 for Give a Duck. ... read more

29th March 2017

Craig from Derby pockets three jackpots in eight weeks playing for record £2.6m Sky Vegas prize pot

A proud dad to be from Derby has beaten the odds to win three jackpots in just eight weeks totalling £7,302.68 playing slots on Sky Vegas. ... read more

20th March 2017

Sky Betting and Gaming tech team helps kick start employment in Leeds

A team of tech graduates from Sky Betting & Gaming’s Software Academy put their volunteering hours to good use this week as they got involved in employability skills and football drills with the UK’s leading sport for employment charity, Street League. ... read more

2nd March 2017

Leeds tech collaboration brings first HR onboarding app to industry

Two home-grown Yorkshire businesses have achieved a first within the industry with the launch of a new approach to HR onboarding that packages the entire experience into one simple and fun app. ... read more

2nd March 2017

Sheffield tech exports take Sky Bet Italia’s app to number 1 download position

Sky Betting & Gaming is achieving continued growth despite Brexit uncertainty with the successful export of its betting and gaming technology to Italy. ... read more

2nd March 2017

Sky Betting & Gaming are top 100 company for second year running

Sky Betting & Gaming has been recognised in the Sunday Times’ prestigious 100 Best Companies to Work for List for the second time. The Leeds-based tech unicorn debuted at number 94 in 2016 and has maintained its two-star status, climbing 27 places this year to number 67 and remaining the only betting and gaming company to feature. ... read more

1st March 2017

Sky Betting & Gaming announces ‘Give A Duck’ as 2017 charity partner & pledges a chemo duck for every child in need

Give A Duck, a local charity established in Leeds which provides play therapy using specially designed Chemo Duck comfort toys to help children diagnosed with cancer to learn about how their treatment is administered, has been named as Sky Betting & Gaming’s charity of the year for 2017. ... read more

31st January 2017

Hacking good time for Teenage Cancer Trust

Security-savvy Sky Betting & Gaming employees raised over £800 for Teenage Cancer Trust this week when they joined a company Hack Day designed around our new Bug Bounty Programme. ... read more

9th December 2016

Product Tank to be held at Sky Betting and Gaming

Leeds digital product community is set to hear talks from Sky Betting & Gaming and British Broadcaster, the BBC as industry pros take to the floor to share their experience and knowledge as part of the global ‘ProductTank’ series. ... read more

28th November 2016

Friday Night Football star Rachel Riley hosts first Sky Betting & Gaming annual gala ball

A host of businesses from across Yorkshire gathered at the Royal Armouries on Wednesday night to attend the first ever Sky Betting & Gaming charity gala ball, celebrating the culmination of a year of fundraising in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. ... read more

14th November 2016

Sky Betting and Gaming Annual Review 14/15

Record revenues, increased customer numbers,and a future as an ambitious independent company. A year to remember. ... read more

8th November 2016

Celebratory pitstop for tech grads

Sky Betting & Gaming’s early-careers tech recruits are celebrating their new life in the fast lane after graduating from their 14-week ‘boot camp’ leg of the recently launched Software Academy. ... read more

8th November 2016

Sky Betting & Gaming Appoints Simon Ince as Director of International Technology

Sky Betting & Gaming, which has offices in London, Leeds and Sheffield has appointed Simon Ince to its technology leadership team in the role of Director of International Technology. He will assume responsibility for the international digital and engineering teams, operating from the company’s Electric Works tech hub. ... read more

2nd November 2016

Business Systems Analyst takes his volunteering hours to Kenya

It’s been hard to miss as Sky Betting & Gaming creates a memorable year of fundraising for Teenage Cancer Trust, but all over the business our kind-hearted colleagues are raising money for causes close to their hearts. ... read more

1st November 2016