Star Sports Group launches industry recruitment agency

Star Sports Group launches industry recruitment agency

Friday 18th January 2019: Star Sports Group has expanded its product services with the launch of a new recruitment agency that aims to provide staffing solutions for the global gambling industry.

Star Sports Group launches industry recruitment agencyStar Recruitment, headed by Chief Executive Simon Banks, has been set up to offer exciting opportunities to industry professionals and graduates looking to progress their career path in one of the world’s fastest-growing industries.

Vacancies available through the new service will cover a wide range of job functions, including marketing, product development, sales and trading.

The launch of Star Recruitment further diversifies the Star Sports Group offering, which is one of the most respected brands within the gambling sector.

From on-course and retail operations, Star Sports has grown to include telephone credit and debit betting, online sports betting, spread betting and bookmakers’ services, including white label and affiliate programs and hedging.

Star Sports Founder, Ben Keith, said: “These are very exciting times for the global gambling industry and there are some great opportunities for professionals to develop their career in places all around the world.

“As Star Sports has expanded, we have recruited a lot of staff at all levels, so we understand the challenge that operators face in securing the best talent.

“We are seeing new jurisdictions opening up, such as the legalising of online sports betting in a number of US states, which means the search for the best talent available will become increasingly important.”

Star Recruitment Chief Executive, Simon Banks, added: “Star Recruitment is a logical extension of the Star Sports brand and we aim to adhere to the core values of our parent company: honesty, integrity and discretion, as we grow the business. The global gambling industry is facing a future of rapid expansion and operators will need to source the talent required to meet market demands.

“The gambling industry offers excellent career opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds with different talents and experiences, and we look forward to helping them find the perfect job.”

To find out more about Star Recruitment and the vacancies currently available, please visit or email [email protected]

About Star Sports 

Star Sports are the UK’s leading luxury bookmaker, originally launched as Star Racing in 1999. The ‘Gentleman’s Bookmaker’ now offer a fully interactive betting experience for desktop, mobile and tablet at, telephone betting, a prestigious betting shop in London’s Mayfair and have prominent racecourse betting pitches, including at the headline events of the year: the Cheltenham Festival, Royal Ascot, Glorious Goodwood and recently Curragh.

Star Sports are also the current sponsors of the English Greyhound Derby, which was staged for the first time at Towcester in 2017.

Star Sports, founded and owned by Ben Keith are also regular race sponsors of UK horse racing events. Star Sports provide a content and news site at with daily offers, video interviews and blogs from their brand ambassador Davy Russell who brought readers exclusive thoughts during the 2018 Cheltenham Festival where he was top jockey and just a few weeks later Davy won the Grand National at Aintree onboard Tiger Roll.

To contact Star Sports please email: [email protected]