Experience a workplace transformation as the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) pioneers a groundbreaking employee program. Launched during Multiculturalism Week, this initiative redefines holiday practices, allowing employees to substitute up to six statutory holidays with days significant to their personal, cultural, or religious beliefs. In a world where diversity and inclusion are paramount, BCLC takes a bold step forward to create an environment where every employee feels valued, seen, and truly belongs.
British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has ushered in a new era of workplace inclusivity with the introduction of an innovative employee program. This forward-thinking initiative was unveiled during Multiculturalism Week, embodying BCLC’s commitment to embracing diversity and fostering an inclusive work environment.
The centerpiece of this pioneering program is holiday flexibility. BCLC recognizes that one size does not fit all when it comes to celebrating holidays. In a move designed to honor the rich tapestry of its workforce, employees now have the liberty to substitute up to six statutory observed holidays on the BCLC calendar with days that hold personal, cultural, or religious significance to them.
This progressive approach reflects BCLC’s dedication to promoting diversity, inclusion, and belonging within its organization. The corporation’s proactive stance on creating an environment where every employee feels valued is underscored by its recognition as a “5-Star Diversity & Inclusion Employer” by the Human Resources Director Canada in 2022.
Sandy Austin, BCLC’s chief people officer, emphasized the importance of adapting holiday practices to the individual needs and beliefs of employees. She stated, “As an employer, we recognize that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach when it comes to holidays, and as our work with diversity, inclusion, and belonging moves forward, so must our approach to our practices.”
Madhavee Inamdar, manager of diversity, inclusion, and belonging, celebrated the organization’s diverse workforce and reaffirmed their commitment to nurturing an inclusive culture. In her words, “We are incredibly fortunate to have such a diverse workforce and are honoring that diversity and reaffirming our commitment to fostering an inclusive culture at BCLC where all employees feel that they are seen, valued, and belong.”
BCLC’s groundbreaking employee program sets a new standard for embracing diversity and promoting an inclusive work environment, making it a beacon of progressive workplace practices.
SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator Sees 2.6x Surge in Bets: 2023 Report
In a dynamic year for the iGaming industry, the SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator has released its 2023 report, offering insights into significant trends and achievements.
Notably, the report reveals a staggering 2.6 times increase in bets participating in jackpots, shedding light on the growing appeal of these mechanics among operators and players alike.
A Year of Remarkable Growth
Throughout 2023, bets participating in jackpots experienced consistent quarterly growth, witnessing a remarkable 165% increase from January to December. By the end of the year, the total value of these bets had surged to an impressive 6.396 billion euros. Moreover, the number of jackpot campaigns witnessed a substantial growth of 3.8 times compared to the previous year, totaling 230 campaigns.
Expanding Reach and Impact
One of the standout achievements of 2023 was the expansion of the Jackpot Aggregator’s footprint. The number of brands utilizing its jackpot solution tripled within the year, culminating in over 70 active brands by year-end. This surge in adoption reflects a heightened level of market trust and interest in the product.
Introducing the Prime Jackpot Campaign
A significant milestone of 2023 was the introduction of the Prime Jackpot campaign, which debuted in Q4. This innovative feature garnered considerable attention and interest from players across various casinos. The Prime Jackpot campaign allows operators to participate in shared prize pools, ensuring that rewards are drawn from the collective pool rather than from a specific brand operator. This approach not only offers larger rewards to attract more players but also enhances player engagement and loyalty while optimizing operational costs for operators.
Insights from SOFTSWISS
Aliaksei Douhin, Head of SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator, shared his insights into the year’s achievements. He emphasized the noticeable increase in clients and connected casino brands, as well as the growing volume and value of bets in jackpots. He expressed satisfaction in witnessing clients actively embracing the Jackpot Aggregator and recognizing the added value it brings to their brand operations. The solution empowers operators to provide players with enhanced gaming experiences and more enticing winnings. Client feedback is actively collected and analyzed to ensure clients have access to the most sought-after tools and mechanics.
Looking Ahead to 2024
In 2024, the SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator is set to extend its reach to a wider spectrum of clients. This expansion will be guided by a customized approach, ensuring that each client can tailor the product’s capabilities to meet their specific requirements.
Meet SOFTSWISS at ICE London
The SOFTSWISS Jackpot Aggregator team will be present at ICE London from February 6th to 8th, 2024. They are ready to showcase their latest advancements and engage in discussions with existing and potential clients.
SOFTSWISS is a renowned international iGaming company that offers certified software solutions for managing gambling operations. With a dedicated team of over 2000 employees spread across Malta, Poland, and Georgia, SOFTSWISS holds multiple gaming licenses and provides comprehensive iGaming software solutions. Their diverse product portfolio includes the Online Casino Platform, the Game Aggregator featuring thousands of casino games, the Affilka affiliate platform, the Sportsbook software, and the Jackpot Aggregator. In 2013, SOFTSWISS made history by introducing the world’s first Bitcoin-optimized online casino solution.
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