United Kingdom
Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.
We're looking for a Junior Games Mathematician who has an interest in games both from a designer and player perspective!
Within this role you will be collaborating with game designers and programmers and implement new game ideas from a mathematical perspective. You'll need to produce detail math models for slot games using Excel and/or self-written code, as well as tweaking maths to improve games further and/or to meet compliance regulation.
We're looking for someone with fantastic skills in probability or an interest in slots!
Sounds pretty cool right?
What you'll be doing:
  • Produce detailed maths models for slot games, table games and game features.
  • Analyse simulation data to compare with maths generated.
  • Write simulation programs to evaluate generated maths sheets.
  • To calculate Volatility Index (VI) of games produced.
  • Competitor evaluation to build and identify key patterns distributions and hit frequencies of leading competitors games.
  • Able to breakdown game features into clear maths (RTP) sections. 
  • Good knowledge and understanding of compliance regulations both general and mathematical.
  • Check games meet compliance requirements via RTP monitoring and other BI systems.
  • Understand differing compliance regulations for various jurisdictions
  • Adjust and adapt games/maths to meet compliance regulation.
  • Assist the games programmer to fine tune maths.
  • Input at the design stage of all in-house product.
  • Understand all the various Progressive Jackpot systems and logic.
  • Document all elements to level accepted by approved test labs.
  • Understanding around the structure and delivery of Freespins and bonuses.
  • Provide relative descriptions and explanations of game statistics to marketing team.
What we need from you: 
  • A Mathematical qualification
  • Understand successful elements of slot games
  • Develop and explore innovative functionality of slot games
  • A creative thinker
  • Basic and mathematical knowledge of other casino games such as Roulette Blackjack and Craps.
  • Knowledge or understanding of numerous different gamble features and bonuses.
  • Willing to travel globally to liaise and communicate with other in-house teams.

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.