Leading online social casino & poker games.
The ultimate entertainment experience
We are a fast-growing technology company and creator of market-leading online social games.
Our business is innovative and is setting new standards in the online social games market. Our success comes from hiring amazing people who are challenging the status quo by testing, pioneering and pushing the boundaries.
For over a decade, VGW has developed popular games that provide our many players entertainment with a thrill.
We understand the importance of providing games and content that capture our customers’ imagination while building a reputation of trust and security, working alongside the biggest marketing and payment partners across the globe.
Great people from around the world
We have a team of over 900 smart, enthusiastic and caring team members located right across the globe, with offices in Perth, Sydney, San Francisco, Malta and several other locations.
We’re most proud of our great people. Experts in their fields who believe in always polishing their craft, and sharing their knowledge, with an unwavering focus on providing our players with the most amazing experience.
We have some of the most vibrant offices around and all the tools you need to excel. We work hard to provide top perks for our team and their families, like flexible hours, paid parental leave, weekly social gatherings and the occasional trip to an exotic location.
VGW is renowned for creating the most innovative games on the market. We have developed and patented a highly innovative entertainment platform that is underpinned by our sophisticated in-house technology, platforms and games. We continuously test and invest in new solutions to improve the experience for our players.
Real fun. Real prizes.
No download required. Get straight to the action through our easy to play web browser games for your PC, Mac or mobile devices.
Millions of players.
With a wide range of exciting online social casino-style games, more and more customers are playing everyday.
Who we are
If you want to be challenged, have fun and work with some of the best, you’ve found the right place. We move quickly, experiment, iterate and we’re not afraid to push boundaries. We focus on delighting our customers and building games they love by always looking to improve and the next big thing. We care for our team and create environments where our people can do their best work. That means incredible offices, flexible hours, lots of opportunities for professional development and plenty of fun.
You love to hustle and have a never say die attitude.
You’re smart. You know how to solve problems and join the dots. You embrace challenges and change. It might make you uncomfortable, but you welcome the growth opportunities. You play nicely with others. We’re a team – you joining us makes the team stronger. You get things done, and you keep smiling.
Think you’ve got what it takes to work at VGW?
Board of directors
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Laurence Escalante is a gaming and technology entrepreneur with a background in the financial services sector.
He has been an angel investor, founder and entrepreneur in the games industry for 12 years, founding White Knight Games in 2004, and was a founder and angel investor in Anino Mobile, one of the Philippines’ premier game development studios (which was acquired by Playlab in 2014).
Since founding VGW in 2010, he has led the raising of approximately $16 million in early-stage funding, the invention of multiple innovations in online social games (including VGW’s Social Casino sweepstakes gaming products) and the development of VGW’s global and highly specialised development and operations teams.
Laurence has previous experience as a technical specialist in investment advisory, superannuation, taxation and financial planning gained over a period of 10 years. He studied Economics and Actuarial Studies at Macquarie University.
Executive Director & Chief Marketing Officer
Mats Johnson is an accomplished technology and online gaming leader with significant experience in establishing and growing online businesses globally.
Over the last 15 years, he has lead the growth of several well-known online gaming companies including as General Manager at Centrebet, Director at Coral Eurobet, Chief Executive Officer at Playsafe and Chief Marketing Officer at Expekt.
He has led large and often geographically dispersed teams and formulated and executed global expansion strategies and operational plans delivering significant and profitable growth in both new and established markets.
He has expertise in digital marketing, both acquisition and retention, and in-depth experience in successfully building and managing online brands globally.
He also has extensive mergers and acquisitions experience having been actively involved in six successful exits of online gaming companies, including the £2.18 billion sale of Coral Eurobet to Gala Group.
Lorenzo Escalante is a highly-experienced business intelligence specialist and IT professional with a focus spanning almost 20 years in big data analytics for major Australian corporations.
He has provided specialist business intelligence services to Woodside, BHP Billiton and Commonwealth Bank of Australia and has been employed by OnePath (ANZ), AAPT and Landcorp.
He has extensive experience across multiple business intelligence platforms, in particular SAP Business Objects.
He is the founder of Lance East Corporation, the founding shareholder of VGW, and has guided Laurence Escalante’s knowledge of big data analytics as it applies to VGW’s social gaming business.
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