The Best Western Palace Hotel and Casino has a new Deputy Casino Director.
Stephen Reilly has been promoted to the role after joining the casino in 2006 as a trainee dealer.
He’s now responsible for managing 50 staff.
Mr Reilly said: "The role of Deputy Casino Director carries great responsibility but thanks to the support, training and mentoring I have received over the years I feel fully prepared to rise to this new challenge.
"I am very much looking forward to working with a highly motivated team to develop our casino operation and continue to deliver an outstanding guest experience."
Group operations director of the Sefton Group Adrian Brockhouse said: "Equipping our people with the skills to be the best they can is embedded in the group’s culture.
"It is an approach that not only provides substantial career advancement opportunities but also ensures continuity and consistently high standards of service delivery.
"I congratulate Stephen on his promotion and have every confidence that he will bring his customary enthusiasm and commitment to the important role of deputy casino director."