Meet our Team.
Jayne Bancroft Managing Director
Jayne trained as a professional croupier in Les Croupiers Casino in Cardiff.
After becoming proficient in dealing Roulette & Blackjack and gaining valuable experience on a busy casino gaming floor, Jayne went to work for Carnival Cruises and P&O, where she trained as a Poker and Dice dealer. Jayne travelled extensively and enjoyed seeing some of the most beautiful locations around the World.
After several years at sea and whilst at home on vacation, Jayne met Steve....
Steve Bancroft Commercial Director/ Event Co-ordinator
Steve had trained as a sign and commercial artist. Steve had also travelled extensively and lived in Florida, working at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios as a scenic artist & mural painter.
Steve had also set up a sign company in the UK and was busy producing some spectacular creative work for companies such as The Royal Academy of Arts, Harvey Nichols in London, Euro Disney in Paris and at the Gap Flagship Store in London. When Jayne and Steve married they saw an opportunity to combine their abilities and Events Casino was born. Today Events Casino has its own in house design studio using state of the art graphic and print production facilities. Events Casino make all the props you see on this website and can personalise many of these with clients corporate logos and branding.
Having developed a network of nationwide croupier staff, Events Casino are able to hand pick only the very best croupier staff that best reflect the professional and fun ethics that the business is founded upon. Unlike many other fun casino companies, Events Casino only employ seasoned, professionally trained croupiers that have worked in real casinos. They will never use self taught or amateur dealing staff and this founding principal sets their standards above other less reputable businesses in this industry. Clients often marvel at the speed and dexterity skills of these professional croupiers, who are able to deal cards with speed and precision. Croupiers who have mastered the art of chip cutting and handling. Staff are selected not only for their croupier skills but also on their friendly, fun personalities. Event Casino croupiers are happy to pass on their inside knowledge of the various casino games as well as give demonstrations on casino chip handling skills, chip tricks and expert card shuffling techniques.
It is a combination of these exacting standards insisted upon by Events Casino, that has resulted in them becoming the only Fun Casino company in the UK to be accredited members of both the Wedding Guild of Wales and The Professional Fun Casino Association.
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After graduating from the University of the West of England, and with a background in theatre, dance and the creative arts, Ashton set up Ashton's Showgirls. This spectacular team of dancers often work with us at our Las Vegas themed events as well as at high profile functions in London and across the UK.
The Showgirls are dressed in professional feather and sequinned costumes and can provide meet and greet, drink and canapé service as well as fully choreographed, high kicking dance routines.
Ashton also works as a lookalike at events as Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe.