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Illinois lawmakers file bill to legalise online casino

first_img Illinois Representatives Robert Rita and Jonathan Carroll have filed a bill that would legalise online casino gaming in the state. 22nd February 2021 | By Daniel O’Boyle Illinois lawmakers file bill to legalise online casino Regions: US Illinois The internet gaming license would have a $500,000 fee attached, and a $250,000 charge for renewal.  AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Tags: House Bill 3142 Subscribe to the iGaming newslettercenter_img Topics: Casino & games Legal & compliance Online casino Legal Regulation Online casino Each licensee would then be able to operate up to three skins, or contract with up to three internet management service providers, and offer online casino to those aged 21 and above.  Read the full story on iGB North America Under House Bill 3142, also known as the Internet Gaming Act, Illinois’ brick-and-mortar casinos would be permitted to apply for internet gaming licenses.  Email Addresslast_img read more

Automatic Systems Ltd (ASL.mu) HY2014 Interim Report

first_imgAutomatic Systems Ltd (ASL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the half year.For more information about Automatic Systems Ltd (ASL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Automatic Systems Ltd (ASL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Automatic Systems Ltd (ASL.mu)  2014 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileAutomatic Systems Limited operates a totalisator system for horse racing and football betting. The company runs its operations through is two subsidiaries, Supertote which deals with the horse racing bets and Superscore which deals with the football bets. Automatic System Limited organises this betting platform for the horse racing in liaison with the Mauritius Turf Club in Mauritius. The company also runs this betting platform for soccer in Africa. Automatic Systems Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

ScanGroup Limited (SCAN.ke) 2014 Abridged Report

first_imgScanGroup Limited (SCAN.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Printing & Publishing sector has released it’s 2014 abridged results.For more information about ScanGroup Limited (SCAN.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the ScanGroup Limited (SCAN.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: ScanGroup Limited (SCAN.ke)  2014 abridged results.Company ProfileWPP-ScanGroup Limited is the largest marketing and communication group in the Africa sub-region with leading advertising agencies and media houses falling under the holding company name. These include Ogilvy & Mather, SCANAD, JWT, BluePrint Marketing, GroupM, MediaCom Africa, Mindshare and MEC. Public relations companies include Ogilvy PR and H+K Strategies; marketing research agencies include Millward Brown; specialty communication agencies include Roundtrip and Geometry Global; digital companies include OgilvyOne, Squad Digital and SCANAD Digital. WPP-Scangroup has expertise in advertising, media investment management, advertising and marketing research, public relations, digital advertising and communications marketing strategy. WPP-ScanGroup has a presence in 25 countries in sub-Sahara Africa and majority-owned offices in Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. It has minority-owned operations in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Namibia, Senegal and Zimbabwe. Scangroup became a subsidiary of WPP in 2013 and the company changed its name to WPP-Scangroup Limited in 2015. WPP-ScanGroup Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Stanlib Fahari I-REIT (FAHR.ke) 2018 Abridged Report

first_imgStanlib Fahari I-REIT (FAHR.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2018 abridged results.For more information about Stanlib Fahari I-REIT (FAHR.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Stanlib Fahari I-REIT (FAHR.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Stanlib Fahari I-REIT (FAHR.ke)  2018 abridged results.Company ProfileStanlib Fahari I-REIT is Kenya’s first Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) providing investors with a steady income stream and capital growth. The fund invests at least 75% of its Total Asset Value (TAV) in real estate in strategic locations in Kenya. A maximum of 25% of its TAV is invested in cash investments and cash-like instruments. The Stanlib Fahari I-REIT is closed-ended, and its units are listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. I-REIT’s investment in the direct property allocation includes mixed-use developments, retail shopping centres, commercial offices, industrial warehouses and logistic operations, hospitality, residential, specialised buildings, schools, manufacturing facilities and hospitals. Stanlib Fahari I-REIT is a subsidiary of STANLIB, a pan-African multi-specialist investment company with a presence in 10 African countries. Stanlib Fahari I-REIT is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

£2k to invest? I think these growth shares can double your money

first_img Enter Your Email Address Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares See all posts by Rupert Hargreaves After the recent stock market crash, many growth shares are now trading at attractive levels.As such, long-term investors who can look past the near-term uncertainty could benefit by buying these stocks for the long haul.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Growth shares on offerThe Gym Group (LSE: GMY) used to be one of the market’s top growth shares. However, due to the coronavirus crisis, the business has had to shutter all its sites.As yet, we don’t know when the company will be allowed to resume trading. But management has acted quickly to reinforce the group’s balance sheet to help it to weather the storm.In the middle of April, the company raised £41m through a share placing to add to the £22m cash on hand at the end of March. This means it has £61m of cash to help see it through.That should be more than enough. The Gym Group is currently burning through £5m of cash a month. That suggests the business can keep the lights on for at least a year.The company’s low-cost subscription business model has proven popular in the past. It is one of the reasons why it used to be one of the market’s top growth shares. This will likely continue to be the case when the UK-wide lockdown is over.The stock is down 51% since the beginning of the year. This suggests the stock offers a wide margin of safety at current levels.Indeed, a return to its pre-crisis levels would mean a gain of more than 100%. Therefore, now could be the perfect time for long-term investors to snap up a share.Internet securityThe coronavirus crisis has forced many businesses to adopt home-working. This is good news for companies such as Avast (LSE: AVST), which provides online security software and is one of the market’s top growth shares. The world is only becoming more connected. And, unfortunately, criminals are only becoming more sophisticated.Cybercrime is by far the fastest-growing type of crime in the world. This means companies like Avast are reporting explosive demand for their products.However, despite this tailwind, the stock has gone nowhere in 2020. The total return for investors so far this year is 0%.Revenue growth has far exceeded this return. According to the company’s latest trading update, revenue increased 6.5% in the first quarter of 2020 on an organic basis.This suggests that the market is substantially undervaluing Avast’s growth prospects. That is rare for a growth stock. Usually, growth shares command a premium valuation.Therefore, now could be a good time for investors to jump on the chance to buy this world-leading cybersecurity business. With $262m of cash on its balance sheet as well, Avast is committed to its dividend and has plenty of financial resources available to the group to pursue growth opportunities in the next few years.Over the past two years, Avast has doubled investors’ money. I see no reason why the firm cannot repeat this performance during the next three to five years as it capitalises on the rising demand for security software. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Image source: Getty Images “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Rupert Hargreaves owns no share mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended The Gym Group. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.center_img Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Rupert Hargreaves | Sunday, 10th May, 2020 | More on: AVST GYM I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. 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Rankings outcry after England emerge as top in northern hemisphere

first_imgTuesday Mar 30, 2021 Rankings outcry after England emerge as top in northern hemisphere World Rugby’s ranking system has come under fire this week as England moved to third in the world despite their dismal Guinness Six Nations.ADVERTISEMENTEddie Jones’ side started the Championship in second place in the world courtesy of a bright 2020 in terms of results, but slipped to fourth, behind third place France, after their loss to Ireland in round five.But Les Bleus’ loss to Scotland at the Stade de France last Friday meant England rebounded back to number three, while France were leapfrogged by Ireland. Fabien Galthié’s side therefore finished their Six Nations in fifth place, one place lower than they started, despite coming second.Only the Champions Wales and Ireland improved in their ranking from the beginning of the tournament, with the former moving from ninth to sixth and the latter moving from fifth to fourth.Meanwhile, Scotland slipped down a place from seventh to eighth, even though they earned their first victories at Twickenham and the Stade de France this Millenium.It is no surprise that the biggest area of contention after the latest standings were released is the position of England, who clearly revealed over the past two months that they are not the best side in the Northern Hemisphere as the rankings would suggest.Pre-Six Nations ➡️ Post-Six Nations pic.twitter.com/Lh9C6ZA9wi— World Rugby (@WorldRugby) March 29, 2021They instead are being saved by their 2020 and their victory over France, which was the only glimmer of hope provided throughout their campaign.ADVERTISEMENTThis is the most controversy the rankings have caused since 2019, where several teams enjoyed brief spells at the top of the rankings prior to the World Cup with the majority of them quite clearly not being the best teams.The rankings are usually a helpful gauge in seeing where the power lies in the global game, but this is an instance where they are out of kilter with reality.Was it determined by a Gavin Williamson algorithm?— andy nash (@cadmal) March 29, 2021Ffs have a word whoever picks the world rankings come down from the fairy cloud 😂— Mike (@prosser5652) March 29, 2021Really ? Not April fools yet ?? England were hopeless in 6 nations !!— dean (@WillsDeano) March 29, 2021Wow , just shows how pointless the rankings are— Richard (@blandford42) March 29, 2021RELATED VIEWING: ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 11 WEEKS AGO Jack Nowell defends Ellis Genge after difficult… 11 WEEKS AGO Lions tour likely to stay with original hosts… 11 WEEKS AGO Wales hooker responds to Galthié claims… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Update 7/19/16

first_imgWhile there are some weed issues, Miller says, for the most part, things are better than they were last year. He also said encirca models have been showing plenty of nitrogen in fields and his observations would confirm that. Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Home News Feed DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Update 7/19/16 DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Update 7/19/16 DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Update 7/19/16 Corn pollination is underway across the state.The pollination window may be a bit wider than normal this year since we planted part of our corn crop in April and part of it in late May. But overall in the Eastern part of the state, early corn pollination is going well, says DuPont Pioneer agronomist Eric Miller, “Corn pollination is underway in most fields and is progressing without any major problems.”  He said timely rains in most areas in the past week has set the crop up to face the warmer conditions that are coming this week. By Gary Truitt – Jul 18, 2016 The soybeans are setting up well. Miller stated, “The soybean crop is in full flower and some of the group 2 varieties are showing some pods on the lower nodes. Some are even at R3 growth stage.”   According to the latest NASS report, soybeans were blooming in 62% in the North, 61% in Central, and 38% in the South. Setting pods were 17% complete in the North, 23% in Central, and 12% in the South. SHARE SHARE Miller says the rains that came last week and over the weekend  relieved some dry areas in extreme Eastern Indiana, “Blackford, Jay, and Randolph Counties were very dry, but rain last week really helped those crops.”  He expressed concern, however, about SE Indiana counties. Like much of Southern Indiana, too much water has been the issue this year, and rains this past weekend exacerbated the situation. Previous articleClosing CommentsNext articleNearly 42,500 Comments Filed on 2017 RFS Proposal Gary Truittlast_img read more

No Pasadena Police Officers Present at U.S. Capitol Insurrection

first_imgPublic Safety No Pasadena Police Officers Present at U.S. Capitol Insurrection Los Angeles Police Dept., Los Angles County Sheriffs Dept. have notified the FBI of employees’ presence By ANDRÉ COLEMAN, Managing Editor Published on Thursday, January 14, 2021 | 4:55 pm Subscribe Make a comment Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 18 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  More Cool Stuff Business News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m.center_img Herbeauty10 Brutally Honest Reasons Why You’re Still SingleHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeauty A Dec. 6 rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. at which President Trump spoke later moved to the Capitol steps before breaking in. (Image by TapTheForwardAssist /Used under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International)Although nearby law enforcement agencies reported that off-duty officers with their departments were in Washington, D.C., during the insurrection at the Capitol building, Pasadena police officials said no local officers attended the incident.“We are not aware of any Pasadena Police Officers participating, nor is there any information which indicates [that],” said Lt. William Grisafe.Hundreds of people descended on the Capitol after attending a Stop the Steal rally where President Donald Trump and several of his associates claimed the Nov. 3 election was rigged against him.Five people were killed as a result of the incident, and several people have been arrested. According to CNN, police have identified 200 suspects.On Thursday, L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva revealed that one person in his department admitted he was at the scene and has identified himself to the FBI.In a statement released later, Villanueva said, “I am very concerned one of my deputies may have been involved in wrongdoing at the U.S. Capitol,”’ adding that an administrative investigation has been opened into the matter and that he has briefed the FBI.Villanueva did not provide details on whether the deputy took part in the insurrection or is accused of committing any specific crime.An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department also reported attending the pro-Trump rally, but did not participate in any activity at the Capitol. The officer said he returned to where he was staying and saw the Capitol being stormed on television.After the rally, Trump’s supporters made their way into the Capitol and assaulted police officers as they screamed “Hang Mike Pence,” referring to the Vice President.The event forced Congress to temporarily delay the certification of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris.Local members of Congress Reps. Adam Schiff and Judy Chu released real-time statements during the incident to ensure their constituents they were safe.“Hi folks, my staff and I are safe,” wrote Schiff. “Thanks to the Capitol Police. A violent mob won’t stop us from upholding our constitutional duty to certify the election. This is a moment when everyone must decide whether our democracy is worth protecting. I believe it is.” faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Top of the News Community News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community Newslast_img read more

Man identified in fatal three-car wreck

first_img Pinterest A New Mexico man is dead after a fatal three-car wreck Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of University Boulevard and Tanglewood Lane in Odessa.Buddy Monahan, 52, was taken from the scene and later pronounced dead at Medical Center Hospital, Odessa police spokesman Cpl. Steve LeSueur said.At about 3 p.m., a Dodge Durango was stopped at a red light on University Boulevard at the intersection with Tanglewood Lane, with a Ford Expedition stopped behind it, before a Ford Focus traveling at a high rate of speed struck the Expedition, pushing it into the Durango, LeSueur said.Monahan was driving the Ford Focus. His family was notified before his name was released, LeSueur said.The driver of the Ford Expedition was taken to Medical Center Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver of the Dodge Durango was not injured. There were no passengers in any of the vehicles, LeSueur said. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Local News Man identified in fatal three-car wreck Pinterest Facebook ECISD undergoing ‘equity audit’ 2021 SCHOOL HONORS: Permian High School center_img By admin – March 27, 2018 Twitter WhatsApp Previous articleTexas awards millions for veterans’ mental healthNext articleCouncil ends Hispanic Chamber contract admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Home Local News Man identified in fatal three-car wreck OC employee of the year always learning Workers get set to tow away wreckage after a fatal three-car wreck Tuesday afternoon in Odessa at the intersection of University and Tanglewood. Slap Your Mama It’s So Delicious Southern Squash CasseroleCreamy Fruit SaladFruit Salad to Die ForPowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay last_img read more

Staff still reluctant to share information

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. “Knowledge management” may be the buzzword of the moment but manystaff hoard knowledge rather than share it.The trend emerged in research by Birkbeck College, London, and isparticularly strong among “knowledge workers”, such as those workingin the media.Nearly one in five (18 per cent) agreed or strongly agreed with thestatement, “It is not in my best interests to share my good ideasfreely”.It is also evident in the health service and IT.Mark Auckland, chief knowledge manager at BT Global, said it is a naturalreaction because people have traditionally been rewarded for individual, notteam, performance.BT has tried to break the habit by giving recognition to staff who shareknowledge and including it in appraisals and performance management plans.”It is starting to be recognised that those who give the most are theones who get on. They get to work on the best and most interestingprojects,” he said.But he admitted it is a struggle. “These are hard habits to break,there is no magic pixie dust,” he said.In global business markets which have had a knowledge management system formore than two years, 30 per cent participate, 30 per cent show interest and 30per cent hoard,” he said. Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Staff still reluctant to share informationOn 25 Jan 2000 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more