AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Licensed operators in Indiana generated $11.5m (£ in adjusted gross revenue from sports betting in October, while the handle for the state’s market increased rose to $91.7m.Adjusted gross revenue was up 33.7% month-on-month from $8.6m in September, the first full month of legal wagering in the state.The Penn National Gaming-run Ameristar Casino was the market leader by some margin, generating $5.0m in revenue from $46.2m in amounts wagered for October. Mobile was the main driver for Ameristar, with its DraftKings-powered sports betting platform turning revenue of $3.5m from $39.4m in wagers.Caesars Entertainment’s Horseshoe Hammond, which led the market in the first month of operations, ranked a distant second with $1.7m in revenue and handle of $10.7m, all from retail activities.Read the full story on iGB North America.Image: Kevin Stephenson 11th November 2019 | By contenteditor Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Regions: US Indiana Finance Licensed operators in Indiana generated $11.5m (£9.0m/€10.4m) in adjusted gross revenue from sports betting in October, while the handle for the state’s market increased rose to $91.7m. Email Address Topics: Finance Sports betting Indiana sports betting revenue up to $11.5m in October
Sportech signs up as associate member of NASPL Topics: Lottery Strategy Betting technology supplier Sportech has been accepted as an associate member of the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL). Regions: US 11th September 2020 | By contenteditor AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Lottery Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Betting technology supplier Sportech has been accepted as an associate member of the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL).NASPL focuses on promoting the benefits of state and provincial lotteries, and advocating in matters of general policy.Established in 1971, the NASPL represents a total of 53 lottery organizations and work with a range of associated members including Intralot, Scientific Games and International Game Technology (IGT).“With a complete business-to-business solution that encompass 200+ lottery draw games, unique games content, robust gaming management systems, lottery terminal hardware and software, interactive solutions, and both in-person and interactive digital charitable raffles, Sportech is well positioned to contribute to and benefit from participation in NASPL as an associate member,” Sportech said.Read the full story on iGB North America. Email Address
African Sun Limited (ASUN.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2014 circular For more information about African Sun Limited (ASUN.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the African Sun Limited (ASUN.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: African Sun Limited (ASUN.zw) 2014 circular Company ProfileAfrican Sun Limited is a hospitality management company that is involved in the running of hotels, resorts, casinos and timeshare operations in Zimbabwe and South Africa. It operates through four divisions; Hotels Under Management, Hotels Under Franchise, Owner-managed Hotels and the Victoria Falls Hotel Partnership. Established in 1968 as Zimbabwe Sun Limited, the company has grown in stature to include Legacy Hospitality Management Services Limited which manages five hotels, and the InterContinental Hotels Group. Prestigious hotel brands in African Sun Limited’s expansive portfolio include The Victoria Falls Hotel, Holiday Inn, Great Zimbabwe Hotel and The Caribbea Bay Resort. African Sun Limited is a constituent of the Zimbabwe Industrial Index. African Sun Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange
Roland Head | Saturday, 23rd January, 2021 | More on: ASHM BVIC STEM See all posts by Roland Head 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. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Today, it seems hard to imagine a time when coronavirus won’t dominate the headlines. But history suggests that the pandemic will pass. As an investor, I try to look ahead. Recently I’ve been picking shares to buy that I think will perform when life returns to normal.Each of the companies I’ve chosen is a mid-sized business with a solid track record. 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When life returns to normal and the hospitality trade reopens, I expect sales to recover to normal levels.Britvic shares have fallen by about 15% over the last year. Although the shares rose on vaccine news in November, they’ve since slipped back again. I reckon Britvic looks decent value at the moment, on 14 times forecast earnings, with a 3.5% dividend yield. This is definitely a share I’d buy at the moment.Profit from tech growthMy next pick is specialist recruitment group SThree (LSE: STEM). Recruiters have suffered during the pandemic as companies cut back on hiring ahead of a possible recession. But SThree’s focus on the so-called STEM sectors — Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics — gives me confidence that demand should recover quickly.Indeed, SThree has already reported improving trading. In November, the company said that trading during the last three months of 2020 was “coming in ahead of expectations”. In December, SThree said that its net fees for the year fell by just 8%, which seems an impressive result to me.Recruitment is a cyclical business, but SThree has proven to be highly profitable in the past. I expect a good recovery and view this as a growth share I’d buy at current levels.An emerging market share I’d buyThe final stock I’ve chosen is a company I already own. Asset manager Ashmore Group (LSE: ASHM) is a FTSE 250 firm that specialises in emerging markets. The group is run by founder Mark Coombs, who still owns 31% of Ashmore stock.I’m a fan of owner-manager companies, as in my experience they’re often run well and with long-term growth in mind. Ashmore was affected by the general turbulence in financial markets last year, but the company’s results for the 12 months to 30 June 2020 showed a modest rise in profits and an operating margin of more than 60%.The company’s balance sheet remained strong too — Ashmore ended the period with more than £700m of cash on hand. Mr Coombs says that economic forecasts for the year ahead suggest that growth in emerging markets will be higher than in the developed world. This could create opportunities for Ashmore.Although Ashmore’s share price has risen since I bought the stock, the shares still yield almost 4%. I think further growth is likely and plan to buy more. Roland Head owns shares of Ashmore Group. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Britvic. 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. 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Calm before the storm: The sun sets over the Okuchichibu mountains outside Tokyo (Getty Images) LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Bending the rules for Scotland v Japan would be unfair when Italy were not granted the same opportunity Opinion: A question of integrity at Rugby World CupWorld Cup matches cancelled for the first time in 32 years. Fans once-in-a-lifetime trips thrown into chaos. The integrity of the tournament called into question. No one wanted this.Eddie Jones may joke that the “typhoon gods” have been shining down on England as the cancellation of their match against France means they have two weeks to prepare for their quarter-final, but he’ll be spinning a different line should his team get caught cold against most likely opponents Australia next weekend.Related: Reaction to cancellation of Rugby World Cup matchesIt’s an unprecedented situation – and the worst thing is it could get worse. This may be only the start of a worst-case scenario. What if the stadiums in Yokohama and/or Tokyo are damaged by Typhoon Hagibis to such an extent that Scotland v Japan can’t be played on Sunday and the knockout matches cannot be played there either? What then?Match off: A sign outside Yokohama Stadium (Getty Images)Let’s leave those questions for now and look at the situation as it stands. For a start, this is about more than rugby. This is about the safety of the millions of people in Japan who will be affected when this ‘super typhoon’ hits land. Let’s keep a little perspective and remember that lives are at risk. Yes, the fact matches have been cancelled is hugely disappointing and frustrating (unless your Jones or Steve Hansen going by their statements) but these decisions have been made to keep people safe – teams, fans, staff, the public.There have been plenty of people pointing accusing fingers at Japan 2019 organisers and World Rugby about a lack of contingency planning, so let’s take a look at those arguments…Move the matches to different venuesWorld Rugby did look at moving affected games to parts of the country that would not be affected by Typhoon Hagibis – Oita and Sapporo were rumoured to be possible venues – but it was too difficult logistically.Perhaps when it was just the two games in Yokohama that were to be affected – England v France and Scotland v Japan – it could have been arranged, although it still would have caused huge disruption because no other stadium can hold the 70,000 that Yokohama does so matches would most likely have been played behind closed doors.Missing out: England supporters were hoping to see the France match (Getty Images)When New Zealand v Italy in Toyota also moved into Hagibis’s path, it multiplied the issues. That’s six teams to move around the country, including all the back-room staff and equipment, hotels and training venues to arrange, as well as ensuring the stadiums can host matches – bringing in staff, security, medical personnel, arranging transport etc.All this would put additional pressure on resources in Japan that are going to be stretched already as they deal with the typhoon. It’s not quite as simple as moving a match to the second-team pitch when the first-team one is flooded.Play matches under a roofA few people questioned why New Zealand v Italy was called off when Toyota Stadium has a roof.Firstly, the roof doesn’t actually work – maintenance costs reportedly proved too high so it’s been left open for several years.Secondly, just because a stadium has a roof – say a game was played in Sapporo or Kobe – people can’t simply teleport inside. There could be dangers in teams, staff, supporters and so on getting to the matches. Keep track of events in Japan via our Rugby World Cup homepage.Follow Rugby World magazine on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Scotland v Japan must be playedA decision on whether Scotland v Japan goes ahead will be made, at the latest, six hours before kick-off on Sunday. Obviously everyone is hoping the match can go ahead, even playing it behind closed doors to ensure spectator safety would be preferable to cancelling it all together.However, I don’t agree with suggestions that the fixture must go ahead, even if it means moving venues or delaying it by 24 hours. Yes, of the three matches most affected by the typhoon this is the most significant, but it cannot be given special dispensation when Italy were not granted the same.Waiting game: Scotland players won’t know if the match against Japan will be played until Sunday (Getty Images)The Italians’ chances of qualifying for the last eight may have been slim – they have never beaten the All Blacks and have lost by an average of 51 points in their last three matches against them – but they had a chance nonetheless. Cancelling the match took that opportunity away from Italy and other teams cannot be treated differently simply because Scotland v Japan is likely to be more competitive.Yes, places in the quarter-finals are at stake but to change the rules for one team and not another would bring the integrity of the entire competition into even greater question than cancelling matches. It’s the essence of fairness that every team is treated the same.Let’s hope the damage caused by Hagibis is minimal and Scotland v Japan can go ahead but if not, there can’t be special measures for them when there were none for Italy.Everyone knew the rules before the tournament – a pool game that can’t be played results in a 0-0 draw. If Scotland exit the tournament on those grounds they can rightly be fuming; it would be horribly unfortunate for events off the pitch to determine whether they progress or not, but it is a fate that has already befallen Italy.The World Cup shouldn’t have been played during typhoon seasonThere’s actually an article in the current issue of Rugby World magazine questioning whether the World Cup window should be moved, although this was focused on the player release issues a lot of smaller nations have given that the tournament clashes with the European leagues.We can’t control the weather – look at how rain affected the Cricket World Cup in the UK this year – but given the current situation, it does seem like staging the tournament during typhoon season was an unnecessary risk. Contingency plans could undoubtedly have been better, but a typhoon on such a huge scale would have been hard to predict and prepare for no matter how much time there was to prepare.Huge: The potential impact of Typhoon Hagibis compared to Faxai, which hit in September (Getty Images)The scheduling all stems back to rugby’s perennial problem – the seasons in the different hemispheres run at different times. Until there is an aligned global season, problems like this will arise.If the World Cup had been played in the summer, there would have been criticism of the heat – there are already concerns about the temperatures for next year’s Olympics in Tokyo. If it had been played later, there would have been a huge impact on the European leagues, where so many of the World Cup players ply their club trade and where so much of the game’s wealth is located.The scheduling issues will never be resolved until various unions and organisations put aside self-interest for the wider good, show a little flexibility instead of being so unyielding.People spoke of Japan 2019 being an historic World Cup and it is certainly proving to be that, albeit not in a way that anyone would have wanted. There really are no winners in situations such as these. Stay safe.
Summerhouse V at K / BURO II & ARCHI+I Projects 2012 Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/393962/summerhouse-v-at-k-buro-ii-and-archi-i Clipboard Save this picture!© Siska Vandecasteele+ 15 Share Year: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/393962/summerhouse-v-at-k-buro-ii-and-archi-i Clipboard “COPY” 2012 Summerhouse V at K / BURO II & ARCHI+ISave this projectSaveSummerhouse V at K / BURO II & ARCHI+I Photographs ArchDaily CopyAbout this officeBURO II & ARCHI+IOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKoksijdeHousesBelgiumPublished on July 01, 2013Cite: “Summerhouse V at K / BURO II & ARCHI+I” 01 Jul 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
ArchDaily “COPY” Houses Mexico ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/784837/casa-veintiuno-hernandez-silva-arquitectos Clipboard Area: 531 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeHernández Silva ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesGuadalajaraMexicoPublished on April 01, 2016Cite: “Casa Veintiuno / Hernández Silva Arquitectos” [Casa Veintiuno / Hernández Silva Arquitectos] 01 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
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Gêmeas Houses / Zoom Urbanismo Arquitetura e Design Lead Architect: Manufacturers: Deca, Lorenzetti, Marcenaria Fernandes, Metaltec Esquadrias Especiais, Portinari Guilherme Ortenblad Year: “COPY” Area: 336 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/918919/gemeas-houses-zoom-urbanismo-arquitetura-e-design Clipboard Houses Architects: Zoom Urbanismo Arquitetura e Design Area Area of this architecture project CopyHouses•São Paulo, Brazil Photographs: Maíra Acayaba Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Projects 2014 Photographs Project Team:Guilherme Ortenblad, Kathleen Chiang, Samira Rodrigues, Mariane Takahashi Christovam, Ana Carolina de Lima, Alex Ninomia, Tiago Martinelli, Rosa Clara Alves, Tadeu Omae, Luana PedrosaConstruction:Felipe FernandezFoundation:Thólos EngenhariaStructure:Thólos EngenhariaClimatization Project:Thólos EngenhariaHydraulic Project:Thólos EngenhariaElectrical Project:Thólos EngenhariaLandscaping:Mariana Correa SoaresInterior Design:Zoom Urbanismo Arquitetura e Design and Renata FelicianoLighting Project:Zoom Urbanismo Arquitetura e DesignCity:São PauloCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Maíra AcayabaRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System – LINEADoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingDoorsLonghiDoor – HeadlineText description provided by the architects. The project elaboration has started from the request of building two houses on the same site – each one for one brother. The lofts are almost the same, having only some small modifications in program and detail between them, and that’s where their nickname comes from Casas Gêmeas, which in Portuguese means “twin houses”. Attending each dweller specificity, one of the houses has a wide living room located on the ground floor and two bedrooms and a suite upstairs. In the other house, part of the living room was transformed into an office/clinic, since the owner often works from home.Save this picture!© Maíra AcayabaSave this picture!Lower Floor PlanSave this picture!© Maíra AcayabaOne of the bedrooms upstairs was turned into a flexible room which can assume diverse uses. Due to the narrow lot, providing less than 10 meters wide for each house, we chose to occupy its lateral distance and make room for three patios. Those openings bring the outside inside the house, creating a fluid and blurred line between them. Besides the frontal and the backyard patio, there is the central patio, one of the residence’s main elements, responsible for bringing light and air to the social areas placed around it.Save this picture!© Maíra AcayabaThe project’s natural lightening and airing aspects – and consequently its windows and accesses – were carefully thought and optimized. The wide frames play an important role in allowing the environments to be flexible and integrate, spatially and visually. The kitchen, for instance, can be closed or added to the dining room. The same occurs in one of the bedrooms that can be turned into a living room, an office or can be closed and used as a bedroom for occasional visitors.Save this picture!© Maíra AcayabaThe patio when used with open frames, can be an extension for the living room, the stair’s corridor, and the dining room, turning the whole ground floor into a single environment, with a greater feeling of spaciousness. In order to control the levels of brightness and provide privacy for the owners, some openings have received translucent glass (for example in the toilets), while others, metallic blinds (as the ones located in the suites). The sunlight also comes through skylights. The ground floor concentrates mostly the social environments – living room, dining room, kitchen, laundry and office (in one of the houses).Save this picture!© Maíra AcayabaThe idea was to keep the floor as fluid as possible, without walls or any visual block, integrating the patio and providing light to the rest. Going upstairs, the footbridge enveloped in glass provides an overview of the patio and divides the main suite from the other rooms and intimate environments. The constructive elements are simple, mostly prefab components such as concrete slabs and structural bricks. Between the two houses, above the wall, there is a band of perforated material that helps to keep the privacy on the first floor between then but still provides luminosity in a delicate way.Save this picture!© Maíra AcayabaProject gallerySee allShow lessJunzi Kitchen Chinese Restaurant / Xuhui ZhangSelected ProjectsQuintas House / Etéreo ArquitectosSelected Projects Share Gêmeas Houses / Zoom Urbanismo Arquitetura e DesignSave this projectSaveGêmeas Houses / Zoom Urbanismo Arquitetura e Design ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/918919/gemeas-houses-zoom-urbanismo-arquitetura-e-design Clipboard Save this picture!© Maíra Acayaba+ 29Curated by Matheus Pereira Share Brazil “COPY” CopyAbout this officeZoom Urbanismo Arquitetura e DesignOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSão PauloBrazilPublished on June 18, 2019Cite: “Gêmeas Houses / Zoom Urbanismo Arquitetura e Design” [Casas Gêmeas / Zoom Urbanismo Arquitetura e Design] 18 Jun 2019. 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Search for Britain’s most devoted community volunteer/fundraiser Tagged with: Awards Community fundraising Volunteering 31 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Nominations for the awards can be made via via the combined December 2004/January 2005 issue of House Beautiful magazine, on sale from 1 November 2004, or via the House Beautiful Web site from the same date.Nominations must include a photograph and a short letter (no more than 500 words), explaining why the nominee deserves an award, in addition to the coupon from the magazine or Web site. The closing date for entries is 31 December 2004. House Beautiful magazine and British Gas have launched awards to recognise and reward Britain’s “unsung community heroes”. One of the awards categories is for most devoted community volunteer/fundraiser.The new awards are designed to recognise ordinary people who make a difference every day. The winners in each category will be announced an an event in London in Spring 2005. Each will receive a prize of £1,000. Advertisement Howard Lake | 17 October 2004 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.