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Addison Global, which operates sports betting brand MoPlay, has had its licence suspended by Gibraltar’s gambling regulator amid reports that the company is facing serious financial difficulties.The Gibraltar Licensing Authority explained that it had taken the decision as a result of the operator’s inabiltity honour its outstanding debts, after a new injection of funding failed to materialise.iGamingBusiness.com understands that the operator owes significant sums to multiple affiliate partners, including a sum upwards of £500,000 (€597,000/$645,000) to one. This money has been owed since March 2019, according to sources close to the matter.In a statement provided to iGB, the regulator suggested Addison Global had expected to receive greater financial backing than was actually the case.“It is most disappointing that the promised financial support from the shareholder has failed to materialise, as the firm has not received the financial support it was projected to receive when first licensed,” Gambling Commissioner Andrew Lyman said.“Whilst the directors will have to address the solvency issues, a decision has been made to suspend the relevant licences to protect consumers from any further detriment.”The Gambling Commissioner’s office did not mention the status of player funds, or what assurances it had been given that gave it cause to believe that the operator was due to receive additional funding.iGB has submitted further questions to the Authority on this matter, though the Commissioner is yet to respond.Addison Global, via chief strategy officer Nyreen Llamas, claimed that it was unable to comment on anything regarding the licence suspension, including the status of player funds. The operator’s press team, and other staff, were yet to be informed of the regulator’s decision when contacted by iGB. Regions: Europe Southern Europe Gibraltar Addison Global, which operates sports betting brand MoPlay, has had its licence suspended by Gibraltar’s gambling regulator amid reports that the company is facing serious financial difficulties. Financial issues see Addison Global’s Gib licence suspended AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: Legal & compliance Sports betting 20th February 2020 | By Daniel O’Boyle Email Address Legal & compliance
Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Regulation The news follows the New South Wales government’s launch of a consultation on a series of proposed changes to help clubs and hotels in the Australian state minimise gambling harm. The rules include a requirement for clubs and hotels to actively identify and assist gaming machine players displaying problem gambling behaviour, rather than only taking action when they specifically ask for help. The Authority launched the inquiry after Asian gaming giant Melco agreed to purchase a 19.99% stake valued at approximately AUD$1.76bn (£981.9m/€1.06bn/US$1.19bn) in the operator, a deal that raised question in the Australian press about Melco’s suitability as an owner. Regions: Oceania Australia Australian operator Crown Resorts will suspend all of its activity with junket operators until 30 June, 2021 as it undertakes an internal review of the business segment, amid the New South Wales Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority’s own review into the operator. In addition, the operator has begun a search for a new head of compliance and financial crimes. While Melco ultimately backed out of the deal, the Authority opted to continue the investigation, looking into allegations including those that Crown or its agents or affiliates “engaged in money-laundering, breached gambling laws and partnered with junket operators with links to drug traffickers, money launderers, human traffickers, and organised crime groups”. Crown suspends junket operations until 30 June 2021 Crown did not say whether the internal review and suspension of junket activities was directly related to the inquiry, but its chief executive Kenneth Barton testified before the committee last week, as did finance director Michael Johnston and secretary and general council Mary Manos. 28th September 2020 | By Aaron Noy Crown also said it would look to open the new Crown Sydney Hotel Resort, for which construction completed in March, “on or around 14 December 2020”. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Topics: Legal & compliance Regulation The operator said the segment at its Melbourne and Perth venues has been worth 7% of earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) over the last five years. In the 2019-20 fiscal year, the segment made $440.1m in revenue. Email Address
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LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Stu Townsend was transformed from an on-loan prospect to an Aviva Premiership winner within a matter of months last season. But this was not his first time on the winners’ podium.A decade earlier, the Exeter Chiefs scrum-half led Kingsbridge Community College to the final of the Emerging Schools National Cup at Twickenham.The then 12-year-old scored the only try in his side’s 5-0 victory over Harrogate, picking the ball up from the back of the scrum and powering through the opposition defensive line.He says of the occasion: “It was a dream to play there. Even at that age I knew I wanted to be a professional and the experience inspired me to pursue it.”Match-winner: Townsend on the day his try won a trophy at Twickenham for Kingsbridge Community CollegeTownsend began playing rugby at the age of six for Kingsbridge RFC, his local team in Devon and one of the county’s most prolific youth teams.If you wish to understand the scale of this success, you need only visit the kitchen of his family home. There you will see a dresser in the corner, which can be heard creaking under the weight of the trophies dutifully supplied by Townsend and his two brothers.Yet the 22-year-old gained far more from his time at the club than silverware.“I learnt about one of the most important elements of rugby, making new friends, which is something I’ve taken forward to Exeter,” he says.“You have great friendships within a club and the social bond goes a long way on the pitch; you want to play for each other, it means a lot to everyone.”You beauty! Leaping on try-scorer Jack Nowell en route to a 2017 winners’ medal at TwickenhamDuring his school years, Townsend was ferried across the length and breadth of the country for games by his mum and he soon started to stand out as a genuine prospect.Milestones fell with impressive regularity, the player captaining his county side and winning numerous individual honours en route to signing an academy contract with Chiefs at 16.Yet the speculation about what was possible for him began years earlier, with many tipping the Torbay-born player to become a professional before he had even started playing full-contact.He says: “Compliments are always nice, but I tried not to dwell on it too much because I still had a very long way to go.”On loan: the No 9 played for Cornish Pirates before answering Exeter’s SOS (Brian Tempest)At Chiefs he was given the platform to develop and soon became an integral part of their academy. And after four years, Stuart was sent out on loan to the lower divisions, where he appeared for both Taunton Titans and Cornish Pirates.“You have to prove to the coaches and everyone at the club that you are good enough to play at that level.“Believing in yourself isn’t enough. If you sit back and think you’ll just do it, you probably won’t. As long as you want to improve you will get a chance.” Luckily for Townsend, he still has plenty of time to defend his unbeaten record at Twickenham.Kicking on: Townsend puts boot to ball during Exeter’s Premiership game at Leicester this term (Getty) But it posed a number of challenges too.He adds: “It was difficult being away from Exeter. You sometimes wonder whether you’re ever going to get that chance, whether they’re ever going to call you back.“But I never let doubts settle in my mind. I always thought that I was good enough. You have to prove to everyone else that you are and constantly focus on what you can do to get better.”Devon title: parading a trophy at Kingsbridge RFC, where he was part of a strong youth teamMidway through last season, he was given his opportunity. With fellow nines Dave Lewis and Will Chudley ruled out through injury, Townsend was recalled to Chiefs’ first-team outfit, capping his first top-flight start with a try at Leicester in March.Fast-forward two months and he was running out at Sandy Park for a play-off semi-final against European champions Saracens, which the home side edged 18-16.“I love the culture of the club. We have a great bond amongst the players”That performance was enough to earn him a starting berth in the play-off final against Wasps and he was keen to repay his manager’s faith in him.“That day was pretty surreal for me. I was incredibly nervous in the weeks building up to it, but once I was there I just had to enjoy it and tell myself I was there for a reason.“Rob (Baxter, DoR) had trust in me in the games leading up to the final. That’s all well and good. But then you have to go out and prove to him that he made the right decision.”Finest hour: celebrating Exeter’s English title with Gareth SteensonThere was to be no try in this Twickenham outing, but the young scrum-half performed with a confidence beyond his years, using the ball well and carrying at the right time as his side ran out 23-20 winners.For Townsend, this victory was the sweetest possible moment in his lifelong love affair with the club, a culmination of years of hard work and hurdles overcome.“I’ve grown up here and always wanted to play for Chiefs. I love the culture of the club. We just have a great bond amongst the players, we all enjoy each other’s company. It keeps that pure rugby culture at the club.”Tense moments: waiting to tread the Twickenham turf for Kingsbridge Community CollegeBack in his home town, people continue to speculate about what is possible for the player.With some predicting an England call-up, Townsend, who already has an U20s Six Nations to his name, is more focused on getting his hands on the Chiefs’ No 9 jersey. Wallaby Nic White is currently first choice, with Chudley, Townsend and England cap Jack Maunder also vying for game time.“It’s a great ambition of mine to represent my country, but it’s not something I’ve given too much thought to,” says Townsend, who has featured in seven Premiership matches this season. “Exeter is where I want to be and I want to have a great career there. If England opportunities come along then great.” Grand stage: Stu Townsend throws a sidestep during Exeter’s Premiership victory last season (Getty) TAGS: Exeter Chiefs This opportunity to play regularly was pivotal for his development, enabling him to acclimatise to the physical demands of the men’s game. FOR THE LATEST SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS, CLICK HERE A winner at Twickenham ten years apart, scrum-half Stu Townsend is living the dream. Jonathan Harding finds the Exeter Chief hoping to kick on to even greater success
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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. Howard Lake | 23 November 2004 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis NCVO chief executive Stuart Etherington welcomed the announcement: “NCVO looks forward to a new Charities Act by 2005 that will clarify what it means to be a charitable organisation and will clearly define the role of the sector’s regulator,” he said.Simon Hebditch, Executive Director External Affairs at Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), said: “CAF is glad that the Government has committed itself to modernising charity law in the next session of Parliament. It is high time that many activities should be recognised as charitable – the promotion of human rights being a prime example.”He added: “The Government is expecting charities themselves to create a robust self-regulation system for dealing with complaints about some fundraising techniques and methods so that it doesn’t have to impose new rules itself. CAF applauds that approach and is currently chairing a group drawing up proposals to establish new complaints machinery for donors.”Shirley Scott, chief executive of Charity Finance Directors Group, said: “We are pleased that the Government have recognised the huge importance of charities, and the need for regulatory reform, by announcing the Bill in the Queen’s speech.”The Institute of Fundraising’s Chief Executive Lindsay Boswell said the sector would breathe a “sigh of relief” now that the bill has been included. The Charities Bill has been included in the Queen’s speech to Parliament. This long-awaited opportunity to reform charity law has been widely welcomed by sector organisations.Introducing this parliament’s programme of legislation, the Queen said: “My Government believes that the voluntary sector is a great strength of this country. Charity law will be modernised so that a vibrant, diverse and independent charitable sector can continue to flourish with public confidence.”Her speech also included details of legislation on the distribution of lottery money and the statutory framework for the Big Lottery Fund. Advertisement 15 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Charities Bill included in Queen’s speech
Melanie May | 21 July 2020 | News Creating a personal fundraiser Tagged with: instagram social media Instagram has today (21 July) announced a new tool to enable people to fundraise for personal causes that matter to them.Since launching its first fundraising tool last year with donation stickers, Instagram has seen people use it to raise money for numerous causes, from the Black Lives Matter movement to fundraising for those worst affected by coronavirus. Since January 2020, people have raised more than $65 million for Covid-related causes globally through Facebook and Instagram, and in just the last 30 days it has seen donations using the Instagram sticker double. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 588 total views, 3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Advertisement A a result, from today, Instagram is starting a small test in the US, UK and Ireland giving people the ability to create and donate to personal fundraisers on Instagram. Small business owners will also be able to use the tool to fundraise for business costs. The test is being rolled out to a small percentage of accounts and will be on Android, followed by iOS. 587 total views, 2 views today Instagram unveils new tool for personal fundraisers About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.
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. The ArtCenter College of Design has just concluded summer classes for teens and kids and now will open fall classes on October 1 for teens in grades 9 to 12, and October 23 for kids in grades 4 to 8.Registration for classes for teens is from August 29 to September 30, and for kids, registration opens on September 26.Paula Goodman, Director for K-12 Programs at ArtCenter, said teens who dream of becoming an artist or designer can begin their “journey of self-discovery” at the ArtCenter for Teens, previously called Saturday High.“We won’t just teach you how to be creative. We’ll help you strengthen your creativity, build your confidence and discover your unique voice,” Goodman says. “We’ll provide you with rich and meaningful experiences to apply art and design to master technical and conceptual skills, foster personal growth, and reach beyond the obvious. You’ll learn the ins and outs of the creative process— how to identify needs, frame problems, make choices, generate alternatives, work collaboratively and communicate your ideas with impact—all in a fun and creative learning environment.”Goodman is also in charge of ArtCenter for Kids, which offers courses at the College’s Hillside and South campuses in Pasadena, campuses also used for teen classes.“At ArtCenter, we believe an art and design education can improve children’s lives in many ways, from learning how to problem solve and experiment to promoting collaboration and inspiring career goals,” says Goodman. “We motivate students to express themselves in new ways and discover their sources of inspiration.”Most of the teen fall classes will be conducted on Saturdays, three hours each from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, at the South Campus and Hillside. The courses listed for fall include graphic design, photography, figure drawing and environmental design.A complete listing of the courses for teens is accessible online through and includes information about tuition fees and course lengths as well as course materials that may be required. Most of the courses charge $300 for tuition. Scholarships are available.For ArtCenter for Kids courses, children in grades 4 to 8 can take abstract drawing, cartooning techniques, introduction to short film-making, painting and photography, among a host of other offerings.The ArtCenter website does not contain updated schedules for the fall kids courses but will update soon. Course descriptions for the summer season, which just concluded, can be accessed on .ArtCenter for Kids Sunday classes meet for seven-week sessions, held Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at ArtCenter’s two Pasadena campuses. Classes are small and allow students to have personalized, one-on-one attention. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS HerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyGained Back All The Weight You Lost?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBohemian Summer: How To Wear The Boho Trend RightHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeauty faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website More Cool Stuff Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Top of the News Community News Community News Education ArtCenter Fall Classes for Teens and Kids Expose Youngsters to ‘Journey of Self-Discovery’ From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 | 11:57 am Make a comment Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Subscribe 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it
Twitter WhatsApp Advertisement Print Previous articleReport sets out ambitious vision for Limerick’s Directly Elected MayorNext articleDebenhams workers continue protest as premises goes on sale David Raleigh More than 100 beds are being fast-tracked at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) to deal with an expected surge in Covid-19 and flu cases this winter.Figures released to the Limerick Post by the UL Hospitals Group reveal that 111 beds are coming on stream, with at least 100 of them scheduled to be opened by the end of December.The additional bed capacity has been steadily opening at UHL since August and this includes 20 single room beds in a new 24-bed unit; seven single rooms in a new 14-bed block, with the remaining seven to open this week.A 60 single room bed block is to be opened before the end of the year.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The Limerick Post has learned that a further 13 beds will re-open in the coming weeks as part of an ongoing refurbishment of older beds in the hospital.Last Friday, the Group closed a 68-bed Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) at the University of Limerick Sports Arena, which was opened last June to care for non-Covid patients, thus freeing up bed spaces at UHL.The Group said it reached an agreement with UL for use of the Sports Arena until November 27, but that it always planned to hand back the facility when the additional bed capacity at UHL became available”.“We decided that rather than starting new patients on a rehabilitative journey that would be interrupted in two weeks, the remaining patients would transfer to our hospitals and staff would initially deploy to new beds at UHL in line with the overall plan”.As of September 16, there were approximately 84 whole time equivalent staff deficits, or 4.8 per cent of UHL’s nursing workforce, not including temporary vacancies.The UL Hospitals Group said closing the ICF “so slightly ahead of schedule, was the correct decision and was unrelated to current staffing deficits”.Limerick Fianna Fáil TD, Willie O’Dea told the Limerick Post he believed closing the ICF was a risk, citing concerns about seasonal pressure on hospital bed capacity during winter months.“It is a risk, there’s no doubt. I hope their prediction works out for everybody’s sake, particularly for the patients sake,” he said. Linkedin Email Facebook NewsBreaking news100 additional hospital beds to cope with winter surgeBy David Raleigh – October 29, 2020 386