NeoGames’ inaugural results reveal 48.8% revenue growth in 2020 Tags: NeoGames NeoPollard Interactive Outside of North America the supplier also extended its partnership with Czech lottery Sazka, to power its online lottery and gaming offering, until December 2025. 11th March 2021 | By Robin Harrison “As regulators realise the potential value ilottery can provide to tightening governmental budgets, particularly during the uncertain times brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, NeoGames continues to represent a trusted provider with superior technology and premium content driving the most profitable ilottery programs. Read the full story on iGB North America. Email Address NeoPollard also rolled out the PlayAlberta platform for the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission (AGLC), the Canadian province’s first legal online offering. During the year NeoGames, via its NeoPollard Interactive joint venture with Pollard Banknote, powered the launch of the Virginia Lottery’s online offering. This proved to be the most successful roll-out for a US lottery to date, and also saw NeoPollard awarded a five-contract extension. Topics: Lottery Full year results 2020 Q4 results 2020 Results 2020 Online lottery Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Regions: Canada Europe US Alberta Full year results 2020 While turnkey contracts comprised the bulk of full-year revenue, NeoGames reported a further $6.7m from the use of intellectual property rights, and $4.4m in fees from development services provided to the NeoPollard JV. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Development and other services provided to Aspire Global, its former parent company, generated a further $2.4m in revenue, and royalties from game contracts brought in an additional $2.0m. The joint operation of Michigan’s ilottery accounted for the final $1.4m of revenue. “2020 has definitely been transformational for NeoGames,” chief executive Moti Malul said. “The year also marks positive signs for the growth of ilottery around the world. Revenue for the 12 months ended 31 December 2020 came to $49.2m, with this total made up predominantly of turnkey contracts with lottery operators. These contracts accounted for $32.3m of the supplier’s full-year revenue, up 87.1%. The year also saw NeoGames and Pollard jointly agree an extension to their Michigan ilottery contract, running until July 2026. NeoGames’ first set of financial results as a publicly listed business show the lottery solutions provider’s revenue grew 48.8% year-on-year in 2020, aided by significant expansion in North America. Most importantly, however, NeoGames listed on the Nasdaq Global Market in November 2020, raising $81.7m through its initial public offering.
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Investors are chasing shares that have been out of favour because of the pandemic and that have the potential to bounce back quickly as the stock market recovers.The shares prices of housebuilder Vistry Group (LSE: VTY) and airline easyJet (LSE: EZJ) are up 47.5% and 62.5% respectively in just the last month. Usually, such a rapid increase would make me nervous. Certainly, there is some risk buying at these prices – at least in the short term. So, I might be tempted to drip-feed my investments and average down if necessary. Fundamentally though I think the share prices should keep going up and they could be very good investments.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…A cheap share with further rises to comeI’m optimistic about Vistry because the shares are relatively cheap, it earns a strong return on capital employed (a sign of a quality business) and it operates in a market where prices are generally resilient. House prices have done well so far, despite the economic backdrop, arguably because of government support.Furthermore, the housebuilder delivered a positive update just this month. It said it was on track to deliver full-year profit at the top end of its £130m-£140m forecast range. It’s also planning to resume dividend payments in 2021. That’s a step some of the other housebuilders like Persimmon have already taken.The company also guided for full-year 2021 profits of £310m and expected to cut net debt by a further £100m.The shares aren’t without risk. Then again, most rewards don’t come without some level of risk. Overall, I’d be very comfortable buying the shares and indeed I’m very tempted to do so.A recovery in the making for this cheap airlineI also like the look of easyJet as a long term investment for the next few years because the shares have become much cheaper. The key, I think, will be to look beyond the big losses the company is making right now and focus on the bigger picture. Once conditions improve, there will be pent-up demand for overseas holidays, a return to business travel and much bigger profits for airlines. That’s why I’m optimistic, long term, about the shares.Even over the next few months, I expect it to do well. Any further positive vaccine updates are likely to boost the market. Although realistically, I think the biggest jumps have already come. The rise now might be more gradual, but I expect easyJet’s share price to still be a winner as we move back towards normal.I think the shares should recover in time to nearer a level at which they started 2020. Fundamentally the company itself is good and should come out the other side strongly. I think patient, brave investors buying now will be rewarded. That’s why I’m tempted to buy and hold the shares. Andy Ross owns shares in Persimmon. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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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RW Verdict: A quick and brave player, who outfoxes opponents with his unpredictable play, Williams is improving all the time. Expect this bright spark from the Valleys to shine for the Blues in the 2015-16 season. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Coming through: Tomos Williams attacks for Wales at the 2015 Hong Kong Sevens. (Photo: Getty Images) TAGS: Cardiff Blues First published in the July 2015 edition of Rugby World magazine. When did you start playing rugby?With Treorchy U7. One of my brothers was there and my old man (Steve Williams) was a coach. He coached us all the way up until youth, then I had a couple of games for Treorchy firsts, then went to Cardiff Blues U18 and signed an academy contract when I was 18.Have you played different positions?I have always been a scrum-half. I like it there because you are always involved.When did you first play for Wales?I went to South Africa with the U18s two years ago, then I played for the U20s last season and this. U20 rugby is a lot quicker and it has improved my skills a lot.And you have played for Wales Sevens for the last two seasons… Yes. I was with them for a lot of this year, at Gold Coast, South Africa and Dubai. It’s good to go to all these places – a different experience again.Who were your mentors?My old man, and Clive Jones, who was my coach at Coleg y Cymoedd.How do you think Wales will do in the U20 World Championship?We’ve got a tough group (France, England and Japan) but I think we can push on and do well. It was a good experience playing in New Zealand for a month at last year’s World Championship. We should have done better (Wales finished seventh). What are your aims for next season?I am full-time with the Blues now. I had a couple of LV= Cup matches for them this season but I was with the Wales teams for most of the year. Next season I want to havea couple of starts for the Blues first team, if I can, and push on with them. Date of birth: 1 January, 1995. Country: Wales
Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group El 20 de mayo, los panelistas compartieron historias sobre la migración en sus contextos locales durante la 21ª. conferencia anual de la Red Global de la Misión Episcopal. Foto de Julius Ariail.[Episcopal News Service – Ponce, Puerto Rico] ¿Qué significa llevar a cabo la misión de Dios en un mundo en continuo movimiento? Ese fue el tema propuesto por la 21ª. conferencia anual de la Red Global de la Misión Episcopal [GEMN por su sigla en inglés] que se celebró la semana pasada en Puerto Rico.Como ciudadanos de EE.UU., los puertorriqueños hace mucho que hicieron el viaje al norte, pero la crisis económica de la isla caribeña que ya se extiende por una década ha acelerado esa tendencia, particularmente en 2014, cuando una cifra récord de 84.000 personas —un promedio de 240 por día— se marchó. En la actualidad viven más puertorriqueños en Estados Unidos que en la isla.Es un fenómeno que afecta a los puertorriqueños en todos los niveles de la sociedad, dijo el Rdo. Ángel Rivera, sacerdote de la Diócesis de Puerto Rico y miembro de la junta [directiva] de la GEMN, durante la discusión de un panel centrado en “la misión en medio de la migración”.Como Rivera y otros panelistas sostuvieron, las iglesias han presenciado el efecto de la migración en familias y comunidades.Sean migrantes económicos en busca de trabajo o refugiados y solicitantes de asilo que huyen de la violencia y de la guerra en sus países o de desastres naturales, cifras récord de personas se encuentran en movimiento en la actualidad. Unos 244 millones de personas —igual a tres cuartas partes de la población de EE.UU.— vive fuera de sus países de origen, un número que incluye 20 millones de refugiados y 59,9 millones de personas desplazadas interiormente, una cifra récord.Sólo en Colombia, más de 7.000.000 de personas se han visto desplazadas internamente debido a un conflicto armado librado en gran medida por el control de la tierra en el país sudamericano. Otras 350.000 se han convertido en refugiadas.El gobierno colombiano y los grupos insurgentes han dedicado los últimos cuatro años a negociar un acuerdo de paz, explicó el obispo [episcopal] de Colombia Francisco Duque, quien también habló en el panel.En el ínterin, la Iglesia ha respondido atendiendo a las necesidades de las personas en el ámbito local y en los países vecinos, como Ecuador, que han aceptado refugiados.El obispo Julio Holguín, de la Diócesis de la República Dominicana, explicó la situación en su país donde dominicanos de ascendencia haitiana se han visto privados de la ciudadanía, reduciéndoles de este modo a [la condición de] apátridas. Noah Bullock, director ejecutivo de la Fundación Cristosal, describió la presente violencia alimentada por las pandillas en El Salvador y en las vecinas Guatemala y Honduras, una crisis que ha llevado a la gente a huir del triángulo norte de América Central, ya sea a Estados Unidos o a [otros países] de la región. En 2015, 17.500 personas fueron víctimas de muerte violenta en El Salvador y se calcula que unas 500.000 se han visto desplazadas por la violencia. José Bringas Lisara, de la Diócesis de Cuba, describió la más reciente oleada migratoria, como cifras récord de personas que están abandonando la isla ante el temor de que termine la Ley de Ajuste Cubano que ha favorecido a los inmigrantes cubanos desde 1966.La modernización de Cuba, de su economía en base a “la propiedad privada y las cooperativas”, ha entusiasmado a unos y aterrado a otros, dijo Bringas, añadiendo que los cubanos aún creen en el “sueño americano” y que irse de Cuba para Estados Unidos “resolverá sus problemas”, cuando eso no es el caso. La Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba, dijo él, trabaja para ayudar a las personas a mejorar sus vidas en el nivel comunitario, con la esperanza de que decidan quedarse y hacer su vida en Cuba.Más de 120 episcopales —entre ellos 20 misioneros jóvenes adultos y adultos— se reunieron en la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico en Ponce para la conferencia del 18 al 20 de mayo. Además de la interconexión, la conferencia anual ofrece talleres para instruirlos y capacitarlos en su obra de misión y una oportunidad de adorar juntos.Tal como resultó obvio durante el panel del último día, la migración —que es realmente un comodín que se usa para etiquetar a personas en movimiento— tiene un impacto mundial. La Iglesia Episcopal está respondiendo de varios modos a abordar las necesidades de migrantes, refugiados y solicitantes de asilo.En Seattle, Washington, por ejemplo, la Misión a los Marinos les ofrece apoyo a marinos mercantes, muchos de los cuales pasan de nueve a 12 meses al año a bordo de barcos de carga, transportando mercancías alrededor del mundo. Estos hombres, dijo Ken Hawkins, director ejecutivo del Centro de Marinos de Seattle, con frecuencia no tienen las visas requeridas para salir de los barcos cuando están atracados en puerto. Mediante una red de más de 400 voluntarios y capellanes, la misión ofrece ayuda, en lo que respecta a tarjetas telefónicas y acceso a la Internet, y a través de consejería emocional y espiritual a los marinos.La crisis de refugiados sirios ha dado lugar a una mayor conciencia del gran número de refugiados que huye de la guerra, la violencia y la persecución; es una crisis que ha conducido al temor y al pánico, tanto en Europa Occidental como en Estados Unidos. En Europa, la Iglesia ha respondido proporcionando asistencia directa a los refugiados que viven en campamentos en Francia, y la Agencia Episcopal de Ayuda y Desarrollo está proporcionándole ayuda a sus asociados en el Oriente Medio.En el ámbito nacional, la Iglesia Episcopal tiene una larga historia de trabajar con el gobierno de EE.UU. para reasentar refugiados. El Ministerio Episcopal de Migración, el ministerio que se dedica al reasentamiento de refugiados en la Iglesia Episcopal, es una de las nueve agencias que trabajan en asociación con el Departamento de Estado de EE.UU. para acoger y reubicar refugiados en Estados Unidos.Además de trabajar con 30 [agencias] afiliadas al reasentamiento en 26 diócesis, que ofrecen ayuda directa a los recién llegados, el Ministerio Episcopal de Migración brinda medios a las congregaciones para participar en el reasentamiento de refugiados en sus comunidades, también alienta a los episcopales a unirse a la Red Episcopal de Política Pública y aboga a favor de políticas que protejan los derechos de los refugiados y los solicitantes de asilo.En tanto las personas que participan en el reasentamiento de refugiados suelen esforzarse por garantizar que el proceso de reasentamiento se mantenga encarrilado, ahora luchan por la supervivencia del programa, dijo Allison Duvall, directora de relaciones y actividades eclesiásticas del EMM, durante una sesión plenaria del 19 de mayo en la que ella y Wendy Johnson, directora de comunicaciones del EMM, ofrecieron un panorama de la crisis de los refugiados, el proceso de reasentamiento y el papel histórico y contemporáneo de la Iglesia Episcopal en el reasentamiento de refugiados.A lo largo del último año, parcialmente en respuesta al temor generado por el gran número de refugiados sirios, 48 estados han presentado legislaciones que bien prohíben el ingreso de refugiados en sus estados o debilitan el programa de reasentamiento del gobierno de EE.UU.Uno de los medios esenciales en que los episcopales pueden llegar a influir en los asuntos de migración y reasentamiento de refugiados, dijo Johnson durante la plenaria, es a través de la participación en el proceso democrático.De los 20 millones de refugiados de todo el mundo, menos de un 1 por ciento serán reasentados; además, Estados Unidos reasienta a más refugiados que cualquier otro país en el mundo. La respuesta de la Iglesia no sólo se arraiga en [la enseñanza de] la acogida al extranjero, sino en el Pacto Bautismal.La semana pasada, la Red Episcopal de Política Pública publicó un Manual de Recursos para Participar en la Elección que ofrece medios a las congregaciones e individuos de que participen en el proceso electoral “fiel, responsable y legalmente”. Este manual afirma esa participación en la promesa del Pacto Bautismal de “luchar por la justicia y por la paz y respetar la dignidad de todo ser humano”.⎯ Lynette Wilson es redactora y reportera de Episcopal News Service. Traducción de Vicente Echerri. 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US and UK fundraisers need a theory of ethics, says fundraising think tank The fundraising codes of practice used by UK and US fundraisers do not adequately address the ethics of fundraising, according to the director of fundraising think tank Rogare. They need a theory of fundraising ethics to inform the codes.Ian MacQuillin, director of Rogare, was speaking about the need to adapt the current codes to address ethics to delegates at last week’s International Fundraising Congress, run by the Resource Alliance in Holland.In his session A new look at fundraising ethics he said:“There is a lack of clarity around the definition of ‘pressure’. We are proposing a code of ethics that balances the needs of the donor with the needs of the beneficiary.“Ethical fundraising balances the duty of fundraisers to ask for support (on behalf of their beneficiaries) with the right of the public not to be put under undue pressure to donate. It is in this space – the space between the rights of the beneficiary and the rights of the donor and other stakeholders – that ethical decision-making frameworks need to be used to determine what amounts to “reasonable pressure”.“This is not a means by which to justify any fundraising just because it raises more money. It is an attempt to strike a genuine balance – the needs of the beneficiary have been absent from much of the recent public debate about fundraising and we want to address that”.He argued:1. All fundraising ethics is applied ethics; there is no normative ethics and the profession needs this.2. Any new normative ethics has to balance duties to donors with duties to beneficiaries, yet at present all fundraising ethics are focused on duties to the donor. Advertisement Protecting donors from pressureThe American code of practice says donors must be protected from pressure or coercion.The UK code of practice says donors must not be put under undue pressure. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Fundraising Preference ServiceThe impact of the proposed regulatory framework in the UK following the Etherington review was one of the talking points at this year’s IFC, with fundraisers from dozens of countries keen to learn more about current developments.MacQuillin commented on one of the review’s proposals, the introduction of a Fundraising Preference Service that would enable individuals to opt out of all fundraising communications by any charity, an opportunity unavailable to customers of any other industry. He said:“The risk of not establishing the Fundraising Preference Service is that some people are inconvenienced by receiving too many fundraising requests and some people will feel some kind of guilt about having to decline some, perhaps most, of those requests.“However, the risk of establishing the Fundraising Preference Service is that charities will not be able to raise the money they need to provide services for their beneficiaries and those lives will be seriously inconvenienced.”Rogare is the University of Plymouth’s fundraising think tank. Its remit is to explore under-researched and under-thought areas of fundraising and to generate new practical ideas by pulling together the academic and practitioner branches of the fundraising profession.MacQuillin announced in May 2015 that Rogare was researching the need to address ethics in the fundraising code of practice. Tagged with: ethics International Fundraising Congress regulation Rogare 28 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 26 October 2015 | News 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.
SHARE By Hoosier Ag Today – Feb 8, 2017 Pork exports in 2016 reached record volume levels, while pork and beef exports overall finished the year strong. The U.S. Meat Export Federation says beef and pork exports finished the year with strong December results. Pork export volume reached a record 2.31 million metric tons in 2016, up 8 percent year-over-year, and 2 percent above the previous high in 2012. Export value increased 7 percent from a year ago, to $5.94 billion. December pork exports totaled 222,000-some million metric tons, up 18 percent year-over-year, valued at $564.2 million, up 20 percent. Beef exports increased 11 percent in volume to 1.19 million metric tons and 1 percent in value to $6.34 billion from 2015. December exports totaled more than 116,000 million metric tons, up 24 percent year-over-year.This was the largest monthly volume since July 2013, and the largest ever for December. Export value was $619.1 million in December, up 22 percent. Overall, exports accounted for 25.8 percent of total U.S. pork production and 13.7 percent of total U.SA. beef production in 2016.Source: NAFB News Service U.S. Pork Exports Set Record Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News U.S. Pork Exports Set Record SHARE Facebook Twitter Previous articleFarm Income Expected to Decline Again in 2017Next articleRyan Martin’s Indiana Ag Forecast for February 9, 2017 Hoosier Ag Today
BelarusEurope – Central Asia Organisation BelarusEurope – Central Asia News Receive email alerts Russian media boss drops the pretence and defends Belarus crackdown RSF_en News June 2, 2021 Find out more to go further May 28, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information Reporters Without Borders today protested against yesterday’s announced expulsion of Pavel Selin, the Minsk correspondent of the Russian television station NTV, because of an allegedly “tendentious” report on the funeral of a writer opposed to President Alexander Lukashenko. The Belorussian foreign ministry withdrew Selin’s accreditation, banned him from entering the country for five years, and threatened to close NTV’s Minsk bureau if the station does not screen an apology.Coming after the forced temporary closure of at least five independent newspapers in recent weeks, Selin’s expulsion and the threatened closure of the NTV bureau seem to be part of a deliberate policy to eliminate news diversity in Belarus. If the authorities do put an end to NTV coverage in Belarus, they will deprive the public of one of the few easily accessible non-governmental news sources. Reporters Without Borders therefore called on the authorities to reverse their decision and allow Selin to resume working in Belarus and, in general, not to obstruct the work of foreign journalists.The foreign ministry on 27 June asked Selin to explain a report two days before on the funeral of writer Pavel Bykov, in which he said the police deliberately obstructed the 20,000-strong procession and that Bykov’s widow had been stripped of her permission to reside in Minsk. The report also stressed the presence of the red and white flag that was used when Belarus won independence but has since been banned and is now a symbol of opposition to the Lukashenko regime.Selin, who was told yesterday of the interior ministry’s decision to expel him, said the authorities were especially annoyed that he included an interview with Stanislav Shushkevich, Belarus’s first leader after independence, in which he said “Lukashenko was afraid to come to the funeral.”Selin had come under pressure from the authorities in the past about his reporting in Belarus. The foreign ministry announced on 25 April 2002 that it had warned him about a series of reports on repression of the Belorussian opposition. Selin had been summoned to the ministry the day before and asked to deny the truth of the reports and to apologise for their “biased and groundless” content. RSF at the Belarusian border: “The terrorist is the one who jails journalists and intimidates the public” News News Follow the news on Belarus June 29, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Russian journalist expelled May 27, 2021 Find out more “We welcome opening of criminal investigation in Lithuania in response to our complaint against Lukashenko” RSF says
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There remains a relatively high number of patients either waiting for or being treated on trolleys at Letterkenny General Hospital.According to figures compiled by the INMO six people were on trolleys yesterday, that figure has grown to seven today.The situation is even worse at Sligo General Hospital which services some areas of South Donegal.The INMO figures show 18 patients on trolleys there. Twitter Facebook Pinterest LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week By News Highland – April 12, 2012 WhatsApp Newsx Adverts Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Previous articleOrganisers claim Donegal Live will be one of the county’s best showcases everNext articleDonegal Creameries CEO says Oatfield plant has not been sold News Highland Twitter WhatsApp 25 on trolleys as overcrowding continues at LKG and Sligo General Google+ Pinterest 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme