A nine-member commission created by Haitian President Jovenel Moise

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A nine-member commission created by Haitian President Jovenel Moise

first_imgA nine-member commission has been created by newly appointed President Jovenel Moise to probe prisons and overcrowded lockups across the country and to make recommendations to improve conditions for the inmates. In a recent statement, Moise said the commission is expected to finish its review and submit a report within one month.Detectives assigned to Jamaica’s Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Branch arrested three men on March 2 in relation to the murder of Indian businessman Rakesh Talreja, during a robbery at his Cherry Gardens home in St. Andrew on Thursday, February 9. Taljera’s death has hit hard in his homeland of India where his parents have demanded answers from both the Jamaican and Indian governments about the circumstances of his demise.An article published on Thursday, March 3 in the Centers for Disease Control’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report has revealed that the proportion of Zika-affected pregnancies with birth defects is approximately 20-fold higher compared with the proportion of pregnancies seen in 2013-2014, which is before the Zika virus was introduced into the Americas. The birth defects were seen in about 3 of every 1,000 births in 2013-2014.In SportsJamaican and Major League soccer forward, Giles Barnes, will now wear the colors of the Orlando City Soccer Club. Giles, who has scored three times for the Reggae Boyz, was acquired by the Florida club via the transfer route from his former club, the Houston Dynamos and is expected to bolster the attacking thrust of his new club.Now here’s what’s trendingBarbadian singer, Rihanna, has been honored by Ivy League University Harvard with the humanitarian of the year award. The Harvard Foundation annually honors prominent public-spirited leaders and named Rihanna as the recipient of the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award for her charitable work which promotes healthcare and education in the Caribbean.For tomorrow’s weather forecast.It will be partly cloudy with scattered showers in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties with a high of 84 and a low of 61. For more information on these and other stories, visit us online at Caribbeannationalweekly.com. Make Sure to pick up your copy of the National Weekly at your nearest Caribbean American outlet.Today’s coverage was brought to you by Grace Soups: Spice up your kitchen with Grace Soups today.  Genuine Caribbean taste enjoyed worldwide!”This has been CNW90, I’m Megan Small. CNW90Its Friday March 3. We are taking a look at some of the top stories doing the rounds across your Caribbean American community right here in South Florida….Good afternoon and welcome..I’m Megan Small. Today’s coverage is brought to you by Grace Soups. Spice up your kitchen with Grace Soups today. Genuine Caribbean taste enjoyed worldwide.last_img read more

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Miami-Dade County School Board approves 2018-2019 school calendars

first_imgThe Miami-Dade County School Board approved the 2018-2019 School Calendars at its recent monthly meeting with a start date of August 20, 2018 for students.The Elementary and Secondary School Calendar includes 180 days of instruction for students and 196 days for teachers, with 10 teacher planning days and six legal holidays in addition to the 180 days for students. The Adult/Vocational Education School Calendar includes 216 days of instruction for students and 234 days for teachers, with 12 teacher planning days and six legal holidays in addition to the 216 days for students. The Juvenile Justice School Calendar includes 240 days of instruction for students and 257 days for teachers with, 11 teacher planning days and six legal holidays in addition to the 240 days for students. The School Calendars were jointly developed by the School Calendar Ad Hoc Committee comprised of representatives from Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the United Teachers of Dade, and the Parent Teacher Association/Parent Teacher Student Association. For more information visit, www.dadeschools.net/calendarslast_img read more

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EDITORIAL: A hearty welcome Mr. CG

first_imgFollowing a still inexplicable delay of over 6 months Jamaica’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has announced the appointment of a Consular General to the Southern US. The new Consul General (CG) to be posted at the Jamaica Consulate General in Miami is Mr. Oliver Mair, age not given, a businessman with marketing management experience at Jamaica Broilers and the former Air Jamaican.Although news reports refer to Mair as being assigned to the Jamaica Consulate in Miami, his responsibility as the Jamaican diplomat in the Southern US is to some 600,000 Jamaicans residing in some ten Southern US states including Florida, Georgia and Texas, and also the Bahamas.Concerns The appointment of Mair who is married with a young daughter, succeeds the tenure of Franz Hall who demitted office at the end of February.  Jamaicans in the region have been concerned as to why it took the Jamaican government so long to find a successor to Hall, especially as not only is the Southern US region one of the largest populated Jamaican regions in the US, but the region compromises a very important trade hub with Jamaica.Expected to hit the ground runningMair must therefore be aware that with the region not having had a CG for so long, the Jamaican community, especially in South Florida, expects him to hit the ground running and running energetically.  He will hardly have enough time to catch his breath around his new desk in the consulate.Perceived as the community’s leaderRegardless of what description the Jamaican diplomatic handbook gives to Jamaican consul generals, the individual is perceived as the leader of the Jamaican community in the region in which he/she is assigned. There’s no two ways about that.A CG many be quick to describe his or her role as primarily the representative of the Jamaican government.  That may be so on paper, but to Jamaicans in the region he is seen as their representative in matters related to the Jamaican government and, for that matter, the US government.Despite the presence of a very capable Jamaican Ambassador to the US in Washington DC, the new CG will quickly learn that Jamaicans in Florida and the other southern states under his responsibility, will look to him as their liaison with Jamaica.Expectations The CG is expected to be the front man, the primary representative, in matters related to US immigration policy; in protecting Jamaicans from US law enforcement and judicial injustices; to improve trade between Jamaica and the southern states; to encourage the development of a vibrant Jamaican business community; spearhead the spread and influence of the Jamaican culture; while being the patron and guest of honor at almost every event held in the community.Must prioritizeIn fairness, no one person can realistically meet all these expectations, regardless of how much one tries. The new CG will need to be very skillful at prioritizing his community commitments, so as not to offend individuals and groups. This has been a major challenge for his predecessors. Nonetheless, the presence of a CG who’s visible and accessible does give a sense of comfort and security to the Jamaican community.Suggested: Community committee Since it’s not expected for the CG to be everywhere or give constant access to those who want access to him, he would be best advised to establish a community committee. Such a committee would meet periodically, and should consist, for example, of representatives of key sectors of the community like health, education, law enforcement, immigration, religion, media, business, etc.  The interaction between the CG and this committee would provide him with critical information related to the pulse and needs of the community, and provide the community with necessary feedback and input from the CG. In general, this should improve the relationship and communications between the CG and the community.The CG will also realize that despite efforts to build an autonomous Diaspora organization, it’s the Consul General who is still regarded as the head of the Jamaican Diaspora in the respective communities. Even in an informal manner, his involvement in the Diaspora organization and functioning will be anticipated and expected. He would be best advised to take a leaf from the book of Audrey Marks, Jamaican Ambassador to the US, who although she cannot officially head the Diaspora is assiduously working towards building coordination within the Diaspora and its relationship with Jamaica.On behalf of South Florida’s. and the Southern US, Jamaican community, a hearty welcome is extended to Orville Mair, and his family, on his new assignment. Please bear in mind, sir, much is expected of you during your tenure. God bless you.last_img read more

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Caribbean Athletes Omar McLeod and Tynia Gaither Come Short at World…

first_imgDOHA, Qatar, CMC – Olympic and defending World champion Omar McLeod suffered the indignity of a disqualification in the men’s 110 metres hurdles at the IAAF World Championships on Wednesday.Another English-speaking Caribbean medal hopeful, Tynia Gaither of the Bahamas also endured a chastening performance in the women’s 200 metres on the sixth day of competition.McLeod, who is now working in Europe with US coach Rana Reider, had been fastest qualifier in the semi-finals, but hit hurdles eight and nine and then, terminally, 10, losing control and falling to the ground.He reported afterwards that he had felt a problem in a hamstring early on, and also apologized to the IAAF Diamond League champion Orlando Ortega of Spain after careering into his path after the final hurdle as the latter was mounting a possible challenge for a medal.“I felt my hamstring as I came off the first hurdle, so then I was thinking about it, not my technique,” he said. “It grabbed me again halfway through, but I gave it my all.“I made a lot of sacrifices this season to get here. I showed up ready and had heart. I’m in a new situation with a new coach. I just need to re-group and come back for next year.”The 21-year-old Grant Holloway extended the United States’ dominance at the meet won the gold in a time of 13.10 seconds, after leading from the gun.Sergey Shubenkov, the 2015 champion and 2017 silver medallist, chased Holloway home, adding another silver to his collection in 13.15 ahead of France’s European champion Pascal Martinot-Lagarde, who took bronze in 13.18.The 26-year-old Gaither, the 2019 Pan Am Games women’s 200 bronze medallist, never featured in the marquee women’s event on the card which was won by Great Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith and trailed in last in a time of 22.90.For the second time this week, Asher-Smith staked her claim as one of the finest sprinters on the planet. She followed up her silver medal in the 100 three days ago with a powerful victory in a time of 21.88 secs to clip 0.01 from the national record she set at the European Championships in Berlin 14 months ago and live up to her tag as favourite.Out of the blocks quickly, Asher-Smith was already ahead midway through the bend, entering the straight with a two-metre margin over second-placed rising American talent Brittany Brown (22.22).Both held their form down the homestretch, but the Briton did manage to pad her margin by another metre or so before crossing the line as her country’s seventh World champion.Her medal was just the second in the event for Great Britain at the World Championships; the first was at the inaugural edition in Helsinki in 1983, when Kathy Cook took bronze.Mujinga Kambundji won the battle for bronze in 22.51 to claim Switzerland’s first medal in any sprint.Five Caribbean athletes, including former World champion Kirani James, qualified for the men’s 400 final.James clocked a season’s best 44.32 to finish second in heat two and with the second-fastest qualifying time, behind Bahamian Steven Gardiner with a season’s best and fastest qualifying time of 44.13 and ahead of Demish Gaye of Jamaica, whose season’s best time of 44.66 squeaked him into the final as the seventh-fastest qualifier.Machel Cedeno also clocked a season’s best 44.41 – the fifth fastest time – to win heat three and reach the final eight. Jamaica’s Akeem Bloomfield finished third in the heat with 44.77, the slowest qualifying time.Meantime, Rushell Clayton of Jamaica won the second heat of the men’s 400 hurdles to qualify for the final with the third-fastest time of 54.17.His compatriot Shiann Salmon clocked a personal best 55.16 seconds to finish third in the third heat and narrowly failed to qualify for the championship run.In the field events, Jamaica’s Danniel Thomas-Dodd installed herself as a favourite, qualifying for the final of the women’s shot putt with a distance of 19.32 metres. She was the only English-speaking Caribbean competitor in the field.Elsewhere, Grenadian Victor Lindon finished the first day of the men’s decathlon just off medal contention in fourth with 4,474 points – nine points shy of third-placed Kevin Mayer of France.Lindon’s best performance of the day came in the shot putt, where he finished second with a distance of 16.24m.He finished fourth in the 100 with a time of 10.66, fifth in the long jump with a mark of 7.51m, cleared a height of 2.04m to finish fourth in the high jump and ninth in the 400 in a time of 48.55.In the women’s discus, Jamaicans Shanie Love and Shadae Lawrence failed to qualify for the final, clearing distances of 59.50m and 58.51m respectively.Another Jamaican, Aisha Praught-Leer failed to reach the semifinal of the women’s 1,500m, clocking four minutes, 09.81 seconds to finish seventh in heat two of the first round.last_img read more

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Lauderhill Vice Mayor Faces Criticism Over Comments About Black Lives Matter

first_imgHowever, Berger was not finished defending his position, speaking at length about the protests, dividing them in three groups: peaceful protesters, professional agitators and “people who just want free stuff.” He said BLM has intertwined itself among the three groups. The vice mayor made several “what about” statements citing looting, destruction of property and the police officers who have been killed during the protests. He argued about the “gang-style killings that are taking place in our urban areas…where’s the outrage? All murders matter. Why is there no debate?” “One act of racism is as important as a thousand acts of racism…The other issue is whenever we have a discussion about race, there’s a sense of denial. We constantly give an excuse why we should not address these issues,” Campbell said, taking issue with Berger’s representation of the larger discourse about race. At a time when protests sparked by the death of George Floyd continue around the country—and when Nascar is banning Confederate flags, the NFL is condemning “racism and the systematic oppression of Black People” and many legislators, CEOs, and other leaders are taking a stance against police brutality and systemic racism, it would seem inconceivable that a vice mayor in a city that is 78 percent black would vote against a resolution calling for an end to police brutality against black people. But it happened. Representative Shervin D. Jones, who was invited to the virtual meeting, said he was baffled and angry at Berger’s comments. He tweeted, “Last night while joining a virtual mtg for a Broward City to speak on a resolution acknowledging that #BLM & to speak against police brutality, I was baffled by the comments of their Vice Mayor & him condemning the movement. I hung up in anger and realized ‘THIS is why we march.’” Berger, who tried to amend language of the resolution, called it “adversarial” and “factually misleading in its entirety,” citing news sources which state that “crime and suspect behavior, not race, determine police action” and there’s no racial bias in policing. The vice mayor seemed to gloss over the statistic that 1 in 1,000 black men is at risk of being killed by police, 2.5 times as many as whites saying, “Yes, it’s greater than whites. But you have to figure out, does the claim in this resolution aptly reflect that statistic?” Berger said he did not want to “piggyback” on the BLM movement, because they have a “radical agenda,” which includes abolishing prisons, having mass surveillance, defunding the police and other proposals which he does not agree with. The resolution states that Lauderhill “adamantly opposes the use of excessive force, police brutality and the unlawful killing of black people” and called for Congress and the Florida Legislature “to take immediate action to end the existing police practices that target black people and that result in the unlawful killing of black people.”center_img Campbell called out Berger for his opposition to the resolution, pointing out that whenever Berger has called on the commission to vote on resolutions he has proposed on issues impacting the Jewish community, they have always supported him as it was the right thing to do. The comments came as Berger defended his position on a resolution Commissioner Richard Campbell proposed, supporting BLM and condemning police brutality. Berger—the sole Caucasian member on the commission in a city with a 78 percent black population—was the only “no” vote on the resolution. Lauderhill Vice Mayor Howard Berger is taking heat over comments he made regarding the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement at the city’s virtual commission meeting on Monday. Supporting the “few bad apples” narrative, Berger said, “If a person reads this resolution, he or she would think a police officer gets up in the morning, goes to work with the intention of shooting an African-American” and that the resolution does not mention the “99 percent of cops who are professional, put their lives on the line, and serve the community admirably.” In essence, he said the “resolution’s current form…it rubs me the wrong way.”last_img read more

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UK is the first stop for new football pools start-up Kiggit

first_img EGBA warns Danish tax hikes could boost offshore market June 8, 2020 Related Articles StumbleUpon Share Spillemyndigheden adds technical requirements on game and wagering reporting June 23, 2020 Submit Jakob HagemannCopenhagen-based start-up Kiggit has announced the launch of its football pools betting app for the UK market, having been approved a UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) License last September.Founded by CEO Jakob Hagemann, Kiggit aims to bring football pools to the social media generation. Hagemann describes the product as a ‘hybrid product, where the Betfair Exchange meets The Football Pools ’.The ambitious start-up has launched apps on iOS and Android devices. Users can generate their own pools and play against friends or they can join one of Kiggit’s community pools.Kiggit’s founding team stated that it wanted to test its product, within the World’s most competitive online gambling market. Hagemann commented on his firm’s first release;“We got some interesting user data that tells us we need to focus on Kiggit’s own pools, and then allow users to invite friends on to them rather than focusing on users creating their own. It is a UX and design matter and we are now updating the app according to feedback and data. We have proven our platform works and we are now going to focus on the user acquisition side”.Should Kiggit gain traction in the UK betting market, Hagemann states that his team will than aim to launch in its home market of Denmark“It’s a great feeling to be live, but we want to challenge the big guys now, so we need to keep moving. We are now looking to secure the next round of funding that will help us launch commercially in both the UK and Denmark”. Altenar: Supporting expansion plans in Denmark and Portugal August 20, 2020 Sharelast_img read more

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Strengthened infrastructure delivers positive Q3 results for Greek OPAP

first_img Submit StumbleUpon Publishing its Q3 2017 trading update (period ending 30 September), Greek gambling group OPAP has detailed strong gains in its betting products and video lottery terminals (VLTs) as the firm homes in on full-year corporate targets and expectations.Updating the market, OPAP would detail group gross gaming revenues of €357 million up 12% on corresponding Q3 2016’s €319 million.Improved group KPIs would see OPAP record Q3 2017 net gaming revenues of €148 million, leading to a period EBITDA of €93 million, representing a 49% increase on Q3 2016’s €62 million.Closing its Q3 2017 trading, OPAP governance would declare a group operating net-profit of €48.1 million (Q3 2016: €30 million).During H1 2017, OPAP governance announced that it would implement a €200 million infrastructure plan, in order to enhance its retail betting operations and internal management systems.In Partnership with gambling technology firm Playtech Plc, OPAP began its new  Self-Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs) roll-out across its Greek estates.Updating investors Damian Cope, Chief Executive of OPAP, said: “After a solid first half of the year, Q3 marked a return to meaningful growth in both revenues and profitability for OPAP.“This growth was primarily driven by a strong performance from our portfolio of betting products, including SSBTs and Virtuals, and an increased contribution from VLTs.“We continue to invest heavily in our products, our technology and our people in the delivery of our ‘2020 Vision’ and further progress has been made in each of our eight strategic objectives.“These results are already demonstrating the early benefits of these investments and are also a testament to the hard work and contributions from everyone in the OPAP team, both our employees and our agents. SAZKA confident of European comeback as assets weather COVID-19 storm June 12, 2020 Share OPAP delivers on Athens children’s hospital CSR projects July 6, 2020 Related Articles Share Greek retail closures rock OPAP Q1 performance June 11, 2020last_img read more

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David Silva top of the shop for fantasy managers

first_img Related Articles StumbleUpon Goalless draws for Liverpool and Arsenal ensured ground was lost in the top four fight, as the Premier league returned for another round of midweek fixtures.Following a disappointing derby day defeat Manchester United recovered to beat Bournemouth 1-0, table toppers Manchester City brushed past Swansea 4-0 and Everton kept up their good run of form, securing a 1-0 victory at St James’ Park.Gameweek 17’s top scorer is James Barrow, Head of External Affairs at the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, who is currently residing in 31st after climbing numerous places courtesy of an 81 point haul.  David Silva and Willian, who along with Shinji Okazaki were top scorers for the round, lead the way with 16 points, with captain Romelu Lukaku having his score doubled to ten – a score shared by Everton keeper Jordan Pickford in his clean sheet heroics against Newcastle.Back towards the summit and Andrew McDermott is the big mover in the top ten, securing 75 points to move up to the cusp of the top three in fourth. Manchester City’s in form attacking midfielder David Silva top scored once again, building on the foundations set by a solid backline. The quarter of Andreas Christensen (substituted in the 79th minute), Nicolas Otamendi, James Tarkowski and Hector Bellerin all enjoyed clean sheets and six points each, with David De Gea putting in another good display on his way to 11 points.Sneaking back into the final place in the top ten is sports trader Renato Costache, leapfrogging one place with 50 points. Kevin De Bruyne (ten points) and De Gea (11) top scored for this side, with the rest of the points evenly spread.As the halfway point of the Premier League fast approaches, gameweek 18 gets underway at the King Power stadium with Crystal Palace the visitors to face Leicester City. Both Arsenal and Chelsea have home ties with Newcastle and Southampton respectively, before the weekend’s premier tie gets underway. Saturday evening sees Tottenham Hotspur visit the Etihad Stadium, in a bid to inflict a rare defeat on Pep Guardiola’s side. Manchester United and Liverpool visit West Brom and Bournemouth on Sunday, before Monday Night Football see’s in form Everton host Swansea at Goodison Park. Submit Share Spotlight ups matchday commentary reach and capacity for new EPL Season  August 21, 2020 MansionBet adds Bristol City to sponsorship portfolio August 20, 2020 Share Premier League looks to broadcast every behind-closed-door fixture August 28, 2020last_img read more

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The Stars Group gains seamless payments edge with MuchBetter app

first_imgShare Submit Kansspelautoriteit enters into MoU with Malta Gaming Authority August 28, 2020 Share Related Articles SBC Awards: The key to an effective submission August 28, 2020 StumbleUpon John Williamson to oversee UK Tote Group’s international growth August 28, 2020 Jens BaderToronto TSX-listed The Stars Group Inc has expanded its customer payment options, adding the services of online gambling specific e-wallet provider MuchBetter.The Stars Group has Incorporated the MuchBetter app as a new payment option, available to customers across its flagship PokerStars brand and digital subsidiaries PokerStars Casino and BetStars sportsbook.The MuchBetter app seeks to become the most seamless payment device for igaming/betting consumers, offering instant transactions with no redirects, or requirements to re-submit information or password requests.The simplified e-wallet for igaming transactions provides consumers with heightened protections, including device pairing, touch ID verification, issuing of dynamic security codes and personal payment/withdrawal reviews.‘The modern payment service was engineered to comply with the recent and evolving regulatory environment for online gaming providers and features a transparent approach to data and use of open APIs – which allows Operators to develop on top of MuchBetter’s platform” MuchBetter details in its corporate update“MuchBetter’s business model is to challenge the legacy iGaming payments companies by providing an agile alternative that puts the user experience first,” said Jens Bader, MuchBetter co-founder. “Our goal is simple: to provide The Stars Group with the best possible payments service and to introduce users to our MuchBetter product.”last_img read more

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Gavin Isaacs: Helping SBTech to navigate key regulated markets

first_img Wiraya and A GAME ABOVE: Partnering to produce full lifecycle potential July 1, 2020 Kambi takes control of Churchill Downs BetAmerica sportsbook August 28, 2020 StumbleUpon Submit Having joined SBTech just three weeks ago, Gavin Isaacs has already set about using his 20 years of high-level gaming experience to bolster the company’s US presence.We spoke to Isaacs about how his experience with Scientific Games, Bally and SHFL Entertainment can be translated into success for his new employers, what convinced him to join the SBTech project, and where he sees the biggest growth opportunity for the company.SBC: We understand you were approached by several companies after leaving Scientific Games. What convinced you to join the SBTech project?GI: I had run several large land-based gaming companies and asked myself whether I wanted to do it again. After a great deal of thought, I felt that I needed to look to the future and assess where I could make an impact within an area where I believe the industry is heading, and that is online with sports initially being the main driver.I went to ICE last year and saw everything that was on offer, but I was really impressed with SBTech’s technology, it’s people and senior management team, its approach and fast moving, aggressive expansion plans. I then met with the founder and we shared a common view of the future, of the industry and the business, and it was a very easy decision to make.The industry landscape today is changing faster than ever, and the future is very much online. You shouldn’t underestimate the big suppliers on the land-based side as they’re going to play a significant role in shaping how things evolve, but there are some great companies out there such as SBTech that have already made huge progress in all the key regulated markets, and that are going to continue to make huge inroads across new and emerging jurisdictions such as the US; an area where I have significant expertise from my time with Scientific Games, Bally and SHFL Entertainment and where I feel I can really add value.SBC: What can you bring with you from your time with Bally and Scientific Games to enhance what is already a hugely successful global business?GI: This is a non-executive role, but I don’t intend to sit back. The first thing I’ve done is to travel to all the SBTech offices in Bulgaria, Tel Aviv, Kiev and finishing in London to meet with various executives and teams to understand the products more so I can then sit down with the rest of the management team to help shape the business’s strategy.I’ll be using my previous experience to help the company navigate regulated markets, in particular the US, regulated US states and those states that are considering opening in the coming months and years. My extensive global contacts are going to be a significant advantage, while I’ll also help to mentor teams and make sure we’re doing the right thing and approach things in the right way.SBC: What do you hope SBTech can achieve in the US this year? And where do you see the biggest growth opportunity for the company?GI: The company entered the US very early on, as soon as the Paspa legislation was repealed. It has signed several significant strategic partnerships with brands in New Jersey and Mississippi and it has several others in the pipeline ready to announce.The potential is huge, and SBTech is investing significantly in its technology and infrastructure on the ground to enable it to maximise this long-term opportunity. Being based in Las Vegas and having worked here for several years across many of the industry’s largest suppliers I will be able to use my knowledge of the US market to support and grow the company’s US expansion.There are lots of ways to expand the business and we haven’t sat down to discuss this yet. These are kinds of things we’ll talk about and we will explore all the possibilities. I’ve run different size companies in America and from my experience we need to put in place the right infrastructure and support systems and personnel, ensure we have the right licences which is key in the States, and we must be very committed which SBTech is and has been from the get-go. We must also pick the targets and make the right strategic moves.SBC: How do you set about shaping the sportsbook platform to enable SBTech’s partners to rival the early sports betting pace setters in New Jersey?GI: These are early days for me so I can’t comment on specifics but the offerings I’ve seen living and working in Vegas have not been up to scratch. There is still a long way to go. You must bring the market with you and we need to recognise that it won’t change overnight. It’s been a very good start, with impressive initial figures coming from New Jersey that has gone the whole hog and regulated internet gaming which I think is the right decision.It won’t be long before other states open and, once we see that, there will be a wave. SBTech is perfectly positioned to take advantage of stateside expansion with its proven track record of success across more than 20 regulated territories and a highly flexible product offering that can be tailored and localised to any market.SBTech will be exhibiting at Betting on Sports America from 23-25 April in New Jersey / New York. Betting on Sports America is the largest sports betting conference & exhibition, present ing175 leading industry speakers across 40 sessions and three conference rooms. The 61,000 sq ft large exhibition will bring delegates 60 exhibitors, world class hospitality and the very best networking and business opportunities. 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