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first_img4 Sutherland Avenue, Ascot Qld 4007. Picture: last time a house sold on this prestigious Brisbane street, it fetched $8.6m: Now this old money classic has hit the market.The double storey solid brick home called Rooklyn, built in 1914, is on the market for the first time in almost half a century with a price tag of $3.5m.The allure of 4 Sutherland Avenue, Ascot, is its massive 934sq m block, but the four bedroom, three bathroom, four car garage house has striking old world charm. 4 Sutherland Avenue, Ascot Qld 4007. Picture: More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours ago4 Sutherland Avenue, Ascot Qld 4007. Picture: 4 Sutherland Avenue, Ascot Qld 4007. Picture: Damon Warat of Ray White Ascot, said the home was “much loved” by the family.“Sutherland Ave is renowned as Brisbane’s best street and Rooklyn is an old brick home that’s been in family for about 50 years,” he said.“It’s a much loved family home and a really good property that’s probably ahead of its time with its design, high ceilings, large rooms and functional layout. It’s also got a large block. You could move right in or cosmetically update it first.” 4 Sutherland Avenue, Ascot Qld 4007. Picture: 4 Sutherland Avenue, Ascot Qld 4007. Picture: 4 Sutherland Avenue, Ascot Qld 4007. Picture: views of the Gateway Bridge through to Stradbroke Island in an ideal neighbourhood, the home has drawn the attention of an array of families.“We’ve had a lot of families looking at it. It’s basically the ideal family home in a very luxurious street, walking distance to the Racecourse Road restaurants,” Mr Warat said.The home is also in the Ascot State School catchment with other nearby schools including St Margaret’s, St Rita’s and St Agatha’s.Mr Warat said the home retained many classic details such as soaring ornate ceilings, intricate leadlight windows, bevelled glass doors, marble and cedar fireplaces and its original polished hardwood floorboards.The property is open for inspection this Saturday (July 29) from 10.30-11.15amlast_img read more

first_imgGreensburg, In. — The Decatur County Sheriff’s Department, Southport Police Department and the Whiteland Fire Department are accepting donations for Hillsborough and Collier Counties in Florida. Naples and Tampa are major cities in these counties and were greatly affected by Hurricane Irma.The following items are being requested:BOTTLED WATERNON PERISHABLE FOODLarge plastic totesHeavy duty trash bagsMops, brooms, and rakesCleaning supplies (especially bleach)Walkers & wheelchairsHand SanitizerUtility Knives & Leather work glovesBox FansNew Bed Pillows & Blankets .First Aid ItemsBatteries – all sizesEnsure & incontinence productsPersonal Hygiene Products/Toiletries – Body wash, shampoo, deodorant, over the counter medicines, toilet paper, paper towels, shaving cream, razors, toothpaste, toothbrushes and paper platesDiapers, formula, baby food, bottles, wipes, diaper rash ointmentGift Cards – Gas, Walmart, Target, Visa etc.Donations can be dropped off at the Decatur County Sheriff’s Department 315 S Ireland St, Greensburg, IN 47240. Monetary donations can be made to MainSource Bank – Irma Relief c/o Jessica Fasnacht.last_img read more

first_imgDecatur County, IN—The Decatur County Emergency Management Agency issued an alert for residents that low relative humidity of 20 to 30 percent combined with gusty winds and low fuel moisture this afternoon will lead to increased fire danger across central Indiana. Outdoor burning is not recommended as fires occurring under these conditions can spread very quickly.last_img

first_img(REUTERS)-Steven Smith and Shaun Marsh scored unbeaten half-centuries to launch a strong response from Australia after Dinesh Chandimal’s patient hundred pushed Sri Lanka’s first-innings total to 355 on the second day of the third and final Test yesterday.Chandimal (132) continued Sri Lanka’s superb fightback with his seventh Test century after they were reduced to 26 for five on the first morning with the hosts’ innings finally coming to an end just before the tea break.Australia, who face the very real prospect of losing their top Test ranking and suffering a 3-0 series sweep, lost David Warner (11) early to Dhananjaya de Silva but Smith (61) and Marsh (64) then added 120 for the unbroken second wicket.At stumps, the touring side reached 141 for one wicket, trailing Sri Lanka by 214 runs.Earlier, Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc picked up the last two wickets to fall, including the one of Chandimal, to complete his seventh career five-wicket haul and take his series tally to 22.After resuming on 214-5, De Silva (129) and Chandimal put paid to Australia’s hopes of quick wickets by extending their sixth-wicket stand to 211 before the overnight centurion became off-spinner Nathan Lyon’s third victim.Shaun Marsh, who had dropped De Silva on Saturday after the batsman had completed his maiden hundred, managed to hold on to the catch at forward short leg this time.Dilruwan Perera (16) was the only other batsman to fall in the first session, giving left-arm spinner Jon Holland his first wicket of the innings as the batsman lofted a drive to Lyon at long on as he looked to up the tempo.Chandimal, 26, was mostly watchful and concentrated hard during his knock but broke free to move into the 80s when he reverse swept Lyon for a superb six over the deep point boundary.He turned Lyon for a single to square leg to complete his hundred off 281 balls, celebrating with a loud yell as he leapt in the air. He was dropped by Australia captain Steven Smith off the very next deliveryChandimal and Rangana Herath added 73 runs for the eighth wicket, deepening the frustration for Australia.The partnership ended with Herath retiring hurt after suffering a body blow against paceman Josh Hazlewood.Left-arm paceman Starc had Chandimal edging behind on the second delivery of his new spell and then dismissed Suranga Lakmal in his next over to complete his third consecutive five-wicket haul.SRI LANKA 1st innings (Overnight: 214-5)K. Silva c Smith b Starc 0D. Karunaratne b Starc 7K. Perera c Smith b Lyon 16K. Mendis c Smith b Starc 1A. Mathews c Starc b Lyon 1D. Chandimal c Nevill b Starc 132D. de Silva c M. Marsh b Lyon 129D. Perera c Lyon b Holland 16R. Herath retired hurt 33S. Lakmal c M. Marsh b Starc 5L. Sandakan not out 4Extras (b-4 lb-7) 11Total (all out, 141.1 overs) 355Fall of wickets: 1-2 K. Silva,2-21 K. Perera,3-23 D. Karunaratne,4-24 A. Mathews,5-26 K. Mendis,6-237 D. de Silva,7-267 D. Perera,8-348 D. Chandimal,9-355 S. LakmalBowling: M. Starc 25.1 – 11 – 63 – 5,J. Hazlewood 18 – 4 – 52 – 0,N. Lyon 50 – 11 – 110 – 3, J. Holland 37 – 8 – 69 – 1,M. Marsh 10 – 1 – 45 – 0, S. Smith 1 – 0 – 5 – 0.AUSTRALIA 1st inningsD. Warner c K. Perera b D. de Silva 11S. Marsh not out 64S. Smith not out 61Extras (b-4 lb-1) 5Total (for 1 wickets, 43 overs) 141Fall of wickets: 1-21 D. WarnerAustralia: A. Voges, M. Henriques, M. Marsh, P. Nevill, M. Starc, J. Hazlewood, N. Lyon, J. HollandBowling: D. Perera 17 – 2 – 48 – 0, D. de Silva 5 – 0 – 20 – 1,R. Herath 13 – 2 – 36 – 0,L. Sandakan 4 – 0 – 19 – 0,S. Lakmal 4 – 0 – 13 – 0.last_img read more

first_imgIheanacho, who has four goals this term, produced an outstanding display for the Foxes in their 4-1 victory against Aston Villa on Sunday, scoring and providing the assist for Jamie Vardy’s opener.The former Celtic boss has lauded the performance of the Super Eagles star and urged him to keep working hard.“I thought he was great. He played the role how we wanted him to play. He creates Jamie’s first goal, gets the second one with a good finish,” Rodgers told Leicester Mercury.“I just think with Kels now that he’s settling in to being a Leicester City player. He’s come in and he was playing second fiddle to Jamie without many appearances.“Probably before when he’s come into games… When you’re not playing so much, sometimes can you force it. You come and try to force the performance.“All I said to him was just work hard in training, that’s all you can do. Don’t worry about being picked or not, that’s the manager’s choice.“But as long as you’re working hard and giving me something to think about, then that’s all you can do. He’s been first class in his training.“You saw him in the cup games, he comes in and he scores. He did it at Everton, came on and made a great impact. It’s just a case of him coming in with confidence. I thought he was very good [against Aston Villa], his hold-up play, his link-up with the midfield. He was excellent.“With any player, if their confidence is low, they don’t play so well. Every single player has confidence. For him, you can see his level is at a nice high level. He just needs to keep working, that’s the key to it.”Iheanacho will hope to play a part when Leicester take on Norwich City in their next Premier League game on Saturday.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers believes Kelechi Iheanacho is now settling in at the King Power Stadium despite having already spent more than two seasons at the club.The 23-year-old striker joined the Foxes in the summer of 2017 from Manchester City but has since struggled to establish himself in the squad, owing to inconsistent form.This season, the Nigeria international has been restricted to four appearances across all competitions but has impressed in the few outings he was afforded.last_img read more

first_imgFrederick J. Ryan Jr., who graduated from the USC Gould School of Law in 1980, will be the next publisher of the Washington Post newspaper. Ryan, formerly president of Allbritton Communications Company and co-founder of the online news source Politico, replaces Katharine Weymouth, whose family has owned the Washington Post for more than 80 years.“I am honored to follow four generations of Graham family leadership and thrilled with the opportunity to work with Jeff [Bezos] and the incredibly talented team at The Post,” Ryan told USC Gould News.Ryan’s new role as publisher comes after founder Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post in August 2013.“Fred has had a truly remarkable career, in both public service and the private sector,” Gould Dean Robert K. Rasmussen told Gould News. “Talented lawyers are essential to our democracy, as is a free and robust press. I am confident that with Fred at the helm, one of our nation’s great newspapers will get even better.”After graduating from law school, Ryan worked in the West Wing of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan’s White House. In 1988, he moved back to California to serve as Reagan’s chief of staff after the former president left office in 1989, helping to establish the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library.He returned to Washington, D.C. in 1995 to head Allbritton Communications Company, and later helped establish the Politico news organization in 2007.“I’ve always had an interest in communications,” Ryan told USC Gould News. “I dealt a lot with the media in the White House. It’s not so different being on the other side. The same way a candidate is seeking to get a message out, we’re seeking readers of our newspaper and website, and trying to establish our brand. We aren’t as far apart as most people would think.”last_img read more

first_img Share StumbleUpon Submit Flutter moves to refine merger benefits against 2020 trading realities August 27, 2020 Senet Australia appoints Paul Newsom as new client advisory lead  August 27, 2020 Share Related Articles Australian sports betting industry stakeholders are gearing up for a market breaking ‘half-a-billion’ Melbourne Cup Carnival week (4-11 November).Flemington Racetrack is certain of sell-out crowds each day, as its showpiece Carnival takes over Australian sports commentary, context and debate.Carnival week is ‘make-or-break’ territory for Australian bookmakers. Last year it was reported that Australian betting giant Tabcorp, had signed-up approximately 60,000 new accounts between Carnival opening and closing period.  All eyes will be on a much anticipated ‘Emirates Melbourne Cup’ run on Tuesday 7 November. Known as ‘the race that stops the nation’, the brutal staying handicap (run over 3,200 metres) has a prize-pool of AUS $6.25 million, making the Melbourne Cup the world’s second richest racing event.Australian news sources have reported that this year’s Carnival will be worth a minimum AUS half-billion $ in wagering, with a projected $100 million (£60 million) to be staked on Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup.Bookmakers’ will hoping to maintain their recent Melbourne Cup winning momentum against punters. Entering race week, 2016 champion Almandin is current race 7/1 favourite, followed closely by British stud Marmelo at 8/1.Playing a high-stakes game, bookmakers’ will be keeping a close eye on popular home runner Humidor current third race favourite at 10/1. Tabcorp raises $371m through institutional entitlement offer August 24, 2020last_img read more

first_img ConnectPay ups security investment to combat online fraud May 29, 2020 Share David Pope: HooYu – Betting needs to stay alert on temporary KYC actions June 23, 2020 Share Roger Tyrzyk, IDnow: Helping online operators stop the bad guys May 19, 2020 Submit Related Articles StumbleUpon W2 will expand its sales and marketing efforts after securing Series A funding to the tune of £3 million from Mercia Technologies PLC and the Development Bank of Wales.This will be used to build on an exceptional 2018 for W2, a B2B software provider focused on streamlining customer acquisition and managing regulatory risk by performing real-time identity verification, anti-money laundering and anti-fraud checks.After receiving significant investment in the spring of 2017, the Newport-based company wasted no time by securing key appointments and servicing its growing client base, while maintaining momentum in target sectors such as payments, betting and gaming.Warren Russell, CEO of W2, said: “With the continued support from Mercia and Development Bank of Wales we will be able to continue establishing our position as a key world player in our field.“This further investment will enable us to step up our international sales plans and further grow our team to support our rapidly expanding business. We feel honoured that our existing investors are backing us every step of the way.”Julian Viggars, Chief Investment Officer of Mercia Technologies PLC, said: “Having initially backed W2 through our managed funds, we are delighted to continue to support the business and its highly experienced management team as it becomes the latest Emerging Star to join our direct investment portfolio.“SaaS technology continues to be one of Mercia’s key areas of focus and we see significant potential for delivering shareholder value over the medium term as W2 continues to grow.”Richard Thompson, Senior Investment Executive at Development Bank of Wales, said: “We are thrilled to once again be co-investing with Mercia in this latest round to support Warren and his team.“W2 has made tremendous progress in recent years and we are excited to see what this funding will bring to the business. With this investment and the increasing demands in regulatory compliance W2 are well positioned to become a leading player in their market.”last_img read more

first_img David Clifton, Licensing Expert: Has the die already been cast? July 15, 2020 Neil McArthur, Chief Executive of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), accompanied by Chairman Dr Bill Moyes, yesterday gave evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee investigating the ‘social and economic impact of the Gambling Industry’.A two-hour hearing saw McArthur and Moyes detail industry intricacies and diverse social factors attached to regulating the UK gambling sector amid a backdrop of heightened political and media scrutiny.Committee leader Lord Garde of Yarmouth began questioning by probing the legislative foundations of the 2005 Gambling Act, a framework implemented during the tenure of the ‘free market’ Blair government.Fast-forward to 2020, Lord Garde questions whether ‘the Gambling Act now serves an anachronism as to how the UK gambling market has developed?’Responding, Dr Moyes stated that although the Gambling Act maintains deficiencies, its legislation and core objectives “remain broadly relevant in making sure that gambling is safe and fair, vulnerable people are protected and at stopping crime getting a hold on gambling”.“Mostly we still find that the legislation facilitates what we want to do,” he said. “The question of whether a government is right to promote gambling is more a matter of public policy rather than the legislation itself.”Leading the UKGC, McArthur underlines that his team seek consistency in its regime of the UK gambling sector, referencing ‘constant touchpoints’ related to preventing gambling harms, stopping crime and whether gambling is conducted in a safe manner.Consistency is deemed as the key dynamic for McArthur and his team having to “balance the consumer choice of an industry in which 24 million people gamble in the UK, against the fact that gambling harm is a problem for a significant number of people, 340,000 according to our latest statistics with a further 5 million marked as vulnerable”.Backing Dr Moyes’ position, McArthur said that adhering to the Gambling Act’s legislative framework, the UKGC has been able to keep up with changing conditions “largely due to the power in allowing us to make licensing requirements and codes of practice addressing emerging issues”.Lord Garde would move questioning onto media scepticism of the UKGC’s governance of the industry, highlighting significant publicity attached to ‘hard cases of problem gambling’, in which the UKGC had been criticised for ‘being reactive rather than pro-active’ with regards to its action plan.Highlighting credit card wagering concerns brought-up by the BBC Panorama’ documentary on problem gambling, Lord Garde questions whether UKGC in-action are a consequence of policy limitations?McArthur understands criticisms but underlines that concerns were recognised when the UKGC established its National Strategy broadening its all-round collective scope and corporate approach to tackling problem gambling issues and making the industry safer for consumers.“The Strategy has been a much tougher approach to compliance and enforcement,” he added. “This was deliberate at changing the behaviour of operators since we had seen too many instances of failures being repeated.”At an industry level, McArthur details that tougher enforcement has led to ‘behavioural changes’ needed within operators. However, the UKGC’s tougher stance would be ineffective without elevating awareness of gambling harm as a UK public health issue.Marked as a key achievement, McArthur states “this was a very important moment for us, bringing together all the organisations with a part to play. The Commission, civic advisors, the NHS and operators had been finally been given a framework for addressing gambling-related harms”.National Strategy initiatives to date have established a support structure in which the UKGC “has in place today more than 100 operators, technology providers and experts, looking at how we can use technology to better monitor consumer behaviour to keep them safe, and we should continue to accelerate this work”.Lord Garde probed industry dynamics and whether the UKGC could keep up with the ‘clever people working in gambling, asking do you have the skillset to know what they are up to?’McArthur responded by pointing to benefits of the National Strategy scheme supporting UKGC’s research and consumer advocacy, in which the regulator is able to enforce leadership to share knowledge and expertise on industry components.“Through our policies we require operators to send us their people, compelling them to share knowledge and expertise on factors related to technology, product and product design,” he replied.Industry technology developments are cross-referenced and reviewed by an independent panel of tech experts (non-industry related) to evaluate multiple factors related to consumer engagement, protection and ethics.Following two-year since its implementation, McArthur continues to back the ‘three strands’ guiding the National Strategy in tougher enforcement, collaboration and innovation. He and Dr Moyes agree that the National Strategy has changed industry mindsets at a ‘boardroom level’, with new leadership dedicated to changing corporate cultures on tackling gambling harms. Share GambleAware – Deeper research needed to tackle the illness of gambling disorders July 21, 2020 Related Articles Marc Etches to step down as CEO of GambleAware in 2021 August 14, 2020 Submit Share StumbleUponlast_img read more