EMV, Apple Pay, and an $11 million gift with CSCU’s Bob Hackney

first_imgContinuing our 2015 CSCU Conference interview series, we had a chance to spend a few minutes with CSCU’s President Bob Hackney on the company’s 25th anniversary, looming EMV deadline (Are you ready?), Apple and Samsung Pay see-saw, CSCU’s new Optimize platform, and a whopping $11 million gift to their clients.Another compelling discussion on the latest in payments technology and more with CSCU’s Bob Hackney. Enjoy!Visit:www.cscu.net continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

SportPesa acquires majority shareholding in RCS Media’s gambling division

first_img Betsson sees strong prospects in disrupted Kenya June 19, 2020 StumbleUpon Kenya Finance Bill carries tax rescind waiting on Kenyatta approval  June 25, 2020 Share Share Campaigners call on Boris to ban gambling sponsorship in football February 26, 2020 Submit Kenyan sports betting operator SportPesa has expanded its European profile, entering the Italian betting market by acquiring a majority shareholding in RCS Gaming.The deal sees SportPesa governance acquire a 75% stake in RCS Gaming, the betting/gaming arm of European media giant RCS Media Group which operates popular media properties La Gazzetta dello Sport, Marca, El Mundo and La Corriere.The parties chose not to disclose terms, but it is believed that SportPesa will takeover RCS’ GazzaBet.it online sports betting brand.This month RCS Media Group released a corporate statement detailing that the firm would look to streamline a number of its ‘non-core divisions’, and focus on its key media assets across Europe.For its part, SportPesa has been forced to expand its operations internationally in 2017 following a 35% blanket tax on all forms of gaming/betting being imposed by the Kenyan finance ministry.RCS Gaming’s assets will be integrated within SportPesa’s global division which at present has ambitions to expand the bookmaker within the UK, South African and Tanzanian markets.The new Italian operation will be run by Adam Beighton, who commented on  the acquisition “presents new opportunities to showcase to our current and future customers the SportPesa culture.” Related Articleslast_img read more

DONEGAL CIVIL DEFENCE VOLUNTEERS HONOURED WITH LONG SERVICE MEDALS

first_imgPictured from the back row, L-R, Mr. Joe Breslin, Mountcharles (30yrs), Mr. James Dolan, Stranorlar (40yrs), Ms. Anne Marie Monagle, Glengad (30yrs), Mr. Hugo Boyle, Carrigart (30yrs), Mr. Denis Gallagher, Burt (30yrs), Mr. John Quinn, Ballybofey (30yrs), Mr. Brian Spain, Director for Civil Defence, Dept of Defence, Mr. Bill Smith, Director General, Civil Defence, RoscreaFront Row, Ms. Rose Mc Namee, Letterkenny (40yrs), Ms. Jackie Mc Crudden, Burt (30yrs) Mr. Paul Kehoe, The Minister for State at the Department of Defence, TD, Ms Edel Flynn, Ballybofey, Civil Defence Officer (30yrs), Ms. Ita Wilkie, Letterkenny.The Minister of State at the Department of Defence, Paul Kehoe, has presented 10 volunteers from Donegal with long service medals in recognition of their service to Donegal Civil Defence at an awards ceremony in Dublin Castle. The medals were presented in recognition of 30, 40 and 50 years service in Civil Defence.The Donegal volunteers were among almost 300 Civil Defence Volunteers from across Ireland to be honoured with long service medals. Donegal recipients included Mr. Joe Breslin, Mountcharles, (30yrs), Mr. James Dolan, Stranorlar, (40yrs), Ms. Anne Marie Monagle, Glengad, (30yrs), Mr. Hugo Boyle, Carrigart, (30yrs), Mr. Denis Gallagher, Burt, (30Yrs) ,Mr. John Quinn, Ballybofey, (30yrs), Ms. Rose Mc Namee, Letterkenny, (40yrs), Ms. Jackie Mc Crudden, Burt, (30yrs) Ms. Ita Wilkie, Letterkenny, (30yrs) and Ms Edel Flynn, Ballybofey, Civil Defence Officer (30yrs).These medals have been awarded to honour decades of voluntary service given by these individuals to their communities. Both serving and retired members of Civil Defence with the appropriate service are eligible for these medals.At the ceremony, Minister of State Paul Kehoe TD said he was delighted to honour so many people who have given 30, 40 and even 50 years of service to Civil Defence and to their local community.“The modern, professionally trained and equipped organisation that Civil Defence is today would not have been recognisable when our medal recipients first joined up. Civil Defence has never been afraid to change and has continued to thrive with the major transformations that have taken place down through the years. That success is very much to the credit of everybody assembled here today and long may it continue. For its part this Government will continue to ensure that Civil Defence has all of the necessary supports to ensure that it does.’ Speaking following the ceremony, Cllr. John Campbell, Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council also congratulated the volunteers on receiving these long service awards.“The contribution that each and every one of these volunteers makes to their community and to their county is outstanding. They truly epitomise what volunteering is all about and I am delighted that their dedication and commitment to keeping their communities safe has been acknowledged with these long service awards”. DONEGAL CIVIL DEFENCE VOLUNTEERS HONOURED WITH LONG SERVICE MEDALS was last modified: November 26th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Civil Defencedonegallong service awardslast_img read more