Rogers, McKoy receive Government support

first_img… Athletes to depart for Monroe College on August 18DIRECTOR of Sport Christopher Jones yesterday committed G$230 000 annually over the next four years to Onessha Rogers and Claudrice McKoy as the duo embark on a full scholarship to Monroe College.The athletes, prior to accepting the scholarship to the Bronx-based College were recipients of a full scholarship to the University of Guyana; a reward for their outstanding showing at this year’s CARIFTA Games.Jones stated today that the aforementioned sum is the equivalent to the UG Scholarship offered by the Government of Guyana and will now be used to help offset expenses while they are in the U.S.At a simple but significant event at the National Sports Commission’s (NSC) Homestretch Avenue office, the athletes signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that stipulates, “If for some reason they fail to complete their studies at Monroe College, the payments will cease and if they continue at the University of Guyana, the payment will continue”.Rogers, the former Christianburg/Wismar Secondary School (Multi) student who will major in Criminal Justice while at Monroe College, thanked the NSC and by extension the Government of Guyana for the financial support.“I’m very excited to have this opportunity to further my studies and I pledge my best to make Guyana and my family proud,” said the sprinter.last_img read more

Organic Mr Green confident of expectations following strong 2018 opening

first_img Stockholm-listed online gambling group Mr Green & Co, has published its Q1 2018 trading update (period ending 31 March), detailing strong organic growth across its core metrics and KPIs.In its trading update, Mr Green records group-wide total revenues of SEK 381 million (€36 million) up 38% on corresponding Q1 2017’s  SEK 276 million.The Stockholm enterprise details a period of high activity in which customer deposits rose by 40% to SEK 1.1 billion. Furthermore, Mr Green was able to secure ‘returning customers’ at the +100,000 active player mark.The firm’s strong revenue performance, would see Mr Green’s governance declare a period EBITDA increase of 34% to SEK 46 million (€4.3 million).Detailing period highlights, Mr Green’s governance points to a rich organic product mix, with its customers engaging on casino and live games content through multiple verticals.During the period Mr Green moved to expand its European market portfolio, completing the acquisition of Malta-based multi-brand operator Evoke Gaming for €7 million. In its update, Mr Green has detailed the successful migration/integration of Evoke assets completed during the period.Closing Q1 2018 trading, Mr Green’s governance details a favourable outlook, with the company confident of hitting it’s 2018 corporate expectations. Updating investors and stakeholder Mr Green & Co Chief Executive Per Norman stated;“For six consecutive quarters, revenues have exceeded our target of annual growth of 20 percent. This was yet another very strong quarter, with a growth of 38 percent. In local currencies, organic growth was 25.2 percent, up 14.4 percent compared with the fourth quarter. Deposits increased by 40.7 percent during the quarter and customer growth was at 57.3 percent. This is confirmation from our customers that they like our products and brands.” Kindred marks fastest route to ‘normal trading’ as it delivers H1 growth July 24, 2020 Share TVBET passes GLI test for five live games in Malta and Italy August 25, 2020 Share Submit StumbleUpon Related Articles GiG lauds its ‘B2B makeover’ delivering Q2 growth August 11, 2020last_img read more