Samuels wins E. Robert Williams Inn of Court’s professionalism award

first_imgSamuels wins E. Robert Williams Inn of Court’s professionalism award March 15, 2013 Regular News BENFORD SAMUELS of Boyd & Jenerette in Jacksonville was recently awarded the E. Robert Williams Inn of Court’s John J. Schickel Professionalism Award. The E. Robert Williams Inn of Court is comprised of lawyers, judges, mediators, and law students who are significantly involved in the workers’ compensation area of law in Jacksonville. The inn’s mission is to promote professionalism, provide tutelage and mentoring among its members, while playing an active part in North Florida’s legal community. Samuels, one of the founders and past presidents of the chapter, is active in promoting the organization’s mission for its members, his clients, peers, and in practice. Pictured from the left are Alan Gordon, the inn’s president; Florida Bar President Gwynne Young; Samuels; and Schickel. The inn is named after E. Robert Williams, Samuels’ partner prior to his passing.last_img read more

Continued digital revenue decline impacts mybet H1 2016 performance

first_imgShare bet-at-home maintains 2020 outlook despite dire opening  May 4, 2020 Flutter strengthens igaming offering with CasinoEngine December 17, 2019 mybet returns with Deutsche Eishockey play-off sponsorship March 6, 2020 Share StumbleUpon Submit Related Articles Updating the market on its half-year 2016 performance (period ending 30 June), Frankfurt-listed sports betting operator mybet Holdings SE (mybet) stated that the period was characterised by two factors; its continued decline in revenues and the sale of German horseracing wagering operator pferdewetten.de.Closing a tough H1 period, mybet would record a -16% decline in group revenues to €24 million (H1 2015: €28.7 million).The operator would disclose severe revenue declines to its online assets, with sports betting revenues down –35% to €4.4 million and casino revenues down a further -25% to €8.3 million.The continued digital decline would impact period EBITDA at – €1.3 million (H1 2015: – €816,000).mybet period earnings would be salvaged by the June sale of pferdewetten.de to a group of private investors for €9.9 million, which would result in the operator posting profits of €4.2 million.As stated in previous corporate updates, mybet governance will use the pferdewetten.de sale funds to boost its internal operations as the company aims to launch its new digital platform, which mybet stated would allow it to offer ‘four times the amount of betting markets and twice as many casino games’.mybet enters the second half of 2016, under the leadership of CFO Markus Peuler, as this month Zeno Ossko resigned from the company taking on the Managing Director role for Amaya Inc’s BetStars.last_img read more

Pitt edges Oakland in overtime 81-77

first_imgPittsburgh’s Chris Jones, center, is fouled by Oakland’s Tommie McCune as he passes to James Robinson (0) in overtime of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh won 81-77 in overtime. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)PITTSBURGH (AP) – James Robinson scored 18 points, including five in the final minutes of regulation to send the game into overtime, to help Pittsburgh avoid an upset by beating Oakland 81-77 on Saturday.Michael Young led Pitt (8-3) with 19 points and seven rebounds while Cameron Wright and Chris Jones each scored 16.Kahlil Felder finished with 23 points to lead Oakland (4-8).Felder kept his team ahead throughout the first half, scoring 14 points in the game’s first 20 minutes. He put the Golden Grizzlies ahead 22-15 with a 3-pointer to cap an 8-0 run, then gave his team a 29-21 lead with another with three minutes left in the half.Jalen Hayes scored 16 and Max Hooper added 12 off the bench.The Panthers closed the first period on a 12-5 run to cut their deficit to a point, 34-33, capped by a tic-tac-toe inbounds play from Wright to Jones to Young for a buzzer-beating jumper to end the half.Out of the half, the teams traded baskets as neither team led by more than four points through the first 11 minutes of the half. The game featured seven ties and 23 lead changes.Pitt took a 59-55 lead at the 11-minute mark but the Golden Grizzlies reclaimed the lead at 61-59 with 9:05 left in the game on a putback by Dante Williams. The basket was part of a 13-2 run, giving them a 68-61 edge with 5:25 left.The Panthers managed to tie the game again at 72 in the final minutes after Robinson converted a three-point play on a drive to the basket then made a pair of free throws. After Felder was called for a travel, Wright missed a midrange jumper as time expired to send the game to overtime.TIP-INSOakland: The overtime contest was the third in 12 games this season for the Golden Grizzlies, and they are now 1-2 in overtime games. After leading 34-33 at halftime, Oakland lost for the first time this season after leading at the half. … James Robinson was 8 of 8 from the free-throw line.Pittsburgh: The Panthers’ victory extended their home nonconference winning streak to 28 games, the nation’s sixth-best run.UP NEXTOakland plays at Clemson Monday.Pittsburgh is host to Holy Cross Tuesday.last_img read more