Fashion

When Women Ran Fifth Avenue: Glamour and Power at the Dawn of American Fashion

Posted by - June 15, 2024 Fashion

A glittering portrait of the golden age of American department stores and of three visionary women who led them. Journalist Julie Satow draws back the curtain to reveal the masterminds behind the creation and shopping experience at Hortense Odlum’s Bonwit Teller, Dorothy Shaver’s Lord & Taylor, and Geraldine Stutz’s Henri...

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Fitness

Gym franchise Fitstop eyes US expansion after $3.3m raise

Posted by April 25, 2024

Fitstop, a fast-growing Brisbane-based gym franchise led by co-founder Peter Hull, is set to tackle to the American market after securing $3.3 million in second-round funding from private equity-backed US fitness group Lift Brands.The move is the next step in Fitstop’s heady expansion after Lift Brands, owner of the Snap Fitness...

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Shopping

Infra

Public-private partnerships can revitalize US infrastructure

Posted by - June 11, 2024

America’s infrastructure, once the envy of the world, has entered a state of significant disrepair. The American Society of Civil Engineers’ last report card — which analyzed the nation’s rail networks, bridges, roads, wastewater, aviation and more — delivered a disheartening grade of “D+,” overall just a few short years...

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Sports

T20 World Cup 2024: American mindset alienates cricket

Posted by - June 16, 2024

Lauderhill: For a country that insists on being world champions at pretty much everything, even though they mostly run in-house, franchise-based leagues, the United States of America is not very good at opening itself to the world. The word that best describes the staple American mindset is ‘insular’. They are mostly...

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Gambling

U.S. Open betting guide: 6 picks our gambling expert loves…

Posted by June 11, 2024

By: Brady Kannon June 11, 2024 Our expert is sold on Scottie Scheffler's chances this week. Getty Images Welcome to our weekly PGA Tour gambling-tips column, featuring picks from GOLF.com’s expert prognosticator Brady Kannon. A seasoned golf bettor and commentator, Kannon is a regular guest on SportsGrid, a syndicated audio network devoted...

The US Strategy for Handling the Online Gambling Boom –…

Posted by June 6, 2024

A new wave of online gambling legislation across the US means demand for online casinos and sportsbooks is skyrocketing. Sports betting became legal in 2018 after a landmark decision by the Supreme Court. Online casinos have been around since 2012. Although every state has the right to legislate online casinos,...

Shohei Ohtani’s ex-interpreter pleads guilty to fraud charges

Posted by June 4, 2024

The former interpreter of Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani pleaded guilty to tax and bank fraud charges at a courthouse south of Los Angeles on Tuesday.Ippei Mizuhara, 39, is accused of stealing nearly $17m (£13.3m) from Mr Ohtani - who plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers - during the years...

Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – May 27-June 2

Posted by June 4, 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutesWelcome to our weekly roundup of American gambling news again! Here, we are going through the weekly highlights of the American gambling industry which include the latest news and new partnerships. Read on and get updated. Latest News DraftKings Inc. announced the completion of its previously announced...

Risk management: as gambling grows in US, Asian-American addicts face…

Posted by May 31, 2024

Despite the added convenience, Ah Sheng is not a fan.“I think it’s a bad idea to have more casinos,” said the 60-something Chinatown resident, who declined to give his family name. “Just don’t start like I did. If I have money, I get the itch and have to gamble.”Times Square...

American Idol’s William Hung seen taking bus in LA after…

Posted by May 31, 2024

AMERICAN Idol's William Hung was seen getting the bus in Los Angeles after revealing he has a gambling addiction.The 41-year-old went viral with his off-key but enthusiastic audition for American Idol in 2004.7American Idol’s William Hung was seen getting the bus in Los Angeles following news of his gambling addictionCredit:...

Kilfoyl and Wang Earn NFCA All-American Honors, Gajewski Addresses Gambling…

Posted by May 29, 2024

(Oklahoma State University Athletic Media Relations and Serg Thomas contributed to this story.) OKLAHOMA CITY – Lots of news going on as the teams came to Devon Field at OG&E Enrgy Stadium to practice and speak with the media on the even of the 2024 NCAA Women’s College World Series....

‘Gambling addiction on steroids’: fears of betting crisis at heart…

Posted by May 25, 2024

Dave Yeager didn’t join the US army to become a pathological gambler. But after re-enlisting as a food inspection specialist in the wake of 9/11, Yeager arrived at his base hotel in Seoul, Korea, feeling overwhelmed and restless. “I’m walking around and find a casino-style slot machine room,” says the...