Tag: Sports

  • Here’s why WWE fans are talking about the mysterious disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist

    The WWE's deal with Saudi Arabia is under scrutiny from fans for a host of reasons, including the alleged murder of a dissident journalist.Image: AFP/Getty Images UPDATE: Oct. 11, 2018, 6:55 p.m. EDT Updated to include statement from WWE. The mystery surrounding the disappearance of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi and reports of the Saudi […]

  • Stars Group Builds Sports-Betting Muscle with $4.7 Billion Deal

    announced the cash-and-stock deal with CVC Capital Partners and Sky Plc on Saturday, is set to win a significant foothold in the U.K. — the largest regulated gaming market. Sky Betting & Gaming, or SBG, is growing rapidly in online casino games and sports at home and recently expanded to Italy and Germany. If an […]

  • PokerStars Owner to Buy Sky Betting in $4.7 Billion Deal

    Stars Group to pay cash, stock to owners CVC Capital and Sky CEO Ashkenazi says acquisition offers great growth potential Stars Group Inc. agreed to buy Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal valued at $4.7 billion, moving deeper into sports betting to create the biggest publicly listed online gambling company. Toronto-based Stars Group will […]

  • China’s Love of Live-Streaming Makes Ex-Journalist a Billionaire

    Every night, millions of Chinese millennials swipe their smartphone screens and spend money to lavish virtual gifts on their favorite real-time entertainers. It has become a daily habit for 73 million users of live-streaming platform YY Inc. as they seek out everything from singing and dancing performances, makeup tutorials, trivia games and extreme sports. On […]

  • The Unlikely Strategy Behind Buffetts Investments in Encyclopedias

    Warren Buffett has eclectic taste in companies. Along with large, thriving businesses such as Geico and the BNSF Railway, he’s accumulated a collection of head-scratchers. There’s a bowling shoe brand, a maker of vacuum cleaner bags, almost three dozen newspapers, and the manufacturer of Ginsu knives. Then there’s World Book. Once sold to millions of […]

  • Heres a Juicy Tax Break. Now, How to Keep Everybody From Claiming It?

    House Republicans say they’re determined to simplify the U.S. tax code. A long-awaited provision in the massive tax bill they unveiled Thursday, a special rate for “pass-through” businesses, could do exactly the opposite. “The tax code was already overly complicated, and this is going to make it worse,” said Anjali Jariwala, a CPA and financial planner […]