Covid vaccine: what does the Pfizer vaccine news mean?

first_img– Advertisement – There has been some promising Covid-19 vaccine news.A preliminary analysis shows the first effective – Advertisement – coronavirus vaccine can prevent more than 90% of people from getting Covid-19.But there’s still a way to go before any vaccine can be given to the wider public and our lives can go back to how they were pre-pandemic.BBC health correspondent Laura Foster helps puts this news into context.- Advertisement –last_img

UKGC mulls credit betting restrictions

first_img UKGC hails ‘delivered efficiencies’ of its revamped licence maintenance service  August 20, 2020 StumbleUpon Winning Post: Swedish regulator pushes back on ‘Storebror’ approach to deposit limits August 24, 2020 Share UKGC launches fourth National Lottery licence competition August 28, 2020 Related Articles Submit Share Tracey CrouchUK gambling policy stakeholders are considering banning or severely restricting betting transactions undertaken through credit verticals, in a move to protect national gambling consumers.The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is reported to be considering drastic actions on limiting credit cards with a view to reducing ‘the risk that consumers will gamble more than they can afford’.“We will consider prohibiting or restricting the use of credit cards and the offering of credit but will explore the consequences of doing so”The review of credit betting was outlined in yesterday’s UKGC industry update on ‘How to make online gambling safer’.The Commission is currently assessing player safety with regards to; provisions available for consumers to protect themselves, gambling product characteristics, protection of consumer funds and industry consumer terms and conditions.So far, 2018 has been a year of realignment for all UK licensed betting operators, who have been forced to readjust their operations to adhere to new policies on sign-up bonuses, promotions and marketing terminology.In yesterday’s industry update, Tracey Crouch UK Minister for Sport and Civil Society stated that the government was committed to developing a sustainable industry in which consumer controls were available to protect minors and vulnerable players.In its update the commission acknowledges that for licensed operators credit cards fund between 10 to 20% of the total that their customer wagers.last_img read more

MTN FA Cup: Kotoko progress to quarterfinals with penalty triumph over Storm Academy

first_imgAsante Kotoko reached the quarter-finals of the MTN FA Cup competition after edging the Storm FC Academy 5-3 on penalties at Nkawkaw Park.Michael Osei’s men fought from a goal down to clinch victory on the penalty shootout.Storm showed early determination and bossed the midfield with eye catching soccer and got the breakthrough when Emmanuel TwumasiFrimpong scored the opener in the 15th a powerful pile river. The scoreline remained the same till halftime.Kotoko upped their game in the second half and were duly rewarded with attacker Bennett Ofori scoring in the 53rd minute to level the scoring.Kotoko were unable to find the winner in regulation time as they were denied by some excellent goalkeeping from Abdul Rauf. In the nerve wrecking penalty shootout, Academy youngster Isaac Mensah skied Storm’s third kick allowing Emmanuel Asante to score the decider as Kotoko triumphed 5-3 on penalties.OTHER RESULTS:WAFA 1-0 EMMANUEL FCLIBERTY 1-0 SAMARTEX– Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more