Having trouble with advertising revenue, giant Yahoo. Inc. was forced to consider a new strategy for profitable long-term and seems to have found a first solution. He launched Yahoo Fantasy Sports Daily, a betting service whose prime aim is to attract more people.
Yahoo launched some time Fantasy Sports application that was very successful and is used by over 56 million people in the US and Canada. The company is trying to move to the next levels and enables users to compete against each other for real money, thus entering the online betting industry. First to bet on MLB and NFL, and in the future to bring NBA and NHL. Of wagers players Yahoo will keep approximately 10%.
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A British became famous after it was presented at bookmaker William Hill a winning ticket on the horse race "Grand National" ... in 1974!
Bob Holmes, a retired 76-year-old Houston, Renfrewshire, helping her sister to move, and while looking through some old documents found ticket wagers 1974 victory of "Red Rum" to "Grand National ", one of the most important horse racing in the UK (it takes place every year)! Once it has documented a little, the man realized that the ticket was a winner at odds of 12.00, but was never charged. It seems that it belonged to his father-Joe Robertson, who died in 1979.
Bob told mirror.co.uk: "I was surprised to find this note especially because my father rarely bet, maybe 2-3 times a year maximum. I have no idea why not high gain probably lost ticket ". He contacted William Hill, the ticket agency was placed, and to his surprise people there confirmed that the ticket is valid, the winner, and they are willing to pay him his winnings. Impressed note the date of last 43 years, and probably aware that the news will come through many British newspapers, William Hill decided that in addition to gain normal 130 £ (which anyway was higher than originally being considered and the rate of inflation), to stop offering them a £ 130 freebet still the Grand National this year, but still £ 130 that they donate to charity.
Posted on: Apr 13th 2017, 12:08:18pm
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