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Jamaica Gleaner Business
published: Tuesday | October 3, 2006

Online gaming in crisis over US ban
LONDON, United Kingdom (Reuters): Online gambling firms faced their biggest-ever crisis on Monday after U.S. Congress passed legislation to end Internet gaming there, threatening jobs and wiping 3.5 billion (US$6.5 billion) off company values.

Art in mainstream economy can be job creator, says banker

Banker William 'Bill' Clarke is advocating a new approach to art school that focusses on developing the artist's entrepreneurial skills, saying it was time to move visual arts from the fringes into the mainstream economy.


Harrah's gets US$15b buyout offer

NEW YORK, United States (Reuters): Harrah's Entertainment Inc, the world's biggest casino operator, on Monday said it received a US$15 billion buyout offer from private equity firms Apollo Management and Texas Pacific Group.


Grant urge businesses to take advantage of grants

Small and medium sized enterprises (SME) have until next January to access grant funding under the Quality Jamaica Project (QJP), to implement Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)...




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