Tag Archives: Wins

News: Ryanair investment in Laudamotion wins EU approval

Ryanair has welcomed the EU Commission’s decision to approve its proposed acquisition of a 75 per cent interest in Laudamotion. The Irish low-cost carrier currently owns 24.9 per cent of the Austrian airline. Ryanair has entered into partnership with airline owner Niki Lauda to offer competition in the Austria, Germany, and Spain, aviation markets, the carrier said. However, Laudamotion is ...

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‘Skyscraper’ Review: The Rock vs. World’s Tallest Building, Guess Who Wins?

Dwayne Johnson saves. It’s sort of his signature thing, really. An informal list of people, places and other miscellany that the man still known by many as “The Rock” has protected, defended and/or rescued: a young Polynesian woman, part of the Egyptian empire, ancient Greece, San Francisco, fellow video-game avatars, the World Wrestling Federation, the professional secrets of tooth fairies, ...

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‘I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians’ Wins Top Prize at Karlovy Vary Film Festival

Personal stories and quests for truth dominated the Karlovy Vary film fest this year with Romanian Radu Jude taking the Crystal Globe and $ 25,000 for best film with his story of a director who refuses to compromise with Holocaust deniers, “’I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians.’” The film, which also won the Europa ...

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Steve Albini Wins World Series of Poker Event

Steve Albini won his first World Series of Poker tournament late Saturday night as the renowned producer and Big Black rocker finished first in the $ 1,500 Seven Card Stud event. The producer of albums like Nirvana’s In Utero and Pixies’ Surfer Rosa beat out 309 other players to win the $ 106,000 prize and a coveted World Series of ...

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Steve Albini Wins Major Prize at 2018 World Series of Poker

Steve Albini—the iconic musician behind Shellac and Big Black who’s helmed several classic records by other artists—is a poker player. Last night, he won big. Specifically, he earned a World Series of Poker gold bracelet after competing in the Seven Card Stud event over 310 other players. He’s taking home $ 105,629. Want proof that this actually happened? There’s a ...

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