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Travel Technology Association Selects Laura Chadwick as New Leader

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The Travel Technology Association (Travel Tech), the voice of the travel technology industry, announced today that following a comprehensive executive search, it has appointed Laura Chadwick as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Chadwick’s record of association leadership and public policy advocacy make her an ideal choice for the association to advance its mission of promoting marketplace competition, transparency, and advocacy for policies that deliver consumer value. Chadwick previously served as a Vice President, Industry Relations at the XRAssociation (XRA), where she launched the new organization’s membership, marketing, and development efforts. Under her leadership, XRA grew from five members to more than 40 in the span of two and a half years. Previously Chadwick led corporate member engagement and technology policy lobbying at the National Restaurant Association. She is also a veteran of the Consumer Technology Association and the Capitol Hill offices of U.S. Representatives Adam Schiff (CA-28) and Mike Thompson (CA-05). “We are delighted Laura is leading Travel Tech. Her leadership skills, combined with her technology and policy background, make her the perfect choice,” stated Emmett O’Keefe, Chairman of the Travel Tech Board of Directors. “She will be a great advocate for the industry as we continue to provide value to the travel consumer.” Chadwick will focus on solidifying the Travel Technology Association’s value to the industry, highlighting its advocacy work, and expanding its membership. “I am honored to join the Travel Technology Association as its new leader and work with some of the most innovative companies in the travel industry,” Chadwick said. “Throughout my career, I have led efforts to highlight the power of technology to benefit consumers and transform businesses. As more and more Americans make plans to travel, we have a great opportunity to highlight Travel Tech’s core principles of consumer choice, competition, and transparency and its value as an organization supporting the industry.” “Laura’s leadership is a welcome addition to the team,” stated Kelly Kolb, Travel Tech’s Board Vice Chair. “Her plans to expand the reach of the association, enhance our advocacy efforts, and showcase the benefits technology brings to travelers and the economy, will be noticed quickly throughout the industry and especially in Washington, DC.” Chadwick takes on the role of President and CEO following the transition of Interim President Stewart Alvarez. Alvarez will continue to support Travel Tech in an advisory role. “I look forward to working with Laura as she leads Travel Tech in these important times,” stated Alvarez. “Proposals from the Department of Transportation regarding ticket refunds and ancillary services, ongoing discussions in state capitals and city halls, along with the continued advocacy of a transparent marketplace, make her leadership in this space essential.” ### About Travel Tech The Travel Technology Association (Travel Tech) is the voice of the travel technology industry, advocating for public policy that promotes transparency and competition in the marketplace to encourage innovation and preserve consumer choice. Travel Tech represents the leading innovators in travel technology, including global distribution systems, online travel agencies and metasearch companies, travel management companies, and short-term rental platforms. To schedule an interview with a Travel Tech spokesperson, contact Dan Rene of kglobal at 202-329-8357 or daniel.rene@kglobal.com. Contact Details Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 daniel.rene@kglobal.com Company Website https://www.traveltech.org.

October 19, 2022 09:45 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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LMCC Returns October 20 & 21 To Hudson Yards: Presenting The World’s Top Cannabis & CBD Beauty, Wellness, Food & Beverage Brands

LMCC Ventures LLC

New York, NY, October 18, 2022 — Luxury Meets Cannabis Conference (LMCC) today announced the complete program for its Fall 2022 Edition, which returns on October 20 & 21 in Hudson Yards, New York City. Launched in 2018 as a first-of-its-kind B2B trade event, LMCC has grown into the go-to resource and venue for product discovery and extensive category education, connecting visionary CBD and Cannabis brands across the beauty/wellness, food/beverage, and technology/lifestyle accessory categories to mainstream retailer buyers, luxe dispensaries, media, and investors. As an indication of the excitement around the emerging New York legal Cannabis market and the official brand showcase mix at LMCC, 100+ A-tier retail outlets – LMCC’s highest rate to date – have registered to attend the show including KITH, Standard Dose, Curaleaf, Bloomingdale’s, Rise Cannabis, Etain, The Vitamin Shoppe, Shen Beauty, and many others. LMCC’s inaugural infused Food & Beverage Hall will also debut, which will feature the finest food/culinary, beverage, consumables, and confectionery brands in the space — especially timely as alcohol sales in the U.S. continue to decline. This Harrods-esque, immersive (and delectable) experience will spotlight leading brands such Cann, Kiva Confections, oHHo, Cycling Frog, Cloud 11, Black Dahlia, L8, Sass, Chef For Higher, and many more. More than 700 business attendees from around the world will explore the LMCC Official Brand Showcase — a pre-vetted, store-ready exhibition — paired with a full schedule of keynote talks, brand presentations, and business networking. For the most up-to-date information on partners, exhibiting brands and speakers, visit lmccshow.com. LMCC FALL 2022 OFFICIAL BRAND SHOWCASE DIRECTORY Astraèa & Co. Black Dahlia CANDOR CANN Chef for Higher Cloud 11 Cycling Frog Daily Habit Drew Martin errbshop Franny’s Farmacy Function Botanicals The Healing Rose Hudson Cannabis Innocan Pharma K’dara Kiva L8 LEUNE LumiBloom MĀSK Skincare oHHo Plantwise REUNION Sackville & Co. SASS StellaVia Stone Road UB Super / Meticulous Skincare WALALA LMCC SPEAKER SCHEDULE NOW LIVE See 50 leading executives on stage from Ulta Beauty, Adweek, New York State Cannabis Control Board, Merida Capital Holdings, Adweek, Different Leaf, NYC Mayor’s Office, Food & Wine, Standard Dose, Women’s Health, and Bon Appétit and many others: View LMCC Fall 2022 Speaker Schedule Here ### Attendee Tickets: Two-day, all-access passes to LMCC 2022 are $695. Purchase passes HERE. Retail Buyer Registration: Admission is complimentary only for qualified retail buyers and their teams. Stores, dispensaries, and e-tailers only can register HERE. Sponsors: LMCC is proud to partner with Merida Capital Holdings ​Brand Applications: Now Accepting Submission for LMCC May 2023 Brands Can Now Reserve Space for LMCC 2023 Here About LMCC: Founded in 2018, LMCC Ventures LLC is the parent company of the annual Luxury Meets Cannabis* Conference (LMCC) in New York City. LMCC is the premier B2B event connecting A-tier retailers, media, investors, leading dispensaries and CPG executives to premium CBD, hemp and Cannabis brands — with a keen focus on beauty, wellness, food & beverage. Past participants include retailers like Sephora, Nordstrom, Credo Beauty, and Bloomingdale’s; media including The New York Times, Glossy, Travel & Leisure, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Robb Report; and speakers from Mitch Baruchowitz (Merida Capital Holdings) and Cindy Capobianco (Lord Jones) to Bobbi Brown and Frederic Fekkai. For more information on LMCC, visit lmccshow.com. Find LMCC socially on LinkedIn and Instagram. Guidelines & Legal: no smoking or vaping on any kind permitted inside the venue. Local laws strictly apply. Contact Details Katie Shapiro +1 303-882-5596 katie@katieshapiromedia.com Company Website https://www.lmccshow.com/

October 19, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Study: Is Digital Nomadism the New Work Non-Negotiable?

MBO Partners

A new study from ​ MBO Partners® shows that digital nomadism is the number one work trend that employers can no longer ignore. Digital nomadism, a term referencing workers who embrace a location-independent, technology-enabled lifestyle that allows them to travel and work remotely, has grown by 131% from the pre-pandemic year 2019. Today, 16.9 million American workers describe themselves as digital nomads. Traditional workers are the fastest-growing segment embracing this style of work. The number of digital nomads with traditional corporate jobs increased by 9% in 2022, growing from 10.2 million in 2021 to 11.1 million this year. "The massive rise in digital nomads is just one more sign that the workforce of yesterday is gone for good,"said Miles Everson, CEO, MBO Partners. "The 'work from anywhere' trend is here to stay, and employers must take note that the power is in the hands of the worker, not the employer or client. To embrace this strong and growing population of nearly 17 million workers, look beyond the if and into the how – create and enforce a documented nomad policy, and consider how to engage flexible, blended talent teams that engage for purpose and outcomes." The report revealed several key insights about this fast-growing segment of the American workforce, including: Out of the office, into the world. The number of digital nomads with traditional jobs increased by 9% in 2022, growing from 10.2 million in 2021 to 11.1 million in 2022. In fact, since the start of the pandemic, the number of digital nomads with traditional jobs has more than tripled. Taking a page from the retiree's handbook, digital nomads seek out locations with lower costs of living and favorable amenities. No plans to quiet quit. Eighty-one percent of digital nomads report being highly satisfied, and 11% are satisfied with their work and lifestyle. Only 3% were dissatisfied. This compares to 68% of non-digital nomads reporting being highly satisfied and 14% satisfied with their work and lifestyle. Interestingly, in terms of politics, digital nomads skew heavily Democratic (51%) vs. Republicans (23%) and Independents (23%). VanLife is not out of gas. VanLifers, digital nomads who travel, live and work in RVs, vans, or other vehicles converted into roaming residences, were the fastest-growing digital nomad segment, increasing 19% in 2022 and reaching 3.1 million. Digital nomad villages offer support. A growing support industry is making it easier to be a successful digital nomad, whether it be providing products like cross-border health insurance to assist digital nomads or digital nomad villages like Nomad Village Brazil and Digital Nomad Valley Zadar, Croatia that provide a community and infrastructure to be productive. The top challenges reported by digital nomads are personal safety (34%), being away from family and friends (32%), and managing work and travel (25%). The new Dreamers: Armchair Nomads. Despite aspirations, only 8-11% of those who express interest in the nomadic lifestyle will actually make the leap in the next 2-3 years. A growing group of "armchair digital nomads" will live the life through the experiences of others vs. becoming nomads themselves. The convergence of remote work and technological improvements have been key drivers in accelerating the digital nomad trend. While the pandemic forced a change in physical work locations, it ignited an industry to support this holistic change of remote work. It was not a giant leap for workers to go from working from home to working from anywhere that technology allowed. As evidenced by summer air travel, our appetite for travel has not diminished. Even as work requirements shift from fully remote to hybrid or in-office, digital nomadism will not be grounded. Many factors will continue to drive the growth of this trend, such as cities and countries competing to attract digital nomads, improvement in remote work technology, and companies creating digital nomad policies. MBO Partners will release the full 2022 State of Independence study in November 2022. To obtain a copy of the brief, please visit www.mbopartners.com/state-of-independence/digital-nomads. About MBO Partners®​ MBO Partners is a deep job platform that connects and enables independent professionals and microbusiness owners to do business safely and effectively with enterprise organizations. Its unmatched experience and industry leadership enable it to operate on the forefront of the independent economy and consistently advance the next way of working. For more information, visit​ ​mbopartners.com​ Contact Details Words For Hire Karen Swim +1 586-461-2103 mbopr@wordsforhirellc.com Company Website https://mbopartners.com

October 19, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Are You Paying Too Much for Your Medicare Plan?

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October 15 marked the start of the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period — a time for Medicare-eligible people to choose the plan that best supports their unique needs and budget. Recently, Vice President of Aetna Medicare Bob O’Connor, participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss what you need to know for thisAnnual Enrollment Period. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/jriqOx0-9pc With the national inflation rate at an all-time high since the 1980s, it’s more important than ever for older adults, who are often on a fixed income, to evaluate their individual health care needs and choose a Medicare plan that best supports those needs in a cost-effective way. The 2022 Health Care Insights Study by CVS Health found that 90 percent of providers said cost of care is a top concern for their 65-and-older patients. Medicare can be confusing because there are a lot of different options out there. And if you’re around Medicare age, your mailbox will soon be flooded with Medicare plan letters, postcards and ads. Think about what’s important to you and ask yourself some basic questions, like does the plan fit your budget and does your plan cover your doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies? Another important thing to consider is prescription drugs. Are there prescription drugs you take regularly? Does the plan’s drug list cover those prescriptions? It’s also important to know what tier your prescription drugs are on or whether there are any coverage rules. The first thing people should do is go to the Medicare.gov website. Once there, they can enter their zip code and see all the Medicare plans available in their area. And of course, you can learn more about 2023 Aetna Medicare plans at AetnaMedicare.com or call us at 1-844-588-0041 (TTY: 711), 7 days a week, 8 AM to 8 PM. The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period runs from October 15 through December 7, 2022. A licensed agent may answer your call. About Bob O’Connor As Vice President of Aetna Medicare and community volunteer for organizations focused on seniors and the disabled, Bob O’Connor brings a unique perspective to the Medicare conversation. He’s worked in several roles at Aetna in support of seniors and currently oversees member experience, quality and business strategy for Aetna’s robust portfolio of Medicare Advantage plans. An advocate for the aging population, Bob is passionate about improving health care and helping Aetna’s more than 10.6 million Medicare members nationwide achieve their best health. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

October 18, 2022 12:37 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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New York Giants Captain Xavier McKinney partners with The Edit LDN

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Disruptive global online limited sneaker platform, The Edit LDN has today signed its first ever brand ambassador securing New York Giants Captain and free safety superstar, Xavier McKinney. Launched in 2020, The Edit LDN is the brainchild of founder Moses Rashid who pursued his passion and obsession of sneakers to building a brand for like-minded, sneakerheads. Over the past 24 months, sales have grown 525% Year-on-Year during which The Edit LDN has since launched in Harrods, London. With the appointment of Xavier McKinney, the company is raising the bar even further as it expands in to the US. Xavier Mckinney is, in his own right, a true disruptor and has become the ‘culture changer’ for the New York Giants organisation. Now in his 3rd season, 21 tackles in for the year alone, he is proving to be a force that can’t be stopped and will go on to achieve great things on and off the field. The Edit LDN and brand ambassador Xavier Mckinney share the same vision of fashion & creativity; ensuring one is able to showcase their true personality and ability to express themselves through fashion. Xavier McKinney added:“I’m excited to partner up with The Edit LDN. They’ve already demonstrated great success in the marketplace and I’m looking forward to helping them expand their footprint even further. I‘ve always had a passion for creative opportunities surrounding fashion so I’m happy to partner with such an innovative company with product exclusivity. I feel like the sky is the limit for this partnership and I can’t wait to showcase our creative collaborations.” The Edit LDN stocks on-trend, high-end exclusive new and pre-loved sneakers with high end streetwear and collectables. Its customers dare to be different which is how McKinney sees himself - seeing fashion as an opportunity to convey his individualism and can set a tone of how he is seen on and off the field. Making a mark with his sharp, fresh take on fashion off the pitch and often seen in brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton & New Balance, the NFL star has big plans to further his involvement as a creative within the fashion world, a plan The Edit LDN are keen to be a part of. CEO of The Edit LDN, Moses Rashid commented: “We want to be able to help express Xavier’s creative flair for designing and bring that to The Edit’s audience who are constantly after the new, disrupting exclusive items. We knew we wanted to partner up with a personality that best reflects our beliefs and values and when Xavier came to our attention it was a natural fit due to his passion for all things fashion. ” “We knew he embodied the values of The Edit LDN from our first meeting and we feel privileged that he has chosen to support our continued rapid expansion into the USA over the coming years. We have some really exciting projects lined up together which we’re excited to share with The Edit LDN community". With the limited sneaker market currently valued at around $10B, there is no slowing down global growth for the team at The Edit LDN. Bringing in Xavier will be accelerating their plans to dominate the US in 2023 due to his popularity within the Giants. Working together will be a collaborative project showcasing the talent of the budding creative director. About THE EDIT LDN Founded in 2020, The EDIT LDN has quickly become a global authority in the Sneaker and High End streetwear market, launching their Global Marketplace digitally connecting investors and owners of sneakers with actively engaged buyers - a gender neutral and international audience. With partnerships including Harrods, Galleries Lafayette and Threads Styling - The Edit LDN has a wide client base including International celebrities including Music stars, Footballers through to the NFL. Brands include: Jordan, Yeezy, Louis Vuitton, Fear of God, Dior, amongst others. The platform is fast becoming synonymous with speed of service, authenticity, diverse selection of secure payment methods, and first class customer service. The Edit LDN is a British business, scaling incredibly quickly with a huge focus on the USA. Further information visit: www.theeditldn.com Contact Details The Edit LDN Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com Company Website https://www.theeditldn.com/

October 18, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Fifth Street Gaming Digital lanza la nueva red de podcasts de JefeBet

JefeBet

JefeBet, la principal compañía multimedia y de apuestas para bilingües y estadounidenses de habla hispana, operada por FSG Digital (FSG), anuncia hoy el lanzamiento de la red de podcasts de JefeBet. La red de podcasts, podcasts en vivo y pre-grabados expandirán la red existente de JefeBet de presentadores, creadores y corresponsales de cinco a 15. La red de podcasts de JefeBet puede ser encontrada en JefeBet.com/podcasts. A lo largo del mes de la herencia hispana y latina, personalidades como Alex Stergios, Francisco X. Rivera, Majo Montemayor, el comediante Mike Ruga, la leyenda del béisbol Ozzie Guillén y el popular YouTuber mexicano Ivansfull harán su debut en la red de podcasts de JefeBet. Los shows, los cuales serán todos producidos exclusivamente en español, están destinados a ofrecer opiniones en fantasy sports, apuestas deportivas y apuestas en general, mientras celebra la cultura latina, su estilo de vida y entretenimiento. “El talentoso personal que hemos contratado para nuestra red de podcasts de JefeBet que continúa en expansión es verdaderamente excepcional”, dijo Matthew Chambers, vicepresidente de contenido en FSG Digital. “Con su influencia y alcance colectivo de más de cuatro millones de seguidores a través de redes sociales, junto a una marca digital como JefeBet que se expande con rapidez, hace que estemos construyendo la mejor y más influyente red de contenido en español para los 64 millones de hispanos y latinos en Estados Unidos y millones más en el extranjero”. La leyenda del béisbol y embajador de JefeBet, Ozzie Guillen, dijo, “JefeBet está creando un puente entre latinos, los deportes y las apuestas. Nos ames o nos odies siempre vas a estar entretenido. Nuestra meta es dar a conocer nuestras opiniones y analizar jugadores y partidos desde nuestra experiencia de vida. Estamos bastante felices de ser parte de la historia y el crecimiento de JefeBet”. “Estoy muy orgullosa y feliz de formar parte del equipo de JefeBet”, dijo Alex Stergios, presentadora de Titulares con Alex. “He tenido la oportunidad de producir contenido para JefeBet desde su lanzamiento, y tanto el recibimiento del público como el crecimiento ha sido asombroso. Estoy segura de que continuará creciendo día a día y será considerada una de las mejores plataformas digitales de deportes y lifestyle”. Francisco X. Rivera dijo, “Soy un apasionado de comenzar proyectos desde cero y fue un honor cuando JefeBet me escogió como su primer presentador. Ahora que un asombroso equipo con mucho talento en vivo ha sido armado, tengo aún más energía para ayudar a JefeBet a convertirse en la plataforma en línea líder en comentarios deportivos y de apuestas, así como análisis, picks y predicciones”. El Reporte Jefe Habrás escuchado los emocionantes comentarios de Francisco X. Rivera y Cristian Moreno en las noches de pelea, y ahora puedes oírlos discutir acerca de las mejores noticias deportivas, y ofrecer tips en fantasy, picks y predicciones cada semana. Titulares con Alex Desde deportes hasta lifestyle y entretenimiento, Alex Stergios lo cubre todo, y tiene vividas entrevistas con talento latino top, ya sean atletas, personalidades o más. El Mundo de Guillén ¿Pueden sus dos hijos mantener con vida uno de los apellidos más emblemáticos en la historia de la MLB? Sintoniza para descubrirlo. Venga por la polémica y quédese por la experiencia histórica del único jugador latino convertido a manager que ha ganado una Serie Mundial. Fútbol Premier Desde la Ciudad de México, Londres y Madrid, Majo, Rodrigo y Bruno nos traen un acceso sin precedentes a la Premier League, Champions League y a la Copa del Mundo. Directo desde los mejores equipos y jugadores del mundo, te traemos toda la información en exclusiva. Dímelo Con más de 40 años combinados en experiencia, JRod y Ozzie Jr traen la mejor (y la más entretenida) información en cuanto a picks y apuestas deportivas de tus ligas profesionales favoritas y de todos los equipos alrededor del mundo. Para información adicional, todo el abanico de shows así como teasers, visita JefeBet.com. ACERCA DE FSG Digital FSG Digital, que opera su marca estandarte JefeBet, tiene sus inicios en el mundo de los juegos de azar interactivos en el año 2000 cuando el CEO, Seth Schorr, desarrolló el primer casino interactivo de Wynn Resorts. Hoy cuenta con la ayuda de su primer asociado en Fifth Street Gaming, Jeffrey Fine, y el experimentado empresario de iGaming, Seth Young. FSG Digital se enfoca en brindar contenido, productos atractivos y auténticos con relación a las apuestas, a las comunidades latinas e hispanas en Estados Unidos y en el extranjero. JefeBet.com es un sitio web multimedia, que tiene contenido patentado sobre apuestas y lifestyle, numerosos podcasts a través de la red de podcasts de JefeBet, juegos de trivia y predicciones deportivas mediante la app de JefeBet Pronósticos Deportivas en iOS y Android y mucho más. ACERCA DE FIFTH STREET GAMING Fifth Street Gaming (FSG) es una empresa de administración de casinos y hospitalidad con sede en Las Vegas. Reconocida como una de las principales empresas de administración locales e independientes en la industria de apuestas, FSG ofrece excelencia en la experiencia de sus huéspedes, así como liderazgo y rentabilidad. Con un portafolio diverso de emocionantes casinos en Las Vegas y tabernas de apuestas, restaurantes innovadores y bares conceptuales junto a una nueva y revolucionaria plataforma de eSports, FSG se mantiene firme con sus raíces, espíritu e integridad empresarial. La compañía ha tanteado el mercado latino desde 2006, principalmente mediante sus operaciones en el Lucky Club Hotel & Casino y el Silver Nugget Casino. Por más de 15 años, FSG ha servido a la comunidad latina y ha producido cientos de conciertos con artistas colombianos, mexicanos, rodeos mexicanos y festivales gastronómicos. Contact Details HPL Digital Sport para JefeBet Alex Shapiro +1 732-770-9395 ashapiro@hotpaperlantern.com FSG Digital Matthew Chambers mchambers@fifthstreetgaming.com Company Website https://www.jefebet.com/

October 18, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Fifth Street Gaming Digital Launches New JefeBet Podcast Network

JefeBet

JefeBet, the premier gambling and multimedia company for bilingual and Spanish-speaking Americans, operated by FSG Digital (FSG), announced today the launch of the JefeBet Podcast Network. The new network of live and pre-recorded podcast and vodcast shows will expand JefeBet’s existing creator network of hosts, creators and correspondents from five to 15. The JefeBet Podcast Network can be found at JefeBet.com/podcasts. Throughout Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month, personalities including Alex Stergios, Francisco X Rivera, Majo Montemayor, comedian Mike Ruga, baseball legend Ozzie Guillén and popular Mexican YouTuber Ivansfull all made their debut on the JefeBet Podcast Network. The shows, which are all produced exclusively in Spanish, offer opinions on fantasy sports, sports betting and general gambling, while celebrating Latino culture, lifestyle and entertainment. “The talent lineup we have signed for our expanding JefeBet Podcast Network is truly exceptional.” said Matthew Chambers, VP, Content at FSG Digital. “With their collective reach of over four million engaged followers across social channels, and paired with JefeBet’s own fast-growing digital footprint, we’re building the best and most influential network of Spanish-first content for the 64 million Hispanic and Latinos in the US and millions abroad.” Baseball legend and JefeBet ambassador Ozzie Guillen says, “JefeBet is creating a bridge between Latinos, sports, and gambling. Love us or hate us you will always be entertained. Our goal is to voice our opinions and analyze players and games from our experiences in life. We are very happy to be part of the JefeBet growth and story.” “I am very proud and happy to be part of the JefeBet team,” said Alex Stergios, host of Titulares con Alex. “I have had the opportunity to produce content for JefeBet since its launch, and both the public reception and growth have been amazing. I am certain that it will continue to grow day by day and be considered as one of the best sports and lifestyle digital platforms.” Francisco X Rivera said, “ I am passionate about starting projects from the ground up and was honored when JefeBet chose me as their first host. Now that a team of amazing on-air talent has been assembled, I am even more energized to help JefeBet become the leading online platform for sports and gambling commentary, analysis, picks and predictions.” El Reporte Jefe You may have heard Francisco Rivera and Cristian Moreno’s excited ring-side calls on fight night, and now you can hear them battle it out over top sports news and drama, and offer expert fantasy tips, picks, and predictions every week. Titulares con Alex From sports to lifestyle to entertainment, Alex Stergios covers it all, and has lively interviews with top Latin talent, athletes, and personalities. El Mundo de Guillén Can his two sons keep one of the biggest lightning rods in MLB history in line? Tune in to find out. Come for the hot takes, stay for historical expertise from the only Latino player-turned-manager to ever win a World Series. Fútbol Premier Embedded in Mexico City, London, and Madrid, Majo, Rodrigo, and Bruno bring us unprecedented access to the Premier League, Champions League, and the World Cup. Straight from the world’s top teams and players, we have your all-access pass. Dímelo With 40+ years of combined expertise, JRod and Ozzie Jr bring the best (and most entertaining) insights to all things sports picks and gambling from all your favorite pro leagues and teams around the world. For additional information, media kit and show assets and teasers, please visit JefeBet.com. ABOUT FSG Digital FSG Digital, operating its flagship brand JefeBet, traces its roots in interactive gaming back to the year 2000 when CEO Seth Schorr developed Wynn Resorts' first interactive casino. Today he is joined by his Fifth Street Gaming partner Jeffrey Fine and experienced iGaming entrepreneur Seth Young. FSG Digital focuses on providing compelling, authentic gambling related content and products to the Latino and Hispanic communities in the USA and beyond. JefeBet.com is a multimedia web portal, featuring proprietary written gambling and lifestyle content, numerous podcasts via the JefeBet Podcast Network, sports trivia prediction games via the JefeBet Pronosticos y Deportivos app on iOS and Android, and more. ABOUT FIFTH STREET GAMING Fifth Street Gaming (FSG) is a full-service hospitality and casino management company based in Las Vegas. Recognized as one of the gaming industry’s top local independent management companies, FSG delivers excellence in guest experience, leadership and profitability. With a diverse portfolio of thriving Las Vegas casinos and gaming taverns, innovative restaurants and bar concepts and a revolutionary new eSports platform, FSG remains grounded in its foundation of entrepreneurial spirit and integrity. The company has catered to the Latino market since 2006, most notably through the operations of the Lucky Club Hotel & Casino and Silver Nugget Casino. For more than 15 years, FSG has served the Latino community and produced hundreds of concerts with Mexican and Colombian artists, Mexican rodeos and food festivals. Contact Details HPL Digital Sport for JefeBet Alex Shapiro +1 732-770-9395 ashapiro@hotpaperlantern.com FSG Digital Matthew Chambers mchambers@fifthstreetgaming.com Company Website https://www.jefebet.com/

October 18, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Rembrandt’s Famous Masterpiece Available In 8,000 Pieces (NFTs)

Curzon PR

Now, everyone has the opportunity to own a digital piece of one of Rembrandt’s most celebrated works, The Night Watch (1642). The painting has been divided into 8,000 pieces, which are available in the form of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) — a digital certificate of ownership. Not only will the sale of NFTs be a milestone step in making Rembrandt ownership accessible for all, but owners will also be granted exclusive access to the new, and soon to be open, MetaRembrandt Museum — the only place in the world where all the paintings of Rembrandt van Rijn can be found remastered, digitally restored to their original state, and in high definition. The Night Watch NFT initiative is the result of a collaboration between the Rembrandt Heritage Foundation and blockchain innovators HODL Finance. It was announced on the first anniversary of the death of world-renowned Rembrandt expert, Professor Dr Ernst van de Wetering, who worked tirelessly to preserve Rembrandt's collection and make it accessible for current and future generations. Professor van de Wetering made his life’s work to trace, authenticate and preserve all of Rembrandt’s works. His legacy with The Rembrandt Heritage Foundation was to have Rembrandt’s full art collection digitised and remastered, ensuring it remains immortalised. He even recreated the pieces from The Night Watch that were cut off in 1715 and feared lost forever. Jess Muntenaar, COO at HODL Finance, said: “We are proud that together with The Rembrandt Heritage Foundation, we have digitally reconstructed and captured Rembrandt’s paintings in high definition, and made them accessible to everyone through blockchain ownership. Digitising art is not a replacement for the real thing, but rather a way to preserve art, make it available to everyone, and ensure that Rembrandt will always be there for future generations.” NFTs cannot be copied, replaced or subdivided, ensuring absolute security and authenticity. Every NFT is recorded in a database (a blockchain) and can be stored for as long as the owner wishes, or sold. An owner of one of the 8,000 pieces of the Night Watch automatically becomes a founder of the MetaRembrandt Museum. Founders have lifetime access to the museum, and can also ‘rent out’ their NFT, which not only provides a return on investment, but also gives other art lovers the opportunity to gain access to this highly exclusive digital venue. Pim Slager, co-founder of The Rembrandt Heritage Foundation, says: "The MetaRembrandt Museum is the only place where people can view all the paintings of Rembrandt together and in high definition. I feel honoured that we can now share the life's work of Rembrandt van Rijn with the whole world." For more information and to register to own a piece of The Night Watch, visit www.metarembrandt.com. About HODL Finance The Hodl Finance ecosystem is designed to continue to fuel innovative projects. By providing funding, community and expertise for a wide range of forward-thinking initiatives, Hodl Finance believes that our future should not be determined by Big Tech, but rather by creators and communities. Put the power where it belongs and let the community share in the benefits. For more information, images or interview requests, please contact: Saiansha Panangipalli saiansha@curzonpr.com Or Gina Hollands gina@curzonpr.com T: +44 (0)7801 258 392 Contact Details Curzon PR Gina Hollands gina@curzonpr.com Company Website https://www.metarembrandt.com/

October 18, 2022 08:34 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Halloween Thrills Can Be Good for Your Mental Health & Reduce Stress of Daily Living

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

During a time when many of us are anxious about daily living, the thrill of a Halloween fright might alleviate some stress, according to Dr. Michele Nealon, Psy. D., President of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. “There’s a psychological release from knowing that we can overcome our fear and enjoy the feeling of being exposed to crisis or threat in a safe environment,” she said. “This could be exactly the kind of release we need from our daily stresses—even if it’s just for a few moments.” “When you visit a haunted house or watch a horror movie, there’s a rush of adrenaline, endorphins and dopamine,” Dr. Nealon added. “This rush is translated by our brain into feelings of euphoria, satisfaction and empowerment when the fear subsides. We get a sense of relief and well-being.” Thrill seekers who test their own limits can also reinforce bonds with others when this experience is shared, according to Dr. Nealon. But there is a downside to Halloween that Dr. Nealon warns about. “When we mock the disadvantaged, the mentally ill, those with special needs, or anyone with a perceived difference, we contribute to stigma and discrimination which makes it even tougher for people living with adversity. This Halloween, and always, be mindful that there are those around you who are struggling—they need your support, your kindness, and not your taunts.” “Today, we have enough real fear and anxiety in our daily lives. Halloween frights can be an appropriate way to release some of the pent-up tension in our bodies so that we can better tackle the actual challenges we face,” she said. “At the same time, it’s a time to reflect on how we, as a society, need to focus on how to better serve those most in need of our support and kindness, understanding that this is an important step to community wellness for all of us,” Dr. Nealon said. Contact Details The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Vivien Hao, Public Relations Manager +1 323-893-4743 vhao@thechicagoschool.edu

October 17, 2022 01:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time

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