Posts Tagged Consumer products and services

Richest fight ever is also a gold mine for Vegas bookies

Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks with the media during a news conference Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Las Vegas. Mayweather will face Manny Pacquiao in a welterweight boxing match in Las Vegas on May 2. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Days before the fight, one Manny Pacquiao believer had already put $500,000 on his man in the MGM Grand sports book.

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Argentina’s capital is world capital of bookstores

In this Tuesday, April 21, 2015, file photo, an employee works at a bookstore in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Buenos Aires is the city with more book shops per capita of any capital city in the world, according to a recent study released by the World Cities Culture Forum, a collaborative network of global cities with a focus on the importance of their cultural offerings. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — All across Argentina’s capital, lodged between the steakhouses, ice cream shops and pizzerias, is an abundance of something that is becoming scarce in many nations: bookstores.

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