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  • Mark Cuban: Markets resemble 'game of chance' Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 12:59 PM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Mark Cuban contrasted stocks to the embattled daily fantasy sports industry as more officials call it illegal gambling.

  • Atlantic City mayor warns of possible bankruptcy Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 7:09 PM ET
    The Atlantic City Boardwalk has seen busier days.

    Atlantic City's mayor said on Tuesday that bankruptcy was "back on the table" after Gov. Chris Christie vetoed certain legislation.

  • *S&P 500, Dow hit lowest since Sept. 29. Jan 15- Wall Street sank on Friday morning, with the Nasdaq hitting its lowest since Aug. 24 and the Dow briefly dropping below 16,000, as oil prices dived to less than $30 per barrel. The S&P 500 and the Dow hit their lowest since Sept. 29 amid a broad selloff.

  • Let the e-games begin! Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 7:53 AM ET
    Let the e-games begin!

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the big money behind competitive multi-player gaming and the companies getting involved.

  • At least 3 winners to share monster Powerball jackpot Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 3:10 AM ET
    7-Eleven store clerk M. Faroqui celebrates after selling a winning Powerball ticket was sold is shown in Chino Hills, California January 13, 2016. A winning ticket was sold there for the massive $1.59 billion Powerball lottery on Wednesday, officials said after drawing the winning numbers for the world's largest potential jackpot for a single player.

    The California Lottery said winning tickets for the $1.5B Powerball jackpot were sold in California, Florida and Tennessee.

  • How the Powerball jackpot grew to $1.5 billion Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 12:56 PM ET
    A man buys a Powerball lottery ticket at a newsstand in New York City on January 12, 2016. Record sales drove up the largest jackpot in US history to a whopping $1.5 billion as people dreaming of riches flocked across state lines and international borders to buy tickets.

    States look at the pace of ticket sales and even the weather when deciding how to advertise the Powerball jackpot.

  • $1.3 million AN HOUR—states' Powerball haul Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 12:50 PM ET
    Customers purchase tickets for the Powerball lottery

    Since the current Powerball jackpot started rolling in November, New York alone has seen $182.8 million in sales for that lottery.

  • Mark Cuban has some (serious) Powerball advice Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 11:22 AM ET
    Mark Cuban

    With a $1.4 billion Powerball jackpot up for grabs on Wednesday, billionaire Mark Cuban has some tips should a winner emerge.

  • Jan 11- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Monday said he helped broker an agreement between dueling Democrats on how to expand casinos beyond Atlantic City, the state's struggling gambling hub. The agreement between Christie, state Senate President Steve Sweeney and state Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto calls for legislation to be introduced on...

  • China-proofing your portfolio Friday, 8 Jan 2016 | 2:10 PM ET
    China-proofing your portfolio

    CNBC's Seema Mody highlights three sectors that would most likely be hit by continued turbulence in China.

  • CNBC update: Casinos lose, temperatures rise Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 1:30 PM ET
    CNBC update: Casinos lose, temperatures rise

    Nevada's major casinos report the 7th straight year of losses; and 2015 is the second-warmest year on record, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • NY AG wants Fanduel, DraftKings to return money Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 5:08 AM ET
    NY AG wants Fanduel, DraftKings to return money

    The daily fantasy sports companies are headed to court to battle Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • Macau gaming is a tale of two cities: Union Gaming Sunday, 3 Jan 2016 | 10:38 PM ET
    Macau gaming is a tale of two cities: Union Gaming

    Macau's mass market gaming business has stabilized and could soon experience modest growth, but the VIP segment is still in the cross hairs, says Grant Govertsen, MD of Union Gaming.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 1- Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell for the second year in a row in 2015 as a prolonged anti-corruption campaign and slowing economic growth battered the world's largest casino hub. Las Vegas magnates Steve Wynn and Sheldon Adelson are set to open resorts in 2016 catering to China's burgeoning middle class, with attractions...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 1- Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell for the second year in a row in 2015 as a prolonged anti-corruption campaign and slowing economic growth battered the world's largest casino hub. Gambling revenue fell 34.3 percent to 230.84 billion patacas last year, government data showed on Friday. Only two years ago, China's only legal...

  • 'Pharoah' and more: 2015's big sports stories Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 10:57 AM ET
    Tom Brady of the New England Patriots

    From "Deflategate" to the first Triple Crown in 37 years, sports generated some of the most memorable story lines in 2015.

  • Big biz of virtual reality Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 8:36 AM ET
    Big biz of virtual reality

    David Cole, NextVR CEO & co-founder, discusses how virtual reality companies are likely to disrupt the way content is consumed and some big media companies are betting big that it will.

  • Illinois: Daily fantasy sports is illegal gambling Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 11:42 AM ET
    DraftKings, a fantasy sports website

    The Illinois attorney general's office on Wednesday deemed daily fantasy sports illegal gambling under state law.

  • Dec 24- Canadian gaming company Amaya Inc has been ordered by a Kentucky court to pay $870 million in penalties to cover alleged losses by the state's residents who played real-money poker on PokerStars' website between 2006 and 2011.. Amaya, which got PokerStars in 2014 through the $4.9 billion takeover of Rational Group, said on Thursday said it planned to post...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, Dec 23- Rising financial stress in the U.S. energy sector has prompted some suppliers and vendors to take unusual legal action to collect unpaid debts: forcing struggling companies with billions of dollars in debt into bankruptcy. Since August, creditors have filed petitions for involuntary bankruptcy against three energy producers with...