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  • Gamblers lost a record $440B last year: Report Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    Gamblers around the world lost $440 billion last year, and the industry is growing. The US is the biggest market, but China is rising.

  • Tabcorp: Countries must insist on gambling laws Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 8:39 PM ET
    Tabcorp: Countries must insist on gambling laws

    David Attenborough, CEO of Tabcorp, explains his outlook on gaming in Australia and Asia and stresses the importance of proper gambling regulation.

  • The 15 most bizarre Super Bowl bets Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 8:42 AM ET
    Reporters Erin Andrews and Pam Oliver.

    When the Broncos take on the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, gamblers will be risking money on a series of unique, novelty prop bets.

  • Sir Richard Branson: Bitcoin a 'brilliant first step'

    Virgin Group's Sir Richard Branson, says he put some money in bitcoin because he likes to learn about things. He thinks there will one day be a global currency that will be the future, but he suspects it will not be bitcoin.

  • Sir Richard presents 'Plan B' at Davos Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:15 AM ET
    Sir Richard presents 'Plan B' idea at Davos

    Virgin Group's Sir Richard Branson, shares his proposition that companies have a larger responsibility beyond profits.

  • Panel eyes options for Delaware gambling industry Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    DOVER, Del.-- A panel examining how to keep Delaware's gambling industry competitive has yet to decide on recommendations for state lawmakers to consider. Several commission members noted that they are still awaiting a report from the accounting firm KPMG on the current status of Delaware's gambling industry.

  • Something new that happens in Vegas: Investment Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    The Las Vegas strip.

    There are $9 billion in projects either in the planning stages or underway in Las Vegas, as the city tries to dig its way out of the recession.

  • Lucky year for Vegas? Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    Lucky year for Vegas?

    Las Vegas has $9 billion in projects in the works, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Japan gaming to be bigger than Vegas: MGM CEO Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 12:45 PM ET
    Katsuhiko Ichihashi;Chiaki Takinaka

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports that though Macau remains the cash cow for gaming in Asia, it is actually helping drive business to the U.S. Dr. J says any dips on these stocks should be bought.

  • Young gamers leaving Las Vegas Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    Young gamers leaving Las Vegas

    Sin City can't seem to attract young gamblers, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Online gaming in NJ not a threat to Borgata: COO Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    Visitors enter the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

    In fact, users of gaming sites operated by the Borgata have created more than 20,000 accounts to bet real money online in New Jersey, the casino's COO told CNBC.

  • Two winning lottery tickets and one lucky clerk Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Jenny's gift shop owner Thuy Nguyen smiles at his shop Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in San Jose, Calif.

    Although two winning lottery tickets can claim the $636 million Mega jackpot, only one store clerk who sold the ticket will get a $1 million bonus.

  • Mega Millions: We have a winner (in fact two)! Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 7:25 AM ET
    Two winning tickets were sold for the $636 million jackpot.

    The $636 million jackpot will be split among holders of two winning tickets in California and Georgia, Mega Millions officials say. NBC News reports.

  • Mega Millions lotto ticket sales soar Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 7:25 PM ET
    Mega Millions lotto ticket sales soar

    As the Mega Million jackpot rises to an estimated $636 million, NBC's Jay Gray reports from Dalas, TX on the rising ticket sales.

  • $636 million Mega jackpot fever Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 4:50 PM ET
    $636 million Mega jackpot fever

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports sales for the Mega Millions lottery are on the rise ahead of the estimated $636 million jackpot drawing.

  • Lottery winner's guide to surviving a jackpot Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    Chris Manzi won a much smaller Mega Millions jackpot than Tuesday night's drawing, but he still has some wisdom on winning.

  • Lottery winner: Invest money and work hard Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 10:26 AM ET
    Lottery winner: Invest money and work hard

    2012 Mega Millions lottery winner Chris Manzi talks about hitting the jackpot and how it changed his life.

  • Why do lottery players think they can defy the odds? Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 5:55 AM ET

    The odds of winning are astronomical, but tell that to the optimists and dreamers who lined up for the Mega Millions jackpot.

  • Mega Millions jackpot is $425 million Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 7:26 PM ET
    Mega Millions jackpot is $425 million

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is now $452 million.

  • Mega Millions jackpot is 5th largest in history Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 4:39 PM ET
    Mega Millions jackpot is 5th largest in history

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports from "Eagle Liquors" in Passaic, New Jersey, where a winning Powerball ticket was sold back in March. The drawing is tonight for $425 million.