Entertainment Gambling


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  • Do you know what a "parlay" is? A "progressive parlay"? Well, before you bet your next paycheck on the big game, find out the lingo that you'll need to win.

  • Jibri Bryan #34 of the Mercer Bears celebrates with teammates after defeating the Duke Blue Devils 78-71 during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

    The sighs heard round the office Thursday were likely from those who came out on the wrong end of their bracket picks for the NCAA tourney.

  • Casino companies' latest projects are tapping Asia's furthest corners, but bullish forecasts are relying on Chinese tourists' wandering feet.

  • Can South Korea be the next casino hotspot?

    Can South Korea's first foreign-owned casino give casino hotspots like Vegas and Macau a run for their money? CNBC's Julia Wood, Susan Li and Bernie Lo discuss.

  • What are the odds Osborne will say

    Ladbroke's Alex Donoghue, discusses how you can have a bet on phrases the U.K. Chancellor George Osborne will say in his budget speech.

  • UK Budget: What color tie will the Chancellor wear?

    Bookmakers are offering odds for bets on the color of tie U.K. Chancellor George Osborne will wear during his budget announcement, with blue being the most tipped.

  • An estimated $400 million is up for grabs in the latest Mega Millions jackpot, making it the sixth-largest lottery prize in US history.

  • Gambler sues casino after losing $500,000

    Las Vegas gambler Mark Johnston is suing a casino after losing $500,000 for letting him play drunk, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Casino gambling cards

    A gambler is suing a Vegas casino after he lost $500,000, arguing he should not pay his debt because the establishment got him drunk.

  • George Pataki, the former governor of New York, has joined the fight against online gambling, claiming it could be used for money laundering.

  • 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

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

  • 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' idea at Davos

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

  • 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.

  • 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?

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

  • 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.