Daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings went to NY court today over the future of fantasy sports in the state. CNBC's Eric Chemi has the details.» Read More
Macau gambling stocks such as Sands China and Galaxy Entertainment Group fell on Wednesday after a media report said Beijing may crack down on junket operators that bring in Chinese VIP high-rollers, arrange credit and collect debts.
Beyond wagering on traditional point spreads, gamblers these days can choose to put money down on hundreds of obscure and sometimes ridiculous bets listed on sportsbooks for the Super Bowl.
NBC's Kevin Tibbles reports the latest details on the cyanide poisoning of the million dollar lottery winner.
Municipal bond investor Alexandra Lebenthal started a series of women-only poker nights, proving that mastering the poker face is good for business.
Authorities have uncovered new information in the murder case of a millionaire lottery winner, with CNBC's Robert Frank.
Strong sales in Las Vegas, an upcoming project in Macau and online gaming appear positive for MGM Resorts, says CEO James Murren.
MGM will build a second casino in Macau, and the casino's shares are up about 23 percent since the plans to build were announced in October, with Jim Murren, MGM and the Fast Money traders.
A $2.5 billion Macau casino planned by MGM China, the Chinese arm of U.S. gambling giant MGM Resorts International, received government approval on Wednesday, sending shares of MGM China to an 18-month high.
Police are still investigating the death of Urooj Khan whose autopsy showed he was poisoned with cyanide one day after winning $1 million from the lottery. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.
The game is expected to be the most wagered game in the Bowl Championship Series.
Macau, the world's largest casino market, raked in $38 billion in annual gambling revenues in 2012 after monthly revenues for December hit a record, a signal of sustained strength in the only place in China where visitors are able to legally gamble in casinos.
Wynn Resorts Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steve Wynn said his company will call a special shareholder meeting to vote on removing dissident former shareholder, and Japanese billionaire, Kazuo Okada from the casino company's board of directors.
Zynga has made a bet on online gambling, and reportedly filed for a gambling license in Nevada. How should you play the stock now? Mark Newton, Greywolf Execution Partners, and Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group, weigh in.
Shares of Zynga rallied after the company filed for a gambling license in Nevada, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Zynga's "Texas Hold 'Em" game has 34 million monthly users, but it will be a long road to turn them into paying gamblers, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports from Sen. Harry Reid's state of Nevada, home of the highest unemployment rate and second highest foreclosure rate in the country.
NBC's Jay Gray reports from Dallas on the lotto fever spreading across the U.S. tonight.
NBC News Jay Gray reports from Dallas where many are rushing to pick up tickets for tonight's Powerball; and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, says that if a Powerball winner comes from New Jersey or New York, it would be a good idea to use the lottery revenue to pay for Sandy recovery efforts.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports Nevada wants online poker made legal, however Las Vegas Review Journal says the bill could be claimed unconstitutional; and ESPN's latest announcement that it will broadcast the college football playoff series for 12 years when it starts in 2014.
Casinos are opening up all over the country, creating jobs and raking in tax revenues, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman. But the money they're taking in is more than likely taking cash from another form of entertainment.