LONDON, July 21- Britain's William Hill has fired Chief Executive James Henderson after only two years in the job because the bookmaker's board said he was failing to deliver enough growth in online and international gambling. A series of mergers among rivals has intensified the competition for William Hill as gambling companies increasingly market... » Read More
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.
David Attenborough, CEO of Tabcorp, explains his outlook on gaming in Australia and Asia and stresses the importance of proper gambling regulation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Las Vegas has $9 billion in projects in the works, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
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.
Sin City can't seem to attract young gamblers, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
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.
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.
The $636 million jackpot will be split among holders of two winning tickets in California and Georgia, Mega Millions officials say. NBC News reports.
As the Mega Million jackpot rises to an estimated $636 million, NBC's Jay Gray reports from Dalas, TX on the rising ticket sales.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports sales for the Mega Millions lottery are on the rise ahead of the estimated $636 million jackpot drawing.
Chris Manzi won a much smaller Mega Millions jackpot than Tuesday night's drawing, but he still has some wisdom on winning.
2012 Mega Millions lottery winner Chris Manzi talks about hitting the jackpot and how it changed his life.
The odds of winning are astronomical, but tell that to the optimists and dreamers who lined up for the Mega Millions jackpot.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is now $452 million.