Entertainment Gambling


  • Atlantic City casino 'Scores' first ever strippers Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 8:09 AM ET

    New York's most famous strip club will open a satellite establishment inside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort next month - the first strip club inside an Atlantic City casino.

  • Japan: Gaming's holy grail? Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 9:34 PM ET
    Japan: Gaming's holy grail?

    Jonathan Galaviz, Managing Director at Galaviz & Co, says Japan is the perfect market for Asia's expanding gaming industry and government should prioritize passing needed legislation as part of its economic development agenda.

  • Powerball jackpot: Buyers to share $448 million Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 4:33 AM ET
    The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's draw was $448 million, the third-highest total ever.

    Three tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawing and will split a $448 million jackpot, authorities said on Thursday.

  • Powerball players flock to 'lucky' stores Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 11:12 AM ET
    A sign outside the One Stop Mart shows the winning amounts for lottery games including the $550 million for the Powerball jackpot in Chicago, Illinois.

    Stores known for selling winning tickets have seen their business pick up as crowds hoping to win the Powerball pour in, crossing their fingers that luck will strike again.

  • Federal appeals court reinstates poker conviction Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 4:02 PM ET
    Poker card game

    Poker may be a game of skill, but that does not protect a man who hosted games of "Texas Hold 'Em" from being prosecuted under an anti-gambling law, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

  • Zynga will not pursue real money gaming Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 4:18 PM ET
    Zynga will not pursue real money gaming

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the latest on news that Zynga will not pursue a license for real money gaming in the U.S.

  • UK bookmakers cash in on royal baby bets Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 7:13 AM ET

    There seems to be nothing out of bounds to bet on in the world of online gambling. And in the U.K., this holds true with the eagerly awaited royal baby too.

  • Game on: NJ's Christie fights for sports betting Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 5:45 AM ET

    New Jersey is crusading to make sports gambling legal, in part to save a struggling Atlantic City – but major leagues are swinging back.

  • Investing in Casinos, a Safe Bet? Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:35 PM ET
    Macau Casinos Will do Even Better in Q2

    Grant Govertsen, Principal and Analyst at Union Gaming Group, is bullish when it comes to gambling stocks and explains why investing in casinos is a safe bet.

  • Big Bets on Casino Stocks Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 2:44 PM ET
    Big Bets on Casino Stocks

    New Jersey residents pay the most for auto repairs, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan; and a look at big bets in casino stocks, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • The 'Wild West' of Online Poker Goes Legit in US Saturday, 1 Jun 2013 | 2:12 PM ET

    The boss of UltimatePoker.com—the first legal, real-money poker site in the U.S.—told CNBC that users can only play in one state right now but not for long.

  • Will big bet on Internet poker pay off? Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    Will Big Bet on Internet Poker Payoff?

    Tom Breitling, chairman and co-founder of Ultimate Poker, discusses the business of online gambling with Ben Mezrich, author of "The Accidental Billionaires."

  • Gazing Inside Tech's Crystal Ball Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 7:52 AM ET
    Gazing Inside Tech's Crystal Ball

    Ben Mezrich, "The Accidental Billionaires" author, provides a glimpse inside the future of tech innovation.

  • The Rise & Fall of Absolute Poker Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 7:16 AM ET
    The Rise & Fall of Absolute Poker

    Ben Mezrich, "Straight Flush" author, takes a look inside the $10 billion poker industry.

  • Inside the world of illegal gambling Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 1:48 PM ET
    Inside the World of Illegal Gambling

    CNBC's Andrea Day follows the indictment of the people who laundered more than $100 million from providing games to celebrities, athletes and Wall Street titans.

  • Las Vegas Sands Loses Suit Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 2:16 PM ET
    Las Vegas Sands Loses Suit

    Las Vegas Sands has lost its breach-of-contract lawsuit against Taiwan businessman Richard Suen, reports CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • Betting Big on Casino Stocks Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:41 PM ET
    Betting Big on Casino Stocks

    Melco Crown Entertainment earnings missed expectations. David Bain, Sterne Agee, explains why the stock remains his top pick.

  • Orb Charges From Behind to Win the Kentucky Derby Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 7:20 PM ET
    Joel Rosario atop Orb celebrates after winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 139-year-old classic.

  • Nevada Becomes First State to Launch Online Poker Site Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    Nevada has become the first state to legalize online poker play for residents of legal age. Many other states will follow suit if sites such as UltimatePoker.com prove successful.

  • Big Brother Watching: China Sends 'Top Cop' to Macau Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:11 PM ET
    FILE - In this Thursday April 22, 2010 file photo, the Wynn Macau is lit up. The Chinese arm of Wynn Resorts Ltd. said it received approval on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 for a new casino in the Cotai district of Macau, the world's most lucrative gambling market. Wynn Resorts founder, chairman and CEO Steve Wynn said the Cotai development is the "single most important project" in his company's history. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

    With little fanfare, China is sending an official with a 'tough cop' reputation to be its top man in Macau, as Beijing puts tackling corruption center stage.