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  • Gambling in NJ: 'Great' for the state?

    Gary Vaynerchuk, "Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook" author, says New Jersey's online gambling site is "great" for revenues and saves tax dollars. He also weighs in on CEO turnovers at high-profile companies.

  • Case against online gambling

    Former Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln of "Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling," questions whether the gains from online gambling are worth the damages for the U.S.

  • NJ online gambling legal today

    States will monitor tax revenues for online gambling, says Harry Curtis, gaming analyst of Nomura Securities. New Jersey becomes the 3rd state to permit online gambling today.

  • Mitch Garber wants investors to put their money on Web gambling.

  • Confident in NJ internet gambling: Caesars CEO

    New Jersey is rolling out internet gambling today with a 5-day trial. Mitch Garber, Caesars Acquisition president & CEO, offers insight on the trial and projected growth in the U.S. He thinks the U.S. will see one state bet on online gambling one by one.

  • Boardwalk, Atlantic City.

    The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is hampering U.S. business expansion abroad, especially in the gambling industry. Now bets are moving to Asia.

  • Boardwalk, Atlantic City.

    New York voters' approval of casinos could put the nail in Atlantic City's coffin.

  • India`s Viswanathan Anand (R) plays against Norway`s Magnus Carlsen during the Norway Chess 2013 Blitz tournament in Sandnes near Stavanger, on May 9, 2013.

    Some of Wall Street's biggest names are focused on India, but it's not the country's finances that have their attention. It's a chess tournament.

  • Breeding a $5 million winner

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports from Santa Anita, CA where the most profitable horse racing event of the year, The Breeders Cup, will take place.

  • How do you know the economy is coming back? High rollers are paying their gambling debts.

  • D.C. Powerball form

    You thought you were in luck with a winning lottery ticket—but think again if you're in the nation's capital.

  • Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, owned by Boyd Gaming's and MGM Resorts, said it received the first Internet gaming permit ever in New Jersey.

  • International Game Tech CEO on online gambling

    International Game Technology has rallied 49 percent this year, and is prepared for the reopening of online gambling in New Jersey. Its CEO Patti Hart, offers insight on how money is made with online gambling.

  • A sports industry insider predicts which events may attract betting, based on the jump in price of a ticket’s face value to its secondary-market asking price.

  • 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?

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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