Entertainment 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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

    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 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 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

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

  • 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

    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

    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

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

  • 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 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.