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  • June 16- Workers at four casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey's gambling hub, turned out to vote on Thursday on whether to authorize a strike if they are not offered what they consider to be a fair contract by the start of the busy July 4 holiday weekend. "We've taken care of the companies over the years so we feel it's time that they give back to us now," said Chuck Baker, a...

  • June 16- Workers at four casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey's gambling hub, turned out to vote on Thursday on whether to authorize a strike if they are not offered what they consider to be a fair contract by the start of the busy July 4 holiday weekend. "We've taken care of the companies over the years so we feel it's time that they give back to us now," said Chuck Baker, a...

  • Four Atlantic City casinos closed in 2014 and remain shuttered, in part because of gambling competition from neighboring states. Atlantic City casino revenues increased 2.7 percent to $802.6 million in the first quarter of 2016, according to state data. Thursday's strike vote pertains to the Tropicana casino and two properties, Caesars Atlantic City and...

  • Atlantic City

    Atlantic City's main casino workers union will decide whether to authorize a strike against four of the city's gambling halls.

  • Lisa Meredith at the 2016 World Series of Poker.

    Kindergarten teacher Lisa Meredith wins half a million bucks in her first World Series of Poker tournament.

  • Creator, wearing number 13, with jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., finishes ahead of Destin with jockey Javier Castellano to win the 148th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park.

    Creator made a brilliant charge down the stretch to edge past Destin at the wire and win the 148th Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

  • European soccer showdown

    CNBC's Wilfred Frost looks at the European Cup championship and how endorsements from the likes of Nike and Adidas are cashing in on the tourney.

  • Bet on casino stocks?

    Adam Trivison, Gabelli & Company, and Harry Curtis, Nomura Securities, discuss investing in casino stocks in Macau and Las Vegas, and "Fast Money" trader Guy Adami weighs in.

  • Caution on casino stocks?

    CNBC's Susan Li reports on the gaming sector as Macau's casinos are still under pressure while U.S.-based names may be a better bet.

  • The Queen to visit this year's Epsom Derby

    Rupert Trevelyan, regional director of Jockey Club, talks about the importance of the Epsom Derby horse race.

  • June 2- New Jersey's gambling hub Atlantic City, which has steadily lost players to nearby states, could end up with four fewer casinos if proposals to expand the business beyond the city's borders become a reality, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday. A dozen casinos used to operate in Atlantic City, which once had a monopoly on East Coast gambling.

  • June 2- New Jersey's fiscally distressed gambling hub Atlantic City could lose up to four more casinos if the state follows through with proposals to expand gaming beyond the coastal city's borders, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday. New Jersey allows casinos only in Atlantic City. A dozen casinos used to operate in Atlantic City, which once had a monopoly on East...

  • HONG KONG, June 1- Macau, the world's biggest casino hub, posted a drop of 9.6 percent in gambling revenue for May, with the pace of decline accelerating from the previous month, as wealthy gamblers continued to steer clear of the southern Chinese territory. Macau, the only place in China where casino gambling is legal, has been hit by a protracted anti-corruption...

  • Mario Gutierrez, aboard Nyquist #3, reacts after losing to Exaggerator #5, placing third during the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes

    CNBC has learned that Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will not run in the Belmont Stakes.

  • *Betting odds point clearly to Britain staying in EU. LONDON, May 24- Investors seeking guidance on whether Britons will vote to leave the European Union are. Bookmakers are offering odds of 1/ 6- indicating a more than 80 percent probability- that Britain will vote to remain in the EU on June 23.

  • May 23- A New Jersey legislative committee on Monday pushed forward on a compromise aimed at helping Atlantic City after weeks of uncertainty between dueling lawmakers over the best way to save the distressed gambling hub. The legislation also provides cash relief, with $120 million of annual revenues from payments casinos have agreed to make in lieu of...

  • Bookmakers betting against 'Brexit'

    Britain's biggest bookie firm cut its odds on a remain vote for the third straight day.

  • Mickelson in the rough

    CNBC's Jane Wells looks into golfer Phil Mickelson's involvement in the Dean Foods insider trading scandal.

  • NEW YORK, May 6- Junk-rated Atlantic City is drowning in financial uncertainty, but some investors in the cash-strapped New Jersey gambling hub are betting on one possible outcome above all others: a state bailout. On Thursday, Governor Chris Christie said lawmakers needed to immediately squash their differences and pass a takeover and aid package because...

  • A pop-up promotion for True.Ink at a bar in lower Manhattan.

    A crowdfunding campaign called "The People's Horse" is letting just about anyone back a horse that may one day compete in races.