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  • BOSTON, May 12- A union representing workers in New Jersey gambling hub Atlantic City said on Tuesday it asked the state's top prosecutor to investigate Herbalife Ltd, saying it is worried the nutrition supplements company could "prey" on unemployed workers in the casino industry. Unite Here Local 54 is the latest group to ask officials across the United States...

  • Cambodia PM refuses to honor $5K Pacquiao bet Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 9:08 AM ET
    Manny Pacquiao throws a right at Floyd Mayweather Jr. during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Last week, millions placed their bets – and lost - on the “fight of the century” when Mayweather Jr. beat Pacquiao... including an political leader.

  • SEOUL/ HONG KONG, May 5- The dealing rooms of Seoul's foreigners-only casinos are echoing to the sound of Mandarin as operators target a new breed of' low-roller' gamblers- Chinese shoppers. In places like Paradise Walkerhill in Seoul, Paradise Co Ltd, South Korea's biggest casino firm, is targeting people like Chen Jie Yi, a 27- year-old from Beijing on a recent tour...

  • HONG KONG, May 4- Macau casino stocks have lost as much as half their value over the past year as China's anti-corruption crackdown scares away wealthy VIP punters, but some investors say their faith in long-term gambling demand from the mainland remains unshaken. Industry moguls like Wynn Resorts' Steve Wynn and Las Vegas Sands' Sheldon Adelson have noted the...

  • HONG KONG, May 4- Macau casino stocks have lost as much as half their value over the past year as China's anti-corruption crackdown scares away wealthy VIP punters, but some investors say their faith in long-term gambling demand from the mainland remains unshaken. Industry moguls like Wynn Resorts' Steve Wynn and Las Vegas Sands' Sheldon Adelson have noted the...

  • Post time for the $2,500 mint julep! Friday, 1 May 2015 | 3:14 PM ET
    Woodford Reserve bourbon

    Kentucky Derby goers will pay from $10 to $2,500 for one of the 250,000-plus glasses of the sugary concoction that will be served this weekend.

  • Overhyped? Mayweather-Pacquiao loses some steam Friday, 1 May 2015 | 11:39 AM ET
    Workers install signs for an upcoming bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, April 27, 2015, in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are scheduled to fight May 2.

    Sky-high ticket prices and hotel room rates are starting to come down, though they remain inflated beyond anything Vegas has ever seen.

  • Will these Kentucky Derby bettors be appy? Friday, 1 May 2015 | 9:42 AM ET
    Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates atop of California Chrome after winning the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in 2014.

    You can now bet on the Derby through an iPhone app, after Apple changed its policy. Derby Games is one of those choices.

  • Sharing is caring: Co-workers split $58M prize Friday, 1 May 2015 | 9:27 AM ET
    New York State Lottery winners

    After about five years of pooling lottery money, a group of co-workers has finally hit the jackpot. NBC New York reports.

  • Check out the most expensive seats at the Derby Friday, 1 May 2015 | 9:17 AM ET
    The bar at The Mansion, Churchill Downs

    One location at Churchill Downs is reserved only for the most elite: The Mansion. A seat here costs you $13,000 per person.

  • How to bet on the Kentucky Derby Friday, 1 May 2015 | 9:05 AM ET
    Kentucky Derby

    If you're betting on the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs Racetrack, you better know what you're doing. Here are a few tips.

  • Debate: Bet on Las Vegas Sands? Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    Debate: Bet on Las Vegas Sands?

    Las Vegas Sands is taking a hit after weak earnings. Dr. J is a bull and would buy the stock on dips.

  • Grand National: The beauty of betting Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 11:55 AM ET
    Grand National: The beauty of betting

    The Grand National are taking place this weekend and all eyes are on the lucky horse. Alex Donohue from Ladbrokes, talks about the popular bets for the race and other aspects of the sporting event.

  • Betting mad! Brits set to splash $730M on horses Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 10:40 AM ET
    Grand National horse race Aintree

    Punters and bookies alike are gearing up for the Grand National on Saturday, with bookmakers estimating some $731 million will be wagered in the U.K. on the day.

  • Fantasy sports are legal, right? Not so fast Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees

    Think most fantasy-sports contests are legal? Here's why many may be running afoul of the law, these lawyers say.

  • Couple win lottery draw for second time in 2 years Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 10:16 AM ET

    Anyone who has dreamed of getting their hands on a lottery jackpot might want to take a deep breath when you hear about this U.K. couple’s luck.

  • MACAU, March 31- Macau is drafting new construction safety rules, officials said, after several workers died this month at casino sites amid a building boom in the world's largest gambling hub. While the fatality numbers are relatively low, and lag the 16 deaths in industrial accidents in Hong Kong last year, they are relatively rare in Macau, the only place where...

  • TOKYO, March 30- Prospects for legalizing casino gambling in Japan suffered another blow on Monday as proponents said they would delay a bill allowing "integrated resorts," as the ruling coalition remains divided on the controversial measure. Companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp and MGM Resorts International have been hoping Japan will unlock a casino...

  • TOKYO, March 30- Prospects for legalising casino gambling in Japan suffered another blow on Monday as proponents said they would delay a bill allowing "integrated resorts", as the ruling coalition remains divided on the controversial measure. Companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp and MGM Resorts International have been hoping Japan will unlock a casino...

  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 26- A bill to create two casino gambling "destination resorts" in south Florida divided the Republican-controlled statehouse on Thursday, with the expansion of craps, slot machines and high-stakes gaming opposed by family-oriented tourist attractions. Proponents argue that Florida is losing billions in tourism revenue to Caribbean...