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  • Las Vegas Strip gaming revenue keeps tumbling

    Gross gaming revenue on the Strip slipped for the third consecutive month in May, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

  • France soccer euro 2016

    The Euro 2016 Championship tournament could provide the kick daily fantasy sports need to get going in Europe, says a gaming platform.

  • Taylor Swift fans bet on her relationship

    A Chinese online marketplace is offering breakup insurance in case Swift ends her latest relationship.

  • Brexit Betting

    Sportsbet.com.au spokesman Will Bryne says the odds are on a "Bremain" because undecided voters will go with the status quo.

  • U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage placing a bet on Britain to leave the European Union

    As polls suggest a tight race between the leave and remain campaigns in the U.K. referendum, bookies say a vote to remain is more likely.

  • AC casino workers vote to strike

    Workers at four casinos vote for changes by the start of the July 4 holiday weekend.

  • June 16- Workers at four casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey's gambling hub, voted overwhelmingly on Thursday 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. A strike vote could give Unite Here Local 54 bargaining committees more firepower in negotiations over new contracts...

  • June 16- Workers at four casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey's gambling hub, voted overwhelmingly on Thursday 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. A strike vote could give Unite Here Local 54 bargaining committees more firepower in negotiations over new contracts...

  • 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...