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  • HONG KONG, Oct 3- Hong Kong stocks rose more than 1 percent on Monday, lifted by gaming shares such as Galaxy Entertainment Group, after the world's biggest casino hub Macau posted a better than expected rise in gambling revenue in September. Activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded again in September, an official survey showed on Saturday, which may...

  • HONG KONG, Oct 3- Hong Kong stocks rose more than 1 percent on Monday, lifted by casino shares such as Galaxy Entertainment Group, after the world's biggest casino hub of Macau posted a better than expected rise in gambling revenue in September. The China Enterprises Index gained 1 percent to 9691.18, putting Hong Kong shares on a solid footing at the start of the...

  • HONG KONG, Oct 1- The world's biggest casino hub of Macau posted a better than expected 7.4 percent rise in gambling revenue in September, marking the second consecutive month of growth after more than two years of decline, as new resorts spur spending in the southern Chinese territory. A specially administered region of China, Macau is the only place in the...

  • LAS VEGAS, Sept 30- By the time the Las Vegas Sands Corp tried to collect on the gambling debts last year, the two women owed $6.4 million, lost during a few disastrous days of baccarat. The attorneys for the women, Jeffrey Setness of the law firm Fabian VanCott and Kevin Rosenberg of Lowenstein& Weatherwax LLP, contend the Sands may have violated federal anti-money...

  • 'The Parisian' opens in Macau

    CNBC's Susan Li reports on the opening of The Parisian, Sheldon Adelson's newest casino venture in Macau.

  • MACAU, Sept 13- U.S. casino mogul Sheldon Adelson opens his fifth resort in the Chinese gambling hub of Macau on Tuesday, as signs emerge of a turnaround in the territory's fortunes after two years of falling revenues cast doubt on the wisdom of new developments. Macau's casino industry has been hit by China's slowing economic growth, a campaign against...

  • The Eiffel Tower attraction, a half-size replica of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, stands illuminated at the Parisian Macao casino resort, operated by Sands China, a unit of Las Vegas Sands Corp, in Macau.

    As the Macau gaming market begins to stabilize, is there enough appetite for another new casino?

  • MACAU, Sept 13- U.S. casino mogul Sheldon Adelson opens his fifth resort in the Chinese gambling hub of Macau on Tuesday, as signs emerge of a turnaround in the territory's fortunes after two years of falling revenues cast doubt on the wisdom of new developments. Sands China, a subsidiary of Adelson's Las Vegas Sands, throws open the doors of the $3 billion Parisian...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 1- Macau, the world's biggest casino hub, posted a 1.1 percent rise in gambling revenue in August, the first positive monthly year-over-year growth in more than two years, after the opening of Wynn Macau's $4 billion resort in the southern Chinese territory. Macau, the only place in China where casino gambling is legal, is set for another multibillion...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 1- Macau, the world's biggest casino hub, posted a 1.1 percent rise in gambling revenue in August, the first positive monthly year-over-year growth in more than two years, after the opening of Wynn Macau's $4 billion resort in the southern Chinese territory. August marks the first upward tick for the former Portuguese colony since May 2014, after...

  • DUBLIN, Aug 24- Gambling company Paddy Power Betfair increased the scale and pace of cost savings from its merger, fleshing out its strategy following a 31 percent jump in first-half earnings. Online betting exchange Betfair and Paddy Power, which has a chain of shops as well as an online business, completed a 6 billion pound merger in February with the initial aim...

  • Steve Wynn doubles down on Macau with new $4B casino

    CNBC's Susan Li takes a closer look at Steve Wynn's new $4 billion casino in Macau.

  • Olympic betting in full swing

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin takes a look at beating the odds in Vegas on the Olympics games.

  • Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn

    Despite having known Donald Trump for over 30 years, Steve Wynn is surprised at the level of discourse this election.

  • Bulls gamble on Boyd

    "Halftime Report" trader Jon Najarian explains why he is seeing strong bullish buying in Boyd Gaming.

  • Legalizing online poker

    Discussing the pros and cons of legalizing online poker with Rev. James Butler, California Coalition Against Gambling Expansion, and Jason Somerville, professional poker player.

  • In this July 13, 2016 file photo, casino workers and activists protest outside Trump Taj Mahal owner Carl Icahn's office on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

    Carl Icahn said he lost $100 million on the Trump Taj Mahal's failure. But he can make some back at the Tropicana.

  • Powerball officials say just one winning ticket will claim the eighth-largest jackpot in US history.

  • A woman holds Powerball lottery tickets outside Bluebird Liquor in Hawthorne, Los Angeles, California, United States, January 12, 2016. The Powerball Jackpot has reached a record $1.5 billion.

    Powerball officials say one ticket sold in New Hampshire matches all six numbers in the Powerball drawing worth $487 million.

  • A customer buys Powerball tickets at Kavanagh Liquors on January 13, 2016 in San Lorenzo, California.

    If a single ticket wins, it will be worth $341.7 million in a lump-sum payment, before federal taxes.