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  • Powerball jackpot hits $800M, largest US prize ever Friday, 8 Jan 2016 | 11:16 AM ET
    A corner store displays a Powerball lottery sign in Encinitas, California January 8, 2016.

    The record-breaking Powerball jackpot just got higher. The prize for Saturday night's drawing has jumped to $800 million.

  • Powerball jackpot hits a record-setting $700M Friday, 8 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM ET
    Powerball jackpot hits a record-setting $700M

    The grand prize rolls over to $700 million for Saturday night's drawing.

  • ANN ARBOR, Mich, Jan 7- Falsetta's Market on Washtenaw Avenue in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has seen new ticket buyers coming out of the woodworks since the Powerball lottery soared to an all-time record high for North America, reaching $700 million on Thursday afternoon. The $700 million jackpot for Powerball, played in 44 states, Washington, and two U.S. territories, is...

  • No jackpot-winning Powerball tickets sold in $500M drawing

    The jackpot will roll over to an estimated $675 million for Saturday's drawing.

  • Powerball players eye $450M jackpot Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 8:00 AM ET
    Powerball players eye $450M jackpot

    Wednesday's lottery prize will be the largest since last February.

  • NY AG wants Fanduel, DraftKings to return money Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 5:08 AM ET
    NY AG wants Fanduel, DraftKings to return money

    The daily fantasy sports companies are headed to court to battle Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 1- Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell for the second year in a row in 2015 as a prolonged anti-corruption campaign and slowing economic growth battered the world's largest casino hub. Las Vegas magnates Steve Wynn and Sheldon Adelson are set to open resorts in 2016 catering to China's burgeoning middle class, with attractions...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 1- Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell for the second year in a row in 2015 as a prolonged anti-corruption campaign and slowing economic growth battered the world's largest casino hub. Gambling revenue fell 34.3 percent to 230.84 billion patacas last year, government data showed on Friday. Only two years ago, China's only legal...

  • Illinois: Fantasy sports illegal Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 11:51 AM ET
    Illinois: Fantasy sports illegal

    Harvard Law School's Rick Horrow, weighs in on the trouble for daily fantasy sports.

  • KY fines PokerStar's owner to cover residents' losses Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 7:14 AM ET

    Canadian gaming company Amaya has been ordered by a Kentucky court to pay $870 million in penalties to cover alleged losses by the state's residents.

  • Illinois AG: Fantasy sports contests are 'gambling' Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 5:57 AM ET
    The DraftKings app and FanDuel website

    Illinois became the latest state to ban its residents from playing daily fantasy sports contests offered by FanDuel and DraftKings.

  • Why $1 billion in tax payments vanished Monday, 21 Dec 2015 | 8:47 AM ET
    Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader

    In the span of a mere 11 days this month, $1 billion in future federal tax payments vanished. Here's why. The NYT reports.

  • Fmr. NBA commissioner: It's time to legalize gambling Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 4:50 PM ET
    Fmr. NBA commissioner: It's time to legalize gambling

    Former NBA commissioner David Stern joins Closing Bell to discuss his take on daily fantasy sports as he sees no problem with Fantasy sports.

  • Big setback for DraftKings, FanDuel Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 11:49 AM ET
    Big setback for DraftKings, FanDuel

    The judge in New York said the daily fantasy companies cannot operate in the state anymore, temporarily until the larger case is closed. CNBC's Eric Chemi has the details.

  • DraftKings will file emergency appeal Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 10:02 AM ET
    DraftKings will file emergency appeal

    The NY State Supreme Court granted New York AG Schneiderman the preliminary injunction that had been requested in a disappointing ruling for the fantasy sports companies.

  • Homeless man wins $500,000 on scratch-off card Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 7:42 AM ET
    Michael Engfors with his winning scratch-off ticket.

    A homeless man in Aspen, Colorado, beat 840,000-to-1 odds to win a half-million dollars on a lottery scratch ticket.

  • *VIP turnover exceeds Philippines, Cambodia and Malaysia. DANANG, Vietnam, Dec 7- A small beachfront Vietnamese casino is giving Macau's VIP gambling scene a run for its money, drawing in more wealthy Chinese through its columned facade than many Southeast Asian rivals with the allure of sun, sand and discretion. Its main gaming area- plushly decked out in beige and...

  • *VIP turnover exceeds Philippines, Cambodia and Malaysia. DANANG, Vietnam, Dec 7- A small beachfront Vietnamese casino is giving Macau's VIP gambling scene a run for its money, drawing in more wealthy Chinese through its columned facade than many Southeast Asian rivals with the allure of sun, sand and discretion. Its main gaming area- plushly decked out in beige and...

  • Fitch: Macau casinos are stabilizing Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 5:46 PM ET
    Fitch: Macau casinos are stabilizing

    Macau casinos face mid-single digit revenue declines in 2016, but the numbers are stabilizing thanks to its mass market segment and new casino projects, says Alex Bumazhny, director at Fitch Ratings.

  • Fantasy fight unresolved ... for now Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 4:42 PM ET
    Fantasy fight unresolved ... for now

    Daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings went to NY court today over the future of fantasy sports in the state. CNBC's Eric Chemi has the details.