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  • The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday that the state's casinos won $922 million in March, down from $951 million in March 2015. Las Vegas Strip gambling revenue was down 4 percent to $487 million last month, and downtown Las Vegas winnings were down 4 percent to $51 million. Reno casino revenue was up 1 percent at $47 million, and South Lake Tahoe...

  • Horse racing, top contenders, race

    Nyquist, a three-year-old champion thoroughbred horse, enters Churchill Downs undefeated at 7-0, and as bettors' top pick.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— A top Atlantic City casino regulator said Thursday the gambling halls plan to hire more workers this year. Matt Levinson, chairman of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission, has surveyed the city's eight casinos and found they plan to hire 2,400 workers this year. Atlantic City saw four of its 12 casinos shut down in 2014.

  • An employee walks outside the World Bank headquarters in Washington, United States.

    The Philippines must make sure casinos are covered by anti-money laundering legislation, the World Bank said.

  • Mario Gabelli, Gabelli Funds Chairman, shares his best idea.

  • ESports leveling up with investors

    Betting on computer game competitions, or e-sports, is set to generate significant revenues for gambling operators, according to experts.

  • The SEC said the consultant served as a middleman to conceal Las Vegas Sands' effort to buy a team in the Chinese Basketball Association, which forbade gaming companies from ownership, and part of a Beijing building despite China's casino gambling ban. Las Vegas Sands also failed to properly document some transactions involving its Macau operations, the SEC...

  • Wynn: Same views on China as Disney's Iger

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on Steve Wynn's investor conference call including the casino CEO's positive view on China. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.

  • High roller Vegas suite

    CNBC's Robert Frank looks at The Venetian's invite-only top suite in Las Vegas.

  • HONG KONG, April 1- A near two-year tumble in gambling revenue in China's Macau, the world's largest casino hub, continued in March with a 16.3 percent fall as visits by big-spending high-rollers became even more infrequent. Analysts said volatility remains high in the VIP sector due to the government campaign as well as tighter regulations in Macau, the only...

  • Lottery winner files for bankruptcy

    A Florida woman filed for bankruptcy after losing a big chunk of the jackpot to her former boyfriend.

  • FanDuel, DraftKings stop paid contests in New York

    CNBC's Eric Chemi reports on the deal between New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings.

  • Dollars cash

    A homeless man who pointed police toward two Orange County inmates who had escaped from jail will get the lion's share of a $150,000 reward.

  • We've had great success in online gaming: CEO

    Joel Leonoff, president and CEO of Paysafe Group, discusses the company's earnings and talks about creating online payment solutions.

  • MANILA, March 15- More than $30 million of the money hackers stole from the Bangladesh central bank's account at the New York Fed was delivered in cash to a Chinese casino junket operator in Manila, officials told a Philippines Senate hearing on Tuesday. A further $50 million was split between a casino resort and a gaming firm in the Philippines, where bank...

  • March 14- New Jersey voters will decide whether to expand gambling beyond Atlantic City, the state's distressed casino hub, after the state legislature on Monday approved a ballot measure for November's election. Currently, casino gambling is legal in the state only in Atlantic City, which had four of its 12 casinos close in 2014 because of increased...

  • Macau Gaming

    The Macau market looks to be stabilizing, with February revenue numbers showing stronger mass market growth, says Grant Govertsen from the Union Gaming Group.

  • Casino stocks rise on Macau results

    CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at casino stocks as they gain on the news that Macau's gaming revenue slump may be bottoming out.

  • HONG KONG, March 1- The Chinese territory of Macau on Tuesday posted its best monthly gambling revenue performance since October last year, boosted by an increase in tourist numbers over the Lunar New Year holiday to the world's largest casino hub. The former Portuguese colony said growth in gambling revenue dropped 0.1 percent to 19.5 billion patacas, above...

  • HONG KONG, March 1- The Chinese territory of Macau on Tuesday posted its best monthly gambling revenue performance since October last year and the smallest drop in growth in 20 months as an increase in Lunar New Year tourists boosted the world's largest casino hub. Macau's economy, which relies on the casino industry for over 80 percent of government revenues,...