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Silicon Valley is betting that online gambling is its next billion-dollar business, with developers across the industry turning casual games into occasions for adults to wager. The New York Times reports.
Owned by art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan, Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay bar marks the Chinese government's first tacit approval of a gaming concept outside of Macau.
Checking the pulse of Las Vegas' real estate market, with Jane Armstrong, Realty One Group Broker.
Las Vegas is rolling out the red carpet for travelers from China, with CNBC's Jane Wells. Daniel Rosen, Rhodium Group Partner, says the "Chinese never stop doing business," and discusses how to capitalize on the country's growth.
Samsung Electronics is looking to supply chips to more Chinese and other emerging smartphone makers to counter any fall-off in demand from Apple.
Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos.com, discusses his decision to move the company's headquarters into the city and create jobs.
*Some big-name Romney backers will be watching from Boston. Now, some heavyweights of the $2 trillion industry plan to break out the champagne and party in style Tuesday night as they cheer on their man at events in Boston, New York and even Las Vegas, according to people familiar with the Romney campaign and some of the big contributors.
The Justice Department announced Friday that Orthofix International NV agreed to resolve claims that Blackstone Medical Inc., provided surgeons with travel and entertainment and sham consulting, royalty and research deals.
Oct 31- Casino operator MGM Resorts International posted a larger loss, missing analysts' expectations, due to a steep drop in tax benefits, soft demand in Las Vegas and disappointing margins in Macau. Shares of the operator of the Mirage and Bellagio casino resorts MGM Resorts fell 4.1 percent to $10.16 on the New York Stock Exchange.
Oct 30- Hurricane Sandy has silenced the thousands of slot machines and high-rollers who normally crowd the black jack and roulette tables of Atlantic City, but the resort's casino companies wager they could be back in business within days.
*Navistar aims to save up to $175 mln next year. NEW YORK, Oct 29- U.S. truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp is willing to look at the possible sale of any part of its business as it tries to return to profitability, but it is not willing to consider fire-sale prices for its assets, interim Chief Executive Lewis Campbell said on Monday.
*Home prices rise for 7th month in a row. NEW YORK, Oct 30- U.S. home prices gained further traction in August, the latest sign that the housing market is on the mend, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Oct 30- U.S. single-family home prices rose in August, the latest sign that the housing market is on the mend, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday. S&P 500 futures edged up following the data, but the stock market will be closed for a second day in a row in the wake of a powerful storm that hit the east coast.
Oct 26- Individual donors to U.S. presidential candidates can contribute up to $2,500 for the state-by-state party nominating contests and another $2,500 for the general election.
INDIANAPOLIS-- Republic Airways Holdings Inc. said Friday that it had agreed on a three-year deal with casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. to operate five Embraer E190 aircraft that will provide more than 1,500 flights each year for Caesars' customers.
People were arrested in five states Wednesday as part of a sweeping investigation aimed at bookmakers and money couriers connected to Internet and phone gambling, including men who prosecutors identified as owners of the online gambling site Pinnacle Sports.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is seeking information about the practices of three companies he says are engaging in payday lending. The suit says Money Mutual LLC, Selling Source LLC and Partner Weekly LLC are all based from the same address in Las Vegas.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.-- Pinnacle Entertainment Inc., the Las Vegas casino company that bought and blew up the former Sands Casino Hotel to make way for a $2 billion casino that never got built, says it's close to selling the prime Boardwalk site where the project would have gone.
The latest numbers show that young adults 25-29 are the primary out-of-state movers; they had the biggest gain in 13 years as they struck out on their own to test the job market in urban, high-tech meccas such as Washington, D.C.; Denver; Portland, Ore.; Seattle; and Austin, Texas.
LAS VEGAS-- The Las Vegas area is getting further away from its dubious title as foreclosure capital of the country. Realtytrac reports one in every 139 housing units in Las Vegas saw some sort of foreclosure filing in the third quarter.