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  • JetBlue sued by ex-pilot who had midair meltdown Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 5:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK, March 27- A former JetBlue Airways Corp pilot whose midair meltdown forced an emergency landing of a 2012 flight on Friday sued the carrier for $14.9 million, saying it should have grounded him because it knew he was incapable of flying. Clayton Osbon, 52, filed his lawsuit in Manhattan federal court three days after the crash of a Germanwings plane in the...

  • "Pawn Stars" Harrison looks toward the future Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 7:14 PM ET
    Rick Harrison, owner of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, waits as a camera crew prepares to shoot an episode of Pawn Stars at his shop in Las Vegas, April 3, 2013.

    "Pawn Stars" star Rick Harrison isn't sitting still despite his pawn shop's success.

  • Native tribes debate entering legal pot business Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park in southeastern Utah.

    Many Native American tribes are grappling with the idea of growing marijuana on reservation land.

  • March 12- A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Thursday ordered an independent examiner to investigate transactions by the operating unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp, which filed for Chapter 11 this year. Creditors have alleged that the operating unit is unable to pay its debts because the parent company looted it for the benefit of its controlling private equity...

  • 3 housing hot spots   Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 2:19 PM ET
    3 housing hot spots

    With a combination of good job growth, easy comps, and inventory, David Goldberg, UBS analyst, explains which three locations are housing hot spots.

  • Feds raid 'maternity hotels' to bust birth tourists Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 2:18 PM ET
    Image from a website that federal authorities say was used to recruit Chinese women to come to the U.S. to have their babies.

    California apartment complexes that doubled as "maternity hotels" for Chinese women who want made-in-America babies were raided early Tuesday.

  • HONG KONG, Mar 3- Gambling revenue in Macau, the world's biggest gaming hub, plunged by a record 49 percent in February, as wealthy players shied away from China's only legal casino hub following the economic slowdown and Beijing's crackdown on conspicuous spending. Revenue fell for the ninth consecutive month to 19.5 billion patacas in February, from 38 billion...

  • SINGAPORE/ MANILA, March 2- More than three years after opening ultra-luxe nightclub Pangaea in Singapore's glitzy Marina Bay Sands, owner Michael Van Cleef Ault is now betting that Manila's casinos will be able to draw rich punters and partygoers through his doors. The increase in the number of wealthy Chinese gamblers fleeing Macau amid Beijing's...

  • Porn gets back to its basics: High-tech Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:54 AM ET
    An attendee at the 2015 Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas demos the Oculus virtual reality glasses.

    The porn industry may be at the cusp of a technological renaissance as virtual reality gains momentum.

  • Snapshot of Las Vegas real estate   Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Snapshot of Las Vegas real estate

    Power House takes a look at Las Vegas, Nevada, with a focus on the suburb of Providence. Cynthia Silver of Century 21 has the details.

  • Las Vegas real estate winners   Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:44 PM ET
    Las Vegas real estate winners

    Cynthia Silver, Century 21 Martinez & Associates, checks out real estate listings in Las Vegas, NV where the median sale price is $186,785.

  • No jackpot: Vegas price gains hurting home sellers Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:50 PM ET
    The Strip at dusk in Las Vegas.

    Las Vegas housing is in much better shape than from a few years ago, but rising home prices are still hurting sales.

  • 'Money' Mayweather about to see plenty of it May 2 Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 3:01 PM ET
    Boxing gloves featuring Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao are seen during the Box Fan Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will be fighting on May 2, in what will be the biggest boxing match of all time.

  • Chairs: Shane Smith's $300,000 dinner   Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 6:27 AM ET
    Chairs: Shane Smith's $300,000 dinner

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines, including Vice CEO's pricey dinner in Las Vegas.

  • Bet on casino stocks: Pro   Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 2:15 PM ET
    Bet on casino stocks: Pro

    Joseph Greff, JPMorgan, looks at MGM and whether casino stocks are worth betting on.

  • Kaboom! Shuttered Las Vegas casino implodes   Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 4:15 AM ET
    Las Vegas hotel implosion

    The Clarion Hotel and Casino just off of the Las Vegas strip collapses in a controlled demolition early this morning. The 202-room hotel opened in 1970, and has been known as the Debbie Reynolds, Greek Isles, Paddlewheel, Royal Americana and Royal Inn, and closed its doors to the public last year.

  • In Macau, casino titans join China reform wagon Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    HONG KONG, Feb 9- Leading China's anti-corruption campaign, President Xi Jinping warned Macau last December that the world's biggest gambling hub needs to be about more than baccarat. "When you hear the central government and the Macau government urged operators to diversify the attractions of their facilities... they are preaching to the choir.

  • Macau drags Wynn Resorts 4Q earnings down Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 10:56 AM ET
    Wynn Macau casino resort, operated by Wynn Resorts, in Macau, China.

    A crackdown in corruption in China that has hushed the once frenzied Macau casino business took its toll on Wynn Resorts in the fourth quarter.

  • Wynn's earnings whiff   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 4:29 PM ET
    Wynn's earnings whiff

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on Wynn Resorts' earnings miss.

  • Treasury and a federal grand jury over alleged failures to comply with anti-money laundering law, has hired away Wal-Mart Stores Inc's top expert. "We are very confident AML experience with Wal-Mart qualifies him for his new role with us." The Las Vegas- based company's decision to hire a high-profile, outside anti-money laundering expert, instead of promoting...