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  • 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...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 30- Ride service Uber, which is trying to enhance its image after several controversies, on Friday released the findings of a report on its handling of passenger data and said it would act on all the report's recommendations for improvements. Management at the San Francisco- based company, which announced the report's findings in a blog post,...

  • Las Vegas Sands beats, still keen on Macau Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:47 AM ET
    Las Vegas Sands Corp, The Venetian.

    The casino empire's executives assured analysts Wednesday that tales of Macau's demise are unfounded.

  • First-day frenzy forces Vegas White Castle to close Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:09 AM ET
    White Castle restaurant

    A 24-hour White Castle location in Las Vegas had to close for more than two hours to restock after its grand opening.

  • District Judge James Mahan in Las Vegas granted an SEC request that MRI International Inc and its owner, Edwin Fujinaga, be ordered to give up $544.4 million of illegal profit and interest, and to each pay a $20 million civil fine. But the SEC said the defendants ran an "extensive and egregious Ponzi scheme" in which they used new money to repay older investors, and...

  • Jan 28- The bankruptcy of the operating unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp's will proceed in Chicago, a victory for the casino company's private equity backers over its hedge fund creditors who wanted the case in Delaware. Bankruptcy Judge in Delaware sent shares of parent company Caesars Entertainment, which is controlled by Apollo Global Management and...

  • Jan 28- A U.S. bankruptcy judge said on Wednesday he would not transfer the bankruptcy filing of Caesars Entertainment Corp's operating unit to Delaware from Chicago, a victory for the company's private equity backers. Hedge funds creditors wanted the casino company's $10 billion debt-cutting plan reviewed under the legal standards of the Delaware court.

  • How would porn stars invest $10,000?  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Porn stars spoke to CNBC on the red carpet at the AVN Awards in Las Vegas, and shared how they would invest $10,000.

  • Women and guns: Size matters  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 4:32 AM ET

    Women are becoming a bigger focus in the gun world, and with an appearance by Sarah Palin at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the message is loud and clear.

  • Porn billboards in Times Square?  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 4:15 AM ET

    Dr. Chauntelle Tibbals explains why it might still be a while before porn truly gains acceptance.

  • Help kickstart a new sex toy  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    Crowdfunding sites are now making it possible for you to help bring big sex toy ideas into the world.

  • When guns and porno mix (it's glorious)  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:16 PM ET

    Both the Shot Show gun trade show and the AVN porn expo are happening at the same time in Las Vegas. Naturally, we met up with some porn stars to shoot some guns.

  • Porno for the plus-sized is (ahem) getting bigger  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:15 PM ET

    Plus-sized adult film star, Kelly Shibari, explains why everything is getting BIGGER.

  • This could save your family—and your legacy Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 4:10 PM ET

    The legacy you leave behind may be tarnished without careful planning. Here's why.

  • But focusing too hard on the pipeline, a frequent tactic of technology firms seeking to change their workforce, will benefit the chipmaker less than working on what happens inside Intel, diversity advocates say. Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich surprised a mostly male crowd at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by unveiling a 2020 goal for Intel...

  • Why people pick Team Apple versus Team Android Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 1:23 PM ET
    Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy Note 4 smartphones on display at MBFW in New York.

    It's a common question of our time: "Which phone do you use?"

  • Jan 16- Pilots at Allegiant Air have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike after two years of contract talks, empowering their union to request U.S. government approval for a walkout, the union said in a release Friday. More than 98 percent of the 473 pilots who voted approved the strike, according to the Airline Professionals Association Teamsters Local...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Jan 16- China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd plans a major move to win U.S. business this year, by offering American retailers new ways to sell to China's vast and growing middle class. Anchored by Alipay, the dominant Chinese electronic payments system that works closely with Alibaba and is controlled by its executives, the world's...

  • WILMINGTON, Delaware/ CHICAGO Jan 15- The operating unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp, the largest U.S. casino company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday in Chicago to cut $10 billion of debt, but a Delaware judge intervened to halt the case before it got started. The bankruptcy was filed overnight by Caesars Entertainment Operating Company Inc and 179...

  • Jan 15- The operating unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp, the largest U.S. casino company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday to implement its plan to cut $10 billion of debt, but faced an immediate challenge over where the case should proceed. The bankruptcy protection was filed by Caesars Entertainment Operating Company Inc and scores of affiliates...