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  • Charge! Guests recoil as hotels pile on fees Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.

  • A new way to join the 'Mile High Club' (for a fee) Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:50 PM ET
    The Love Cloud plane

    Love Cloud Vegas is an airline where people pay to go airborne so they can join the Mile High Club.

  • Owning Las Vegas     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 3:40 PM ET

    Sam Nazarian, founder, chairman & CEO of SBE, discusses his recipe for success and how to stay relevant in the nightlife world. Nazarian explains the benefits of not outsourcing anything in his hotel.

  • Cocktail for Vegas success     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 3:37 PM ET
    Hanging above the "Center Bar," a Pepsi-branded LED display with 2.1 million pixels.

    CNBC's Jane Wells speaks to Sam Nazarian, founder, chairman & CEO of SBE, about the creation of his new SLS Las Vegas hotel and the wave of development hitting the strip in Las Vegas.

  • Inside the SLS Las Vegas: An LA club guru bets big Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:46 PM ET
    Hanging above the "Center Bar," a Pepsi-branded LED display with 2.1 million pixels.

    As Sin City faces a shifting economic landscape, SLS Las Vegas is opening as the Strip's first major new casino hotel in five years.

  • Watch out Vegas, millennials are here!     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    The SLS Las Vegas is opening its doors tonight. CNBC's Jane Wells reports the 1,600 room hotel casino is catering to millennials and young hipsters who prefer clubbing to gambling.

  • In-flight entertainment has new meaning     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    Andy Johnson, Love Cloud Vegas founder, put a bed in a plane and is charging from $600 to $1,400 so people can join the mile high club. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.

  • SLS stages Las Vegas comeback     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the new SLS Las Vegas, built on the site of the old Sahara and the first new resort to open in there in five years.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 19- Uber has enlisted David Plouffe, President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign manager, to devise and run its global political and branding strategy, as the fast-expanding car rides-on-demand startup runs into stiff resistance in some cities.

  • Aug 16- When the $2.4 billion Revel Casino opened its doors in 2012, the curvy blue-glass tower was hailed as the wave of the future for Atlantic City, New Jersey.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- Large global banks are facing increased pressure from U.S. regulators to clamp down on casino money-laundering as the government pushes the industry to police not only its own transactions but customers' as well.

  • Atlantic City casinos out of luck?     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:41 AM ET
    Atlantic City Boardwalk.

    Revel is the latest casualty for the struggling New Jersey gambling center. Tom Ballance, Borgata Hotel & Casino COO, reveals his plans to keep the doors open at Borgata. You have to give people a reason to drive here, says Ballance.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 10- The return of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" earned $65 million in ticket sales at U.S. and Canadian movie theaters over the weekend, easily winning a box office battle with Marvel's outer space hit "Guardians of the Galaxy."

  • LAS VEGAS, Aug 9- Alarmed by mounting cyber threats around the world and across industries, a growing number of security experts see aggressive government action as the best hope for averting disaster.

  • Hacking group wants to play nice with automakers Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS, Aug 8- A group of well-known hackers and security professionals are trying to build better ties with the auto industry in an effort to enlist their help in improving vehicle security, one of the hottest areas of cyber research.

  • LAS VEGAS, Aug 7- Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab said they have uncovered a cyber espionage operation that successfully penetrated two spy agencies and hundreds of government and military targets in Europe and the Middle East since the beginning of this year.

  • Aug 7- The bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, has postponed an auction of the 1,400- room property by a week to Aug. 14 to allow more time to evaluate bids, according to a court filing late on Wednesday.

  • Houston approves ride services Uber, Lyft Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:37 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 6- The city council in Houston gave the green light to smartphone-enabled car ride services on Wednesday, removing legal uncertainty around popular services including Uber and Lyft. Separately, the city council in Dallas reviewed rules that could make the services legal there, too.

  • NEW YORK/ LAS VEGAS, Aug 5- Chrysler and Nissan said they are reviewing a report by well-known cyber security experts that rates their vehicles among the three "most hackable" cars on the market, along with a General Motors model.

  • "This particular project was focused on identifying vulnerabilities in Tor, not to collect data that would reveal personal identities of users," said Defense Department spokeswoman Lieutenant Colonel Valerie Henderson, adding that the National Security Agency also did not receive data.