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  • LONDON/ PARIS, June 11- Taxi drivers sowed traffic chaos in Europe's top cities on Wednesday by mounting one of the biggest ever protests against Uber, a U.S. car service which allows people to summon rides at the touch of a button.

  • LONDON/ PARIS, June 11- Commuters in London, Berlin, Paris and Madrid faced a day of traffic chaos on Wednesday as taxi drivers mounted one of the biggest protests against the threat of Uber, a U.S. car service which allows people to summon rides at the touch of a button.

  • LONDON/ PARIS, June 11- Commuters faced a day of traffic chaos in London, Berlin, Paris and Madrid on Wednesday as taxi drivers mounted one of the biggest protests against Uber, a U.S. car service which allows people to summon rides at the touch of a button.

  • NEW YORK, June 9- International Game Technology, the Las Vegas- based slot machine maker, has hired Morgan Stanley to explore a sale as the gaming industry pursues consolidation to combat slow growth, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

  • Hungover? Airport clinic helps you feel like aces Saturday, 7 Jun 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport to open a medical clinic and pharmacy.

    The new McCarran Medical Clinic and Pharmacy at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas can fill prescriptions or offer a pre-flight IV.

  • NEW YORK, June 4- An Australian man avoided prison when he was sentenced on Wednesday in New York for illegally processing gambling proceeds through U.S. banks for several major Internet betting sites. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan imposed a sentence of time served and a $13 million forfeiture on Wednesday.

  • HONG KONG, June 4- Global investors are paring their bets on stocks geared to Macau, the world's casino capital, after a raft of regulatory curbs sparked concerns about slowing revenue growth in the next few months.

  • You know Mickelson and Icahn. Here's Billy Walters Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving Las Vegas developer and gambler Bill Walters, seen here, investor Carl Icahn, and golfer Phil Mickelson.

    The gambler's sports empire has earned him "tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions, of dollars," one rival says.

  • Insider trading: From Wall Street to Vegas     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 11:24 AM ET

    While the FBI is inquiring about trades made by pro golfer Phil Mickelson, Carl Icahn and gambler Billy Walter, CNBC's Jane Wells provides insight into who Walters really is.

  • NEW YORK, June 2- Questions about how to apply securities law to activist investors could complicate any potential insider trading case against billionaire Carl Icahn, pro-golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, legal experts said.

  • NEW YORK, May 30- The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving billionaire investor Carl Icahn, golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, a source familiar with the matter said.

  • NEW YORK, May 30- The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving billionaire investor Carl Icahn, golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, a source familiar with the matter said.

  • Champagne delivered by drone at Vegas club Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    At The Cosmopolitan, poolside revelers can get bottle-service via drone. What could go wrong?

  • Rent or buy? The math is changing Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 10:22 AM ET
    Jenna Dillon-Gasparino, her son, William, and Rocky the dog in their house, which is on the market for sharply more than the family bought it for, just four years ago, in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles, May 19, 2014. In some markets, buying a house again looks like a perilous investment.

    New analysis shows that renting may prove to be a better decision than buying in major markets as prices rise and bargains disappear. The NYT reports.

  • NEW YORK, May 14- Works by Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter and Jeff Koons each sold for more than $25 million on Wednesday, helping drive Sotheby's $364 million sale of contemporary art, which the auction house said was among its highest totals ever.

  • UPDATE 1-Hedge fund mogul Tepper warns: Don't be too long Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 9:17 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS, May 14- Billionaire investor David Tepper, who runs hedge fund Appaloosa Management, sounded a cautious note on stock markets on Wednesday and told an audience: "I'm nervous." "I'm not saying go short, just don't be too friggin' long," Tepper, who has one of the best investing records in the industry, said at the SkyBridge Alternatives Conference in Las Vegas.

  • Icahn's Vegas venture ready for wrecking ball Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    The stalled construction site of the Fontainebleau Las Vegas is seen May 11, 2011.

    With the removal of the crane, Icahn may be preparing the building for a full demolition.

  • SALT Conference kicks off     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    An inside look at this year's Las Vegas SALT Conference, with Kelly O'Connor, director of business development & editorial director at SkyBridge Capital, and Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital founder.

  • On Tuesday, the regulator of government-controlled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced a pilot program that will begin in coming weeks in Detroit to keep families in their current homes through loan modifications, match distressed properties with non-profit organizations for resales and assist in building demolition.

  • U.S. judge tosses SEC case over alleged Ponzi scheme Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 3:39 PM ET

    "This is a case in which the SEC- the agency whose principal mission is to' protect investors and the markets by investigating potential violations of the federal securities laws- failed to meet its serious duty to timely bring this enforcement action," King wrote.