MACAU, March 12- Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd and Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd look best placed to benefit from the next phase of Macau's development as the world's gambling capital adds eight more mega-casinos by 2017..» Read More
A gambler is suing a Vegas casino after he lost $500,000, arguing he should not pay his debt because the establishment got him drunk.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.-- Having proposed and then scrapped a plan to build a casino in Atlantic City, the Seminole Indian tribe of Florida appears to be interested in the New Jersey gambling market again.
HONG KONG, March 3- China's gambling hub Macau raked in a record $4.8 billion in gaming revenues for the month of February, far above analyst expectations, with strong spending from wealthy punters during and after a week-long national holiday.
HONG KONG, Feb 26- Hong Kong shares rebounded from their lowest in more than a week on Wednesday, thanks to gains by Chinese oil majors on state-owned enterprise reform hopes and by Macau casinos in anticipation February had record high gambling revenue.
TOKYO/ MACAU, Feb 26- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson is willing to bet $10 billion that his Las Vegas Sands will become the leader in casino gambling in Japan, an offer he says his competitors can't match.
MILPITAS, Calif., Feb 20- Lottery officials in California were waiting on Thursday to hear from the holder of the single winning ticket of a $425.3 million national Powerball prize, a day after announcing the sixth highest jackpot drawing in U.S. history.
MILPITAS, Calif., Feb 20- Lottery officials were waiting on Thursday to hear from the holder of the single winning ticket for a $425.3 million Powerball prize bought in Northern California, a day after announcing the sixth highest jackpot drawing in U.S. history.
Feb 20- A single ticket bought in the San Francisco bay area scooped the sixth highest lottery jackpot in U.S. history on Wednesday, winning roughly $425 million, lottery officials said.
It has rolled over 15 times and increased in value after each drawing since then, said Carolyn Hapeman, Powerball spokeswoman in New York.
Feb 19- Powerball ticket buyers lined up at corner groceries and gas stations on Wednesday with visions of hitting the $400 million jackpot in the U.S. lottery that hasn't had a top prize winner since Christmas.
That pushed the jackpot to $400 million for the next drawing, scheduled for Wednesday, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which runs the Powerball game. Over the past two years, Powerball prizes have nearly doubled in size after ticket prices rose to $2 from $1 and California, the nation's most populous state, joined the game.
MACAU, Feb 14- Macau gambling kingpin Stanley Ho helped put the former Portuguese colony on the map 40 years ago with the fluorescent, onion-shaped Casino Lisboa. Now, the pioneer of old Macau is creating a new landmark- a $3.9 billion resort that will be one of the final projects to open on China's booming Las Vegas-style Cotai strip.
George Pataki, the former governor of New York, has joined the fight against online gambling, claiming it could be used for money laundering.
*Genting Singapore, Landing International to develop $2.2 bln South Korea casino resort. HONG KONG, Feb 7- Casino operator Genting Singapore and Chinese property developer Landing International Development will develop a $2.2 billion casino resort in South Korea, joining global gaming firms rapidly expanding across Asia to court wealthy Chinese punters.
Gamblers around the world lost $440 billion last year, and the industry is growing. The US is the biggest market, but China is rising.
David Attenborough, CEO of Tabcorp, explains his outlook on gaming in Australia and Asia and stresses the importance of proper gambling regulation.
HONG KONG, Feb 5- Gaming revenues in Macau, the world's casino capital, grew at the slowest pace in 15 months in January, raking in a lower-than-expected 28.7 billion patacas, due to tempered spending by Chinese visitors ahead of a national holiday.
HONG KONG, Feb 5- Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in 28.7 billion patacas in gambling revenues for the first month of 2014, boosted by Chinese visitors flocking to the country's only legal casino hub ahead of a week-long national holiday.
When the Broncos take on the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, gamblers will be risking money on a series of unique, novelty prop bets.
MANILA, Jan 27- Luxury boutique hotel chain Nobu will set up its first Asia hotel in a $1.3 billion Philippines gambling complex operated by Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd, mainly targeting wealthy Chinese punters. The Manila- based City of Dreams casino- resort is a joint venture of Melco Crown and local leisure firm Belle Corp.