• BILOXI, Miss.— The nation's casino owners and gambling machine makers say they want to team with states to crack down on illegal gambling. Speaking to the National Association of Attorneys General on Monday, American Gaming Association President Geoff Freeman called on state legal leaders to join with his group, saying they "have a shared interest in putting an...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— Tough financial questions confront Connecticut's two beleaguered tribal casinos as they propose joining forces in a major investment to fend off new competitive threats looming in Massachusetts. Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino— weakened by debt and a yearslong decline in gamblers— are looking to build a third scaled-back casino in...

  • Grand National: The beauty of betting   Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 11:55 AM ET
    Grand National: The beauty of betting

    The Grand National are taking place this weekend and all eyes are on the lucky horse. Alex Donohue from Ladbrokes, talks about the popular bets for the race and other aspects of the sporting event.

  • Betting mad! Brits set to splash $730M on horses Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 10:40 AM ET
    Grand National horse race Aintree

    Punters and bookies alike are gearing up for the Grand National on Saturday, with bookmakers estimating some $731 million will be wagered in the U.K. on the day.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Luck appears to have run out for a group of gamblers who won $1.5 million from an Atlantic City casino that was using unshuffled cards. In February, Judge Donna Taylor determined the games were illegal because they didn't conform to gambling regulations specifying the way each game must be played and ordered the gamblers to return the money.

  • Keno resurrected as Connecticut considers more casinos Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 1:55 PM ET

    HARTFORD, Conn.— As lawmakers consider whether to allow satellite tribal casinos near the state's borders, the Connecticut Lottery Corporation wants permission to offer keno to help diversify its portfolio and protect its revenue stream to the state budget. Lottery President Anne Noble said while the lottery is financially healthy, it is projecting a...

  • Fantasy sports are legal, right? Not so fast Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees

    Think most fantasy-sports contests are legal? Here's why many may be running afoul of the law, these lawyers say.

  • Couple win lottery draw for second time in 2 years Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 10:16 AM ET

    Anyone who has dreamed of getting their hands on a lottery jackpot might want to take a deep breath when you hear about this U.K. couple’s luck.

  • MACAU, March 31- Macau is drafting new construction safety rules, officials said, after several workers died this month at casino sites amid a building boom in the world's largest gambling hub. While the fatality numbers are relatively low, and lag the 16 deaths in industrial accidents in Hong Kong last year, they are relatively rare in Macau, the only place where...

  • TOKYO, March 30- Prospects for legalizing casino gambling in Japan suffered another blow on Monday as proponents said they would delay a bill allowing "integrated resorts," as the ruling coalition remains divided on the controversial measure. Companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp and MGM Resorts International have been hoping Japan will unlock a casino...

  • TOKYO, March 30- Prospects for legalising casino gambling in Japan suffered another blow on Monday as proponents said they would delay a bill allowing "integrated resorts", as the ruling coalition remains divided on the controversial measure. Companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp and MGM Resorts International have been hoping Japan will unlock a casino...

  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 26- A bill to create two casino gambling "destination resorts" in south Florida divided the Republican-controlled statehouse on Thursday, with the expansion of craps, slot machines and high-stakes gaming opposed by family-oriented tourist attractions. Proponents argue that Florida is losing billions in tourism revenue to Caribbean...

  • Gamblers lost a bundle on NCAA first round Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 12:59 PM ET
    Iowa State’s Georges Niang reacts during the NCAA tournament game against UAB in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, March 19, 2015.

    Sports books report some of the major wins and losses on the opening March Madness games. Millions were blown.

  • TOKYO/ BILOXI, Mississippi, March 19- Japan's tax authorities have begun a review of how slot machine maker and casino developer Universal Entertainment accounted for $40 million in payments made in 2010 to an associate of the Philippines' top gambling regulator at that time, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. On Wednesday, Universal said in a...

  • 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.

  • The big numbers behind NCAA 'March Madness'   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 5:45 AM ET
    The big numbers behind NCAA 'March Madness'

    NCAA "March Madness" kicks off today with a lot of money being put behind the games. CNBC's Eric Chemi discusses further.

  • How a pro gambler wins his March Madness pool Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 10:16 AM ET
    Dakari Johnson of the Kentucky Wildcats gets stopped by the Florida Gators on March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky.

    Ed Feng, who runs the Power Rank sports subscription service, breaks down how the true experts in the game win their tournament pools.

  • Macau storm; Trader sticks with MGM   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 5:30 PM ET
    Macau storm; Trader sticks with MGM

    Discussing challenges facing Macau, with the "Fast Money" traders.

  • 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...