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  • New Jersey will OK real-money skill gambling Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 2:12 AM ET

    But New Jersey gambling regulators want to let you do it for real money. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement says it is seeking game developers' proposals to conduct real-money gambling on skill-based games, which would make New Jersey a nationwide laboratory for a betting phenomenon many have predicted will become the next big thing.

  • Las Vegas Sands 3Q revenue drops, profit grows Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 4:54 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— International gambling destination Macau continued to pose a challenge for casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. in the third quarter. Sheldon Adelson, the company's CEO and chairman, remained bullish on Macau and expansions into other Asian gambling markets during a conference call with investors and analysts Wednesday. But the win-rate at the Las...

  • Atlantic City casino closings hurt revenue toll Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 2:15 PM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The loss of four casinos began to show up in Atlantic City's gambling revenues in September, which were nearly 13 percent less than they were a year ago before the lights started going out. Figures released from the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the casinos took in $147.8 million at the slot machines, down 16.6 percent from a year ago,...

  • How 'triad' gangs fit in with Hong Kong protests Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    Some experts say the Chinese underworld gangs' far-flung business ventures make any motives for attacking pro-democracy demonstrators unclear.

  • California casino is closed after armed standoff Saturday, 11 Oct 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    COARSEGOLD, Calif.— A federal judge closed a Central California casino after an armed showdown between tribal factions caused many gamblers to flee with chips left on the tables. District Judge Lawrence O'Neill, acting on an emergency request by the state attorney general, set no date for the possible reopening of the Chukchansi Gold Resort& Casino in...

  • Officials release video of mystery lottery winner Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 6:59 AM ET

    DES MOINES, Iowa— Authorities trying to figure out who bought an unclaimed multimillion-dollar lottery ticket in 2010 in Iowa released a video Thursday that shows the mystery person, though his identity still remains unknown. The video released by the state Division of Criminal Investigation shows a hooded man at a Des Moines gas station buying a Hot Lotto...

  • Floyd Mayweather scores $1.4M on a bet on the Colts Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET
    Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends the 2014 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, July 16, 2014.

    Floyd Mayweather takes home $1.4 million in one bet on the Colts. USA Today reports.

  • Young gamblers want skill with their slot machines Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— With the gambling industry anxious to attract younger players, some slot machine makers are looking to challenge the generation raised on video games. Players in the United Kingdom will soon get a chance to make real wagers after sinking a battleship, knocking a character off a perch, or playing a word worth a triple-word score. At a recent convention of...

  • MACAU, Oct 6- Gambling revenue in the world's biggest gaming hub Macau recorded their steepest drop in more than five years in September as China's campaign against corruption and a slowing economy kept big-spending customers away. Revenues of Macau's 35 casinos fell 11.7 percent to 25.6 billion patacas in September from 29 billion patacas in the same month a...

  • MACAU, Oct 6- Gambling revenue in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau fell 11.7 percent in September on an annual basis, the fourth consecutive monthly decline this year, as Beijing's campaign against corruption and falling housing prices in China sapped demand from big-spending customers. Gambling revenue from Macau's 35 casinos fell to 25.6 billion...

  • Oct 3- Trump Taj Mahal failed on Friday to get approval from a U.S. Bankruptcy judge to end payments to the casino's union pension fund, which had been a key condition for a Carl Icahn- backed deal to rescue the gambling complex in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross in Wilmington, Delaware, said he lacked authority to allow Trump Entertainment...

  • *Industrial action becoming more frequent in Macau. HONG KONG, Oct 3- Hundreds of casino workers in gambling hub Macau walked off the job on Friday to demand higher wages and better benefits, a union leader said, the latest in a wave of labor unrest to hit casino operators also facing shrinking revenues. The protest by the MGM workers comes a month after about 1,000...

  • *Industrial action becoming more frequent in Macau. HONG KONG, Oct 3- Hundreds of casino workers in gambling hub Macau walked off the job on Friday to demand higher wages and better benefits, a union leader said, the latest in a wave of labour unrest to hit casino operators also facing shrinking revenues. The protest by the MGM workers comes a month after about 1,000...

  • HONG KONG, Oct 3- Hundreds of casino workers in gambling hub Macau plan to walk off the job on Friday to demand higher wages and better benefits, a union leader said, the latest in a wave of labour unrest to hit casino operators also facing shrinking revenues. Dealers at the flagship casino of MGM China Holdings Ltd, a unit of U.S.-based MGM Resorts International, plan...

  • Bidder for AC's Revel to contest auction if he loses Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 6:11 PM ET
    The Revel Casino in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014.

    The Florida developer who entered the first bid in an auction for Atlantic City, New Jersey's Revel Casino Hotel says the process lacked transparency.

  • *Tokyo government downgrades casino project. TOKYO, Sept 29- Plans to open Japan's first casino in Tokyo before the 2020 Olympics are becoming increasingly unlikely, with developers facing skyrocketing building costs and a city government that no longer considers casino development an economic priority.

  • MACAU, Sept 25- Macau's casino junket operators are feeling the squeeze as China's anti-corruption drive has blown a hole in the world's biggest gambling hub.

  • Have Singapore’s casinos lost their mojo? Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Singapore's casinos opened their doors in 2010 with great expectations for the market's potential growth, but some believe the party may be over.

  • Trustee objects to parts of Revel casino sale Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    The Revel Casino in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014.

    A U.S. Bankruptcy Court trustee is objecting to the proposed auction date for the Revel Casino Hotel and a $3 million breakup fee.

  • Can sports betting boost NJ?     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    Discussing whether sports betting could help New Jersey raise extra revenue, and what's next for Atlantic City, with Maglan Capital co-founder David Tawil.