HONG KONG, July 8- Hong Kong shares finished flat on Tuesday, as gains in utilities offset losses in Macau casino stocks on concerns that revenues would suffer as gamblers focused on the final week of the World Cup. Among Macau gaming stocks, Galaxy Entertainment Group shed 2.7 percent and Wynn Macau 1.4 percent.» Read More
ALBANY, N.Y.— New York state has authorized up to four casino licenses to be divided among three regions: the Albany- Saratoga area, the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region and the Catskills and mid- Hudson River Valley. Caesars New York in Woodbury, Orange County. Sterling Forest Resort in Tuxedo, Orange County.
Contenders for one of up to four upstate casino licenses include local investors and international gambling companies such as Caesars Entertainment, Hard Rock International and the Genting Group.
BOSTON— State gambling regulators agreed Friday to hear arguments next week and possibly rule on Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's request to suspend the eastern region casino license process until after the November election.
LAS VEGAS— Nevada casinos' gambling revenue climbed 8 percent in May compared with the same month last year, helped by a star-studded boxing match featuring Floyd Mayweather, mixed martial arts over Memorial Day weekend and other special events that drummed up more gambling activity on the Las Vegas Strip.
How are those World Cup bets faring? Let's just say your chances were better with this former Wall Street whiz than Goldman Sachs.
ST. LOUIS, June 25- U.S. authorities are ramping up their investigation into money flows from gambling hotspot Macau to ensure that U.S. casinos with operations there are not used as conduits to funnel crime proceeds from Asia and elsewhere into the U.S. financial system.
A Norway gambling website posted a silly prop bet before the World Cup, and 167 people have cashed in.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, (R-Utah), does not think online gaming is right for the U.S., while Tom Russell, C4Cop.com executive director, pushes back.
HONG KONG, June 20- Hong Kong shares snapped a four-day losing steak, as the beaten-down Macau gambling sector rebounded, but still suffered a loss for the week. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong gained 0.4 percent, but had its 5- week winning streak ended with a 1.2 percent drop for the week.
Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel filed for bankruptcy and warned its staff that it will shut down soon without a buyer.
Amaya Gaming is talking to New Jersey gaming regulators about licensing Poker Stars in the state. Darren Heitner, Wolfe Law partner, discusses the potential for PokerStars becoming the online poker leader.
TOKYO, June 17- Japanese lawmakers said they will start long-awaited talks on Wednesday on a bill to legalise casino gambling, kicking off the process to create an industry that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called a highlight of his growth strategy.
*Slot-machine maker has a market value of nearly $4 bln. MILAN, June 16- Italian lottery operator GTECH is in preliminary talks to buy Las Vegas- based International Game Technology in a cash and shares deal that would make it a significant player in the casino slot machine business.
MILAN, June 16- Italian lottery operator GTECH said on Monday it was in preliminary talks to buy Las Vegas- based slot machine maker International Game Technology in a deal that could involve a cash and paper offer.
Christian Jantzen, Spokesperson of Sportsbet, explains the betting house's decision to fly a hot air balloon replica of Brazil's iconic Christ statue over Melbourne.
Here’s why I’m betting that Qatar will be stripped of the 2022 World Cup, says former assistant US attorney Mitchell Epner.
June 12- Canada's Amaya Gaming Group Inc on Thursday said it will buy for $4.9 billion Rational Group, which owns and operates the world's biggest online poker company PokerStars. Deutsche Bank, Barclays and Macquarie Capital will provide $2.9 billion in credit facilities and other financing.
Wall Street guys will bet on ANYTHING. Ex-trader Raj Mahal offers this guide to betting on the World Cup Wall Street-style.
International Game Technology decided to seek a buyer after company stock plummeted.
CNBC's Robert Frank says horse California Chrome was bred for $10,000, but what matters more for the value of horses is its blood line, and his isn't great.