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  • A look at the 17 casino proposals for upstate NY Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:21 PM ET

    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.

  • Deadline arrives for New York casino applications Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    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 request to halt casino process to be heard Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 5:32 PM ET

    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.

  • Nevada gambling revenue up 8 percent in May Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 9:43 AM ET

    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.

  • World Cup: How are those bets holding up? Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Belgium's Jan Vertonghen (5) shoots during the 2014 FIFA World Cup group H soccer match between South Korea and Belgium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 26, 2014.

    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.

  • World Cup gamblers cash in on Suarez bite bets Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 4:24 AM ET
    Uruguay forward Luis Suarez (R) puts his hand to his mouth after clashing with Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini.

    A Norway gambling website posted a silly prop bet before the World Cup, and 167 people have cashed in.

  • Should online poker be legal in US?     Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    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 files for bankruptcy Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel filed for bankruptcy and warned its staff that it will shut down soon without a buyer.

  • Amaya buys PokerStars for $4.9 billion     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    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.

  • Sportsbet: 'We're behind the Socceroos'     Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 11:44 PM ET

    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.

  • Why Qatar will likely lose the 2022 World Cup Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 5:01 PM ET
    A Qatari official stands near the FIFA World Cup trophy following its arrival in Doha.

    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.

  • Betting on the World Cup Wall Street-style Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Edinson Cavani (L) of Uruguay vies for the ball with Hugo Campagnaro of Argentina during a match between Uruguay and Argentina as part of the 18th round of the South American Qualifiers for the FIFA's World Cup Brazil 2014.

    Wall Street guys will bet on ANYTHING. Ex-trader Raj Mahal offers this guide to betting on the World Cup Wall Street-style.

  • Slot machine maker eyes the sale lever Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    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.