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Gamblers don’t always bet money, and they don't always bet at casinos. Here are strange items that people have bet with, and odd dares that they bet on.
New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered.
Atari, the maker of classic video games like "Pong" and "Centipede," is about to make things a bit more interesting for players. Pariplay will launch Atari's brands across a number of social, online and mobile platforms. This includes a website with real-money gambling on some of Atari's arcade classics, like Centipede, Asteroids and Pong.
*Governor supports casino plan; Tokyo officials yet to voice support. OSAKA, Japan, April 15- The Japanese city of Osaka plans to invite operators to build a casino on a plot of reclaimed land on Osaka Bay, its governor told Reuters, pipping Tokyo in the race to attract global gaming firms to set up the country's first gambling resort.
PIERRE, S.D.— The South Dakota Lottery is anticipating a slight decrease in revenue this year. Lottery officials estimate $105.7 million in revenue for the fiscal year ending in June 2014. The South Dakota Lottery Commission discussed the figures at a meeting Thursday.
MACAU, April 7- As the world's gambling capital Macau races to open more than 17,000 new hotel rooms over the next three years to keep pace with a flood of Chinese visitors, only about 4,000 affordable homes for locals are expected to be built in the same period.
A California retiree stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $425 million Powerball jackpot a month and a half after he bought the winning ticket.
HONG KONG, April 1- Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in $4.4 billion in gambling revenues in March, boosted by robust demand from Chinese visitors keen to bet in the country's only legal casino hub. Growth in Macau, a special administrative region like neighbouring Hong Kong, was up 13 percent in March, at the top end of analyst estimates of 10-13 percent.
HONG KONG, April 1- Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in 35.5 billion patacas in gambling revenues in March, boosted by robust demand from Chinese visitors keen to bet in the country's only legal casino hub.
SHANGHAI, March 31- Hong Kong shares finished up 0.4 percent on Monday as casino operators gained ahead of the release of monthly Macau gambling revenue data, while China Construction Bank climbed on forecast-beating results. The Hang Seng Index closed at 22,151.06 points.
Discussing the selloff in gambling stocks and new efforts by Congress to ban online gaming, with Joel Simkins, Credit Suisse gaming, lodging, and leisure analyst.
The rule may serve to shed light on high-risk transactions such as international wires and large cash deposits.
Do you know what a "parlay" is? A "progressive parlay"? Well, before you bet your next paycheck on the big game, find out the lingo that you'll need to win.
The sighs heard round the office Thursday were likely from those who came out on the wrong end of their bracket picks for the NCAA tourney.
Casino companies' latest projects are tapping Asia's furthest corners, but bullish forecasts are relying on Chinese tourists' wandering feet.
Can South Korea's first foreign-owned casino give casino hotspots like Vegas and Macau a run for their money? CNBC's Julia Wood, Susan Li and Bernie Lo discuss.
Ladbroke's Alex Donoghue, discusses how you can have a bet on phrases the U.K. Chancellor George Osborne will say in his budget speech.
Bookmakers are offering odds for bets on the color of tie U.K. Chancellor George Osborne will wear during his budget announcement, with blue being the most tipped.
An estimated $400 million is up for grabs in the latest Mega Millions jackpot, making it the sixth-largest lottery prize in US history.
*Genting Singapore, Paradise also planning casino complexes. SEOUL/ HONG KONG, March 18- Caesars Entertainment Corp looks set to build its first gaming resort in Asia after South Korea granted preliminary approval for a large-scale foreigners-only casino- a key boost for a company that has largely missed out on the region's boom in gambling revenues.