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  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— A royal flush led to a king-sized payout for a New Jersey man playing cards online in the state's largest-ever Internet gambling jackpot. It was the largest Internet gambling payout in the short history of online betting in New Jersey, surpassing the $1.3 million prize won by a Morris County woman in November. London- based Betfair began...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— New Jersey gamblers who want to ban themselves from placing bets over the Internet can now sign up for a self-exclusion list— over the Internet. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement says people who want to sign up for a voluntary self-exclusion list for Internet gambling can do it online at www.njdge.org or through...

  • Con men swindle Atlantic City casinos of millions Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 6:01 PM ET

    How a group of con men from Bangladesh came to New York City and used Atlantic City casinos to steal millions, according to investigators.

  • CAMDEN, N.J.— Another deal to sell Atlantic City's former Revel casino is dead. A bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved Revel AC's request to terminate a deal to sell the shuttered gambling resort to Florida developer Glenn Straub's Polo North Country Club for $95.4 million. Revel's demise is just the latest setback for Atlantic City's gambling market, which...

  • Beijing's glare deepens crisis in Macau Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    *VIPs avoid Macau during Beijing corruption crackdown. *60-70 percent of Macau casino revenues from high rollers. MACAU/ ZHUHAI, China, Feb 19- China's crackdown on corruption and conspicuous consumption is ever more visible in its impact on Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, which makes most of its money from the high rollers who are staying away to avoid...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— New Jersey's oldest casino is about to get in on the newest form of gambling. And PokerStars still has not been approved to operate in New Jersey, following legal trouble some of its executives encountered. Internet gambling began in New Jersey on Nov. 25, 2013, but is off to a slow start, having taken in $122 million last year.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The city, making good on its vow to seek new non-gambling attractions, has approved redevelopment plans including a giant Ferris wheel and a zip line on the beachfront next to the Steel Pier and restaurants, a rebuilt Boardwalk and an elevated walkway in its Inlet neighborhood. The plans come as Atlantic City has lost four of its 12 casinos and is...

  • In the last several states to open casinos— Ohio, Maryland and Pennsylvania— overall revenue is coming in below baseline forecasts, according to a review of state tax data. After Nevada, Pennsylvania has emerged as the country's No. 2 gambling marketing, overtaking Atlantic City, where four of 12 casinos closed last year. As Massachusetts and New York prepare for a...

  • 3 winning tickets in $564M Powerball jackpot Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 5:41 AM ET
    Powerball Lottery

    Winning tickets in Wednesday's giant Powerball jackpot were sold in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas, lottery officials announced early Thursday.

  • WILMINGTON, Del., Feb 10- The Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, asked a U.S. bankruptcy judge to end its agreement to sell the gambling complex to Florida developer Glenn Straub for $95.4 million, according to a Tuesday court filing. The hotel's legal team also asked Judge Gloria Burns in Camden, New Jersey, for permission to keep Straub's $10 million...

  • No winner! Powerball jackpot jumps to $450 million Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 8:46 AM ET
    Powerball Lottery

    Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $380 million Powerball drawing.

  • In Macau, casino titans join China reform wagon Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    HONG KONG, Feb 9- Leading China's anti-corruption campaign, President Xi Jinping warned Macau last December that the world's biggest gambling hub needs to be about more than baccarat. "When you hear the central government and the Macau government urged operators to diversify the attractions of their facilities... they are preaching to the choir.

  • BEIJING, Feb 6- China will fight attempts by foreign casinos to lure its citizens abroad, a senior police official said on Friday, which could deal a blow to the gaming firms in Macau and Asian countries that rely on these punters for most of their revenue. Chinese, among the world's most prolific gamblers, often travel to the Chinese territory of Macau, South Korea,...

  • SYDNEY, Feb 4- Record bets by Asian high rollers helped Echo Entertainment Group Ltd lift first-half net profit to a three-year high, but the Australian casino firm said the surge was tempered by the amount it paid to the junkets behind these VIP gamblers. Echo on Wednesday said turnover from VIP gamblers at its Australia casinos nearly doubled to an all-time...

  • Super Bowl gamblers had to let it go Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 4:44 PM ET
    Singer Idina Menzel sings the national anthem prior to Super Bowl XLIX.

    Ahead of the Super Bowl, Sportsbook announced it had suspended prop bets related to the national anthem because of suspected "insider info."

  • This model says to bet on the Seahawks Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:44 PM ET
    The Vince Lombardi Trophy is displayed between the helmets of the Seattle Seahawks (L) and New England Patriots.

    According to one model, you're better off taking the Seattle Seahawks over the New England Patriots.

  • $4 billion bookmaking biz  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 12:51 PM ET

    Insight into the business of sports betting, with John Avello, Wynn Sports Book Executive Director.

  • Are Singapore’s casinos back in the game? Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 2:50 AM ET

    Singapore's casinos haven't lived up to the hype, but Marina Bay Sands results suggest those writing off growth may need to write it back in.

  • Ante up: This year's weirdest Super Bowl bets Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:47 PM ET

    Bettors will be trying to cash in on hundreds of weird bets tied to the Super Bowl. Did someone mention a Punxsutawney Phil?

  • Christie: NJ is taking over troubled Atlantic City Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:14 PM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

    Gov. Chris Christie's emergency management team for Atlantic City includes Detroit's former overseer, Kevyn Orr.