• SD Lottery expects less income this year than last Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 2:11 PM ET

    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.

  • Atlantic City casino earnings down 35 percent Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Not even a boost from Internet gambling money and the comparison with an extremely slow period after Superstorm Sandy could prevent Atlantic City's casinos from seeing a big decline in their earnings in 2013..

  • Md. casino revenue totals nearly $78M in March Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Monday that Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County led the group with nearly $62 million from slot machines and table games. Casino at Ocean Downs generated more than $4 million from slot machines, a more than 5 percent increase from March 2013.

  • 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.

  • No joke! Winner claims $425M Powerball jackpot Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 5:51 AM ET
    Powerball winner B. Raymond Buxton holding a check for $425 million, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Sacramento, California.

    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.

  • Macau gambling revenue up 13 percent in March Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 2:53 AM ET

    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.

  • Gaming stocks still pretty healthy: Analyst     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    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.

  • US could make casinos vet high rollers' funds Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 5:27 PM ET

    The rule may serve to shed light on high-risk transactions such as international wires and large cash deposits.

  • Sports gambling lingo that you’ll need to know Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 12:48 PM ET

    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.

  • Oh no! There go all the March Madness brackets Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 4:57 PM ET
    Jibri Bryan #34 of the Mercer Bears celebrates with teammates after defeating the Duke Blue Devils 78-71 during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

    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.

  • Will gamblers go to the final frontier? Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 10:53 PM ET

    Casino companies' latest projects are tapping Asia's furthest corners, but bullish forecasts are relying on Chinese tourists' wandering feet.

  • Watch out Macau, this may be the next gaming hub     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 9:23 PM ET

    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.

  • What are the odds Osborne will say     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 4:45 AM ET

    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.

  • Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot soars to $400 million Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    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.

  • SEOUL/ HONG KONG, March 18- South Korea gave a preliminary greenlight for a large-scale foreigners-only casino complex to a consortium that includes Caesars Entertainment Corp, seeking to draw in wealthy Chinese gamblers and their tourist dollars.

  • SEOUL, March 18- South Korea on Tuesday granted a preliminary casino licence to a Lippo Ltd and Caesars Entertainment Corp venture to build a resort on Yeongjong island, as the government tries to court wealthy Chinese punters with an array of gambling options.

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