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  • Churchill Downs, Saratoga close to management deal Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.— Churchill Downs Inc. is finalizing a deal with the operators of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway to manage the upstate New York gambling facility and another in Colorado, the companies announced Wednesday.

  • Lottery ticket would aid Missouri veterans Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:50 AM ET

    Several states already allocate some lottery revenue to veterans, including three of Missouri's neighbors— Kansas, Iowa and Illinois— along with Texas and West Virginia.

  • Nevada gambling revenue jumps 14 percent in June Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Nevada casino revenue shot up more than 14 percent in June, thanks to a banner month on the Las Vegas Strip and continued growth in baccarat, according to a report released Friday.

  • Moody's: Atlantic City a risky bet     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports what led to Atlantic City's downgrade by Moody's.

  • Miss. casino revenue stable after Harrah's closure Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 10:58 AM ET

    JACKSON, Miss.— Gambling revenues tumbled in Mississippi's river region in the first month after Harrah's Tunica Hotel& Casino closed, but the overall downward trend didn't worsen much. Meanwhile, Gulf Coast casinos posted their best June in years, winning enough that overall state casino revenues actually rose from June 2013, though by less than 1 percent.

  • Hong Kong shares slip despite a rebound by casinos Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 4:07 AM ET

    HONG KONG, July 21- Hong Kong shares sagged on Monday, though the Macau gambling sector regained momentum following losses last week stemming from a corruption probe and disappointing earnings. Galaxy Entertainment Group and Sands China were the standout winners on the Hang Seng, up 3.1 and 2.3 percent respectively.

  • A history of casino revenue, jobs in Atlantic City Sunday, 20 Jul 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Here is a look at how gambling revenue and employment have changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978:. Dec. 29, 1979: Bally's Atlantic City opens. Aug. 13, 1980: Sands Casino Hotel opens.

  • 5 things Atlantic City is doing to reverse slide Sunday, 20 Jul 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Even before a slew of casino closings hit Atlantic City, gambling operators, government officials and regulators had been working to improve the resort's prospects.

  • Atlantic City doomed by glut of casinos in region Sunday, 20 Jul 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The rapid disintegration of Atlantic City's casino market might be an early indicator of what could happen in other parts of the country that have too many casinos and not enough gamblers. James Whelan, a former Atlantic City mayor.

  • Singapore updates anti-gambling ad     Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 10:54 PM ET

    Singapore has put a new spin on its anti-gambling advertisement, which was mocked globally following Germany's World Cup success. CNBC's Martin Soong and Sri Jegarajah discuss.

  • July 14- The Trump Plaza Hotel is expected to close in September, making it the fourth casino to close this year in Atlantic City, the faltering New Jersey resort town. Atlantic City, which once held a lucrative East Coast gambling monopoly, has fallen hard as new casinos open in the northeastern United States.

  • Trumped? Another Atlantic City casino may close Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 9:33 AM ET

    If Trump Plaza closes, Atlantic City could lose a third of its casinos and a quarter of its casino workforce in less than nine months.

  • Einhorn flush with luck in poker's 'Main Event' Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:37 PM ET
    Greenlight Capital President David Einhorn sits at a poker table in Atlantic City, N.J.

    Billionaire hedge fund manager David Einhorn is still alive after three days (and nearly 30 hours of play) in the World Series of Poker Main Event.

  • High-end, high-stakes poker ring     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrea Day speaks with Molly Bloom, the host of a busted, high-stakes poker ring involving celebrity A-listers.

  • High-stakes Hollywood poker     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    Molly Bloom, author of "Molly's Game," shares her story of running poker games for Wall Street hot shots and Hollywood's elite, including Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.

  • Hong Kong shares end flat, casinos renew slide Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 4:12 AM ET

    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.

  • HONG KONG, July 7- Hong Kong shares finished flat on Monday, as strength in the property sector was undercut by losses for Macau casino stocks that recently rallied. China Resources Land and China Overseas Land& Investment advanced 1.6 and 1.7 percent, respectively, on the loosening of housing policies in some cities.

  • LONDON, July 7- Exploring for oil and gas is like gambling: it's all about playing probabilities, and using technology and skill to improve the odds.

  • BRUSSELS, July 4- The European Commission will urge countries to demand that online gambling advertisements display warning messages like cigarette packets, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.

  • 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.