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  • Progressive slots link New Jersey, Nevada casinos Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— A long-planned initiative to create bigger jackpots by linking casino slot machines in New Jersey and Nevada is up and running. The New Jersey Gaming Enforcement Division says the progressive slots system links 100 machines in Atlantic City with 600 in Nevada.

  • Plans for gambling aired around New Jersey Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 7:28 PM ET

    Developments about the future of gambling in New Jersey came out of Atlantic City, Trenton and the Meadowlands on Tuesday. Jim Kirkos, head of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce, said the goal isn't to build a new Atlantic City.

  • Revel casino lost money when it fell off roof Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 3:41 PM ET

    An investigation is underway after an armored car services company told the casino it had lost $21,000, according to The Press of Atlantic City.

  • Meadowlands proposal includes casinos, hotels Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    CARLSTADT, N.J.— Casinos, hotels, a convention center and a monorail could be on the horizon at New Jersey's Meadowlands. Jim Kirkos, head of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce, says the goal isn't to build a new Atlantic City. There has been more talk of allowing casino gambling outside of Atlantic City recently.

  • More NJ casinos? You betcha! Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    The Trump Plaza ,which is scheduled to close, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    With four casinos shutting down in Atlantic City by October, New Jersey is suddenly awash in plans for, well, more casinos. The NYT reports.

  • Revel Casino says closure will help it find buyer Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 5:51 PM ET

    Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel is still seeking bidders in bankruptcy court.

  • Aug 18- Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel is still seeking bidders in bankruptcy court, but its ability to find a buyer will improve once it closes and stops "bleeding money," its attorney said at a hearing on Monday. The hotel is scheduled to close after guests leave on Sept. 1, with gambling operations to cease at 5 p.m. the next day.

  • Both sides of casino debate ready campaign moves Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    The recently-formed political group is funded by gambling giants MGM Resorts International, Mohegan Sun and Penn National Gaming. Campaign spokesman Stephen Eisele said two dozen volunteers canvassed in the communities of Winthrop, Bourne, Lexington, East Longmeadow and Ludlow.

  • New Jersey to hold summit to rescue Atlantic City Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 9:32 AM ET
    The Trump Taj Mahal, left, the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel and Casino, center, and Revel Atlantic City stand in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    Christie and New Jersey Democrats have said Atlantic City's economy, heavily dependent on casinos, needs to be broadened.

  • New Jersey to hold summit to rescue Atlantic City Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    Aug 13- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Wednesday he would convene a bipartisan summit in September to seek ways to rescue Atlantic City from a slump in its mainstay casino business. Atlantic City has struggled with casino closures as neighboring states have lured gamblers away.

  • Casinos struggle, some advocate sports gambling Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    Most states don't allow gambling on sporting events, but some argue it's time to change that to bring in revenue and regulation.

  • Legalizing sports betting     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Should sports gambling be legal outside the state of Nevada? Bill Pascrell III, Princeton Affairs Group, and Scott Spreitzer, Pregame.com sports betting expert, provide perspective.

  • Next casino to close     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 1:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports what some are saying about the next casino to potentially close.

  • No qualified bids for Atlantic City Revel: Report Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    Revel's auction had already been postponed one week to allow for more time to review bids, court filings indicated.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 7- Hong Kong shares finished near two-week lows on Thursday, weighed down by an underperforming Macau gambling sector which was hurt by disappointing July revenue. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong was off 0.9 percent.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 7- China shares slid on Thursday as the country's large banks and oil firms extended a retreat from recent highs, while a weaker Macau gambling sector hurt by disappointing revenues weighed on Hong Kong markets. The Hang Seng Index and the China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong each slipped 0.5 percent.

  • Donald Trump: Get my name off those casinos! Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:23 AM ET
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    Donald Trump has a message for the two Atlantic City casinos that bear his name, five years after he gave up running them: You're fired.

  • Betting big on horses     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    Yearlings are one-year-old horses bred from champions but not yet trained, and they are sold at Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga Sale. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports owners say the key to investing in thoroughbreds is scale.

  • Slot machine maker Scientific Games Corp will buy larger rival Bally Technologies Inc in a $3.27 billion deal, the latest in a consolidating U.S. gaming industry. The deal, which was put together in just over three weeks, will strengthen Scientific Games' casino management systems and table gaming products as well as help it expand in Australasia.

  • Aug 1- Scientific Games Corp, a maker of slot machines for casinos, will buy larger rival Bally Technologies Inc for about $3.27 billion to expand its electronic and table games and online lottery businesses. The deal- valued at $5.1 billion, including debt- will also help Scientific Games expand in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific islands.