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  • Super Bowl: National Anthem Controversy Continues Monday, 7 Feb 2011 | 1:39 PM ET
    Christina Aguilera sings the National Anthem at Superbowl 2011

    For most of the people watching last night, the controversy involved Christina Aguilera messing up the words to the National Anthem. But to those who actually bet on it, it was a much bigger deal.

  • Burrowing for Wealth in the Year of Rabbit Sunday, 6 Feb 2011 | 9:54 PM ET
    Attentive rabbit

    It’s time to pull the rabbit out of the hat! After the volatility that marked the year of the Golden Tiger, the incoming Metal Rabbit may be just what the doctor ordered to bring some calm back to the markets.

  • Rumors that activist investor Carl Icahn may be interested in this stock, "DRJ" said options skyrocketed.

  • Fast Money 360: Las Vegas Sands Thursday, 3 Feb 2011 | 12:32 PM ET

    With Las Vegas Sands scheduled to report quarterly results after Thursday's closing bell, how should you game its stock into and in the wake of earnings?

  • Options Action: Las Vegas Sands Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 6:26 PM ET

    With Las Vegas Sands scheduled to report quarterly results after Thursday's closing bell, Mike Khouw of Cantor Fitzgerald reveals an options trade on the casino operator.

  • Bullish on the US? Game On! Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 12:58 PM ET
    Heard in Davos 2011 - Dispatches From The Conference

    On CNBC, C. Fred Bergsten, director of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, made a bold proposition. He bet a steak dinner at the WEF annual meeting 2012 if the US economy doesn't grow 4 percent this year.

  • Strong Earnings for Macau Casinos, But Risks Ahead Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 11:54 PM ET

    Sands China reported third quarter earnings more than doubled from a year earlier on soaring gambling revenue growth in Macau and a strong performance at its casinos in Macau's Cotai Strip. The Hong Kong listed-unit of Las Vegas Sands reported net profit of US $199.15 million for the three months ended Sept. 30. Revenue rose 27% to US $1.08 billion.

  • Is Las Vegas on the Mend? Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 2:44 PM ET
    Las Vegas

    Oscar Goodman is winding down his tenure as perhaps the most famous mayor in Las Vegas' history. He hopes to go out on a high note, even as the state reports the city's unemployment rate has reached a record high of 15 percent.

  • Bankrupt Station Casinos Staging a Comeback Monday, 25 Oct 2010 | 7:22 AM ET

    While gaming companies on the Strip catering to international tourists are starting to see improvement, the verdict's still out on the off-Strip properties.

  • This earnings season, be cautious when considering valuations placed on companies, said renown financier Bob Olstein Friday.

  • Pirates Fan Bets Against Team Every Game, Wins Money Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 | 4:42 PM ET

    Greg Mercer has been a Pirates fan since was eight years old and even though he still likes the team, he spent the season betting that they’d lose every single game.

  • Casinos Now See Online Gambling as a Better Bet Monday, 4 Oct 2010 | 11:36 AM ET
    Poker

    Many of the country’s largest casinos, long opposed to gambling games like poker on the Internet, are now having second thoughts.

  • A ‘Gamble’ on China’s Burgeoning Middle Class Tuesday, 24 Aug 2010 | 6:51 PM ET

    The 5% pullback in this stock on Tuesday was “a gift,” Cramer said. Investors should take it.

  • CNBC Quiz: Counterfeit Goods Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 11:49 AM ET

    Counterfeiters have created an international, multi-billion-dollar industry by making cheap imitations of designer goods and selling them for a fraction of the price.

  • Economists Claim Better Record than Paul the Octopus Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 5:03 AM ET
    An octopus named Paul sits on a box decorated with a Spanish flag and a shell inside on July 9, 2010 at the Sea Life aquarium in Oberhausen, western Germany. Paul's task is to decide in favour of one of the shells hidden in boxes with the flags of the Netherlands and Spain to act thus as oracle for the upcoming final match of the FIFA Football World Cup between the two countries on July 11, 2010. Paul, the 'psychic' octopus, who had predicted well the result of six German matches earlier in the

    A German economic think tank said it has a stronger record for calling soccer games and a better foundation for its picks than an octopus who became an international celebrity for picking World Cup winners.

  • QUIZ: Mob Movies Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | 2:11 PM ET

    Organized crime has been the subject of some of the greatest films ever made, from "Little Caesar" to "The Godfather" and "The Departed." How much do you know about mob movies? Take our quiz and find out.

  • World's Most Secretive Businessmen Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | 1:24 PM ET
    Vito Genovese got his start in crime by stealing from pushcarts in Manhattan's Lower East Side, according to a 1959 New York Times article. While still a youth, he was running errands for the underworld lieutenants, making connections that would help his climb to power, the article said.It was not until 1959 that Genovese's luck in escaping prison terms ran out. A Federal jury found him guilty of violating narcotics laws and sentenced him to 15 years in jail.Genovese was famously involved in arr

    Organized crime activities bring in a worldwide annual income of between $50 billion and $90 billion according to a 2002 FBI study. Here, we look at some of the most famous mobsters in US history.

  • Cramer's Lesser Known China Plays Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 9:05 PM ET

    Forget the obvious plays on the People's Republic and try these less visible ones.

  • 5 Plays on China’s Booming Middle Class Monday, 7 Jun 2010 | 7:29 PM ET

    Get Cramer’s favorite tech, semiconductor, retail, gaming and food trades on the Middle Kingdom.

  • Steve Wynn Takes on Washington, Vegas & EBITDA Friday, 28 May 2010 | 9:34 AM ET
    The Wynn Resort is seen on the north end of the Las Vegas "strip."

    Steve Wynn says Americans are afraid. He’s just angry. “Washington is unpredictable these days,” declares the CEO of Wynn Resorts.