ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Internet gambling is off to a slow start in the United States, with banks hesitant to handle credit card payments for online bets and some politicians and casino moguls pushing to ban it, but there remains potential for great growth, participants in a major gambling conference agreed Wednesday. Three states currently offer Internet gambling:...» Read More
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.
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Rumors that activist investor Carl Icahn may be interested in this stock, "DRJ" said options skyrocketed.
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?
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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The 5% pullback in this stock on Tuesday was “a gift,” Cramer said. Investors should take it.
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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.
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Steve Wynn says Americans are afraid. He’s just angry. “Washington is unpredictable these days,” declares the CEO of Wynn Resorts.