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  • Korea holds winning hand as Japan gambling bill dies Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 6:14 PM ET
    Hanging above the "Center Bar," a Pepsi-branded LED display with 2.1 million pixels.

    South Korea looks like the consolation prize as Japan's $15 billion casino dream fades.

  • TOKYO/ SEOUL, Nov 24- South Korea looks like the consolation prize as Japan's $15 billion casino dream fades, a setback for companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp that envisioned a new gaming hub rivalling Las Vegas in 2020.. Japan is seen as the biggest unclaimed prize, a market that research firm Union Gaming estimated would generate $15 billion in annual...

  • *Responsible Gambling Trust report due next month. LONDON, Nov 23- On the websites of Britain's bookmakers gamblers can bet around the clock on anything from soccer in Azerbaijan to financial market fluctuations, while others in betting shops feed high-stake machines that can devour 300 pounds a minute. To avoid further sanctions, companies such as William...

  • High stakes for Atlantic City  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    The Trump Taj Mahal will be the fifth casino in Atlantic City to close this year. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the current tally for lost positions by year-end is 11,000.

  • Feds probe NFL teams over prescription drugs  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:51 AM ET
    An injured player is attended to by the team's doctor. The NFL is being probed over use of prescription drugs.

    DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games.

  • Joe Torre: No way to avoid sports gambling  Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 4:55 PM ET

    Hall of Fame baseball manager & MLB Executive VP of Operations Joe Torre says it is tough to ignore new technologies that allow people to gamble on sports. Still, all sports want to preserve the integrity of their games, he says.

  • NBA pushes gambling  Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    NBC Sports' Dave Briggs, discusses whether sports betting should be legalized in the U.S.

  • $10 Million winning poker moment  Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 12:22 PM ET

    The 45th Annual World Series of Poker finished this week in Las Vegas. 26-Year old Swedish professional and 2014 WSOP Champion Martin Jacobson, speaks to Scott Wapner, about the moment he won.

  • Game on: Gamblers want part of rising e-sports Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:41 AM ET
    The studio audience cheers before the start of the League of Legends North American Championship Series in Manhattan Beach, California February 22, 2014.

    The volume of trades and bets placed on video game matches are booming, reports NBC News.

  • ROME, Nov 4- Shareholders in GTECH on Tuesday approved the Italian lottery group's takeover of U.S. slot-machine maker International Game Technology, a tie-up aimed at creating a global gaming company to be listed on Wall Street. The new entity will have more than $6 billion in pro-forma revenues, GTECH said in July when it announced the $4.7 billion acquisition...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 4- October was the worst month on record for casino revenues in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau as China's pervasive war on corruption, combined with fewer tourists and slowing economic growth, dampen the appetite to wager. October was also the fifth consecutive month of declines after two years of rapid growth which saw Macau surpass Las...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 3- Gambling revenue in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau fell 23 percent year-on-year in October, the steepest drop on record, as China's pervasive war on corruption, combined with fewer tourists and slowing economic growth, damp the appetite to wager. Gambling revenue from Macau's 35 casinos fell to 28 billion patacas in October, the fifth...

  • CEO: Borgata's bright future  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

    Keith Smith, Boyd Gaming CEO, discusses the strength of Borgata's future and market in the Atlantic City space. Smith is focused on increasing shareholder value.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 3- October is set to be the worst month on record for casino revenues in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau as China's pervasive war on corruption, combined with fewer tourists and slowing economic growth, dampen the appetite to wager. October would also be the fifth consecutive month of declines after two years of rapid growth which saw Macau...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 3- October is set to be the worst month on record for casino revenues in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau as China's pervasive war on corruption, combined with fewer tourists and slowing economic growth, dampen the appetite to wager. October would also be the fifth consecutive month of declines after two years of rapid growth which saw Macau...

  • Wynn's big bet  Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports from Massachusetts, where Steve Wynn wants to spend $1.6 billion on a casino resort there.

  • Time for Wynn to fold in Massachusetts?  Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    Steve Wynn wants to spend $1.6 billion on a casino resort in Massachusetts. CNBC's Jane Wells has the story.

  • Steve Wynn dogged by major pullback in China Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 1:57 PM ET
    Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn.

    Steve Wynn can't predict when gambling trends will improve in Macau. Investors should beware betting on a bounce in his company's stock.

  • Defense: FBI posed as repairmen in sports bet ruse Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 9:49 AM ET
    Seal of the FBI

    Federal agents impersonated repair techs to get inside and collect evidence in an investigation of online sports betting, according to lawyers.

  • *Hong Kong gambling shares up after Wynn Macau earnings. HONG KONG, Oct 29- China and Hong Kong shares rose more than 1 percent on Wednesday, heading for a second straight day of gains, on hopes of more favorable policies from the Chinese government, with tranportation stocks leading gains for mainland equities. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index advanced 1.4 percent...