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  • Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort files for closure Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 5:59 PM ET
    The Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J.

    The owner of the struggling Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City has filed court papers to close it by next month.

  • 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.

  • Ultimate Gaming closes Nevada online poker site Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    After shutting down its operations in New Jersey, the company announced Friday that it had closed its Ultimate Poker online business in Nevada, too, citing trouble making a profit as long as online gambling is limited to a pool of players in single states, so far just three nationwide. The company, owned by Las Vegas- based neighborhood casino-hotel company...

  • 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.

  • Atlantic City casino revenue down 4.4 pct in Oct. Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    The casinos took in $207 million, compared to $216 million in October 2013. Four of the city's 12 casinos have shut down so far this year— The Atlantic Club, the Showboat, Revel and Trump Plaza. He also touted non-gambling attractions and investments as evidence that Atlantic City is transitioning from a gambling resort to a more diversified one.

  • Taxes, schools, casinos key to Christie AC plan Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Chris Christie to help Atlantic City calls for setting predictable tax payments for casinos, temporarily freezing taxes on non-gambling property, giving schools more aid if they reduce costs and temporarily halting contributions to employee pension plans. "Extraordinary state and local support is required in the transition phase of the Atlantic City...

  • 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...

  • Jersey sports bets delayed     Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    Sports betting is illegal according to the Federal law in all but 4 states. CNBC's Morgan Brennan provides an update on the debate over sports betting in New Jersey.