• HONG KONG, Feb 5- Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in 28.7 billion patacas in gambling revenues for the first month of 2014, boosted by Chinese visitors flocking to the country's only legal casino hub ahead of a week-long national holiday.

  • The 15 most bizarre Super Bowl bets Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 8:42 AM ET
    Reporters Erin Andrews and Pam Oliver.

    When the Broncos take on the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, gamblers will be risking money on a series of unique, novelty prop bets.

  • MANILA, Jan 27- Luxury boutique hotel chain Nobu will set up its first Asia hotel in a $1.3 billion Philippines gambling complex operated by Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd, mainly targeting wealthy Chinese punters. The Manila- based City of Dreams casino- resort is a joint venture of Melco Crown and local leisure firm Belle Corp.

  • Virgin Group's Sir Richard Branson, says he put some money in bitcoin because he likes to learn about things. He thinks there will one day be a global currency that will be the future, but he suspects it will not be bitcoin.

  • Sir Richard presents 'Plan B' at Davos     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:15 AM ET

    Virgin Group's Sir Richard Branson, shares his proposition that companies have a larger responsibility beyond profits.

  • Panel eyes options for Delaware gambling industry Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    DOVER, Del.-- A panel examining how to keep Delaware's gambling industry competitive has yet to decide on recommendations for state lawmakers to consider. Several commission members noted that they are still awaiting a report from the accounting firm KPMG on the current status of Delaware's gambling industry.

  • Something new that happens in Vegas: Investment Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    The Las Vegas strip.

    There are $9 billion in projects either in the planning stages or underway in Las Vegas, as the city tries to dig its way out of the recession.

  • 500. com, the only Chinese lottery firm so far listed in the United States, is among a handful of listed companies that stand to benefit as China whittles down thousands of private lottery operators to a handful of licensed and regulated firms serving more than 400 million punters, say industry experts.

  • Lucky year for Vegas?     Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    Las Vegas has $9 billion in projects in the works, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Katsuhiko Ichihashi;Chiaki Takinaka

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports that though Macau remains the cash cow for gaming in Asia, it is actually helping drive business to the U.S. Dr. J says any dips on these stocks should be bought.

  • Young gamers leaving Las Vegas     Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    Sin City can't seem to attract young gamblers, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Online gaming in NJ not a threat to Borgata: COO Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    Visitors enter the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

    In fact, users of gaming sites operated by the Borgata have created more than 20,000 accounts to bet real money online in New Jersey, the casino's COO told CNBC.

  • Dec 30- Pennsylvania is scrapping a deal with a U.K.- based company to privatize management Of the state's lottery system, Governor Tom Corbett said on Monday, the latest of the Republican's high-profile initiatives to falter.

  • Two winning lottery tickets and one lucky clerk Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Jenny's gift shop owner Thuy Nguyen smiles at his shop Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in San Jose, Calif.

    Although two winning lottery tickets can claim the $636 million Mega jackpot, only one store clerk who sold the ticket will get a $1 million bonus.

  • Mega Millions: We have a winner (in fact two)! Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 7:25 AM ET
    Two winning tickets were sold for the $636 million jackpot.

    The $636 million jackpot will be split among holders of two winning tickets in California and Georgia, Mega Millions officials say. NBC News reports.

  • Mega Millions lotto ticket sales soar     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    As the Mega Million jackpot rises to an estimated $636 million, NBC's Jay Gray reports from Dalas, TX on the rising ticket sales.

  • $636 million Mega jackpot fever     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports sales for the Mega Millions lottery are on the rise ahead of the estimated $636 million jackpot drawing.

  • Lottery winner's guide to surviving a jackpot Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    Chris Manzi won a much smaller Mega Millions jackpot than Tuesday night's drawing, but he still has some wisdom on winning.

  • Lottery winner: Invest money and work hard     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 10:26 AM ET

    2012 Mega Millions lottery winner Chris Manzi talks about hitting the jackpot and how it changed his life.

  • Why do lottery players think they can defy the odds? Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 5:55 AM ET

    The odds of winning are astronomical, but tell that to the optimists and dreamers who lined up for the Mega Millions jackpot.

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