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  • New Jersey to hold summit to rescue Atlantic City Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 9:32 AM ET
    The Trump Taj Mahal, left, the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel and Casino, center, and Revel Atlantic City stand in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    Christie and New Jersey Democrats have said Atlantic City's economy, heavily dependent on casinos, needs to be broadened.

  • New Jersey to hold summit to rescue Atlantic City Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    Aug 13- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Wednesday he would convene a bipartisan summit in September to seek ways to rescue Atlantic City from a slump in its mainstay casino business. Atlantic City has struggled with casino closures as neighboring states have lured gamblers away.

  • Casinos struggle, some advocate sports gambling Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    Most states don't allow gambling on sporting events, but some argue it's time to change that to bring in revenue and regulation.

  • Legalizing sports betting     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Should sports gambling be legal outside the state of Nevada? Bill Pascrell III, Princeton Affairs Group, and Scott Spreitzer, Pregame.com sports betting expert, provide perspective.

  • Next casino to close     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 1:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports what some are saying about the next casino to potentially close.

  • No qualified bids for Atlantic City Revel: Report Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    Revel's auction had already been postponed one week to allow for more time to review bids, court filings indicated.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 7- Hong Kong shares finished near two-week lows on Thursday, weighed down by an underperforming Macau gambling sector which was hurt by disappointing July revenue. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong was off 0.9 percent.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 7- China shares slid on Thursday as the country's large banks and oil firms extended a retreat from recent highs, while a weaker Macau gambling sector hurt by disappointing revenues weighed on Hong Kong markets. The Hang Seng Index and the China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong each slipped 0.5 percent.

  • Donald Trump: Get my name off those casinos! Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:23 AM ET
    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump has a message for the two Atlantic City casinos that bear his name, five years after he gave up running them: You're fired.

  • Betting big on horses     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    Yearlings are one-year-old horses bred from champions but not yet trained, and they are sold at Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga Sale. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports owners say the key to investing in thoroughbreds is scale.

  • Slot machine maker Scientific Games Corp will buy larger rival Bally Technologies Inc in a $3.27 billion deal, the latest in a consolidating U.S. gaming industry. The deal, which was put together in just over three weeks, will strengthen Scientific Games' casino management systems and table gaming products as well as help it expand in Australasia.

  • Aug 1- Scientific Games Corp, a maker of slot machines for casinos, will buy larger rival Bally Technologies Inc for about $3.27 billion to expand its electronic and table games and online lottery businesses. The deal- valued at $5.1 billion, including debt- will also help Scientific Games expand in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific islands.

  • Poker player loses $1M in most horrific way Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Longtime poker commentator Lon McEachern called the loss "the worst beat in the history of tournament poker," USA Today reports.

  • Moody's: Atlantic City a risky bet     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports what led to Atlantic City's downgrade by Moody's.

  • Hong Kong shares slip despite a rebound by casinos Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 4:07 AM ET

    HONG KONG, July 21- Hong Kong shares sagged on Monday, though the Macau gambling sector regained momentum following losses last week stemming from a corruption probe and disappointing earnings. Galaxy Entertainment Group and Sands China were the standout winners on the Hang Seng, up 3.1 and 2.3 percent respectively.

  • Singapore updates anti-gambling ad     Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 10:54 PM ET

    Singapore has put a new spin on its anti-gambling advertisement, which was mocked globally following Germany's World Cup success. CNBC's Martin Soong and Sri Jegarajah discuss.

  • July 14- The Trump Plaza Hotel is expected to close in September, making it the fourth casino to close this year in Atlantic City, the faltering New Jersey resort town. Atlantic City, which once held a lucrative East Coast gambling monopoly, has fallen hard as new casinos open in the northeastern United States.

  • Einhorn flush with luck in poker's 'Main Event' Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:37 PM ET
    Greenlight Capital President David Einhorn sits at a poker table in Atlantic City, N.J.

    Billionaire hedge fund manager David Einhorn is still alive after three days (and nearly 30 hours of play) in the World Series of Poker Main Event.

  • High-end, high-stakes poker ring     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrea Day speaks with Molly Bloom, the host of a busted, high-stakes poker ring involving celebrity A-listers.

  • High-stakes Hollywood poker     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    Molly Bloom, author of "Molly's Game," shares her story of running poker games for Wall Street hot shots and Hollywood's elite, including Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.