LOS ANGELES— It sounds like a Swiss Army knife version of a TV game show: a combination of a venerable board game, state lotteries, Las Vegas and seasoned comedian Billy Gardell as host. The result is " Monopoly Millionaires' Club," a syndicated series that its creators say draws on the board game's "iconography"— Get Out of Jail and Pass Go cards and such— while morphing it...» Read More
WILMINGTON, Del., Dec 22- The Trump Taj Mahal, a casino hotel in New Jersey's struggling Atlantic City gambling hub, could stay open for all of 2015 with a $20 million financing package from investor Carl Icahn, lawyers for Trump Entertainment Resorts said on Monday. Atlantic City's fortunes have faded as competition from Pennsylvania and other neighboring...
The Oneida Indian Nation plans to open a $20 million casino with a "Wizard of Oz" theme in the village where author L. Frank Baum was born.
Dec 18- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn offered $20 million in financing on Thursday to keep the Trump Taj Mahal from becoming the fifth casino to close this year in New Jersey's troubled Atlantic City, was once the only major destination for gamblers on the U.S. East Coast. The Taj, owned by bankrupt Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc., is slated to close on Saturday.
The Queen's Christmas speech this year could be one to watch out for, as gamblers place bets on whether she will abdicate her role.
Peter Harvey, COO of Talarius, says the company has seen a pick up in growth this year as consumers have more disposable income to spend on leisure.
Dan Bilzerian, the "King of Instagram," was released from jail on Wednesday after being detained at LAX.
Dan Bilzerian, the "King of Instagram," was arrested at LAX on Tuesday and is being held without bail, according to LA Weekly.
Deciphering between harmful and non-harmful play can be distinguished, yet there are overlapping behaviours between the two gambling groups says Marc Etches, chief executive at Responsible Gambling Trust.
Reducing a gambling machine's money stakes could reduce the risk of problem gamblers says Matt Zarb-Cousin, spokesperson for Campaign for Fairer Gambling.
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...
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.
DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games.
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.
NBC Sports' Dave Briggs, discusses whether sports betting should be legalized in the U.S.
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.
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...