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  • A federal judge has ruled to temporarily halt New Jersey from allowing sports betting, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • TOKYO, Oct 22- Japan's plan to open up to casino gambling has been delayed again, three people familiar with the process said, dealing a blow to one of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy priorities and to hopes the first resort will open in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp and Caesars Entertainment Corp are vying to win the...

  • TORONTO, Oct 20- Amaya Gaming Group Inc, which has pivoted to focus on the fast-growing online gambling market, said on Monday it is exploring a sale of its Cadillac Jack subsidiary that makes slot machines and electronic bingo games for casinos. Amaya said its strategic review process will consider varied alternatives for the Cadillac Jack business with the...

  • NFL, other leagues sue on New Jersey sport betting Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 5:38 PM ET
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (L) and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie attend a ceremony for the NFL Super Bowl Host Committee, February 1, 2014 in New York City.

    The NFL and other sports leagues filed a lawsuit against New Jersey to fight sports betting in the state.

  • TORONTO, Oct 20- Amaya Gaming Group Inc, which has pivoted to focus on the fast growing online gambling market, said on Monday it is exploring a sale of its Cadillac Jack subsidiary that makes slot machines for casinos. Earlier this summer, Montreal- based Amaya closed on the $4.9 billion takeover of Rational Group, operator of online gambling website PokerStars,...

  • TOKYO, Oct 20- Japan's plan to legalize casino gambling has likely been delayed again, a senior official said on Monday, dealing a further political blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Casino operators including Las Vegas Sands, Genting Singapore, MGM Resorts and Melco Crown Entertainment are waiting in the wings as potential investors in what analysts say is one...

  • *Hong Kong rebounds, cheered by casinos. SHANGHAI, Oct 17- China shares fell by midday on Friday, on track for their biggest weekly decline in four months, hit by worries over the economy as well as expected tightness in liquidity ahead of a slew of new share offerings. Hong Kong shares rebounded slightly, tracking a recovery in global markets, as casino stocks gained...

  • How 'triad' gangs fit in with Hong Kong protests Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    Some experts say the Chinese underworld gangs' far-flung business ventures make any motives for attacking pro-democracy demonstrators unclear.

  • Floyd Mayweather scores $1.4M on a bet on the Colts Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET
    Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends the 2014 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, July 16, 2014.

    Floyd Mayweather takes home $1.4 million in one bet on the Colts. USA Today reports.

  • MACAU, Oct 6- Gambling revenue in the world's biggest gaming hub Macau recorded their steepest drop in more than five years in September as China's campaign against corruption and a slowing economy kept big-spending customers away. Revenues of Macau's 35 casinos fell 11.7 percent to 25.6 billion patacas in September from 29 billion patacas in the same month a...

  • MACAU, Oct 6- Gambling revenue in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau fell 11.7 percent in September on an annual basis, the fourth consecutive monthly decline this year, as Beijing's campaign against corruption and falling housing prices in China sapped demand from big-spending customers. Gambling revenue from Macau's 35 casinos fell to 25.6 billion...

  • Oct 3- Trump Taj Mahal failed on Friday to get approval from a U.S. Bankruptcy judge to end payments to the casino's union pension fund, which had been a key condition for a Carl Icahn- backed deal to rescue the gambling complex in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross in Wilmington, Delaware, said he lacked authority to allow Trump Entertainment...

  • *Industrial action becoming more frequent in Macau. HONG KONG, Oct 3- Hundreds of casino workers in gambling hub Macau walked off the job on Friday to demand higher wages and better benefits, a union leader said, the latest in a wave of labor unrest to hit casino operators also facing shrinking revenues. The protest by the MGM workers comes a month after about 1,000...

  • *Industrial action becoming more frequent in Macau. HONG KONG, Oct 3- Hundreds of casino workers in gambling hub Macau walked off the job on Friday to demand higher wages and better benefits, a union leader said, the latest in a wave of labour unrest to hit casino operators also facing shrinking revenues. The protest by the MGM workers comes a month after about 1,000...

  • HONG KONG, Oct 3- Hundreds of casino workers in gambling hub Macau plan to walk off the job on Friday to demand higher wages and better benefits, a union leader said, the latest in a wave of labour unrest to hit casino operators also facing shrinking revenues. Dealers at the flagship casino of MGM China Holdings Ltd, a unit of U.S.-based MGM Resorts International, plan...

  • Bidder for AC's Revel to contest auction if he loses Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 6:11 PM ET
    The Revel Casino in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014.

    The Florida developer who entered the first bid in an auction for Atlantic City, New Jersey's Revel Casino Hotel says the process lacked transparency.

  • *Tokyo government downgrades casino project. TOKYO, Sept 29- Plans to open Japan's first casino in Tokyo before the 2020 Olympics are becoming increasingly unlikely, with developers facing skyrocketing building costs and a city government that no longer considers casino development an economic priority.

  • MACAU, Sept 25- Macau's casino junket operators are feeling the squeeze as China's anti-corruption drive has blown a hole in the world's biggest gambling hub.

  • Have Singapore’s casinos lost their mojo? Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Singapore's casinos opened their doors in 2010 with great expectations for the market's potential growth, but some believe the party may be over.

  • Trustee objects to parts of Revel casino sale Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    The Revel Casino in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014.

    A U.S. Bankruptcy Court trustee is objecting to the proposed auction date for the Revel Casino Hotel and a $3 million breakup fee.