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Amaya Gaming is talking to New Jersey gaming regulators about licensing Poker Stars in the state. Darren Heitner, Wolfe Law partner, discusses the potential for PokerStars becoming the online poker leader.
TOKYO, June 17- Japanese lawmakers said they will start long-awaited talks on Wednesday on a bill to legalise casino gambling, kicking off the process to create an industry that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called a highlight of his growth strategy.
*Slot-machine maker has a market value of nearly $4 bln. MILAN, June 16- Italian lottery operator GTECH is in preliminary talks to buy Las Vegas- based International Game Technology in a cash and shares deal that would make it a significant player in the casino slot machine business.
MILAN, June 16- Italian lottery operator GTECH said on Monday it was in preliminary talks to buy Las Vegas- based slot machine maker International Game Technology in a deal that could involve a cash and paper offer.
Christian Jantzen, Spokesperson of Sportsbet, explains the betting house's decision to fly a hot air balloon replica of Brazil's iconic Christ statue over Melbourne.
Here’s why I’m betting that Qatar will be stripped of the 2022 World Cup, says former assistant US attorney Mitchell Epner.
June 12- Canada's Amaya Gaming Group Inc on Thursday said it will buy for $4.9 billion Rational Group, which owns and operates the world's biggest online poker company PokerStars. Deutsche Bank, Barclays and Macquarie Capital will provide $2.9 billion in credit facilities and other financing.
Wall Street guys will bet on ANYTHING. Ex-trader Raj Mahal offers this guide to betting on the World Cup Wall Street-style.
International Game Technology decided to seek a buyer after company stock plummeted.
CNBC's Robert Frank says horse California Chrome was bred for $10,000, but what matters more for the value of horses is its blood line, and his isn't great.
What stocks investors should bet on ahead of this weekend's Triple Crown horse race, with Ted Parrish, Henssler Finance, and Sandy Villere, Villere & Co.
More than 100,000 visitors are expected at this weekend's Triple Crown horse race. CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at this weekend's race, as well as the state of the racing industry.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the odds are overwhelmingly in California Chrome's favor at this year's Triple Crown.
NEW YORK, June 4- An Australian man avoided prison when he was sentenced on Wednesday in New York for illegally processing gambling proceeds through U.S. banks for several major Internet betting sites. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan imposed a sentence of time served and a $13 million forfeiture on Wednesday.
Big American casino stocks with the most exposure to Macau are getting hammered, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu. The FMHR traders share their view of these stocks.
TOKYO, June 3- Japan's parliament will likely start discussing next week a bill to legalise casino gambling although proponents may hold off voting until the autumn in a strategic move to prevent opponents from killing it, a key supporter of the bill said on Tuesday.
The gambler's sports empire has earned him "tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions, of dollars," one rival says.
TOKYO/ SINGAPORE May 30- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said casino resorts could become a pillar of his country's future economic growth as he toured Singapore's two lavish gaming venues on Friday. Abe, who until now has remained silent on the issue of casinos, gave a strong endorsement to legislation that would legalise casino gambling in Japan.
TOKYO/ SINGAPORE May 30- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe toured Singapore's two lavish casino resorts on Friday as his country considers allowing casino gambling to boost tourism and attract investment.
Japan, home to 128 million people and the world's third largest economy, is widely seen as a prize market for casino operators due to its affluent population and close proximity to wealthy Asian gamblers in the region.