• 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...

  • New ‘Oz’-themed casino is coming to New York Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 7:15 AM ET
    Double down Black Jack gambling

    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.

  • Place your bets! Is the Queen abdicating? Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    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.

  • Gambling machine firm Talarius bets on recovery   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 3:45 AM ET
    Gambling machine firm Talarius bets on recovery

    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.

  • 'King of Instagram' released from LA jail Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    Dan Bilzerian

    Dan Bilzerian, the "King of Instagram," was released from jail on Wednesday after being detained at LAX.

  • 'King of Instagram' held without bail in LA Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:35 PM ET
    Dan Bilzerian and Jessa Hinton arrive at the Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2011 in Las Vegas.

    Dan Bilzerian, the "King of Instagram," was arrested at LAX on Tuesday and is being held without bail, according to LA Weekly.

  • Gambling: Can you distinguish harmful play?   Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Gambling: Can you distinguish harmful play?

    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.

  • Lower the stakes to lower the risks   Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Lower the stakes to lower the risks

    Reducing a gambling machine's money stakes could reduce the risk of problem gamblers says Matt Zarb-Cousin, spokesperson for Campaign for Fairer Gambling.

  • Korea holds winning hand as Japan gambling bill dies Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 6:14 PM ET
    Hanging above the "Center Bar," a Pepsi-branded LED display with 2.1 million pixels.

    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...

  • High stakes for Atlantic City   Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:11 PM ET
    High stakes for Atlantic City

    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.

  • Feds probe NFL teams over prescription drugs   Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:51 AM ET
    An injured player is attended to by the team's doctor. The NFL is being probed over use of prescription drugs.

    DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games.

  • Joe Torre: No way to avoid sports gambling   Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 4:55 PM ET

    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.

  • NBA pushes gambling   Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:01 PM ET
    NBA pushes gambling

    NBC Sports' Dave Briggs, discusses whether sports betting should be legalized in the U.S.

  • $10 Million winning poker moment   Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 12:22 PM ET
    $10 Million winning poker moment

    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.

  • Game on: Gamblers want part of rising e-sports Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:41 AM ET
    The studio audience cheers before the start of the League of Legends North American Championship Series in Manhattan Beach, California February 22, 2014.

    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...