BOSTON-- Massachusetts gambling regulators adopted a plan on Tuesday that would allow Mohegan Sun to pursue a proposed resort casino on land owned by Suffolk Downs in Revere, but only after a second vote was held in the city.» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 16- Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen surged to the top of the betting boards as the most likely pick to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman of the Fed on Monday after former U.S. A day after Summers bowed out, Irish bookmaker Paddy Power was offering odds of 1/ 7 for Yellen.
HONG KONG, Sept 16- Hong Kong shares climbed to their highest in 17 weeks on Monday, as investors cheered Lawrence Summers' withdrawal as a candidate to head the Federal Reserve and Macau election results made its gambling sector a standout performer. The Hang Seng Index ended up 1.5 percent at 23,252.4 points, its highest since May 22.
A sports industry insider predicts which events may attract betting, based on the jump in price of a ticket’s face value to its secondary-market asking price.
HONG KONG, Sep 2- Gambling revenue in Macau rose 17.6 percent in August year-on-year, buoyed by a steady flow of wealthy Chinese punters to China's only legal casino hub. A Portuguese colony until 1999, Macau's gambling revenues are closely twinned with China's economy as more than two-thirds of its visitors coming from the mainland.
New York's most famous strip club will open a satellite establishment inside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort next month - the first strip club inside an Atlantic City casino.
HONG KONG, Aug 23- Pansy Ho, Hong Kong's richest woman and the daughter of Macau gambling godfather Stanley Ho, is lining up her chips for a new era in the world's casino capital that promises much more than gambling.
Aug 22- Wynn Resorts Ltd said on Thursday it filed an application with New Jersey gaming regulators for an Internet gambling license. Wynn Resorts operates casinos in Las Vegas and China's Macau, but has no casino operations in Atlantic City.
MILAN, Aug 20- Italian fashion house Versace has signed a deal to build a luxury hotel at a casino resort in Macau, Asia's gambling capital, it said on Tuesday. The Macau hotel is Versace's first hotel in Asia and the third in the world after one in Australia and another that will open next year in Dubai.
Jonathan Galaviz, Managing Director at Galaviz & Co, says Japan is the perfect market for Asia's expanding gaming industry and government should prioritize passing needed legislation as part of its economic development agenda.
Three tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawing and will split a $448 million jackpot, authorities said on Thursday.
Stores known for selling winning tickets have seen their business pick up as crowds hoping to win the Powerball pour in, crossing their fingers that luck will strike again.
Poker may be a game of skill, but that does not protect a man who hosted games of "Texas Hold 'Em" from being prosecuted under an anti-gambling law, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
*Wynn Resorts reports slower Macau revenue growth on hotel renovations. HONG KONG, July 30- Gambling magnate Steve Wynn said he would open his first casino resort on Macau's prime Cotai strip earlier than expected in first-quarter 2016, sending shares in the Macau unit of his U.S. firm at least 3 percent higher despite lower quarterly earnings.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the latest on news that Zynga will not pursue a license for real money gaming in the U.S.
MADRID, July 25- Gambling industry mogul Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands has officially registered plans to build a sprawling resort known as Eurovegas outside the Spanish capital Madrid, the company said on Thursday.
There seems to be nothing out of bounds to bet on in the world of online gambling. And in the U.K., this holds true with the eagerly awaited royal baby too.
New Jersey is crusading to make sports gambling legal, in part to save a struggling Atlantic City – but major leagues are swinging back.
Grant Govertsen, Principal and Analyst at Union Gaming Group, is bullish when it comes to gambling stocks and explains why investing in casinos is a safe bet.
July 1- All 12 Atlantic City casinos took the first step to secure Internet gaming permits ahead of a Sunday deadline set by New Jersey regulators, who are preparing for the start of statewide online poker and other gaming targeted for a November start.
WASHINGTON, June 27- China's currency controls create incentives for Chinese gamblers to launder their winnings through organized crime gangs in Macau, Nevada's state gaming regulator said on Thursday.