CHEYENNE, Wyo.— Some business owners in Wyoming are hoping the new statewide lottery is a winner for their bottom lines. "I'm hoping it brings out more foot traffic into my store," said Kurt Garland, owner of the Etna Trading Co. in the small community of Etna, near the Wyoming- Idaho border.» Read More
With online gambling set to be worth $39 billion by 2016, the industry is at risk of becoming a safe haven for money laundering, a new report finds.
*Packer's Crown Resorts won cabinet approval for projects in September. COLOMBO, April 24- Hundreds of Sri Lankan opposition party members held a protest march in Colombo on Thursday, calling on the government to stop Australian gambling tycoon James Packer from opening casinos in hotel projects planned by his Crown Resorts group.
*Packer's Crown Resorts won cabinet approval for projects in September. COLOMBO, April 24- Hundreds of Sri Lankan opposition party members marched in protest in Colombo on Thursday to pressure the government to stop Australian gambling tycoon James Packer from opening casinos in hotel projects planned by his Crown Resorts Ltd..
Travelers spent $27 billion in Vegas last year; and as millennials continue to drop more money on clubbing than on gambling, businesses are capitalizing on it.
Some of the states with the most gambling revenue, such as Iowa, may surprise you
Gamblers don’t always bet money, and they don't always bet at casinos. Here are strange items that people have bet with, and odd dares that they bet on.
New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered.
*Governor supports casino plan; Tokyo officials yet to voice support. OSAKA, Japan, April 15- The Japanese city of Osaka plans to invite operators to build a casino on a plot of reclaimed land on Osaka Bay, its governor told Reuters, pipping Tokyo in the race to attract global gaming firms to set up the country's first gambling resort.
MACAU, April 7- As the world's gambling capital Macau races to open more than 17,000 new hotel rooms over the next three years to keep pace with a flood of Chinese visitors, only about 4,000 affordable homes for locals are expected to be built in the same period.
A California retiree stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $425 million Powerball jackpot a month and a half after he bought the winning ticket.
HONG KONG, April 1- Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in $4.4 billion in gambling revenues in March, boosted by robust demand from Chinese visitors keen to bet in the country's only legal casino hub. Growth in Macau, a special administrative region like neighbouring Hong Kong, was up 13 percent in March, at the top end of analyst estimates of 10-13 percent.
HONG KONG, April 1- Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in 35.5 billion patacas in gambling revenues in March, boosted by robust demand from Chinese visitors keen to bet in the country's only legal casino hub.
SHANGHAI, March 31- Hong Kong shares finished up 0.4 percent on Monday as casino operators gained ahead of the release of monthly Macau gambling revenue data, while China Construction Bank climbed on forecast-beating results. The Hang Seng Index closed at 22,151.06 points.
Discussing the selloff in gambling stocks and new efforts by Congress to ban online gaming, with Joel Simkins, Credit Suisse gaming, lodging, and leisure analyst.
The rule may serve to shed light on high-risk transactions such as international wires and large cash deposits.
Do you know what a "parlay" is? A "progressive parlay"? Well, before you bet your next paycheck on the big game, find out the lingo that you'll need to win.
The sighs heard round the office Thursday were likely from those who came out on the wrong end of their bracket picks for the NCAA tourney.
Casino companies' latest projects are tapping Asia's furthest corners, but bullish forecasts are relying on Chinese tourists' wandering feet.
Can South Korea's first foreign-owned casino give casino hotspots like Vegas and Macau a run for their money? CNBC's Julia Wood, Susan Li and Bernie Lo discuss.
Ladbroke's Alex Donoghue, discusses how you can have a bet on phrases the U.K. Chancellor George Osborne will say in his budget speech.