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  • Online gambling: The new home for money launderers? Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 7:14 AM ET
    Roulette table with various bets placed

    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..

  • The Vegas experience: Less gambling, more clubbing Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    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.

  • These 13 states raked in $34B in gaming revenue Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 | 3:40 PM ET
    Horseshoe Casino, Cincinnati, Ohio

    Some of the states with the most gambling revenue, such as Iowa, may surprise you

  • $10,000 burger and breast implants: Strangest bets Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    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.

  • Casino pays out $1.7 million for rigged tournament Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 9:44 AM ET
    Visitors enter the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

    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.

  • No joke! Winner claims $425M Powerball jackpot Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 5:51 AM ET
    Powerball winner B. Raymond Buxton holding a check for $425 million, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Sacramento, California.

    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.

  • Macau gambling revenue up 13 percent in March Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 2:53 AM ET

    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.

  • Gaming stocks still pretty healthy: Analyst     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    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.

  • US could make casinos vet high rollers' funds Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 5:27 PM ET

    The rule may serve to shed light on high-risk transactions such as international wires and large cash deposits.

  • Sports gambling lingo that you’ll need to know Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 12:48 PM ET

    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.

  • Oh no! There go all the March Madness brackets Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 4:57 PM ET
    Jibri Bryan #34 of the Mercer Bears celebrates with teammates after defeating the Duke Blue Devils 78-71 during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

    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.

  • Will gamblers go to the final frontier? Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 10:53 PM ET

    Casino companies' latest projects are tapping Asia's furthest corners, but bullish forecasts are relying on Chinese tourists' wandering feet.

  • Watch out Macau, this may be the next gaming hub     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 9:23 PM ET

    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.

  • What are the odds Osborne will say     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 4:45 AM ET

    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.