The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says table games generated $72.7 million in May, up 13.6 percent from the same period last year. The increase was fueled by gains at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem and The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in western Pennsylvania, as well as growth at the newest casino, Valley Forge Casino Resort.» Read More
On the eve of the 139th Kentucky Derby, Brian Shactman talks to Churchill Downs' CEO Robert Evans about racing and revenues.
International travel usually ranges from $8,000 to $30,000, depending on the number of horses. Yet, some owners do whatever is wanted and needed to get the horse to the race.
During the recession, prices for Thoroughbreds took a devastating fall, with many predicting that top horse values would never recover to their 2005-2007 highs. But prices have now recovered some lost ground.
A look at the early favorites to watch in the Kentucky Derby this year, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.
CNBC's Brian Shactman is at the home of Saturday's Kentucky Derby, where Brown-Forman has cooked up a mint julep with a $1,000 price tag. Tim Laird, Brown-Forman's "Chief Entertaining Officer" makes one for Brian and explains what makes it so expensive.
This is the eighth year the grand-a-piece drinks are being offered at the Derby by bourbon maker Woodford Reserve.
The truth is that huge money is everywhere at the Derby: from the $8,000 per ticket new luxury area called the "Mansion," to the $500 hats and $1,000 mint julep.
CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at some of the nation's most expensive equestrian estates.
Hong Kong is playing host to Asia's highest level of show jumping, the Longines Hong Kong Masters. CNBC's Bernie Lo speaks to the organiser's vice president, Matthieu Gheysen.