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LAS VEGAS-- Tourism officials say they counted 3.34 million visitors to Las Vegas in April, up a slight 0.5 percent from the same month in 2012.. A Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority report released Monday showed that that hotel room rates increased almost 7 percent _ from a little more than $108 in April 2012 to just under $116 this year.
McDonald's said sales at its established restaurants around the world rose 2.6 percent in May as it expanded late-night breakfasts and tweaked other menus items.
MEXICO CITY-- Mexico hopes the visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to this country's most emblematic Mayan ruins Thursday will spark a mass influx of tourists from China, the world's largest tourism spender.
LAS VEGAS-- A Canadian restaurant manager is the first poker aficionado to become a millionaire at this year's World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Benny Chen, of Prince Edward Island, won $1.2 million Tuesday night in the seven-week poker bonanza that's just getting underway at the Rio hotel and casino off the Strip.
The giant yellow rubber ducky that has graced Hong Kong's harbor for over a month is set to flock off on Sunday. CNBC's Bernie Lo investigates why the duck is being ditched.
ST. LOUIS-- Nestle Purina PetCare Co. said Wednesday that it is buying pet adoption website Petfinder from Discovery Communications LLC. Nestle Purina plans to build on to the site, with information about nutrition and pet welfare. The St. Louis- based company is part of Swiss-based Nestle S.A., a nutrition, health and wellness company.
BEST FOOT FORWARD: Protesters and riot police have clashed in Istanbul and other Turkish cities over the past week, while the museums and monuments that tourists flock to have largely stayed open.
HARTFORD, Conn.-- Keno games coming to Connecticut promise to add more gambling to a market that already is adding casinos and table games. That total is after the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, which runs Foxwoods Resort Casino, and the Mohegan Tribe, which operates the Mohegan Sun, each receives up to 12.5 percent of gross operating revenue from the game.
The boss of UltimatePoker.com—the first legal, real-money poker site in the U.S.—told CNBC that users can only play in one state right now but not for long.
CNBC's Jane Wells reveals the latest amazing viral video.
For the third year in a row, Australia has taken the top prize for being the happiest place to live in the advanced world, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) Better Life Index.
New Jersey is kicking off its summer shore season. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports 6 months after Sandy, Seaside Heights is completely rebuilt.
Hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones made a comment about female traders losing ambition after having a child. "Fast Money" trader Karen Finerman, Metropolitan Capital, strongly disagrees. (5:38)
An 80-year-old Japanese man became the oldest conqueror of Mount Everest on Thursday, a feat he called "the world's best feeling." The Christian Science Monitor reports.
LOS ANGELES, May 22- Caesars Entertainment Group said it plans to go live this summer with an online poker site in Nevada, the only U.S. state so far to offer legal Internet gambling, and will promote the nascent service to thousands of poker players at its World Series of Poker tournament in Las Vegas starting May 29.
Single men are posting pictures of themselves alongside toilets to show prospective brides that they can safely use the bathroom.
After a string of high profile problems, Carnival's issuing its second profit warning in 2 months, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
May 17- New Jersey announced another step on Friday that will bring it closer to launching online gambling, with plans to publish proposed regulations for Internet wagering on June 3.
NBC reports from the new Barbie theme park in Berlin - a pink and glitzy life-size replica of the doll's legendary Malibu home.
Paul Kerr, Small Luxury Hotels of the World CEO, explains how his company is profiting by offering guests a unique experience not found at the larger hotels and resorts.