Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders agreed Wednesday to authorize four upstate New York casinos designed to drive jobs and tourism to the long economically distressed area.» Read More
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.
LAS VEGAS-- Pinnacle has reached an agreement in principle with federal regulators on the structure of its proposed acquisition of rival Ameristar Casinos Inc..
June 13- New York State and the Seneca Nation have reached a deal that would pump $140 million of Indian casino revenue into three struggling Western New York cities, the state said on Thursday. The nearby city of Salamanca will receive $34.5 million and Buffalo will get $15.5 million, according to a statement from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
New Jersey residents pay the most for auto repairs, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan; and a look at big bets in casino stocks, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
BOSTON-- A company that filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a provision in the state's casino gambling law that gave preference to a native American tribe in southeast Massachusetts is fighting the state's bid to dismiss the suit.
LAS VEGAS-- Regulators in Nevada are urging casinos to ban gamblers from wearing Google Glass, the tiny eyeglasses-mounted device capable of shooting photos, filming video and surfing the Internet. The state Gaming Control Board issued a warning Monday saying the devices made by Google Inc. could be used to cheat at card games.
ALBANY, N.Y.-- The group that represents video slot machine centers at race tracks says casino expansion in New York will cost taxpayers and schools millions of dollars without creating substantially more jobs. The New York Gaming Association had lobbied to turn their "racinos" at race tracks into the Las Vegas- type casinos proposed by Gov.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.-- Atlantic City's casinos still aren't playing "Back In Black" over their loudspeakers, but the decline in their revenue slowed significantly in May.
*HSI -0.9 pct, H-shares -1.3 pct, China market shut. HONG KONG, June 11- Hong Kong shares tested a seven-month low on Tuesday, with local developers and Chinese cyclical counters leading index losses as investors took risk off the table ahead of the Dragon Boat Festival holiday. Mainland China is shut June 10 to 12, with Hong Kong also closed on Wednesday.
The gaming site plans to layoff 18 percent of its workforce and shut several offices. Dan Primack, Fortune senior editor, and Arik Hesseldahl, senior editor, All Things Digital, discuss what Zynga needs to do to make more money.
*Dow has ended higher for the past 20 Tuesdays. *U.S. trade deficit widens less than expected in April. NEW YORK, June 4- Wall Street was set for a slightly higher open, putting the Dow on track for another strong Tuesday, while data showed the U.S. trade deficit widened in April.
*Dow has ended higher for the past 20 Tuesdays. NEW YORK, June 4- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as the market paused from gains, but trading was expected to be volatile as several Federal Reserve speakers due to speak may provide clues on how long the Fed intends to maintain stimulus efforts.
*Dow has ended higher for the past 20 Tuesdays. NEW YORK, June 4- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as the market paused from gains and investors awaited several Federal Reserve speakers, who might provide clues on how long the Fed intends to maintain stimulus efforts.
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.
WASHINGTON, May 29- The Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday it filed a complaint aimed at stopping casino operator Pinnacle Entertainment Inc from buying rival Ameristar Casinos Inc because the merger would reduce competition and lead to higher prices for customers in St. Louis and Lake Charles, Louisiana.
WASHINGTON, May 29- The Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday that it filed a complaint aimed at stopping casino operator Pinnacle Entertainment Inc from buying rival Ameristar Casinos Inc..
TOKYO/ MANILA, May 29- Philippine property firm Robinsons Land Corp and Japan's Universal Entertainment Corp have ended talks over a planned joint development of a $2 billion casino-resort complex in Manila without concluding a deal, said two people with direct knowledge of the matter.
HONG KONG, May 27- Hong Kong shares could start the week lower on Monday, tracking Friday's losses on Wall Street on concern that the U.S. central bank may consider reducing monetary stimulus.
NEW YORK, May 22- New Hampshire's House of Representatives rejected a bill on Wednesday that would have authorized the construction of the state's first casino, bucking a regional trend toward easing restrictions on gaming in New England.