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  • HONG KONG, Sept 1- Hong Kong's benchmark index failed to hold onto midday gains on Monday, hurt by a weaker gambling sector after data showed Macau casino revenue declined for the third straight month in August. The Hang Seng Index closed barely changed at 24,752.09 points.

  • AP Top Financial News At 3:44 a.m. EDT Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 3:44 AM ET

    Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure Asia stocks rise on S&P high, China stimulus hopes China manufacturing growth slowed in August Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan Unions: FairPoint not playing fair in labor talks Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker Incentives states can offer to get Tesla factory

  • Alibaba IPO comes with unusual business structure that is price of admittance to China growth Asian stocks rise on Wall Street record, China stimulus hopes after manufacturing growth fades China manufacturing growth slowed in August on sluggish global demand for exports $2.4 B Revel Casino Hotel starts shutdown Monday after just over 2 years in Atlantic City Cuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage A look at the key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel India Prime Minister Modi wins pledges of support from Japan government, industry Unions knew concessions were necessary but say FairPoint isn't playing fair in labor talks States' bidding war for $5 B Tesla Motors battery factory like a game of high-stakes poker A look at incentives that 5 states competing for huge Tesla Motors' battery factory can offer

  • AP Top Financial News At 2:54 a.m. EDT Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 2:54 AM ET

    Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure Asia stocks rise on S&P high, China stimulus hopes China manufacturing growth slowed in August Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan Unions: FairPoint not playing fair in labor talks Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker Incentives states can offer to get Tesla factory

  • Alibaba IPO comes with unusual business structure that is price of admittance to China growth Asian stocks rise on Wall Street record, China stimulus hopes after manufacturing growth fades China manufacturing growth slowed in August on sluggish global demand for exports $2.4 B Revel Casino Hotel starts shutdown Monday after just over 2 years in Atlantic City Cuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage A look at the key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel India Prime Minister Modi wins pledges of support from Japan government, industry Unions knew concessions were necessary but say FairPoint isn't playing fair in labor talks States' bidding war for $5 B Tesla Motors battery factory like a game of high-stakes poker A look at incentives that 5 states competing for huge Tesla Motors' battery factory can offer

  • AP Top Financial News At 2:31 a.m. EDT Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 2:31 AM ET

    Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure Asia stocks rise on S&P high, China stimulus hopes China manufacturing growth slowed in August Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel Unions: FairPoint not playing fair in labor talks Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker Incentives states can offer to get Tesla factory Scale will matter for success of New York casinos

  • A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 2:31 AM ET

    September 2007: Revel Entertainment and partner Morgan Stanley file plans for a new casino and 3,800 hotel rooms. July 31, 2008: A plane crash in Minnesota kills three executives of Revel Entertainment and its builder, Tishman Construction.

  • Alibaba IPO comes with unusual business structure that is price of admittance to China growth Asian stocks rise on Wall Street record, China stimulus hopes after manufacturing growth fades China manufacturing growth slowed in August on sluggish global demand for exports $2.4 B Revel Casino Hotel starts shutdown Monday after just over 2 years in Atlantic City Cuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage A look at the key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel Unions knew concessions were necessary but say FairPoint isn't playing fair in labor talks States' bidding war for $5 B Tesla Motors battery factory like a game of high-stakes poker A look at incentives that 5 states competing for huge Tesla Motors' battery factory can offer Scale will matter for success of New York casinos as gambling expands into crowded market

  • Alibaba IPO comes with unusual business structure that is price of admittance to China growth Asian stocks rise on Wall Street record, China stimulus hopes after manufacturing growth fades China manufacturing growth slowed in August on sluggish global demand for exports $2.4 B Revel Casino Hotel starts shutdown Monday after just over 2 years in Atlantic City Cuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage Unions knew concessions were necessary but say FairPoint isn't playing fair in labor talks States' bidding war for $5 B Tesla Motors battery factory like a game of high-stakes poker A look at incentives that 5 states competing for huge Tesla Motors' battery factory can offer Scale will matter for success of New York casinos as gambling expands into crowded market Showboat casino closes after 27 years of Mardi Gras on Atlantic City Boardwalk

  • Asian stocks rise on Wall Street record, China stimulus hopes after manufacturing growth fades China manufacturing growth slowed in August on sluggish global demand for exports $2.4 B Revel Casino Hotel starts shutdown Monday after just over 2 years in Atlantic City Cuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage Unions knew concessions were necessary but say FairPoint isn't playing fair in labor talks States' bidding war for $5 B Tesla Motors battery factory like a game of high-stakes poker A look at incentives that 5 states competing for huge Tesla Motors' battery factory can offer Scale will matter for success of New York casinos as gambling expands into crowded market Showboat casino closes after 27 years of Mardi Gras on Atlantic City Boardwalk Renewable-energy advocates hail panel's rejection of new fee for solar homes in Utah

  • Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 2:24 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36- year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel. Revel is shutting down a little over two years after opening with high hopes of revitalizing Atlantic City's struggling gambling market.

  • Asian stocks rise on Wall Street record, China stimulus hopes after manufacturing growth fades China manufacturing growth slowed in August on sluggish global demand for exports $2.4 B Revel Casino Hotel starts shutdown Monday after just over 2 years in Atlantic City Cuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage Unions knew concessions were necessary but say FairPoint isn't playing fair in labor talks States' bidding war for $5 B Tesla Motors battery factory like a game of high-stakes poker A look at incentives that 5 states competing for huge Tesla Motors' battery factory can offer Scale will matter for success of New York casinos as gambling expands into crowded market Showboat casino closes after 27 years of Mardi Gras on Atlantic City Boardwalk Renewable-energy advocates hail panel's rejection of new fee for solar homes in Utah

  • Scale will matter for success of New York casinos Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    Casinos are closing in Atlantic City, while new ones are opening in Maryland and Massachusetts.

  • Showboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 3:04 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel. It was one of three casinos closing within the next two weeks as Atlantic City deals with the impact of increasing competition from casinos in neighboring states. There are too many jobs being pushed out of Atlantic City due to corporate greed. "

  • Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 9:48 AM ET
    The Revel Casino in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014.

    The Showboat is closing Sunday, followed by Revel on Monday and Tuesday. Trump Plaza is next, closing Sept. 16.

  • A history of casino revenue, jobs in Atlantic City Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 8:58 AM ET

    Here is a look at how gambling revenue and employment have changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978:. Dec. 29, 1979: Bally's Atlantic City opens. Aug. 13, 1980: Sands Casino Hotel opens.

  • Here's what happens when a casino closes down Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 8:55 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— When a casino shuts down, making an announcement over the loudspeaker and herding gamblers off the casino floor is only the beginning. Casino security, supervised by inspectors from the state Division of Gaming Enforcement and backed by state police, immediately secure the money and gambling chips from each table game and slot machine.

  • Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 8:49 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos will close this weekend and a third will shut down in two weeks. What makes it even tougher to swallow is that the Showboat— one of four Atlantic City casinos owned by Caesars Entertainment— is still turning a profit.

  • Aug 29- Four Atlantic City casinos are closing this year, but not all of their gamblers will return to visit eight others that have survived in the down-on-its-luck New Jersey resort. The casinos remaining open in Atlantic City are likely, however, to garner about 60 percent of the revenues that had been generated by the four closing casinos, Bumazhny said.

  • The Trump Plaza ,which is scheduled to close, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian, explains how Atlantic City is working together to help the more than 6,000 people losing their jobs in the city, and whether the reason for casino closures can be fixed.