Casinos and Gaming


  • High-rollers get lavish treatment and hefty credit lines at Singapore's two casinos, like any other gaming house in the world. But here, more of them skip town without paying their debt, a matter of increasing concern.

  • Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is back in court on a breach of contract suit involving his casino empire, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Should You Bet on Zynga's Big Gamble?     Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details on Zynga's gamble on internet gaming. And, Sean McGowan, Needham & Company, provides insight on the company's move into gambling and why it could become a "very important source of revenue".

  • Zynga Takes Plunge Into Internet Gambling in UK Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 10:11 PM ET

    Zynga will take the plunge into real-money gambling and begin offering poker and casino-style games in Britain in partnership with Bwin.party Digital Entertainment.

  • Good Bye Las Vegas, Hello Macau?     Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 10:40 AM ET

    A look at what's driving the casino stocks, and where the action is growing, with David Bain, Sterne Agee analyst.

  • Cyprus Plans Tax Breaks, Casinos to Boost Economy Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 1:26 AM ET

    Cyprus plans to lift a ban on casinos and offer firms tax exemptions on profits reinvested on the island under a package of reforms to kickstart its ailing economy, its president said on Monday.

  • The Big Bet That Could Propel Casino Stocks Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past the MGM Macau casino resort, operated by MGM China Holdings Ltd., in Macau, China

    Casino stocks are having a terrific week—and it has nothing to do with Las Vegas. In fact, it has everything to do with the coastal Chinese city of Macau.

  • A Consumer Reality Check With Landry's CEO     Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Tilman Fertitta, Landry's Inc. chairman & CEO, discusses employment, minimum wage, and why he took his company private.

  • Cramer: 3 Stocks About to Play Catch-Up Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    Amid the rally, Jim Cramer says the question to ask now is, which stocks have yet to fully recover but still could.

  • Malaysian casino operator Genting envisions red and gold pagodas and a panda exhibit on the 87-acre plot of Las Vegas land it bought this week, a new gambling playground for rich Chinese.

  • The Sands Corp. sign in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Las Vegas Sands said it "likely" violated the federal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which outlaws the bribery of foreign officials, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Friday.

  • Vegas Violence Scaring Tourists?     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:24 PM ET

    A spokesman for Caesars Entertainment commented on recent violent activity in Las Vegas, saying "we are concerned because it can create misconceptions about the safety of the city," reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Is 2013 a Turning Point for MGM?     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Matthew Ossolinski, Chairman, Ossolinski Holdings explains why MGM will move from being a recovering company to a growing one. He further discusses Macau's gaming growth trends, explaining why he expects the sector's operators to perform well in the next 3 to 5 years.

  • Time to Bet on MGM: Expert     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Chad Mollman, Equity Analyst at Morningstar, tells CNBC why MGM is now a buy. The company has transformed from a solvency story to a deleveraging story as its Las Vegas and Macau operations have started to generate strong cash flow.

  • China Tests Cashless Casino—Macau, Watch Out Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 6:37 PM ET

    Owned by art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan, Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay bar marks the Chinese government's first tacit approval of a gaming concept outside of Macau.

  • Gov. Christie's Online Gamble     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    Lawmakers are expected to approve New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's amendments to existing legislation on Internet gaming, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Macau Gaming Stocks Slide on Fears of Crackdown Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 2:35 AM ET

    Macau gambling stocks such as Sands China and Galaxy Entertainment Group fell on Wednesday after a media report said Beijing may crack down on junket operators that bring in Chinese VIP high-rollers, arrange credit and collect debts.

  • 12 Most Unusual Super Bowl Bets Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 9:54 AM ET
    Clark Haggans of the San Francisco 49ers and Katherine Webb of 'Inside Edition' dance during Super Bowl XLVII Media Day.

    Beyond wagering on traditional point spreads, gamblers these days can choose to put money down on hundreds of obscure and sometimes ridiculous bets listed on sportsbooks for the Super Bowl.

  • Nintendo to Post Unexpected Loss as Wii Successor Falters Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Nintendo, the world's leading gaming company by machines sold, said it will post an operating loss for a second straight year as the sales of its Wii U, successor to the 100-million selling Wii, faltered.

  • Hotel & Gaming Icon's Industry Outlook     Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 10:41 AM ET

    Discussing whether casino stocks are a worthy gamble in 2013, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs and Michael Leven, Las Vegas Sands president and COO.