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  • Hong Kong shares close up on casinos, financials Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 3:07 AM ET

    SHANGHAI, Nov 13- Hong Kong shares rose on Thursday, lifted by consumer and casino shares and buttressed by financials. Among the most active stocks in Hong Kong were Bank Of China, up 0.52 percent to HK $3.86 per share; CCT Land Holdings Ltd, unchanged at HK $0.01 per share and Icube Technology Holdings Ltd, down 9.15 percent to HK $0.13 per share.

  • Warhol, de Kooning highlight New York art auction Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Extremely rare portraits by Andy Warhol of Hollywood superstars Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando were among the highlights at a record-breaking auction of postwar and contemporary art. Warhol's "Triple Elvis" sold for $81.9 million and "Four Marlons" brought in $69.6 million Wednesday at Christie's, which said the evening sale realized $852.9...

  • Somesh Agarwal, Senior Analyst at Macquarie, outlines the factors that are weighing on casino operator Genting Singapore's third quarter scorecard.

  • Nov 11- Debt-strapped casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp has reached an agreement with key senior creditors on the outline of a restructuring plan that includes a prearranged bankruptcy for its largest unit as soon as January, Bloomberg reported, citing two people with knowledge of the negotiations. Under the plan being negotiated by first-lien...

  • Nov 11- Debt-strapped casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp has reached an agreement with key senior creditors on the outline of a restructuring plan that includes a prearranged bankruptcy for its largest unit as soon as January, Bloomberg reported, citing two people with knowledge of the negotiations. Under the plan being negotiated by first-lien...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd and mobile gaming company Zynga Inc were among the biggest movers of Friday's premarket session, with the companies holding the top two spots for active Nasdaq names. Both saw heavy trading a day after their results, with Salix plummeting and Zynga advancing. Sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that the...

  • Japan may postpone legalizing casinos indefinitely Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 12:07 AM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Japanese lawmakers are set to indefinitely postpone legalizing casinos as PM Shinzo Abe lacks the political leverage to pass a bill this year.

  • Can mom-and-pop gamblers save Macau? Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 5:41 PM ET
    A roulette table is seen at the glitzy Venetian hotel in Macau.

    Hopes abound that mom-and-pop gamblers will sweep into Macau and save the day, but it isn't clear they can replace the VIPs who are staying away.

  • ROME, Nov 4- Shareholders in GTECH on Tuesday approved the Italian lottery group's takeover of U.S. slot-machine maker International Game Technology, a tie-up aimed at creating a global gaming company to be listed on Wall Street. The new entity will have more than $6 billion in pro-forma revenues, GTECH said in July when it announced the $4.7 billion acquisition...

  • TOKYO, Nov 4- Japanese lawmakers are set to indefinitely postpone legalising casinos as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose cabinet has been hit by a series of scandals, lacks the political leverage to pass a bill this year, sources directly involved in the process said. The latest in a string of delays for the controversial bill will be a blow for Abe, who has promoted...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 4- October was the worst month on record for casino revenues in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau as China's pervasive war on corruption, combined with fewer tourists and slowing economic growth, dampen the appetite to wager. October was also the fifth consecutive month of declines after two years of rapid growth which saw Macau surpass Las...

  • John Bruce, Director of Operations at Hill & Associates, discusses the more than 20 percent drop in Macau's gross gaming revenue for October.

  • Jonathan Galaviz, Partners at Global Market Advisors, describes how gaming firms can resolve the issue of falling revenue and explains why regulatory clampdown will benefit Macau in the long run.

  • Vegas bets on Massachusetts     Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Voters in Massachusetts decide Tuesday whether to repeal a law allowing casinos there, after companies like Wynn and MGM have already invested millions. Jane Wells takes a look at potential winners and losers.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 3- October is set to be the worst month on record for casino revenues in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau as China's pervasive war on corruption, combined with fewer tourists and slowing economic growth, dampen the appetite to wager. October would also be the fifth consecutive month of declines after two years of rapid growth which saw Macau...

  • Preview of Macau's October gaming revenues     Sunday, 2 Nov 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Adrian Mowat, Managing Director, Chief Asian and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at JP Morgan, outlines the factors weighing on the revenues of Macau's gaming operators.

  • October is set to be the worst month on record for casino revenues in Macau as a result of China's war on corruption and slowing economic growth.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 3- October is set to be the worst month on record for casino revenues in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau as China's pervasive war on corruption, combined with fewer tourists and slowing economic growth, dampen the appetite to wager. October would also be the fifth consecutive month of declines after two years of rapid growth which saw Macau...

  • Massachusetts vs. Vegas     Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    On Tuesday, Massachusetts voters will be deciding whether or not to move forward with casino gambling. CNBC's Jane Wells looks at the impact to New England and the big Vegas casinos.

  • Wynn's big bet     Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports from Massachusetts, where Steve Wynn wants to spend $1.6 billion on a casino resort there.