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  • Some people who come to Las Vegas make a fortune and some lose their life savings. See the people who made it big or lost it all in Sin City.

  • Travelers spent $27 billion in Vegas last year; and as millennials continue to drop more money on clubbing than on gambling, businesses are capitalizing on it.

  • Gamblers don’t always bet money, and they don't always bet at casinos. Here are strange items that people have bet with, and odd dares that they bet on.

  • Pete Rose

    CNBC.com takes a look at some notorious moments in sports betting, some of which still have yet to be forgotten by the fans.

  • Actor Ben Affleck played a hand with Mariah Menounos Tuesday night. The poker tournament at Coors Field was a charity event for paralyzed veterans.

    CNBC.com takes a look at some of the famous faces who like to live large and win big at the casinos, including one who liked to leave dealers six-figure tips.

  • Do you know what a "parlay" is? A "progressive parlay"? Well, before you bet your next paycheck on the big game, find out the lingo that you'll need to win.

  • A sports industry insider predicts which events may attract betting, based on the jump in price of a ticket’s face value to its secondary-market asking price.