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  • 10 people who made it big or lost it all in Vegas Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    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.

  • The Vegas experience: Less gambling, more clubbing Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    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.

  • $10,000 burger and breast implants: Strangest bets Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    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.

  • Notorious moments in sports gambling history Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    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.

  • Celebrity whales and high rollers Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 8:48 AM ET
    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.

  • Sports gambling lingo that you’ll need to know Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 12:48 PM ET

    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.

  • Heavy betting: Sports gambling’s major match-ups Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    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.