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The famous boardwalk in Atlantic City could go dark if two major casinos follow through on plans to close. (Abdullah Pope/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Commission: We Can’t Force Atlantic City Casinos To Stay Open

Atlantic City lawmakers asked the New Jersey Casino Control Commission to require the Showboat and Trump Plaza to remain open past their expected closings dates this summer.

08/11/2014

New Jersey legislation would have allowed gamblers to place sports bets in the state's casinos and racetracks. (Keystone/Getty Images)

Christie Vetoes Sports Betting In New Jersey

Veto seen as defeat for Atlantic City casinos.

08/08/2014

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Nevada Gambling Revenue Jumps

Nevada officials say casino revenues shot up more than 14 percent in June thanks to a banner month on the Las Vegas Strip.

07/25/2014

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World Series Of Poker Begins Race To $10M Prize

Hundreds of poker players with dreams of World Series of Poker glory started a marathon toward poker’s richest prize on Saturday.

07/05/2014

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Nevada Gambling Revenue Up 8 Percent In May

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos’ gambling revenue climbed 8 percent in May compared with the same month last year, helped by a star-studded boxing match featuring Floyd Mayweather, mixed martial arts over Memorial Day […]

06/27/2014

John Daly of the US plays from the bunker at the 18th hole during day two of the BMW Shanghai Masters golf tournament at the Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai on October 25, 2013.  The 7 million USD event is being held for the second time at the Lake Malaren Golf Club.    AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

John Daly: I Lost $55M Gambling

Golf legend John Daly revealed to Graham Bensinger in an interview that he lost $55 million gambling.

06/01/2014

File photo of the Las Vegas strip. (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Visitors To Set Record

(Las Vegas, NV) —  A record number of people are expected to visit Las Vegas this year. The Convention and Visitors Authority expects 40-million people by year’s end. LVCVA numbers indicate 12-percent of the visitors […]

05/29/2014

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Visitors Getting Younger, Gambling Less

A statistical snapshot of Las Vegas visitors finds a younger crowd with fewer gamblers spending more money on food and drink than five years ago.

05/28/2014

File photo of the Las Vegas strip. (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Nevada Lawmaker Wants To Legalize Betting On Presidential Elections

A Nevada senator wants to create a law allowing people to place bets on presidential races.

05/27/2014

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UNLV Class Helps Develop Casino Games

Students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas are trying their hand at inventing the next hot casino game, getting it patented and selling it to casino companies.

05/12/2014

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