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Las Vegas grinds to halt as casinos close over virus

Los Angeles - Slot machines switched off, blackjack tables deserted... several of the biggest casinos in Las Vegas will shut their doors Tuesday to tackle the spread of the new coronavirus.

Don't trust Trump, Atlantic City critics warn America

Atlantic City - Con Kimura got the best Christmas bonus of his life working for Donald Trump in Atlantic City in 1984. But he still won't vote for him as president.

Financially strapped Atlantic City considers gamblers' way out

Atlantic City - East Coast gambling mecca Atlantic City, N.J., is almost out of chances to save itself from looming financial catastrophe.

Op-Ed: The multiple threats facing the online gambling industry

Online gaming faces extraordinary obstacles making their way into a profitable industry in gaming because of a multitude of threats.

Op-Ed: The rise and fall of Atlantic City

As of today, Sept. 8th, Atlantic City has seen the closing of two casinos in as many weeks. On Sept. 16th, Trump Plaza will follow suit. By the end of the year, the gambling hotspot will have lost a total of five gaming houses.

Macau mother takes on world's richest for casino workers rights

Macau casino worker Cloee Chau has led casino workers in protests seven times this year, seeking to secure better working conditions and higher pay.

Gaming magnate Adelson bets on himself to win Japan's casino race

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson is willing to bet $10 billion that his Las Vegas Sands <LVS.N> will become the leader in casino gambling in Japan, an offer he says his competitors ...

Op-Ed: Philippines could be next boxing capital of Asia

Boxing greats Muhammad Ali and Joe Frasier have been praised by Filipino boxing fans for putting Manila in the world boxing map with their famous "Thrilla in Manila" fight in 1975 at the huge Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.

Macao's casinos see record growth in 2012

Macao - After a record-breaking 2012, Macao's winning streak looks set to continue as the city's burgeoning casino resorts fill up for the Chinese New Year holiday.

Could online gambling be an alternative to stock market trading?

Las Vegas - Since the dotcom explosion in the mid-1990s, one of the biggest success stories has been the rise of online gambling. According to various estimates, online gambling has morphed into a $30 billion industry with millions of players around the world.

Forums helping online poker players learn the $7 billion industry

San Francisco - Online poker has become one of the biggest industries on the Internet. Since its introduction in 1998, online poker has turned into a $7 billion industry with an enormous amount of players. Is it a better investment strategy than playing the stock market?

Toronto city councillor discusses casino costs Special

Toronto - Toronto is in the process of deciding if the city should be putting a casino in the downtown core, a move that could have office buildings moving away along with jobs.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford wants city as clean as a 'new $5 bill' Special

Toronto - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, alongside City Councillor Cesar Palacio, helped kick off the Clean Toronto Together initiative for 2012 on Wednesday. The mayor also spoke briefly about casinos and a possible referendum.

Gambling addicted nun spent $1 million on slot machines

A Catholic nun, Sister Marie Thornton, 65, addicted to gambling, stole more than $1 million from a Catholic college where she worked to spend on slot machines in Atlantic City casinos.

Op-Ed: Native Americans Finally More than Casinos

Finally some form of justice has come to the Native American who needs little further definition than being indigenous to the continent.

All Bets Are Off on Gambling Going to the Dogs Special

Gambling may be man's favorite sport, but for some venues it isn't, particularly in this recession. If you're a betting man (or woman), these bad times signal trouble in the race to win, especially when it comes to man's best friend.

Op-Ed: Penny Slots Make Cents and Sense

Ka ching! Penny slot machines. They’re b-a-a-a-ck! Now they’re talking. Just my thing being the “huge” gambler that I am, who can sit in front of a slot for hours mindlessly watching cherries, bars and bells spin.

Atlantic City Gamblers Have To Butt Out

Smoking at the casino will soon be a thing of the past at Atlantic City casinos. The City Council voted 9-0 in favor of a smoking ban at the gambling halls. A loophole in the statewide ban of public places had exempted casinos in the past.

Deval Patrick makes a glossy case for casinos

Lawmakers in Massachusetts received an eleven page color magazine courtesy of Gov. Deval Patrick in an attempt to intensify his push to win approval to license three gambling resorts.

Fear Of Rising Disease Tolls In A Massachusett's Town

The exciting news in Middleborough, Massachusetts is the possibility of casinos being built in a town starving for jobs. On the flip side of this story, comes the sad reality that this is a community that has way too many people with Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Open Road Tolling a Possibility for Massachusetts

New report touts 'open road tolling' as one of the best ways to assist the fractured transportation funding in the state. Supporters and critics argue the pros and cons of the report, while Gov. Patrick continues to support his casino idea.

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