Aug 7, 2012 A national emissions tax pushed up some electricity and fuel prices so low-income Australians get a rebate check. Many, however, use it to gamble.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 25, 2012 The Olympics get underway later this week but the games have already started. People are betting on all things Olympic from the usual bets, like who will win certain events to less usual bets.
May 10, 2012 As an exodus in the European Union becomes more a sure thing, two of London's largest bookmakers shut down the markets for bets on Greece leaving the E.U. and the existence of the euro in a few years.
Apr 2, 2012 Revel is the first casino to open in Atlantic City in nearly a decade. Will the $2.4 billion complex revive the city’s fortunes?
Mar 15, 2012 Statistics show that 86 percent of Americans gamble at least once a year. But how often to we really lose out to the house?
Mar 15, 2012 HBO is cancelling its new horse racing show ‘Luck’ starring Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte. It's being cancelled because three horses have died in production of the show.
Feb 20, 2012 Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois are on board with casinos, hoping to drive tourism to down-on-their-luck communities. Now Ohio is getting into the game.
Feb 1, 2012 Forget about slot machines and blackjack. Las Vegas visitors are increasingly coming to the city to shop, eat and party at the pool.
Jan 31, 2012 The head of Caesars Entertainment discusses how casinos are faring in this global economy.