| May 9, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Sales are no longer the only path to gold and platinum in the music business. The Recording Industry Assn. of America, the music business trade association that certifies and issues the storied gold and platinum awards, will now hand out precious metal...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — With a satisfied grin, farmer Bob Combs watches the big truck slowly dump its greasy load, a Niagara Falls of yesterday's kitchen leftovers that sends off a sickening spray as it splashes into a metal bin.
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Austerity measures in Europe, strong dollar push spot gold down to six-month low...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown is not betting that a proposal to legalize Internet poker in California will get the state out of its budget mess....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Zynga may be following the money, exploring the world of online gambling. But a dive into the legally murky area of online betting is not likely to be imminent....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:52 AM
As Gov. Jerry Brown contemplates proposals to expand the number of tribal casinos in California, a new study says Indian gaming has been an economic boon for the state....
| May 9, 2012
| 11:16 AM
More than a quarter of adult Americans – that’s nearly 60 million people – went to commercial casinos in 2011, according to the American Gaming Assn. And a quarter of those folks don’t even gamble.
It’s partly by focusing on...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:28 PM
As president of a company that just came out with a game on Facebook called "Sports Casino," Matthew Cullen is surprisingly OK with the prospect that the U.S. is not likely to see legalized online gambling anytime soon.
Cullen's company, RocketPlay does,...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 5:08 PM
On a Strip packed with colorful, sometimes controversial gambling titans, Sheldon Adelson plays politics a little differently from the rest.
The casino barons are a mostly pragmatic bunch, shifting campaign donations to favor the party in power. Not...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Sports gambling site Bodog.com has been seized by the government and its founder indicted, making it the latest in a string of prosecutions directed at PokerStars, Absolute Poker and Full Tilt Poker last year.
Bodog founder Calvin Ayre – along with...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Ben Bernanke’s words on Wednesday carried a great deal of weight in the commodity markets – so much so that they squashed the prices of gold and silver.
The Federal Reserve chairman told Congress that the U.S. economy was likely headed for...