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LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) -- After spending two shuttered years living up to its name, the Castaways hotel and casino went out with a bang Wednesday morning.

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LONDON, England (CNN) -- The late Australian media magnate Kerry Packer was a brilliant businessman with a talent for high stakes gambles, who was still negotiating massive deals even as he knew his death drew nearer.

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WASHINGTON — A California congressman who accepted campaign cash from disgraced ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff and used his sports box for a fundraiser interceded on behalf of two American Indian tribes that were represented by Abramoff's firm, documents show....

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UNITED KINGDOM - Students are getting the chance to train as super croupiers in Britain's first gaming academy.

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UNITED STATES - Many governmental entities have turned to legalized gambling as a revenue source preferrable to tax increases on the residents of a particular area. Gambling revenues are used to finance continually growing demand for government services.....

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US - When Chris Moneymaker won the televised 2003 World Series of Poker after first wagering $39 in an online tournament, wannabe pro gamblers across the country turned to their own computers in hopes of repeating history....

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MACAU - The best opportunities may lie in providing services--shipping, finance, legal--to facilitate mainland exports through Macau to the rest of the world, and conversely inflows of goods and investment to the mainland. Gambling tourism is also an important area of potential economic growth and foreign exchange earnings.

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