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How defeat has changed UFC's Conor McGregor ... or has it

Conor McGregor is still the favorite in Saturday's rematch versus Nate Diaz at UFC 202. For all his new-found calm, tempers flared again this week.


Conor McGregor ... humbled?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is a changed man since losing to Nate Diaz in a welterweight match last March. Now he seeks revenge in UFC 202 Saturday in Las Vegas, and claims he will make even more money this time.


Olympic betting in full swing

CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin takes a look at beating the odds in Vegas on the Olympics games.


Why Wynn Casinos chairman is investing big

Wynn Resorts' Chairman Steve Wynn says the non-gaming entertainment will differentiate his resorts and attract visitors.


Government doesn't want VIP gaming sector to thrive: Investor

After China's anti-corruption drive, we can expect regulations to favor the mass market gaming segment, says Union Gaming Group MD Grant Govertsen.


MMG CEO: We've transitioned from zinc to copper

MMG CEO Andrew Michelmore talks about the miners' transformation towards becoming a major copper producer with its Las Bambas project.


Las Vegas says goodbye to an iconic landmark

The last tower of Las Vegas' iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino was reduced to rubble overnight. Once the debris is cleared, the site will be used to expand the Las Vegas Convention Center.


The top 20 metro areas to start a business in America

CNBC ranks the emerging hot spots for small businesses based on their tax and regulatory climate, low cost of living and skilled workforce.


Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh: What I regret about pouring $350 million into Las Vegas

After spending $350 million to revitalize downtown Las Vegas, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh reveals what he wishes he'd done differently.


Millionaire Vegas investor: Revitalization depends on collisions

The best metric of success is the number of serendipitous encounters between people of different backgrounds, says Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, reflecting on his $350 million investment in the revitalization of recession-hit downtown Las Vegas, nearly five years into the project.