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Todd Shriber is a senior news reporter covering gaming financials, casino business, stocks, and mergers and acquisitions for Casino.org.

Todd got his start in financial markets as a reporter with Bloomberg News. Later, he became a trader at a Southern California-based long/short hedge fund, where he specialized in the trading sector and international ETFs leading up to and during the financial crisis. He joined Casino.org in 2019.

Currently, Todd analyzes, researches, and writes on ETFs for various web-based publications and financial services firms. Shriber has been featured and quoted in Barron's, CNBC.com, and The Wall Street Journal. His work can also be found on Benzinga, ETF Daily News, ETF Trends, MarketWatch, Fox Business, and Nasdaq.com.

He currently resides in Las Vegas, where he enjoys golf and taking his black lab to the dog park. He's also an avid sports fan and likes to wager on college football and the NBA. You can also find him at the three-card poker and roulette table, even though he knows better.

Contact Todd at todd.shriber@casino.org.

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3001 stories by Todd Shriber

Okada Manila

Ader SPAC Sues Okada Manila Parent for Merger Delays

Jason Ader’s special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) 26 Capital Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: ADER) revealed today that it is pursuing litigation against Universal Entertainment and other parent firms of Okada Manila for failure to act on a merger accord that was reached in...

Todd Shriber February 7, 2023
IGT

IGT, Light & Wonder Could Be Gaming Tech Stock Stars

Fourth-quarter earnings reports from gaming technology providers will soon arrive. That has some analysts anticipating good news from the industry. In a new report to clients, Stifel analyst Jeffrey Stantial highlighted several slot machine manufacturers, including International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and...

Todd Shriber February 7, 2023
Monarch Casino

Monarch Casino Joins Ranks of Casino Stock Dividend Payers

Monarch Casino & Resort (NASDAQ: MCRI) is joining the sparsely populated ranks of gaming companies that pay dividends. It announced Tuesday a one-time payout, as well as a new quarterly distribution. The Reno-based casino operator will pay a one-time cash dividend of...

Todd Shriber February 7, 2023
Texas sports betting

Texas Sports Betting Supported by Key Republican

The effort to bring mobile sports wagering to Texas has the support of a key Republican state senator. On Monday, State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) introduced Senate Bill  715 (SB 715) and Senate Joint Resolution 39 (SJR 39) in an effort to...

Todd Shriber February 6, 2023
ARK DraftKings

DraftKings Among ARKK ETF Holdings with Big Upside Potential

Following a brutal 2022 in which it lost two-thirds of its value, the famed ARK Innovation ETF (NYSEARCA: ARKK) is on the mend in early 2023, surging 35.32% since the start of the year. There could be more gains in store for...

Todd Shriber February 6, 2023
PlayAGS

PlayAGS Announces Internet Slot Deal with DraftKings Casino

Gaming device manufacturer PlayAGS (NYSE:AGS) announced today it reached an agreement with DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) to supply the gaming company with content for its internet slot offerings. Financial terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed. But the pact calls for PlayAGS to provide DraftKings...

Todd Shriber February 6, 2023
MGM Grand

MGM Grand Las Vegas Named World’s Largest Hotel Building

The MGM Grand Las Vegas isn’t just the largest casino in Sin City. It’s the largest individual hotel building in the world, according to the World Record Academy. The Academy, which logs a variety of business and personal records, notes MGM Grand...

Todd Shriber February 5, 2023
Boyd Raiders

Boyd Becomes Local Casinos Partner of Las Vegas Raiders

Boyd Gaming and the Las Vegas Raiders have a new partnership, announced Friday. The gaming company will become the exclusive and official local casino partner of the NFL franchise and its home field of Allegiant Stadium. The casino operator also gains “founding...

Todd Shriber February 3, 2023
Regional Casino

Regional Casino Stocks Could Prove Sturdy

Gaming equities of all stripes are performing well to start 2023. But regional casino stocks could be among the sturdier names as this year unfolds. As 2022 drew to a close, the investment community expressed fears that regional casinos would be pinched...

Todd Shriber February 3, 2023
Boyd Gaming

Boyd Gaming Pops After Earnings Beat, Price Target Hikes

Shares of Boyd Gaming (NYSE: BYD) surged Friday after the regional casino operator delivered fourth-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street estimates. That prompted a spate of upward price target revisions among analysts covering the company. Late Thursday, Las Vegas-based Boyd said it...

Todd Shriber February 3, 2023