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Reporter: Todd Shriber

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

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 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,, and The Wall Street Journal. His work can also be found on Benzinga, ETF Daily News, ETF Trends, MarketWatch, Fox Business, and

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.

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3839 stories by Todd Shriber

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Black Hawk, Colo. Among Fastest-Growing Casino Markets, Closing in on $1B GGR

The list of the top commercial casino markets in terms of revenue in 2023 largely stayed the same, with Las Vegas again leading the way. But, on a list that featured little movement of note, Black Hawk/Central City, Colo. again stood out....

Todd Shriber February 21, 2024
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California Assemblyman Says Sports Betting Runs Through Tribes

It’s a lesson smart commercial companies should have learned in 2022: gaming expansion, including sports wagering, in California runs through the states’ Native American tribes. Assemblyman James Ramos (D-San Bernardino), who’s also a member of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians,...

Todd Shriber February 21, 2024
Caesars Entertainment

Caesars Buys Wynn’s Michigan iGaming Ops, Q4 Earnings Miss

Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR) said Tuesday it's acquiring Wynn Resorts’ (NASDAQ: WYNN) Michigan iGaming operating rights, bolstering the buyer’s internet casino footprint in one of the six states that permit that activity. Financial terms of the transaction, which was announced in conjunction...

Todd Shriber February 20, 2024
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Intralot May Be Sticking Around Washington, DC Longer Than Hoped

Intralot, which powers Washington, D.C.’s underperforming mobile sports betting application, could remain in the nation’s capitol longer than some members of the city council hoped. The Greek gaming company’s no-bid contract to run the GambetDC app on behalf of DC Lottery is...

Todd Shriber February 20, 2024
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Casino CFOs Have Worst C-Suite Job Security in Industry, Survey Says

Chief financial officers (CFOs) are among the highest-ranking executives at any company. But across a variety of industries, occupants of those roles face lower pay than other high-level executives, and substantial job insecurity. That holds true in the casino gaming industry as...

Todd Shriber February 20, 2024
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DraftKings Jackpocket Deal Unique but Adds Complexity, Says Analyst

Last week, DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) delivered disappointing fourth-quarter results while lifting 2024 revenue and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) forecasts. Analysts, however, largely focused on the announced acquisition of online lottery provider Jackpocket. DraftKings said it’s paying $750 million...

Todd Shriber February 20, 2024
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Resorts World New York Staffers Decry iGaming Legislation

Cash-strapped New York is looking for new revenue sources, with iGaming getting plenty of attention. But that doesn’t sit well with employees at Resorts World New York in Queens. The push for internet casinos in New York is led by State Sen....

Todd Shriber February 18, 2024
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Wynn CEO Craig Billings, Other Execs Reduce Positions in Casino Stock

Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) CEO Craig Billings and some other high-ranking executives at the casino operator modestly trimmed their exposure to their employer’s stock. A recent Form 4 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicates that on Feb. 8, Billings...

Todd Shriber February 18, 2024
Penn stock

Penn CEO Open to Acquisitions, Sees Limited Las Vegas Opportunities

Penn Entertainment (NASDAQ: PENN) is open to dealmaking to add to its portfolio of land-based casinos. But CEO Jay Snowden doesn’t currently see much supply to consider on the Las Vegas Strip. While casino operators are always amenable to making a deal...

Todd Shriber February 16, 2024
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DraftKings Spent $700K on Private Jet Travel for CEO Robins in 2023

DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) spent $700K on private air travel last year for cofounder and CEO Jason Robins. That detail was revealed in the company’s annual report, which was published Thursday in conjunction with the operator’s fourth-quarter earnings release. In the filing with...

Todd Shriber February 16, 2024