Todd Shriber

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Gaming Financials, Casino Business----Todd Shriber 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 trading sector and international ETFs leading up to and during the financial crisis. Currently, he analyzes, researches, and writes on ETFs for a variety of Web-based publications and financial services firms. Shriber has been quoted in Barron's,, and The Wall Street Journal. His work has been published on sites such as Benzinga, ETF Daily News, ETF Trends, MarketWatch, Fox Business, and He joined the news writing team in 2019, and lives in Southern California, where he enjoys golf and taking his black lab to the dog park. When in Las Vegas, he likes to wager on college football, the NBA, three-card poker, and roulette, even though he knows better. Email:

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1463 stories by Todd Shriber

Golden Nugget IPO

Fertitta Eyeing Another SPAC Deal to Bring Golden Nugget, Landry’s Restaurants Public

Tilman Fertitta is reportedly in discussions with Fast Acquisition Corp. (NYSE:FST) on a merger that would provide an avenue for the billionaire to bring his Golden Nugget casinos and Landry's restaurants operations public. Shares of Fast, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC),...

Todd Shriber January 14, 2021
Penn stock

Penn National Analysts Divided on Fate of Hot Gaming Stock

Broadly speaking, Wall Street analysts are bullish on Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN). But that view isn't universal, with plenty of sell-side debate on the name emerging today. At least three analysts chimed in on the regional gaming stock on Thursday. Views ranged...

Todd Shriber January 14, 2021
Rob Goldstein

Las Vegas Sands to Continue Prioritizing Asia Following Adelson’s Death, Says Research Firm

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) will keep its operational focus honed on the Asia-Pacific region following the death of Chairman Sheldon Adelson, say analysts. The casino mogul passed away Tuesday of complications from non-Hodkinson’s lymphoma. He was 87. Adelson was widely credited with...

Todd Shriber January 14, 2021
Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels, Penn National Gaming Reveal Loyalty Rewards Reciprocal Agreement

Choice Hotels International and Penn National Gaming are expanding their customer loyalty platforms to broaden appeal to members of both programs. As part of the agreement, members of Choice Privileges can book stays at any of Penn's 41 gaming properties across 19...

Todd Shriber January 13, 2021
NBA Betting

NBA Digital Betting Partners Search Could be Meaningful for DraftKings, fuboTV

The NBA is discovering that bettors are more likely to tune into the league's broadcasts and watch for longer stretches of time. One analyst believes that could compel the association to develop telecasts catering directly to gamblers. Oppenheimer analyst Jed Kelly says...

Todd Shriber January 13, 2021
Golden Nugget Online

Golden Nugget Online Glitters as Analyst Says ‘Buy’

Golden Nugget Online Gaming (NASDAQ:GNOG) is standing out as one of Wednesday's best-performing gaming equities. That's after a Wall Street analyst touted the company's enviable positioning in the internet casinos and online sports betting markets. In a note to clients today, Benchmark's...

Todd Shriber January 13, 2021
Tropicana Las Vegas

Tropicana Las Vegas Officially for Sale Again, Penn National Expected to Part with Operating Rights

Tropicana Las Vegas is on the market again. The move comes less than 10 months after Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN) sold the real estate of the famed Strip venue to Gaming & Leisure Properties (NASDAQ:GLPI). Both the venue and Penn's operating rights...

Todd Shriber January 12, 2021
Miriam Adelson

Adelson Family Unlikely to Unload Las Vegas Sands Stock in Bulk Following Sheldon’s Death

Former Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson died today of treatment complications for non-Hodkinson’s lymphoma. News of his death is having a negligible impact on LVS stock. After dropping this morning on the first reports of Adelson's passing, the...

Todd Shriber January 12, 2021
Bally's stock

Bally’s Acquisitions, iGaming Moves Make for Catalyst-Rich Story, Says Analyst

Bally's Corp. (NYSE:BALY) morphed from a nearly anonymous regional gaming outfit thanks to an aggressive deal-making last year, making it one of the fastest-growing companies in the space. Wall Street is betting that trend will continue in 2021. In midday trading Tuesday,...

Todd Shriber January 12, 2021

fuboTV, Eyeing Sportsbook Launch, Acquires Vigtory

Shares of online streaming service fuboTV (NYSE:FUBO) are soaring Tuesday after the company said it's purchasing sports wagering firm Vigtory. The move is expected to aid the buyer's effort to launch a web-based sportsbook at some point this year. Terms of the...

Todd Shriber January 12, 2021