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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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3952 stories by Todd Shriber

DraftKings stock

DraftKings Poised for 2023 Beats, But Caution Warranted

DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) stock is tracking other gaming equities in the early stages of 2023. But  some on the sell side, while acknowledging a catalyst-rich story, are neutral on the online sportsbook operator. In a note to clients late Monday, Stifel analyst Jeffrey...

Todd Shriber January 23, 2023
Sands Wynn

Sands, Wynn Among US Beneficiaries of China Reopening, Says Goldman Sachs

China’s economy -- the world’s second-largest -- is emerging from the adverse effects of the country’s long-running zero-COVID policies and there are obvious benefits for US-based companies doing business there. Among the American companies most tethered to China’s economic recovery are casino...

Todd Shriber January 23, 2023

Aristocrat Leisure Could Pursue Prudent Acquisition Strategy

Slot machine behemoth Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. could pursue acquisitions as an avenue for boosting gaming device market share or adding to its flourishing digital business. That's according to Fitch Ratings, which recently affirmed the Australian company’s credit rating at “BBB-" with a...

Todd Shriber January 23, 2023
Caesars Digital

Caesars Surges Following Preliminary Q4 Earnings Glimpse

Shares of Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR) popped early Monday. That's after the casino operator delivered a bullish, advanced look at its fourth-quarter earnings. The company said it expects revenue for the December quarter to come in at $2.81 billion to $2.83 billion,...

Todd Shriber January 23, 2023

Vornado Could Eye Madison Square Garden Area for New York Casino

Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) could be the latest big name to enter the New York City casino competition and may be evaluating a site near Madison Square Garden and Penn Station for a gaming venue. The New York Post reported earlier today...

Todd Shriber January 22, 2023

Playtika Bid for Angry Birds Maker Criticized by BTIG Analyst

Playtika’s (NASDAQ:PLTK) upped offer for Angry Birds producer Rovio Entertainment Corporation drew criticism from an analyst that covers the suitor. In a note to clients today, BTIG analyst Clark Lampen called Playtika’s increased bid “perplexing.” That's when accounting for its $600 million...

Todd Shriber January 20, 2023

Fanatics Reportedly in Discussions to Buy BetParx

Fanatics is reportedly in talks to acquire BetParx in an effort to speed its ascent in the US sports wagering space. A letter of intent between the two sides may have been signed. Citing unidentified sources with knowledge of the matter, CNBC...

Todd Shriber January 20, 2023
MGM Entain

MGM Could Revisit Entain Takeover Following UK Whitepaper Release

The highly anticipated release of the UK government’s Gambling Act whitepaper could set the stage for MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) to revisit a takeover of Entain Plc (OTC: GMVHY). Shares of the Ladbrokes owner rallied in London and gained almost 4%...

Todd Shriber January 19, 2023

Las Vegas Sands Could Deliver Q4 Earnings Surprise

Fourth-quarter earnings season is ramping up and Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS), the largest casino operator by market capitalization, steps into the earnings confessional on Wednesday, January 25. Some analysts believe the Venetian Macau operator could deliver a positive surprise on its...

Todd Shriber January 19, 2023
Angry Birds

Playtika Lifts Takeover Offer for Angry Birds Producer Rovio

Mobile gaming company Playtika (NASDAQ: PLTK) said Thursday it's increasing its acquisition offer for Rovio Entertainment Corporation to $9.78 a share. The new all-cash bid represents a 55% premium to Rovio’s January 18 closing price in Helsinki. Finland-based Rovio is the company...

Todd Shriber January 19, 2023