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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

Melco Could Boost Share Price with Studio City Acquisition, Parent Merger

Analysts believe Melco Resorts & Entertainment (NASDAQ:MLCO) could prop up its sagging share price by acquiring Studio City International Holdings (NYSE:MSC) and then merging with parent Melco International Development. That take comes courtesy of Bernstein analysts Vitaly Umansky and Louis Li. In...

Todd Shriber April 30, 2022

VICI Properties Wraps Up $17.2B Purchase of MGM Growth

VICI Properties (NYSE:VICI) has closed its $17.2 billion acquisition of MGM Growth Properties (NYSE:MGP), creating the largest casino landlord on the Las Vegas Strip in the process. The all-stock transaction was announced last August. With closure of the deal there are now...

Todd Shriber April 29, 2022
Light & Wonder

Light & Wonder Name, Stock Ticker Changes Complete

Light & Wonder’s name change is legally official, and the slot machine manufacturer’s shares now trade under the ticker “LNW” on the Nasdaq. The company previously known as Scientific Games announced the rebranding in early March, and almost immediately began using the...

Todd Shriber April 29, 2022
Unite Here

Caesars Moving to Majority Votes for Board Directors Following Unite Here Push

Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR) is implementing a majority vote standard for uncontested director elections. That's following a push by hospitality labor union Unite Here. A member of the Council of Institutional Investors, the union represents hospitality workers in the US and Canada, and...

Todd Shriber April 29, 2022
Kansas sports betting

Kansas Sports Betting Bill Nears Vote, Funds Could Be Used to Lure NFL’s Chiefs

Politicians in the Kansas state House and Senate are nearing a vote on sports wagering, following the removal of some procedural hurdles. On Wednesday, the Kansas Senate didn’t take up the sports betting conference package, sending it back to a conference committee...

Todd Shriber April 28, 2022
women bettors

Sportsbook Apps Downloaded by More Women Than Men, Study Shows

Sports wagering is often thought of as territory dominated by men. But women aren’t sitting idly by, as a new study indicates that women are downloading mobile sportsbook apps faster than their male counterparts. A recent survey by mobile insights consulting firm...

Todd Shriber April 28, 2022
LVS stock

Las Vegas Sands Quiet on Thailand Plans, Prefers Restoring Dividend to Buyback

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) is trading lower today -- a day after delivering first-quarter results that included positive earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) at its Marina Bay Sands integrated resort in Singapore. The company reported a loss of 41...

Todd Shriber April 28, 2022
Resorts World Tesla

Resorts World Las Vegas Partnering with Tesla Car Rental Firm

Guests at Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV) that need to rent an environmentally friendly, stylish car will soon have a new option. That's thanks to a partnership between the Strip venue and EVolve Rentals. Las Vegas-based EVolve Rentals offers customers Teslas and...

Todd Shriber April 27, 2022
Aristocrat Leisure

Aristocrat Leisure Likely to Consider Sizable Acquisitions, Says Fitch Ratings

Apparently not chastened by the collapse of its attempted takeover of Playtech, Aristocrat Leisure is likely to remain a player in large-scale mergers and acquisitions, says Fitch Ratings. Last year, the Australian gaming device giant attempted to acquire Playtech for $2.84 billion....

Todd Shriber April 27, 2022
RSI stock

Rush Street Interactive Stock Soars on Wells Fargo Upgrade

Rush Street Interactive (NYSE:RSI) is soaring, ranking as one of Wednesday’s best-performing gaming stocks on the back of an analyst upgrade. In midday trading, shares of the online sportsbook operator are up 9.5%. In a note to clients today, Wells Fargo analyst...

Todd Shriber April 27, 2022