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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

Arizona Coyotes

NHL’s Coyotes Want Arizona Gaming Law Altered for Arena Move

The NHL’s Arizona Coyotes are seeking a tweak to a newly minted sports betting law in the state. But local tribal gaming entities oppose the effort. The Coyotes are moving to Arizona State’s hockey arena next season, where the team will play...

Todd Shriber March 30, 2022

Circa Las Vegas Rolling Out 35,000 Square Feet of Convention Space in September

Circa Las Vegas is throwing its hat in the convention and meeting business ring, announcing it will open 35,000 square feet of related space in September. The privately held casino operator made the announcement earlier today on its Twitter feed. Located in...

Todd Shriber March 29, 2022
Gaming Arts

Bally’s Gamesys Notches Content Deal with Gaming Arts of Las Vegas

Bally’s announced today its Gamesys unit struck a five-year deal with Gaming Arts to bolster its portfolio of real money online casino games. Financial terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed, but the agreement is described as “exclusive.” Las Vegas-based Gaming Arts is...

Todd Shriber March 29, 2022
Macau cash

Macau Casino Operators Facing Another Cash Crunch, Say Analysts

Reminiscent of the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, some casino operators in Macau are running low on cash. Morgan Stanley analysts estimate some will survive just months at current burn rates. The bank says concessionaires in the world’s largest casino hub...

Todd Shriber March 29, 2022
Pala Interactive

Boyd Gaming Paying $170M to Acquire Pala Interactive

Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) said today its Boyd Gaming Interactive unit is paying $170 million in cash to acquire Pala Interactive from California’s Pala Band of Mission Indians. Pala Interactive includes business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) platforms. News of the purchase comes soon...

Todd Shriber March 28, 2022
stock-based compensation

DraftKings, Genius Sports Among Worst Stock-Based Compensation Offenders

Genius Sports (NYSE:GENI) and DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) are the worst offenders in terms of equity-based compensation as a percentage of 2021 gross profits. That’s according to a list constructed by Twitter user JiggyCapital. By his data, sports betting data provider Genius’s stock-based compensation...

Todd Shriber March 28, 2022
Thailand Casino

Bangkok Likely Home of First Thailand Casino

Not surprisingly, the government committee spearheading the effort to potentially bring casino gaming to Thailand is pushing for the country’s first integrated resort to be located in the capital city of Bangkok. The committee appears open to the idea of permitting more...

Todd Shriber March 28, 2022
Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands One of Eight S&P 500 Stocks Still Negative Since End of Coronavirus Bear Market

In historical terms, the bear market in stocks caused by the coronavirus pandemic in early 2020 was brief. But the ensuing rebound didn’t lift all members of the S&P 500. Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) is among the laggards. The largest casino operator...

Todd Shriber March 28, 2022
Sands China

Sands China Provided $40M in Macau Mall Rent Aid Last Year, Down 81 Percent

Sands China Ltd., the Macau arm of Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS), said it provided $41 million in rental assistance last year to tenants at its mall shops in the special administrative region (SAR). The total was needed because of the pandemic, but...

Todd Shriber March 25, 2022
Craig Billings

Wynn Resorts New CEO Sees Non-Gaming Investments in Macau, Elsewhere as Pivotal

Craig Billings took the helm as chief executive officer of Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) at the start of February. He’s already looking to shake things up by evaluating non-gaming amenities in Macau and dialing back expenditures on the company’s online sportsbook operation. In...

Todd Shriber March 25, 2022