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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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3957 stories by Todd Shriber

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

Caesars Bringing Horseshoe Name to Colorado Casino

Caesars Entertainment is again trotting out its storied Horseshoe brand, announcing today it’s renaming the Colorado casino-resort currently known as Isle Casino Hotel Black Hawk. The renaming, which is scheduled to take place this summer, is part of a broader enhancement of...

Todd Shriber March 24, 2022
BetMGM New Jersey

BetMGM Mishap Leads to $25k in New Jersey Fines

Last year, BetMGM took a small amount of wagers on New Jersey college basketball teams. But the state prohibits bets on games involving local universities, leading to a fine for the gaming operator. State law prohibits sportsbook operators from accepting wagers on...

Todd Shriber March 24, 2022
earth hour

Caesars, Other Strip Properties Turning Lights Off for Earth Hour

No US city is more synonymous with lights than Las Vegas. But things will look different on the Strip on Saturday night, as some venues go dark from  8:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. in observance of the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour....

Todd Shriber March 24, 2022
UFC Skillz

Skillz Stock Rallies on UFC Gaming Deal

Mobile games developer Skillz Inc. (NYSE:SKLZ) is rallying Wednesday. That's after the company revealed a multi-year partnership with the UFC -- the dominant mixed martial arts (MMA) association. News of the agreement is fueling a rally in Skillz stock, with the shares...

Todd Shriber March 23, 2022
sports betting stocks

Sports Betting Equity Valuations ‘Overcorrected,’ Says Analyst

Following a now lengthy bloodletting among sports betting equities, some names in the group are attractively valued. That factor may not be fully appreciated due to the risk-off sentiment currently permeating financial markets. That’s the opinion of CBRE analyst John DeCree, who,...

Todd Shriber March 23, 2022