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Todd Shriber is a senior news reporter covering gaming financials, casino business, stocks, and mergers and acquisitions for Casino.org.

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 Casino.org 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, CNBC.com, and The Wall Street Journal. His work can also be found on Benzinga, ETF Daily News, ETF Trends, MarketWatch, Fox Business, and Nasdaq.com.

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.

Contact Todd at todd.shriber@casino.org.

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3124 stories by Todd Shriber

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe

Tilman Fertitta Acquiring Hard Rock Tahoe, Plans Golden Nugget Conversion

Fertitta Entertainment is acquiring Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe from Paragon Gaming. It  could ultimately rebrand the property to a Golden Nugget venue. Financial terms of the transaction, which is slated to close in the next seven to 12 months,...

Todd Shriber March 26, 2023
FanDuel Flutter

Flutter to Put US Listing Plans to Shareholder Vote in April

FanDuel parent Flutter Entertainment (OTC: PDYPY) said that following a consultation with investors regarding the possibility of a secondary listing for the stock in New York, the gaming company will put that matter to a shareholder vote in April. The gaming company...

Todd Shriber March 25, 2023
Macau casinos

Macau Non-Gaming Efforts Slow Going

A centerpiece of Macau’s recently approved gaming laws and the 10-year concessions granted to casino operators there are plans to reduce the special administrative region’s (SAR) economic dependence on gaming. It appears those efforts will take some time to bear fruit. In...

Todd Shriber March 24, 2023

DraftKings Has Reasons to Be Cautiously Optimistic, Says Analyst

Coming off a modest weekly loss, but still up 55.66% year-to-date, DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) stock has reasons for investors to be cautiously optimistic, but the shares could tread water over the near term following the sizable jump to start 2023. That’s the...

Todd Shriber March 24, 2023
Dallas Cowboys QB Micah Parsons

Texas Sports Betting Debate Taking Shape, But Look to 2025, Say Analysts

Texas lawmakers are currently considering an assortment of gaming-related legislation. But some experts caution that sports wagering remains a long shot this year in the Lone Star state. This week, the Texas House of Representatives State Affairs Committee is considering three gaming...

Todd Shriber March 23, 2023
Fertitta Wynn

Tilman Fertitta Taking it Slow with Las Vegas Strip Plans

Tilman Fertitta is taking a pragmatic approach toward developing the more than six acres of land he owns on the Las Vegas Strip. Last year, Fertitta purchased 6.2 acres of land at Las Vegas Boulevard and Harmon Avenue for $270 million, stoking...

Todd Shriber March 23, 2023
Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas Casino Market Not Saturated Yet, Says Analyst

There’s no shortage of casinos in Las Vegas, and the US gaming hub can handle upcoming additions to the supply. But Sin City could be headed for an extended period in which no new gaming venues come online. That’s the sentiment of...

Todd Shriber March 23, 2023
DraftKings Las Vegas

DraftKings Opens Las Vegas Office, Still Not Booking Bets in Nevada

DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) opened its Las Vegas office on Wednesday. It's the sportsbook operator’s second-largest domestic outpost after its Boston headquarters. The 90,000-square-foot space, located at Matter Real Estate Group’s mixed-use UnCommons, will eventually be home to as many as 1,000 employees...

Todd Shriber March 22, 2023
NCAA Tournament hold

‘March Madness’ on Pace for $4.5B Handle, Says Macquarie Analyst

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, known as March Madness, resumes Thursday with half of the Sweet 16 games. Macquarie analyst Chad Beynon estimates the event will generate $4.5 billion in legal handle for North American sportsbook operators. In a note to clients...

Todd Shriber March 22, 2023
Angry Birds

Playtika, Angry Birds Maker Rovio Halt Merger Discussions

Mobile gaming company Playtika (NASDAQ: PLTK) and Angry Birds producer Rovio Entertainment announced Wednesday they halted preliminary merger talks. In January, Playtika revealed an increased, all-cash offer for the Finnish company, valuing it a $9.58 a share or a 55% premium to...

Todd Shriber March 22, 2023