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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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3949 stories by Todd Shriber

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DraftKings, ESPN Bet Adding Share in Big States While BetMGM, Caesars Lag

In a pair of the largest states where mobile sports betting is available, DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) and Penn Entertainment’s (NASDAQ: PENN) ESPN Bet are grabbing market share while rivals BetMGM and Caesars Sportsbook struggle. In a recent report, Morningstar analyst Dan Wasiolek...

Todd Shriber April 9, 2024
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Bally’s Committee Reportedly Holding Talks with Standard General

A special committee of Bally’s (NYSE: BALY) independent directors formed to consider Standard General’s takeover offer is reportedly in discussions with the hedge fund that’s the largest shareholder in the regional casino operator. Bally’s stock surged on Tuesday following a report by...

Todd Shriber April 9, 2024

Apollo, CVC Among PE Firms with Reported Interest in Entain Brands

The American depositary receipts (ADRs) of Entain (OTC: GMVHF) surged 9% Monday amid reports that private equity firms could be eying runs at some of the gaming company’s brands. An article in the British newspaper The Times indicated Apollo Global Management (NYSE:...

Todd Shriber April 8, 2024
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Resorts World New York Promises $1B in Taxes if it Wins Casino Permit

Genting Malaysia Bhd, which runs Resorts World New York, said the venue could deliver $1 billion or more in annual taxes to the state if it’s granted a permit to convert the property to a Las Vegas-style casino hotel. The Malaysian conglomerate...

Todd Shriber April 7, 2024
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Disney CEO Iger Sees Betting Coming to ESPN App

Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) Bob Iger sees plans for revamped ESPN app including access to sports wagering. He made the comments in a recent interview with CNBC’s David Faber. Iger didn’t directly mention ESPN Bet – the network’s sports wagering partnership with...

Todd Shriber April 7, 2024
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Century Casinos Opens Missouri Hotel, Says Other Project in State Is On Budget

Century Casinos (NASDAQ: CNTY) said Friday that it opened the Riverview Hotel at its eponymous gaming venue in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The company said in 2021 it was considering the addition of a hotel to its Cape Girardeau casino. The addition of...

Todd Shriber April 6, 2024
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Las Vegas Sands Lands $1.5B Credit Revolver, MBS Expansion to Start in July 2025

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) announced it landed a new $1.5 billion credit revolver and that will start construction on its $3.3 billion expansion of Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in July 2025. The announcement regarding the credit facility arrived after Moody’s...

Todd Shriber April 5, 2024
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Cohen Poll Shows Strong Support for Queens Casino

A new poll conducted on behalf of New York Mets owner Steve Cohen and Queens Future indicated there’s strong support in Senate District 13 for the $8 billion Metropolitan Park proposal, which includes a casino resort. Not only is that the New...

Todd Shriber April 5, 2024
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Chicago Mayor Johnson Supports Bally’s Amid Brewing Controversies

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson (D) is supporting Bally’s (NYSE: BALY) even as the regional casino operator contends with headwinds that could jeopardize its $1.1 billion integrated resort project in the third-largest US city. In a statement to Crain’s Chicago Business, Johnson’s office...

Todd Shriber April 4, 2024
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FanDuel Acquisition Could Be Needed for Nevada Entry

Despite increased competition from other states, Nevada remains one of the US meccas of sports wagering, but two of the industry’s largest operators -- DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) and FanDuel -- still don’t offer their services in the state. When that will change...

Todd Shriber April 4, 2024