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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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Las Vegas Strip Nongaming Revenue Proving Sturdy, Says Analyst

Nevada casino companies notched gross gaming revenue (GGR) of $1.315 billion in October, the best October on record and the sixth-best month in history. But contributions from the nongaming side lifted Las Vegas Strip operators. Strip operators, such as Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:...

Todd Shriber December 1, 2023
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DraftKings Received Preferred Treatment on Polygon Network – Report

In October 2021, DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) announced a partnership with the cryptocurrency Polygon to support debuts on nonfungible tokens (NFTs) on DraftKings Marketplace. At the time of that announcement, Polygon, which is based on the ethereum blockchain, was the number 21 digital...

Todd Shriber November 30, 2023
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Miriam Adelson’s $2B Sale of Sands Stock Won’t Affect Macau Unit

Earlier this week, Dr. Miriam Adelson and the Miriam Adelson Trust announced a $2 billion sale of Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) stock, news that sent the stock careening lower. An analyst, however, says the transaction won't have any adverse effects on...

Todd Shriber November 30, 2023
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Kindred Departing North America, Could Spur Sale

Kindred Group (OTC: KNDGF) announced Wednesday that it’s leaving the North American market and cutting 300 jobs in a move some industry observers believe could spur a sale of the Swedish gaming company. The operator said its departure from North America should...

Todd Shriber November 29, 2023
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It’s Official: Miriam Adelson Taking Control of Dallas Mavericks

Following rampant speculation on Tuesday, Dr. Miriam Adelson and the Miriam Adelson Trust announced Wednesday that they have entered into a binding pact to acquire a majority share of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. Rumors surfaced Tuesday when Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS),...

Todd Shriber November 29, 2023

MGM CFO Halkyard Says F1 Broke Vegas Records, Sees More Share Buybacks

The November 18 Las Vegas Grand Prix, Formula One’s (F1) first visit to Sin City in four decades, delivered for Strip operators as the event represented the highest-grossing weekend in the history of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). Jonathan Halkyard, chief financial...

Todd Shriber November 29, 2023

Miriam Adelson Using Sands Stock Cash to Buy Dallas Mavericks Majority

Dr. Miriam Adelson will reportedly use proceeds from a $2 billion sale of Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) equity and cash on hand to acquire what’s believed to be a majority interest in the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. While the exact percentage of...

Todd Shriber November 28, 2023
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Miriam Adelson Selling $2B in Sands Stock, Company to Buy Back $250M

Dr. Miriam Adelson and the Miriam Adelson Trust are selling $2 billion worth of Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) stock in a transaction that won't generate any proceeds for the gaming company her late husband, Sheldon Adelson, founded. Bank of America Securities...

Todd Shriber November 28, 2023
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New York Pitches Zoning Law Changes to Accommodate Casinos

Mayor Eric Adams (D-NY) is hoping to alter some New York City zoning laws in an effort to be more accommodating to proposed casino hotels. Under the changes proposed by the Adams Administration, gaming venues could be located in the city’s manufacturing...

Todd Shriber November 28, 2023

California Sports Betting Not Making Headway with Voters

California sports betting isn’t making much headway with state voters this year. That's compared to the 2022 election cycle, in which a pair of sports betting ballot initiatives were soundly defeated in the state. That could further confirm that the introduction of...

Todd Shriber November 28, 2023