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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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DraftKings CEO Robins Ready for Competition, Sees Growth in Women’s Sports, Live Betting

DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) co-founder and CEO Jason Robins sees women’s sports and live wagering as likely growth drivers of the US sports betting industry going forward. Robins made related comments during Wednesday’s keynote address at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las...

Todd Shriber October 11, 2023
FanDuel forecast

FanDuel CEO Howe Talks State Dynamics, Taylor Swift at G2E

FanDuel CEO Amy Howe said there’s still plenty of new prospective bettors to be brought into the sports wagering fold in seemingly mature states -- a point that if accurate, could augur well for the growth trajectory of US sports wagering industry....

Todd Shriber October 11, 2023
caesars penn

Caesars Stock-Buying Opportunity Near, Says Analyst

Shares of Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR) have been in a funk, shedding 14.37% over the past month. But at least one analyst believes the gaming stock has rebound potential, and could be presenting investors with a buying opportunity. Following meetings with Caesars...

Todd Shriber October 11, 2023
Churchill Down BetAmerica

Churchill Downs CEO Carstanjen Says TwinSpires Isn’t For Sale

Signaling optimism about the long-term trajectory of pari-mutuel wagering in the US, Churchill Downs (NASDAQ: CHDN) CEO Bill Carstanjen emphatically refuted rumors that the company’s TwinSpires unit is for sale. Carstanjen made those remarks in a conversation with CNBC’s Contessa Brewer earlier...

Todd Shriber October 10, 2023
Entain CEO Jette Nygaard-Andersen

BetMGM Partnership Unlikely to Be Permanent, Says Entain CEO

Since inception, BetMGM has been a 50/50 joint venture between MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Entain Plc (OTC: GMVHY). That will remain the case for the foreseeable future, but a time could come when the partnership dissolves. Entain CEO Jette Nygaard-Andersen...

Todd Shriber October 10, 2023
casino stocks

Gaming Industry Drives $329B in Economic Output, Supports 1.8M Jobs, Says AGA

The domestic casino gaming industry is a powerhouse that accounts for nearly $329 billion in economic activity, according to new research by the American Gaming Association (AGA). In its first deep dive into the industry’s contributions to the US economy since 2018,...

Todd Shriber October 10, 2023

F1 Las Vegas Race Worries ‘Overblown,’ Says Analyst

Formula One Group (NASDAQ: FWONA) stock could be a name to buy as concerns surrounding the series’ upcoming race in Las Vegas are overdone. That’s the take of Citigroup analyst Jason Bazinet. In a new report to clients, he upgraded the stock...

Todd Shriber October 9, 2023
Macau Profitability

Macau Average Premium Mass Wager Trending Higher

In what could be good news for Macau casino operators, the average wager placed by premium mass bettors visiting the gaming enclave is flirting with record highs. Citigroup’s latest survey of Macau wagering trends, conducted on Oct. 5, confirmed the average bet...

Todd Shriber October 9, 2023

MGM Cyberattack Damage Confined to Q3, Says Analyst

The financial impact of the recent cyberattack suffered by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) will likely be confined to the third quarter. The avenues are available for the casino operator to repair the damage done to its stock price. That’s the take...

Todd Shriber October 9, 2023
Seaport Entertainment.

Howard Hughes Holdings Planning New Las Vegas Strip Casino

Howard Hughes Holdings (NYSE: HHH) announced the creation of Seaport Entertainment -- a unit of the company that will control its Las Vegas and New York entertainment assets, potentially including a new Strip casino resort. The newly formed entity will control Howard...

Todd Shriber October 6, 2023