Todd Shriber

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Gaming Financials, Casino Business----Todd Shriber 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 trading sector and international ETFs leading up to and during the financial crisis. Currently, he analyzes, researches, and writes on ETFs for a variety of Web-based publications and financial services firms. Shriber has been quoted in Barron's, CNBC.com, and The Wall Street Journal. His work has been published on sites such as Benzinga, ETF Daily News, ETF Trends, MarketWatch, Fox Business, and Nasdaq.com. He joined the Casino.org news writing team in 2019, and lives in Southern California, where he enjoys golf and taking his black lab to the dog park. When in Las Vegas, he likes to wager on college football, the NBA, three-card poker, and roulette, even though he knows better. Email: todd.shriber@casino.org

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Fox Corp. Soars After Analyst Says Sports Betting Exposure Is Under-Appreciated

Shares of broadcaster Fox Corp. (NASDAQ:FOXA) surged Monday after MoffettNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson said financial markets are overlooking the company's increasing exposure to the burgeoning US sports betting industry. Nathanson reiterated a “buy” rating on the name while lifting his price target...

Todd Shriber August 24, 2020

Asian American Entertainment $12 Billion Suit Against Las Vegas Sands Delayed Again

The Macau Judicial Court granted a motion filed by Las Vegas Sands (LVS) seeking to reschedule the trial date for Asian American Entertainment Corp.'s (AAEC) $12 billion suit against the US-based gaming giant. Citing “travel disruptions and other extraordinary circumstances” stemming from...

Todd Shriber August 23, 2020

Wynn Resorts Doling out $14.5 Million in Stock to Retain Execs, Other High-Level Employees

Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) said the compensation committee of its board of directors signed off on issuing 176,247 shares of stock to retain 240 employees, including named executives through the end of this year and well into 2021. The Encore operator revealed the...

Todd Shriber August 22, 2020

Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge Coming Ashore in 2022

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) said Friday its Hollywood Casino in Baton Rouge, La. will shed its riverboat status and become a land-based venue in early 2022. The Louisiana Gaming and Control Board (LGCB) approved the move. In 2018, Pelican State...

Todd Shriber August 21, 2020

Melco Resorts Still Keen on Japan IR Project Even as Rivals Bail

Melco Resorts & Entertainment (NASDAQ:MLCO) CEO Lawrence Ho reiterated his company's commitment to Japan on the operator's second-quarter earnings conference call Thursday. It's an affirmation that comes after some rivals ditched the Land of the Rising Sun. Ho's comments were made on...

Todd Shriber August 21, 2020

GAN Pummeled as FanDuel Sportsbooks Wave Goodbye

Gaming technology provider GAN Ltd. (NASDAQ:GAN) was bludgeoned in Thursday's after-hours session, tumbling nearly 14 percent after the company said FanDuel sportsbooks will no longer be clients after Aug. 31. The announcement was made in concert with the UK-based company's second-quarter results....

Todd Shriber August 20, 2020

Esports Entertainment Group Launches Higher on Twin River New Jersey Deal

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMBL), a tiny online gaming and sports betting company vaulted higher Thursday after it entered into a multi-year agreement with Twin River Worldwide Holdings (NYSE:TRWH) to be that operator's sports wagering partner in New Jersey. Up more than...

Todd Shriber August 20, 2020

IAC Chairman Barry Diller, CEO Joey Levin Join MGM Board of Directors

IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IAC) Chairman Barry Diller and CEO Joey Levin are taking two seats on the MGM board of directors, expanding that lineup from 12 to 14. The appointment stems from a $1 billion investment in MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) announced on Aug....

Todd Shriber August 20, 2020

GAN Reveals Penn Interactive as New Client, Stock Soars Again

GAN Ltd. (NASDAQ:GAN), the maker of cloud computing software for the gaming industry, is soaring again Thursday after the British company said Penn National Gaming's (NASDAQ:PENN) Penn Interactive unit is a new client. Penn's mychoice social casino app will be powered by...

Todd Shriber August 20, 2020

Burry, Inspiration for ‘Big Short’, Adds to Wynn Resorts Investment

Scion Asset Management, the hedge fund run by Michael Burry, added to its investment in Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) during the second quarter. The investment vehicle, which had $315.2 million in assets under management as of June 30, revealed a significantly larger stake...

Todd Shriber August 19, 2020