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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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3855 stories by Todd Shriber

MGM Sands

Bellagio Real Estate Sale Could Lift Casino Stocks Says Analyst

Speculation is swirling that Blackstone’s (NYSE: BX) Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (BREIT) could sell the real estate of Bellagio on the Las Vegas Strip. One analyst believes that if the real estate investment trust (REIT) proceeds down that path, there will...

Todd Shriber July 10, 2023
Trump UFC

Donald Trump Seen with UFC Boss White at Red Rock Casino

Former President Donald Trump was seen with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White Saturday at Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa, just hours before “UFC 290.” The 45th US president is a well-known UFC fan, having attended multiple events of the...

Todd Shriber July 9, 2023
ESPN sportsbook

‘Daily Wager’ Ratings Soar, but ESPN Reportedly Boots Host

ESPN says ratings for its “Daily Wager” program that airs on ESPN 2 are increasing. But the future of host Doug Kezirian is in limbo. In a Thursday tweet, the sports broadcaster’s public relations department said “Daily Wager’s” ratings for the most...

Todd Shriber July 7, 2023
Wynn debt

Wynn Resorts Added to Deutsche Bank Q3 Fresh Money List

After setting a torrid pace in the first half of the year, Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) stock was added to Deutsche Bank’s Fresh Money List for the third quarter. That’s a collection of equities the bank’s analysts have strong convictions about. Buy-rated...

Todd Shriber July 7, 2023

DraftKings’ Hold, Increasing Consistency Lauded by Analysts

On the back of improving cost management and above-average hold in some markets, DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) drew kudos from a pair of sell-side analysts on Thursday. In reports to clients on Thursday, Deutsche Bank analyst Carlo Santarelli and JPMorgan’s Joseph Greff waxed...

Todd Shriber July 6, 2023
Entain CEO Jette Nygaard Andersen

Entain Likely to Continue Eastern Europe Buying Spree, Says Analyst

Fresh off the recently announced purchase of Poland’s STS Group, Entain Plc (OTC: GMVHY) is likely to continue looking to Eastern Europe for acquisitions. That’s the take of Third Bridge analyst Lara Martinez, who in a new report to clients, says the...

Todd Shriber July 6, 2023
NFL Genius

Genius Sports Surges on Extended NFL Data Deal

Genius Sports (NYSE: GENI) and the NFL announced Thursday they extended their data deal through the 2027-28 season. Investors, of which the NFL is one of the largest, cheered the news, sending shares of Genius higher by 25.65% on volume that was...

Todd Shriber July 6, 2023
Arizona sports betting

Arizona Fielding Applications for Three More Sports Wagering Permits

Already one of the country’s most vibrant and fastest-growing sports wagering markets, Arizona is poised to expand the number of regulated sportsbooks operating in the state. The Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG) is scheduled to hold an informational session later this month,...

Todd Shriber July 5, 2023
Caesars Debt

Gaming and Leisure, VICI Downgraded on Valuation Concerns

Gaming and Leisure Properties (NASDAQ: GLPI) and VICI Properties (NYSE: VICI), the two publicly traded casino landlords, were downgraded on concerns that their valuations are stretched and that near-term acquisition opportunity is limited. In a note to clients on Wednesday, Deutsche Bank...

Todd Shriber July 5, 2023
Beaxy, Artak Hamazaspyan, prison

Insider Trading Duo Profited from Penn Takeover of Score Media

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently levied insider trading charges against two men for trading on nonpublic information. A transaction involving Penn Entertainment (NASDAQ: PENN) was one of the deals from which the duo allegedly profited. The SEC alleges that Steven...

Todd Shriber July 5, 2023