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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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3862 stories by Todd Shriber

Rail City Casino

Affinity Interactive Unloads Rail City Casino to Truckee Gaming

Affinity Interactive announced Wednesday that it's selling Rail City Casino in Sparks, Nev. to affiliates of Truckee Gaming, LLC. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Rail City Casino has a 24,000-square-foot casino featuring nearly 415 slot machines and several eateries. The...

Todd Shriber March 8, 2023
Casino Queen

Former Casino Queen Employees Score Legal Win in Director Stock Suit

Former workers of Casino Queen Inc. notched a legal victory earlier this week. That's when the US District Court for the Southern District of Illinois rejected a motion to dismiss a suit brought by ex-staffers. They claim former board members dumped shares...

Todd Shriber March 8, 2023
FanDuel iGaming

FanDuel Prioritizing Internet Casino Improvements

FanDuel is the dominant US online sportsbook operator. So much so that its market share eclipses its two nearest rivals combined, but if the company has an area for improvement, it’s with its online casino offering. Flutter Entertainment (OTC: PDYPY), which is...

Todd Shriber March 8, 2023
Full House

Full House Sees Circa Sports Making Illinois Debut in a ‘Few Months’

Full House Resorts (NASDAQ: FLL) delivered fourth-quarter results late Tuesday, providing investors with an update on the launch of its temporary gaming venue in Waukegan, Ill. That included commentary regarding when Circa Sports will debut in the state. Last May, Circa announced...

Todd Shriber March 8, 2023
Rush Street Interactive

PointsBet, Rush Street Interactive Considered Takeover Targets

Amid expectations that 2023 could be a year of significant consolidation activity in the sports wagering industry, PointsBet (OTC: PBTHF) and Rush Street Interactive (NYSE: RSI) remain potential takeover targets, according to market observers. Both operators have long been tied to mergers...

Todd Shriber March 7, 2023
Wynn Resorts

MGM, Wynn Could Be Hampered by High Leverage in Recession

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) are among the companies with high debt burdens that could be vulnerable in a recession. Recession fears are front-and-center for Corporate America and investors because there’s increasing concern that the Federal Reserve...

Todd Shriber March 7, 2023
DraftKings stock

DraftKings Earns Upgrade as Analyst Sees Attractive Earnings Potential

On what’s shaping up to be a rough day for equities, DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) stock is standing out in a positive fashion after an analyst upgraded shares of the sportsbook operator. In a note to clients on Tuesday, Argus analyst John Staszak...

Todd Shriber March 7, 2023
Michigan iGaming sports betting online casino

MGM, Fanatics Could Be Buyers if Sports Betting M&A Heats Up

Analysts widely expect consolidation in the sports wagering industry to intensify this year, noting MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Fanatics could be among the potential buyers. Following dismal showings by sports wagering equities in the latter stages of 2021 and over...

Todd Shriber March 6, 2023
MGM Macau

MGM China Can Add Market Share Via Table Games

MGM China can pilfer market share from rivals in Macau on the back of the special administrative region’s (SAR) altered guidelines about table games allotment. Under Macau’s recently revised gaming laws, concessionaires face limits on how many slot machines and table games...

Todd Shriber March 6, 2023
Golden stock

Golden Entertainment Sells Distributed Gaming Unit for $361.5 Million

Golden Entertainment (NASDAQ: GDEN) announced Monday it's selling its distributed gaming operations in Montana and Nevada for $322.5 million in cash plus estimated cash considerations of $39 million upon closing of the transaction. Privately held J&J Ventures Gaming is acquiring the businesses...

Todd Shriber March 6, 2023