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Ex-Tropicana boss Tony Rodio moves to Affinity Gaming

Oct. 22, 2018 5:28 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tony Rodio, who helped push the Tropicana casino to the No. 2 spot in Atlantic City's casino market, has been named CEO of Affinity Gaming, a Las Vegas company that owns 11 casinos. Rodio had been president of Tropicana Entertainment, but that company was acquired earlier this...

'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

Oct. 21, 2018 5:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare. Universal Pictures said Sunday that "Halloween" took in an estimated $77.5 million in ticket sales from North American theaters. It captured first place at the box office with...

'First Man' blasts off behind 'Venom,' 'A Star Is Born'

Oct. 14, 2018 2:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Neil Armstrong film "First Man" settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in its opening weekend in theaters. The Ryan Gosling-starrer and a host of newcomers, like the family-friendly "Goosebumps" sequel and the neo-noir mystery "Bad Times at the El Royale,"...

Atlantic City's Tropicana casino bought in $1.9B acquisition

Oct. 3, 2018 4:15 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eldorado Resorts has completed its purchase of Atlantic City's Tropicana casino. The Press of Atlantic City reports the deal that finished Monday comes after the New Jersey Casino Control Commission granted the Reno, Nevada-based company interim authority to own the casino. The...