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  • Caesars names veteran of Vegas Strip as new CEO

    NEW YORK — Caesars Entertainment is appointing a veteran of the Las Vegas Strip as its new chief executive.The casino giant named Tony Rodio as CEO Tuesday. He’ll replace Mark Frissora, who guided the company through bankruptcy reorganization after joining Caesars in 2015.The change in leadership comes two months after billionaire investor Carl Icahn disclosed a large stake in the casino and began pushing for fundamental changes.Rodio has over three decades of experience in the industry, including seven years as president and CEO of Tropicana Entertainment, which Icahn sold last year for $1.85 billion.Rodio will leave his job as CEO of Affinity Gaming to join Caesars. Frissora was initially scheduled to end his tenure at Caesars in February, but delayed his departure until this month.The Associated Press read more

  • Aphria to begin trading on NYSE on Friday under APHA ticker symbol

    LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Marijuana producer Aphria Inc. says it has been approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange and will begin trading on the U.S. market on Friday.The company will trade under the ticker symbol APHA.Aphria also says it will change its Toronto Stock Exchange symbol from APH on Friday to match its U.S. ticker symbol.Once trading starts on the NYSE, Aphria says it plans to delist its shares from the OTCQB.Existing shares of Aphria, which traded on the OTCQB under the ticker symbol APHQF, will trade on the NYSE.Several other Canadian licensed pot producers have listed their shares south of the border this year, including Aurora Cannabis Inc., Canopy Growth Inc., Cronos Group Inc. and Tilray Inc.Companies in this story: (TSX:APH, TSX:ACB, TSX:WEED, TSX:CRON) read more