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Tropicana names Butera president

Tropicana Entertainment appointed Scott Butera president as the company looks to improve its reputation with regulators in various jurisdictions. Butera, who is leaving the Cosmopolitan Resort in Las Vegas for the new position, has a reputation as being able to fix struggling gaming companies. Butera brought Trump Hotels and Casino Resorts out of bankruptcy as chief operating officer. He is expected to guide Tropicana and its parent company, Columbia Sussex, in evaluating the quality of the company’s holdings.