Current Report Filing (8-k)

Date : 08/26/2019 @ 8:10PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Empire Resorts Inc (NYNY)
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Current Report Filing (8-k)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 26, 2019

 

 

EMPIRE RESORTS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-12522   13-3714474
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

c/o Monticello Casino and Raceway, 204 State Route 17B,

P.O. Box 5013, Monticello, NY

  12701
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (845) 807-0001

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation to the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock   NYNY   Nasdaq Global Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 3.02

Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities

On August 26, 2019, Empire Resorts, Inc. (the “Company”) and Kien Huat Realty III Limited (“KHRL”), the Company’s largest stockholder, entered into a subscription agreement (the “KH Subscription Agreement”) pursuant to which KHRL purchased 150 shares of the Company’s Series F Convertible Preferred Stock, $0.01 per share (the “Series F Preferred Stock”), for an aggregate consideration of $15 million. This investment was made pursuant to the terms of that certain commitment letter, by and between KHRL and the Company, originally dated November 6, 2018 and as amended on November 9, 2019, May 7, 2019 and August 18, 2019 (as amended, the “KH 2018 Preferred Stock Commitment Letter”). KHRL committed to purchase up to $151 million of the Company’s Series F Preferred Stock, subject to the terms and conditions of the KH 2018 Preferred Stock Commitment Letter, in support of the general corporate and working capital requirements of the Company. Pursuant to the KH 2018 Preferred Stock Commitment Letter, KHRL received a commitment fee in the amount of 1% of the Series F Preferred Stock purchased pursuant to the KH Subscription Agreement.

The issuance by the Company of the shares of Series F Preferred Stock to KHRL is exempt from registration pursuant to Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, as a transaction by an issuer not involved any public offering. The material terms of the Series F Preferred Stock are described under Item 3.02 of the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the Company on November 14, 2018 and incorporated herein by reference.

The summary of the KH Subscription Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the KH Subscription Agreement, which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)

Exhibits.

 

Exhibit

  

Description

10.1.    Subscription Agreement, dated August 26, 2019, by and between Empire Resorts, Inc. and Kien Huat Realty III Limited


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated: August 26, 2019

 

EMPIRE RESORTS, INC.
By:   /s/ Ryan Eller
Name:   Ryan Eller
Title:   President and Chief Executive Officer

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