Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 21, 2017



Eldorado Resorts, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Nevada   001-36629   46-3657681

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


100 West Liberty Street, Suite 1150

Reno, NV

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (775) 328-0100

Not Applicable

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



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Item 1.02. Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement

On November 21, 2017, Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (the “Company”) terminated the equity purchase agreement, dated as of August 22, 2016 (the “Agreement”), pursuant to which it agreed to sell the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Kicks Entertainment, LLC, a company indirectly owned equally by Laguna Development Corporation and Eagle Holdings, LLLP (“Buyer”).

The closing of the transaction was subject to certain closing conditions, including obtaining certain gaming approvals, and was to occur on or before the termination date, which had been extended by the parties to November 20, 2017.

Buyer did not obtain the required gaming approvals prior to the termination date, and pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, the Company has retained Buyer’s $20.0 million deposit.

Buyer agreed to the termination and its terms.


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.




          a Nevada corporation

Date: November 21, 2017

    By:     /s/ Gary L. Carano
      Name:  Gary L. Carano
      Title:    Chief Executive Officer