Bally Technologies 8-K 2012
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 3, 2012
BALLY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (702) 584-7700
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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On May 3, 2012, the Board of Directors of Bally Technologies, Inc. approved an amendment to Article III, Section 14 of the companys Amended and Restated Bylaws (the Amendment) to clarify certain indemnification matters, including (i) that the term proceeding includes threatened or pending proceedings as well as other types of hearings and investigations, (ii) that indemnification will be provided in connection with a proceeding initiated by an indemnitee only if the Board approves or ratifies the proceeding unless otherwise required by law, (iii) that an indemnitee will not be indemnified for expenses incurred in defending a proceeding in the indemnitees capacity as a stockholder and (iv) that the indemnification rights set forth in the bylaws are not exclusive. The foregoing description of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment, a copy of which is filed herewith as Exhibit 3.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
3.1 First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Bylaws of Bally Technologies, Inc.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.