Empire Resorts 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 30, 2012
EMPIRE RESORTS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (845) 807-0001
(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:
On December 21, 2011, Monticello Raceway Management, Inc. (MRMI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Resorts, Inc. (the Company or Empire), entered into an option agreement (the Option Agreement) with EPT Concord II, LLC (EPT), which Option Agreement was amended by a letter agreement, dated March 30, 2012. Pursuant to the Option Agreement, EPT granted MRMI a sole and exclusive option (the Option) to lease certain EPT property located in Sullivan County, New York (the EPT Property) pursuant to the terms of a lease negotiated between the parties.
On April 30, 2012, MRMI and EPT entered into a second letter agreement (the Second Option Letter Agreement) amending certain terms of the Option Agreement. More specifically, MRMI and EPT agreed to extend the option exercise period from July 21, 2012 to August 21, 2012 (as the same may be further extended pursuant to the Option Agreement). In addition, the parties agreed to extend the date by which they would enter into a master development agreement with respect to the EPT Property from April 30, 2012 to May 31, 2012. Except for these amendments, the Option Agreement remains unchanged and in full force and effect.
This summary description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the actual Second Option Letter Agreement, which is filed as 10.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
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: May 2, 2012