Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. 8-K 2006
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 11, 2006
PINNACLE ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
Registrants Telephone Number, including area code: (702) 784-7777
(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 of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2):
On October 11, 2006, Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (the Company) and Lehman Commercial Paper Inc., as Administrative Agent, entered into a Second Amendment (the Second Amendment), dated as of October 11, 2006, to its Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of December 14, 2005 (as amended by that First Amendment to the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated December 22, 2005), among the Company, the Lenders referred to therein, Lehman Brothers Inc., and Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., as Joint Advisors, Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Book Runners, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Lead Arranger, Societe Generale, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Joint Documentation Agents, Bear Stearns Corporate Lending Inc., as Syndication Agent, and Lehman Commercial Paper Inc., as Administrative Agent (the Credit Agreement).
The Second Amendment was entered into in connection with the Companys pending and previously-announced acquisition of the Sands Hotel and Casino and certain surrounding property in Atlantic City, New Jersey (the Sands Acquisition). The Second Amendment, which shall become effective upon the consummation by the Company of the Sands Acquisition and any required regulatory approvals, modifies certain covenants of the Credit Agreement to, among other things:
The foregoing summary is qualified in its entirety by the full text of the Second Amendment. The Second Amendment is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by this reference.
From time to time, Lehman Brothers Inc. and Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. or their affiliates have provided investment banking (including underwriting), general financing and advisory
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services to the Company and its affiliates in the past and may do so in the future. They received, and expect to receive, customary fees and commissions for these services.
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Pursuant to the requirements of Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
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