RENO, NV—Stockholders of Eldorado Resorts Inc. and Caesars Entertainment Corporation voted to approve certain actions in connection with Eldorado’s acquisition of Caesars at separate special meetings of stockholders. The transaction is expected to be consummated in the first half of 2020 and remains subject to the receipt of all required regulatory approvals, and other closing conditions.
Holders of more than 99% of the Eldorado shares that voted on the issuance of shares of Eldorado common stock in connection with transactions contemplated by the merger agreement with Caesars cast their votes in favor, representing approximately 87% of Eldorado’s outstanding common stock as of the record date for the Eldorado stockholder meeting. Holders of more than 99% of the Caesars shares that voted on the merger cast their votes in favor, representing approximately 76% of Caesars’ common stock outstanding and entitled to vote as of the record date for the Caesars stockholder meeting.
Eldorado and Caesars stockholders also approved each of the other matters on their respective meeting agendas, including the Eldorado stockholders’ approval of the reincorporation of Eldorado from Nevada to Delaware subject to and promptly following the consummation of the merger.