WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 14, 2013
TROPICANA ENTERTAINMENT INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (702) 589-3900
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On January 14, 2013, Debtwire published an article regarding Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (the Company), based on an interview with Anthony P. Rodio, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. The article indicates that the Company achieved approximately $90 million in EBITDA in 2012. This reference may have resulted from a misinterpretation of a portion of the interview. The Company is in the process of determining its consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2012, and any discussion in the article of 2012 annual financial results, including the $90 million EBITDA figure, should not be relied upon as being indicative of actual results. The article also describes certain of the Companys investment and acquisition strategies, which are attributed to certain limited discussions with Mr. Rodio. The Companys overall investment and acquisition strategies are fully disclosed in the Companys filings with the SEC, and have not changed. Investors are referred to the documents the Company files and furnishes with the SEC, including without limitation its reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, for information concerning the Company, including the Companys business, results of operations, financial condition and strategies.
The article also contains other information that is not attributed or attributable to Mr. Rodios interview. The Company has not commented and is not commenting on any such information.
Limitation on Incorporation by Reference. The information contained in this Item 7.01 is being furnished under Item 7.01 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
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.