8-K 12.18.14 Director Resignation
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SECURITY EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 18, 2014 (December 17, 2014)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Effective as of December 17, 2014, Churchill Downs Incorporated (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CHDN) accepted the resignation of Mr. Leonard S. Coleman, Jr. as a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Coleman resigned to avoid any potential for conflicts of interest, due to the completion of the Company’s acquisition of Big Fish Games, Inc., a Seattle, Washington based developer of casual games. Mr. Coleman also serves on the Board of Directors for Electronic Arts, Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), a Redwood City, California based developer of video games.
On December 18, 2014, the Company issued a press release reporting the resignation of Mr. Coleman from the Company's Board of Directors. A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release dated December 18, 2014 issued by Churchill Downs Incorporated.
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 thereunto, duly authorized.
CHURCHILL DOWNS INCORPORATED
December 18, 2014
/s/ Alan K. Tse___________________
By: Alan K. Tse
Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated December 18, 2014 issued by Churchill Downs Incorporated.