SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 13, 2022
ALLIED ESPORTS ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
745 Fifth Ave, Suite 500
New York, NY 10151
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange|
on which registered
|Common Stock||AESE||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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On July 15, 2022, Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (the “Company”) filed a Form 8-K (the “Initial Report”) reporting the results of its annual stockholder meeting held on July 13, 2022. The Initial Report incorrectly stated that the director nominees were elected at the meeting as Class B directors of the Company. This amendment clarifies that such director nominees were elected as Class C directors. No other amendments to the Initial Report are being effected hereby.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At their annual meeting on July 13, 2022, the stockholders of the Company took the following actions:
(1) The stockholders elected four directors to serve as Class C Directors on the Company’s Board of Directors. The stockholders cast the following numbers of votes in connection with the election of directors, resulting in the election of all director nominees:
|Nominee||Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker Non-Votes|
(2) The stockholders did not approve the ratification of the appointment of Marcum LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022. There were 8,858,190 votes for the proposal, 12,475,677 votes against the proposal, and 111,993 abstentions.
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: July 15, 2022
|ALLIED ESPORTS ENTERTAINMENT, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Roy Anderson|
|Chief Financial Officer|