On January 12, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding chapter 11 bankruptcy protection was filed in the bankruptcy case of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 9 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration of Joshua M. Mester in Support of Statement of Petitioning Creditors in Support of Involuntary Chapter 11 Petition Against Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc (related document(s)8) Filed by Appaloosa Investment Limited Partnership I, OCM Opportunities Fund VI, L.P, Special Value Expansion Fund, LLC. (Brady, Robert) (Entered: 01/12/2015)
Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 12, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-10047. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.