On April 15, 2015, a motion for authority to reject agreements was filed in the bankruptcy case of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (Voluntary) (f/k/a Harrah’s Operating Company, Inc.) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1175 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Notice of Motion and Omnibus Motion to Reject Lease or Executory Contract – Certain Executory Contracts Nunc Pro Tunc to, as Applicable, April 1, 2015, and April 17, 2015 Filed by David R Seligman on behalf of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc.. Hearing scheduled for 4/29/2015 at 01:30 PM at 219 South Dearborn, Room 2525, Chicago, Illinois 60604. (Attachments: # (1) Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit 1 to Proposed Order – Schedule of Rejected Agreements # (3) Exhibit B – Eisenberg Declaration # (4) Exhibit C – Letter Agreement, dated April 7, 2015, from Queens Ballpark Company, L.L.C. to Tim Lambert) (Seligman, David)
Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (Voluntary) (f/k/a Harrah’s Operating Company, Inc.) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 15, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-01145. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge A. Benjamin Goldgar. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (Voluntary) (f/k/a Harrah’s Operating Company, Inc.) in the bankruptcy case.