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              Saturday, July 9, 2016, Vol. 20, No. 191


CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT: Gains $29.1 Million Net Income in May
EMERALD OIL: Net Loss Decreases to $3.43 Million in May


CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT: Gains $29.1 Million Net Income in May
Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (CEOC), a majority
owned subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment Corporation, et. al.,
filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission its monthly
operating report for May 2016.

The Debtor's statement of operations for the month showed a net
income of $29.1 million on net revenue of $331.7 million.

As of May 31, 2016, the Debtor posted $11.56 billion in total
assets, $22.09 billion in total liabilities, and a $10.53 billion
total shareholders' deficit.

A copy of the monthly operating report is available for free at the
SEC at:


                    About Caesars Entertainment

Caesars Entertainment Corp., formerly Harrah's Entertainment Inc.,
is one of the world's largest casino companies.  Caesars casino
resorts operate under the Caesars, Bally's, Flamingo, Grand
Casinos, Hilton and Paris brand names.  The Company has its
corporate headquarters in Las Vegas.  Harrah's announced its
re-branding to Caesar's in mid-November 2010.

In January 2015, Caesars Entertainment and subsidiary Caesars
Entertainment Operating Company, Inc., announced that holders of
more than 60% of claims in respect of CEOC's 11.25% senior secured
notes due 2017, CEOC's 8.5% senior secured notes due 2020 and
CEOC's 9% senior secured notes due 2020 have signed the Amended and
Restated Restructuring Support and Forbearance Agreement, dated as
of Dec. 31, 2014, among Caesars Entertainment, CEOC and the
Consenting Creditors.  As a result, The RSA became effective
pursuant to its terms as of Jan. 9, 2015.

Appaloosa Investment Limited, et al., owed $41 million on account
of 10% second lien notes in the company, filed an involuntary
Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition against CEOC (Bankr. D. Del. Case
No. 15-10047) on Jan. 12, 2015.  The bondholders are represented
by Robert S. Brady, Esq., at Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor

CEOC and 172 other affiliates -- operators of 38 gaming and resort
properties in 14 U.S. states and 5 countries -- filed Chapter 11
bankruptcy petitions (Bank. N.D. Ill.  Lead Case No. 15-01145) on
Jan. 15, 2015.  CEOC disclosed total assets of $12.3 billion and
total debt of $19.8 billion as of Sept. 30, 2014.

Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross entered a ruling that the
bankruptcy proceedings will proceed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court
for the Northern District of Illinois.

Kirkland & Ellis serves as the Debtors' counsel.  AlixPartners is
the Debtors' restructuring advisors.  Prime Clerk LLC acts as the
Debtors' notice and claims agent.  Judge Benjamin Goldgar presides
over the cases.

The U.S. Trustee has appointed seven noteholders to serve in the
Official Committee of Second Priority Noteholders and nine members
to serve in the Official Unsecured Creditors' Committee.

The U.S. Trustee appointed Richard S. Davis as Chapter 11

EMERALD OIL: Net Loss Decreases to $3.43 Million in May
Emerald Oil, Inc., et al., filed with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission their monthly operating report for May 2016.

The Debtors' consolidated statement of operations showed a net loss
of $3.43 million on $3.71 million revenues for the month, a
decrease from $5.61 million net loss on $2 million revenues
reported in April.

As of May 31, 2016, the Debtors listed consolidated total assets
of $193.31 million, consolidated total liabilities of $334.35
million, and -$141.04 million in consolidated total shareholders'

At the start of the month, the Debtors had $6.49 million cash. They
reported total receipts of $88.57 million and total disbursements
of $84.02 million.  At month end, the Debtors had $11.04 million

A copy of the monthly operating report is available at the SEC at:


                     About Emerald Oil

Emerald is a Denver-based independent exploration and production
company that is focused on acquiring acreage and developing wells
in the Williston Basin of North Dakota.

Emerald Oil, Inc., Emerald DB, LLC, Emerald NWB, LLC, Emerald WB
LLC and EOX Marketing, LLC filed separate Chapter 11 bankruptcy
petitions (Bankr. D. Del. Case Nos. 16-10704 to 16-10708) on March
22, 2016. Ryan Smith signed the petitions as chief financial

The Debtors have hired Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Kirkland & Ellis
International LLP as general bankruptcy counsel, Pachulski Stang
Ziehl & Jones LLP as local counsel, Intrepid Financial Partners,
LLC as investment banker, Opportune LLP as restructuring advisor
and Donlin Recano & Company, Inc., as claims and noticing agent.

Judge Kevin Gross has been assigned the cases.

Andrew Vara, acting U.S. trustee for Region 3, appointed seven
creditors of Emerald Oil, Inc., to serve on the official committee
of unsecured creditors.


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