rogressive Gaming, which sold its table games division this year for us$ 30 million to concentrate on providing technology software and management systems to casinos, put up 20 million shares of its common stock last week for us$ 2.50 a share on the Nasdaq National Market.
In August, Progressive said an unnamed investor infused the company with us$ 31 million by purchasing 7 million shares of the company. Progressive said Monday’s announcement allowed the company to retire one us$ 10 million note and pay about us$ 15 million of its us$ 45 million in outstanding senior secured notes.
Progressive didn’t say how much the legal fees were. Two weeks ago, the company agreed to pay table game developer Derek Webb us$ 20 million plus his legal fees rather than appeal a verdict reached in February by a federal jury in Mississippi. The company could have been liable for more than us$ 39 million.
Following the payments, Progressive said, it will have more than us$ 20 million in cash and debt of less than us$ 10 million. The debt amount is the lowest level in the past 10 years. In a statement, Progressive CEO Heather Rollo said her company could be able address the remaining debt next year.
Shares of Progressive closed Monday at us$ 2.55, down 10 cents, or 3.77 percent.