SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
YEMENIDJIAN ALEX

(Last) (First) (Middle)
3801 LAS VEGAS BLVD SOUTH

(Street)
LAS VEGAS NV 89109

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Inc. [ NONE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
CEO and President
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/19/2010
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common Stock 02/22/2011 P 20,000(1)(2) A $13 2,936,221(1)(2)(3) I See Footnote(1)(2)(3)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. On February 22, 2011, Onex Armenco Gaming II LP entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement pursuant to which it agreed to purchase 20,000 shares of the Issuer's Class A Common Stock. Trilliant Gaming Nevada Inc. ("Trilliant Gaming") is the general partner of, and controls all voting and investment decisions of, Onex Armenco Gaming II LP, which owns the reported securities. Each of Mr. Alex Yemenidjian, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Issuer, Mr. Timothy Duncanson, one of the Issuer's directors, and Mr. Gerald Schwartz, the chairman and controlling stockholder of Onex Corporation, owns one-third of the outstanding voting securities of Trilliant Gaming, and together Messrs. Yemenidjian, Duncanson and Schwartz own 100% of the outstanding voting securities of Trilliant Gaming.
2. A stockholders agreement among Messrs. Yemenidjian, Duncanson and Schwartz sets forth the rights of each of them with respect to control of Trilliant Gaming and, in turn, the securities of the Issuer owned by the Onex Armenco Gaming entities.
3. The shares beneficially owned by Mr. Yemenidjian consist of an indirect pecuniary interest in shares held by Onex Armenco Gaming I LP, Onex Armenco Gaming II LP, Onex Armenco Gaming III LP, Onex Armenco Gaming IV LP, Onex Armenco Gaming V LP, Onex Armenco Gaming VI LP, Onex Armenco Gaming VII LP, Onex Armenco Gaming IX LP, Onex Armenco Gaming X LP and Onex Armenco Gaming XI LP. Trilliant Gaming is the general partner of, and controls all voting and investment decision of, each of the Onex Armenco Gaming entities. Mr. Yemenidjian disclaims beneficial ownership of the reported securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
/s/ Alex Yemenidjian 02/22/2011
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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