SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 19, 2018
BLACK RIDGE OIL & GAS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
110 North 5th Street, Suite 410
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (952) 426-1241
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On December 19, 2018, Black Ridge Oil & Gas, Inc. (the "Company” or “Black Ridge”) announced the execution of a merger agreement between Black Ridge Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: BRAC, BRACU, BRACW, BRACR) (“BRAC”) and assets owned by Ourgame International Holdings Ltd (“Ourgame”). The entities owned by Ourgame consist of Allied Esports International, Inc. and WPT Enterprises, Inc. Upon completion of the transaction, it is expected that BRAC will be renamed Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. and its common stock is expected to trade on the NASDAQ Capital Market Exchange under the ticker symbol AESE The transaction is subject to certain closing conditions, including BRAC shareholder approval, and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2019.
Black Ridge was the sponsor of BRAC, a special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”), which began trading on the NASDAQ Capital Market on October 5, 2017. Upon completion of the transaction, as sponsor of the SPAC, Black Ridge is expected to own 3,939,500 shares of BRAC common stock, subject to a one-year lockup period.
This summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the terms of the merger agreement which was filed as an exhibit to a Current Report on Form 8-K filed by BRAC on December 19, 2018 and the description of the transaction contained in such Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release Announcing BRAC Merger Agreement.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|BLACK RIDGE OIL & GAS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ James Moe|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|Date: December 19, 2018|