SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
December 3, 2012
|Gaming Partners International Corporation|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction
|1700 Industrial Road, Las Vegas, Nevada
|(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including
area code (702) 384-2425
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)|
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Item 7.01 Regulation
On December 3, 2012, Gaming Partners International
Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing a special cash dividend of $0.1825 per share, payable
on December 18, 2012, to the stockholders of record at the close of business on December 10, 2012.
The Company also announced an increase in
the number of shares authorized for repurchase under the Company’s existing stock repurchase program (the “Program”).
The number of shares authorized for repurchase under the Program was increased to 400,000, or approximately 4.9 percent of the
Company’s outstanding common stock. The remaining terms of the Program as previously adopted by the Board remain in full
force and effect.
On December 3, 2012, the Company entered
into a trading plan in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. This plan has been
established in accordance with, and as a part of, the Program. Repurchases under the Company’s 10b5-1 plan will be administered
through an independent broker. The plan will cover the repurchase of shares commencing no earlier than December 15, 2012 and expiring
December 14, 2013, unless terminated earlier in accordance with its terms. Repurchases will be made in accordance with SEC Rule
10b-18, which contains certain price, market volume and timing constraints.
The press release announcing the increase
in authorized shares under the Program and the special dividend is furnished as Exhibit 99.1. The information in this Form 8-K
shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any other filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
Exhibit 99.1 Press
release dated December 3, 2012.
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.
||Gaming Partners International Corporation|
|Date: December 3, 2012
||/s/ Gerald W. Koslow|
Gerald W. Koslow
Chief Financial Officer
||Press release dated December 3, 2012.|