Washington, D.C. 20549




Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 11, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



(State of



(Commission File



(IRS Employer

Identification Number)


2481 Manana Drive

Dallas TX 75220

(Address of principal executive offices)



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (214) 357-9588


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Item 2.02.Results of Operations and Financial Condition.


The information contained in Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the Exhibit attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. Furthermore, the information contained in Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.


On September 14, 2018, Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its second quarter 2018 results. A copy of this Press Release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.


Item 5.02.Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.


On September 13, 2018, the Company announced that Brian A. Jenkins has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Company.


Brian A. Jenkins, 56, has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since August 6, 2018 and previously as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since December 2006. From 1996 until 2006, he served in various capacities (most recently as Senior Vice President—Finance) at Six Flags, Inc., an amusement park operator. From 1990 to 1996, Mr. Jenkins served in various financial positions (most recently as Vice President of Corporate Planning and Business Development) with FoxMeyer Health Corporation, a wholesale pharmaceuticals distributor.


Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.




99Press release dated September 14, 2018.





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.



Date: September 14, 2018 By:   /s/ Brian A. Jenkins
    Brian A. Jenkins
    Chief Executive Officer