Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   January 16, 2013

Circle Entertainment Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 001-33902 36-4612924
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
650 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, New York   10022
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   212-796-8174

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 8.01 Other Events.

The appeal period for the court-approved Stipulation and Settlement Agreement to settle the stockholder derivative lawsuit filed on April 28, 2010 by The Huff Alternative Fund, L.P. and The Huff Alternative Parallel Fund, L.P. (collectively, "Huff") on behalf of Circle Entertainment Inc. (the "Company") against certain of the Company’s officers, directors and stockholders in the New York Supreme Court in Manhattan, New York (Index No. 650338-10) expired on January 14, 2013 and the related court order approving the Settlement Agreement is final and non-appealable.

The $950,000 payment due and payable under the Settlement Agreement to Huff was funded on January 16, 2013; $650,000 by the Company and $300,000 by its insurance carrier.

For additional information regarding the Settlement Agreement and the related stockholder derivative action, see Item 1. "Legal Proceedings" in Part II of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended September 30 2012, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 9, 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.

    Circle Entertainment Inc.
January 23, 2013   By:   Mitchell J. Nelson
        Name: Mitchell J. Nelson
        Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary