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13G Filing: Soros Fund Management and Vici Properties Inc.

Vici Properties Inc.: George Soros’ Soros Fund Management filed an amended 13D.

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George Soros
George Soros
Soros Fund Management

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Ownership Summary Table

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
SOROS FUND MANAGEMENT 0 15,001,531 0 15,001,531 6.10%
GEORGE SOROS 15,001,531 0 15,001,531 15,001,531 6.10%
ROBERT SOROS 15,001,531 0 15,001,531 15,001,531 6.10%
George Soros
George Soros
Soros Fund Management

Page 1 of 12 – SEC Filing

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C.  20549
SCHEDULE 13G
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. )*
VICI Properties Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
925652109
(CUSIP Number)
October 6, 2017
(Date of Event which Requires Filing
of this Statement)
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
[   ]
  Rule 13d-1(b)
[X]
  Rule 13d-1(c)
[   ]
  Rule 13d-1(d)
*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
Continued on following pages
Page 1 of 12 Pages
Exhibit Index: Page 9

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CUSIP NO.  925652109
 Page 2 of 12 Pages
1.
Names of Reporting Persons
SOROS FUND MANAGEMENT LLC
2.
Check the Appropriate Box If a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
                      a.   [   ]
                      b.   [X]
3.
SEC Use Only
4.
Citizenship or Place of Organization
DELAWARE
5.
Sole Voting Power
Number of
Shares
15,001,531 (1)
Beneficially
Owned By
Each
6.
Shared Voting Power
0
Reporting
Person
With
7.
Sole Dispositive Power
15,001,531 (1)
8.
Shared Dispositive Power
0
9.
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
15,001,531 (1)
10.
Check Box If the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)
[   ]
11.
Percent of Class Represented By Amount in Row (9)
6.10% (2)
12.
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
OO
(1) Includes 9,638,482 shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share (“Shares”) of VICI Properties Inc. (the “Issuer”) and an estimated 5,363,049 Shares issuable upon the automatic conversion of shares of the Issuer’s Series A Preferred Stock and CPLV junior mezzanine debt (the “Junior Mezzanine Loan”).
(2) Assumes the conversion of (i) all shares of the Issuer’s Series A Preferred Stock and (ii) the Junior Mezzanine Loan, which securities will be automatically and mandatorily converted by their terms on November 6, 2017 into Shares.

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CUSIP NO.  925652109
Page 3 of 12 Pages
1.
Names of Reporting Persons
GEORGE SOROS
2.
Check the Appropriate Box If a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
                      a.   [   ]
                      b.   [X]
3.
SEC Use Only
4.
Citizenship or Place of Organization
UNITED STATES
5.
Sole Voting Power
Number of
Shares
0
Beneficially
Owned By
Each
6.
Shared Voting Power
              15,001,531 (1)
Reporting
Person
With
7.
Sole Dispositive Power
0
8.
Shared Dispositive Power
15,001,531 (1)
9.
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
15,001,531 (1)
10.
Check Box If the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)
[   ]
11.
Percent of Class Represented By Amount in Row (9)
6.10% (2)
12.
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
IN
(1) Includes 9,638,482 Shares and an estimated 5,363,049 Shares issuable upon the automatic conversion of shares of the Issuer’s Series A Preferred Stock and the Junior Mezzanine Loan.
(2) Assumes the conversion of (i) all shares of the Issuer’s Series A Preferred Stock and (ii) the Junior Mezzanine Loan, which securities will be automatically and mandatorily converted by their terms on November 6, 2017 into Shares.

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CUSIP NO.  925652109
Page 4 of 12 Pages
1.
Names of Reporting Persons
ROBERT SOROS
2.
Check the Appropriate Box If a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
                      a.   [   ]
                      b.   [X]
3.
SEC Use Only
4.
Citizenship or Place of Organization
UNITED STATES
5.
Sole Voting Power
Number of
Shares
0
Beneficially
Owned By
Each
6.
Shared Voting Power
15,001,531 (1)
Reporting
Person
With
7.
Sole Dispositive Power
0
8.
Shared Dispositive Power
15,001,531 (1)
9.
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
15,001,531 (1)
10.
Check Box If the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)
[   ]
11.
Percent of Class Represented By Amount in Row (9)
6.10% (2)
12.
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
IN
(1) Includes 9,638,482 Shares and an estimated 5,363,049 Shares issuable upon the automatic conversion of shares of the Issuer’s Series A Preferred Stock and the Junior Mezzanine Loan.
(2) Assumes the conversion of (i) all shares of the Issuer’s Series A Preferred Stock and (ii) the Junior Mezzanine Loan, which securities will be automatically and mandatorily converted by their terms on November 6, 2017 into Shares.

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CUSIP NO.  925652109
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Item 1(a).
Name of Issuer:
VICI Properties Inc. (the “Issuer”).
Item 1(b).
Address of the Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:
8329 W. Sunset Road, Suite 210
Las Vegas, Nevada 89113
Item 2(a).
Name of Person Filing
The Statement is filed on behalf of each of the following persons (collectively, the “Reporting Persons”):
(i)
Soros Fund Management LLC (“SFM LLC”);
(ii)
George Soros; and
(iii)
Robert Soros.
This statement relates to Shares (as defined herein) held and Shares issuable upon the automatic conversion of shares of the Issuer’s Series A Preferred Stock held for the account of Quantum Partners LP, a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership (“Quantum Partners”) and Shares issuable upon the automatic conversion of CPLV junior mezzanine debt (the “Junior Mezzanine Loan”), a portion of which is held by Lakestar Semi Inc. (“Lakestar”), which is wholly owned by a subsidiary of Quantum Partners.  SFM LLC serves as principal investment manager to Quantum Partners and Lakestar.  As such, SFM LLC has been granted investment discretion over portfolio investments, including securities of the Issuer, held for the accounts of Quantum Partners and Lakestar.  George Soros serves as Chairman and Manager of SFM LLC and Robert Soros serves as Manager of SFM LLC.
Item 2(b).
Address of Principal Business Office or, if None, Residence:
The address of the principal business office of each of the Reporting Persons is 250 West 55th Street, 38th Floor, New York, NY 10019.
Item 2(c).
Citizenship:
(i)
SFM LLC is a Delaware limited liability company;
(ii)
George Soros is a United States citizen; and
(iii)
Robert Soros is a United States citizen.
Item 2(d).
Title of Class of Securities:
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Shares”).
Item 2(e).
CUSIP Number:
925652109

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CUSIP NO.  925652109
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Item 3.
If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:
This Item 3 is not applicable.
Item 4.
Ownership:
Item 4(a).
Amount Beneficially Owned:
As of the date hereof, each of the Reporting Persons may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of 15,001,531(1) Shares.
Item 4(b).
Percent of Class:
As of the date hereof, each of the Reporting Persons may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of approximately 6.10%(2) of the total number of Shares outstanding.
Item 4(c).
Number of shares as to which such person has:
SFM LLC
(i)
Sole power to vote or direct the vote
15,001,531(1)
(ii)
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
0
(iii)
Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
15,001,531(1)
(iv)
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
0
George Soros
(i)
Sole power to vote or direct the vote
0
(ii)
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
15,001,531(1)
(iii)
Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
0
(iv)
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
15,001,531(1)
Robert Soros
(i)
Sole power to vote or direct the vote
0
(ii)
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
15,001,531(1)
(iii)
Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
0
(iv)
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
15,001,531(1)
(1) Includes 9,638,482 Shares and an estimated 5,363,049 Shares issuable upon the automatic conversion of shares of the Issuer’s Series A Preferred Stock and the Junior Mezzanine Loan.
(2) Assumes the conversion of (i) all shares of the Issuer’s Series A Preferred Stock and (ii) the Junior Mezzanine Loan, which securities will be automatically and mandatorily converted by their terms on November 6, 2017 into Shares.

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CUSIP NO.  925652109
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Item 5.
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:
This Item 5 is not applicable.
Item 6.
Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:
The partners of Quantum Partners and investors in Lakestar are entitled to receive, or have the power to direct, the receipt of dividends from or the proceeds of sales of the securities of the Issuer held for the accounts of Quantum Partners and Lakestar, as applicable, in accordance with their ownership interests in Quantum Partners and Lakestar.
Item 7.
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company:
This Item 7 is not applicable.
Item 8.
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group:
This Item 8 is not applicable.
Item 9.
Notice of Dissolution of Group:
This Item 9 is not applicable.
Item 10.
Certification:
By signing below each of the Reporting Persons certifies that, to the best of such person’s knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

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CUSIP NO.  925652109
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SIGNATURES
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
Date:  October 16, 2017
SOROS FUND MANAGEMENT LLC
By:          /s/ Jay Schoenfarber
Jay Schoenfarber
Deputy General Counsel
Date:  October 16, 2017
GEORGE SOROS
By:          /s/ Jay Schoenfarber
Jay Schoenfarber
Attorney-in-Fact
Date:  October 16, 2017
ROBERT SOROS
By:          /s/ Jay Schoenfarber
Jay Schoenfarber
Attorney-in-Fact

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CUSIP NO.  925652109
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EXHIBIT INDEX
Page No.
A.
Joint Filing Agreement, dated as of October 16, 2017, by and among Soros Fund Management LLC, George Soros, and Robert Soros
10
B.
Power of Attorney, dated as of November 24, 2015, granted by George Soros in favor of Maryann Canfield, Jodye Anzalotta, Jay Schoenfarber, Thomas O’Grady, Regan O’Neill and Robert Soros
11
C.
Power of Attorney, dated as of November 30, 2015, granted by Robert Soros in favor of Maryann Canfield, Jodye Anzalotta, Jay Schoenfarber, Thomas O’Grady and Regan O’Neill
12

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EXHIBIT A
JOINT FILING AGREEMENT
The undersigned hereby agree that the Schedule 13G with respect to the Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share, of VICI Properties Inc., dated as of October 16, 2017, is, and any amendments thereto (including amendments on Schedule 13D) signed by each of the undersigned shall be, filed on behalf of each of us pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of Rule 13d-1(k) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Date:  October 16, 2017
SOROS FUND MANAGEMENT LLC
By:          /s/ Jay Schoenfarber
Jay Schoenfarber
Deputy General Counsel
Date:  October 16, 2017
GEORGE SOROS
By:          /s/ Jay Schoenfarber
Jay Schoenfarber
Attorney-in-Fact
Date:  October 16, 2017
ROBERT SOROS
By:          /s/ Jay Schoenfarber
Jay Schoenfarber
Attorney-in-Fact

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CUSIP NO.  925652109
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EXHIBIT B
POWER OF ATTORNEY
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENT, that I, GEORGE SOROS, hereby make, constitute and appoint each of MARYANN CANFIELD, JODYE ANZALOTTA, JAY SCHOENFARBER, THOMAS O’GRADY, REGAN O’NEILL and ROBERT SOROS, acting individually, as my agent and attorney-in-fact for the purpose of executing in my name, (a) in my personal capacity or (b) in my capacity as Chairman of, member of or in other capacities with Soros Fund Management LLC (“SFM LLC”) and each of its affiliates or entities advised by me or SFM LLC, all documents, certificates, instruments, statements, filings and agreements (“documents”) to be filed with or delivered to any foreign or domestic governmental or regulatory body or required or requested by any other person or entity pursuant to any legal or regulatory requirement relating to the acquisition, ownership, management or disposition of securities, futures contracts or other investments, and any other documents relating or ancillary thereto, including without limitation all documents relating to filings with the Commodities Futures Trading Commission and National Futures Association, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Act”) and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, including all documents relating to the beneficial ownership of securities required to be filed with the SEC pursuant to Section 13(d) or Section 16(a) of the Act and any information statements on Form 13F required to be filed with the SEC pursuant to Section 13(f) of the Act.
All past acts of these attorneys-in-fact in furtherance of the foregoing are hereby ratified and confirmed.
Execution of this power of attorney revokes that certain Power of Attorney dated as of the 26th day of June, 2009 with respect to the same matters addressed above.
This power of attorney shall be valid from the date hereof until revoked by me.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have executed this instrument as of the 24th day of November, 2015.
GEORGE SOROS
/s/ Daniel Eule
Daniel Eule
Attorney-in-Fact for George Soros

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EXHIBIT C
POWER OF ATTORNEY
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENT, that I, ROBERT SOROS, hereby make, constitute and appoint each of MARYANN CANFIELD, JODYE ANZALOTTA, JAY SCHOENFARBER, THOMAS O’GRADY and REGAN O’NEILL, acting individually, as my agent and attorney-in-fact for the purpose of executing in my name, (a) in my personal capacity or (b) in my capacity as Deputy Chairman of, member of or in other capacities with Soros Fund Management LLC (“SFM LLC”) and each of its affiliates or entities advised by me or SFM LLC, all documents, certificates, instruments, statements, filings and agreements (“documents”) to be filed with or delivered to any foreign or domestic governmental or regulatory body or required or requested by any other person or entity pursuant to any legal or regulatory requirement relating to the acquisition, ownership, management or disposition of securities, futures contracts or other investments, and any other documents relating or ancillary thereto, including without limitation all documents relating to filings with the Commodities Futures Trading Commission and National Futures Association, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Act”) and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, including all documents relating to the beneficial ownership of securities required to be filed with the SEC pursuant to Section 13(d) or Section 16(a) of the Act and any information statements on Form 13F required to be filed with the SEC pursuant to Section 13(f) of the Act.
All past acts of these attorneys-in-fact in furtherance of the foregoing are hereby ratified and confirmed.
Execution of this power of attorney revokes that certain Power of Attorney dated as of the 3rd day of October, 2007 with respect to the same matters addressed above.
This power of attorney shall be valid from the date hereof until revoked by me.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have executed this instrument as of the 30th day of November, 2015.
ROBERT SOROS
/s/ Robert Soros
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