FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Simmons Darren 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol Everi Holdings Inc. [ EVRI ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
EVP
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
7250 S. TENAYA WAY, SUITE 100
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
12/21/2020
(Street)
LAS VEGAS, NV 89113
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  12/21/2020    M    7500 (1) A $3.41  38953  D   
Common Stock  12/21/2020    S    7500 (1) D $12.97 (2) 31453  D   
Common Stock  12/23/2020    M    3750 (1) A $3.41  35203  D   
Common Stock  12/23/2020    S    3750 (1) D $13.91 (2) 31453  D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option  $3.41  12/21/2020    M        7500 (1)   (3) 3/1/2021  Common Stock  7500.0  $0  3750  D   
Stock Option  $3.41  12/23/2020    M        3750 (1)   (3) 3/1/2021  Common Stock  3750.0  $0  0  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The transaction(s) reflected in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a 10b5-1 plan adopted by the reporting person on November 19, 2020. The plan provides for a maximum number of common shares of 11,250, originally granted on March 1, 2011, which were to be sold based on options that would have expired on March 1, 2021.
(2)  The price reported in Column 4 of Table I is a weighted average price. The shares were sold in multiple transactions at a price ranging from $12.45 to $13.91. The reporting person undertakes to provide to the Corporation, any security holder of the Corporation, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote.
(3)  Represents an option to purchase 20,000 shares of the Company's common stock, which vested periodically over a period of four years following the date of grant.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Simmons Darren
7250 S. TENAYA WAY
SUITE 100
LAS VEGAS, NV 89113


EVP

Signatures
/s/ Darren D.A. Simmons by Todd A. Valli, Attorney-in-Fact 12/23/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date