SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Gulfport Energy Corporation
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14313 North May Avenue, Suite 100
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73134
May 6, 2015
To the Companys Stockholders:
On April 30, 2015, Gulfport Energy Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the Company), filed its definitive proxy statement regarding the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Companys Stockholders (the Proxy Statement). The Proxy Statement provided that the Companys stockholders can vote in person or by proxy at the 2015 Annual Meeting, and if voting by proxy, the Companys stockholders were asked to complete and return the enclosed proxy card by mail. The Company has since determined to permit the Companys stockholders to vote by telephone and via Internet at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Companys Stockholders, in addition to voting by mail as initially contemplated by the Proxy Statement.
To vote by telephone or via Internet, please follow the instructions provided in the proxy card that is enclosed with these materials.
The information included in this letter supplements the Proxy Statement.
You will find information regarding the matters to be voted on at the 2015 Annual Meeting in the Proxy Statement. The Companys 2014 Annual Report to Stockholders is either enclosed with these materials or has previously been mailed to you. The proxy materials, including the Proxy Statement, this supplement and the Companys 2014 Annual Report to Stockholders are also available on our website at www.gulfportenergy.com/proxy.
It is important that your shares be represented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Companys Stockholders. Whether or not you plan to attend the meeting, please complete and return the enclosed proxy card in the accompanying envelope or vote by telephone or via Internet in accordance with the instructions provided in the enclosed proxy card. Please note that submitting a proxy by mail, telephone or Internet will not prevent you from attending the meeting and voting in person.
Michael G. Moore
Chief Executive Officer and President
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Electronic Voting Instructions
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
Instead of mailing your proxy, you may choose one of the voting methods outlined below to vote your proxy.
VALIDATION DETAILS ARE LOCATED BELOW IN THE TITLE BAR.
Proxies submitted by the Internet or telephone must be received by 1:00 a.m., Central Time, on June 18, 2015.
Vote by Internet
Go to www.investorvote.com/GPOR
Or scan the QR code with your smartphone
Follow the steps outlined on the secure website
Vote by telephone
Call toll free 1-800-652-VOTE (8683) within the USA, US territories & Canada on a touch tone telephone
Follow the instructions provided by the recorded message
Using a black ink pen, mark your votes with an X as shown in X this example. Please do not write outside the designated areas.
Annual Meeting Proxy Card 1234 5678 9012 345
IF YOU HAVE NOT VOTED VIA THE INTERNET OR TELEPHONE, FOLD ALONG THE PERFORATION, DETACH AND RETURN THE BOTTOM PORTION IN THE ENCLOSED ENVELOPE. q
A Proposals The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR all the nominees listed and FOR Proposals 2 and 3.
1. Election of Directors: For Against Abstain For Against Abstain For Against Abstain +
01 - Michael G. Moore 02 - Donald L. Dillingham 03 - Craig Groeschel
04 - David L. Houston 05 - Ben T. Morris 06 - Scott E. Streller
For Against Abstain For Against Abstain
2. Proposal to Approve, on an Advisory Basis, the Companys 3. Proposal to Ratify the Appointment of Our Independent Executive Compensation Auditors, Grant Thornton LLP, for fiscal year 2015
B Non-Voting Items
Change of Address Please print new address below.
C Authorized Signatures This section must be completed for your vote to be counted. Date and Sign Below
When shares are held by joint tenants, both should sign. When signing as attorney, executor, administrator, trustee, or guardian, please give full title as such. If a corporation, please sign in full corporate name by the president or another authorized officer. If a partnership, please sign in partnership name by an authorized person.
Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Please print date below. Signature 1 Please keep signature within the box. Signature 2 Please keep signature within the box.
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Proxy Gulfport Energy Corporation
You are cordially invited to attend the Annual Meeting of Stockholders To be held on June 18, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. Oklahoma City time, at 14313 North May Avenue, Suite 100, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73134.
qIF YOU HAVE NOT VOTED VIA THE INTERNET OR TELEPHONE, FOLD ALONG THE PERFORATION, DETACH AND RETURN THE BOTTOM PORTION IN THE ENCLOSED ENVELOPE. q
PROXY GULFPORT ENERGY CORPORATION
FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS OF Gulfport Energy Corporation This Proxy Is Solicited On Behalf Of The Board Of Directors
The undersigned hereby appoints Michael G. Moore and J. Ross Kirtley (together, the Proxies), and each of them, with full power of substitution, as proxies to vote the shares that the undersigned is entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Gulfport Energy Corporation (the Company) to be held on June 18, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Oklahoma City time and at any adjournments and postponements thereof. Such shares shall be voted as indicated with respect to the proposals listed on the reverse side hereof and in the Proxies discretion on such other matters as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
The undersigned acknowledges receipt of the 2015 Notice of Annual Meeting and accompanying Proxy Statement and revokes all prior proxies for said meeting.
THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS PROXY WHEN PROPERLY EXECUTED WILL BE VOTED IN THE MANNER DIRECTED HEREIN BY THE UNDERSIGNED STOCKHOLDER. IF NO SPECIFIC DIRECTION IS GIVEN AS TO THE PROPOSALS ON THE REVERSE SIDE, THIS PROXY WILL BE VOTED FOR EACH OF THE NOMINEES NAMED IN PROPOSAL 1 AND FOR EACH OF THE PROPOSALS 2 AND 3 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDATION.
IMPORTANT PLEASE MARK, SIGN, DATE AND RETURN THE PROXY CARD PROMPTLY. THANK YOU FOR VOTING.
(Continued and to be marked, dated and signed on reverse side.)