SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 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): November 15, 2019
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
845 Berkshire Blvd., Suite 200
Wyomissing, PA 19610
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share
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Item 8.01. Other Events
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (“GLPI”) provides this update regarding its search for a Board of Director (the “Board”) appointee. The Board is committed to appointing a female member with attributes that are complimentary to the existing Board members. GLPI believes that in order to thoroughly assess risks, anticipate challenges and scrutinize the complex, dynamic issues that impact GLPI and its shareholders, its board should be composed of members with diverse viewpoints, skillsets, experiences, perspectives and other characteristics, including race, ethnicity, gender and age. GLPI’s view relating to diversity is more fully outlined in its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter which can be found at http://www.glpropinc.com/AboutUs. GLPI has not yet appointed a female director but continues to work actively with the executive search, Board and leadership consulting firm, Spencer Stuart, to identify and evaluate qualified potential director candidates that will further diversify its current Board composition.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The cover page from the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K, dated November 15, 2019, formatted in Inline XBRL.
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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.
Dated: November 15, 2019
GAMING AND LEISURE PROPERTIES, INC.
/s/ Steven T. Snyder
Steven T. Snyder
Chief Financial Officer