SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
CARLINO PETER M

(Last) (First) (Middle)
825 BERKSHIRE BLVD SUITE 400

(Street)
WYOMISSING PA 19610

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
10/09/2013
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Gaming & Leisure Properties, Inc. [ GLPI ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
CEO & President
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
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 Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 0 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
/s/Robert S Ippolito as attorney-in-fact for Peter M. Carlino 10/09/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
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                            POWER OF ATTORNEY 
                     For Executing Forms, 3, 4 and 5

       Know all persons by these presents, that the undersigned hereby 
constitutes and appoints William J. Clifford, Robert S. Ippolito and 
Jordan B. Savitch, and each of them, his true and lawful attorney-in-
fact to:
       
       (1)    prepare and/or execute for and on behalf of the 
              undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity as an officer 
              and/or director of Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. 
              (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4 and 5 to report transactions 
              in the Company's securities reportable by the undersigned 
              in accordance with the provisions of Section 16(a) of the 
              Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules 
              promulgated thereunder; and

       (2)    do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the 
              undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to 
              complete the preparation, execution and timely filing of 
              any such Form 3, 4 or 5, and any amendment thereto, with 
              the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and 
              any other authority, it being understood that the 
              documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of 
              the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall 
              be in such form and shall contain such terms and 
              conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in his 
              discretion.


       The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full 
power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing 
whatsoever, necessary and proper to be done in the exercise of any of 
the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and 
purposes as such attorney-in-fact might or could do if personally 
present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby 
ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or his 
substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by 
virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein 
granted.  The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-
in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the 
undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of 
the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the 
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
       
       This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect 
until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms, 3, 4 and 5 
with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in 
securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the 
undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-
in-fact.
       
       IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of 
Attorney to be executed as of this 4th day of October, 2013.
       
                                       /s/ Peter M Carlino 
                                       Signature

                                       Peter M. Carlino
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