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): 6/15/2023
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||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $.01 per share||GLPI||Nasdaq|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 15, 2023, Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). A total of 262,656,820 shares of the Company’s Common Stock were entitled to vote as of April 11, 2023, the record date for the Annual Meeting, of which 236,225,554 shares were present in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting. The following is a summary of the final voting results for each matter presented to shareholders.
PROPOSAL 1. Election of directors to hold office until the 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their respective successors have been duly elected and qualified.
Peter M. Carlino
|213,022,083 ||9,519,933 ||73,828 ||13,609,710 |
JoAnne A. Epps
|217,448,281 ||5,071,253 ||96,310 ||13,609,710 |
Carol (“Lili”) Lynton
|217,969,789 ||4,549,017 ||97,038 ||13,609,710 |
Joseph W. Marshall, III
|217,411,849 ||5,116,213 ||87,782 ||13,609,710 |
James B. Perry
|216,703,800 ||5,833,593 ||78,451 ||13,609,710 |
Barry F. Schwartz
|220,148,909 ||2,382,079 ||84,856 ||13,609,710 |
Earl C. Shanks
|220,947,622 ||1,580,195 ||88,027 ||13,609,710 |
E. Scott Urdang
|201,105,470 ||21,424,682 ||85,692 ||13,609,710 |PROPOSAL 2. Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the current fiscal year ending December 31, 2023.
|235,373,628 ||241,536||610,390|PROPOSAL 3. Approval of, on a non-binding advisory basis, the Company’s executive compensation.
PROPOSAL 4. Approval of, on a non-binding advisory basis, the frequency of future advisory votes to approve the Company's executive compensation.
|Every 2 years||Every 3 years|
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: June 16, 2023||GAMING AND LEISURE PROPERTIES, INC.|
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| ||By:||/s/ Peter M. Carlino|
| ||Name:||Peter M. Carlino|
| ||Title:||Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer |