Washington, D.C. 20549


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*

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Gaming & Leisure Properties, Inc. [ GLPI ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
CFO, Sec. & Treas.
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 William J Clifford 10/09/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5 (b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
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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 Peter M. Carlino, 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

       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 WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of
Attorney to be executed as of this 4th day of October, 2013.

                                       /s/ William J Clifford

                                       William J Clifford
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