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
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Gaming & Leisure Properties, Inc. [ GLPI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman & CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. 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 Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock(1) 12/30/2015 M 102,593 A $12.41 3,474,187 D
Common Stock(1) 12/30/2015 S 71,885 D $28.05 3,402,302 D
Common Stock(1) 12/31/2015 M 18,207 A $12.41 3,420,509 D
Common Stock(1) 12/31/2015 S 12,830 D $27.6 3,407,679 D
Common Stock 7,682,888 I(2) By Trusts
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non-Qualified Stock Options (right to buy)(1) $12.41 12/30/2015 M 102,593 01/02/2013 01/02/2016 Common Stock 102,593 $0.00 18,207 D
Non-Qualified Stock Options (right to buy)(1) $12.41 12/31/2015 M 18,207 01/02/2013 01/02/2016 Common Stock 18,207 $0.00 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The identified transactions set forth on this Form 4 were made pursuant to a stock trading plan executed by Mr. Carlino on September 9, 2015 pursuant to Rule 10b5-1.
2. Includes: (i) 436,701 shares owned by a residuary trust for the benefit of Peter D. Carlino and Peter D. Carlino's children, as to which Mr. Carlino has shared voting and investment power; and (ii) 7,246,187 shares held by the Carlino Family Trust, as to which Peter M. Carlino has sole voting power for certain matters. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares owned by the trusts, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein, and this report should not be deemed an admission the reporting person is the beneficial owner of such securities for purposes of Section 16 or any other purpose.
Peter M. Carlino 01/04/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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