Penn National Gaming to Report Fourth Quarter Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast on January 31

  Penn National Gaming to Report Fourth Quarter Results and Host Conference
  Call and Webcast on January 31

Business Wire

WYOMISSING, Pa. -- January 22, 2013

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN: Nasdaq) announced today that it will release
its 2012 fourth quarter financial results at 7:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, January
31, 2013 and will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 10:00
a.m. ET on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Both the call and webcast are open to
the general public.

The conference call number is 212/231-2906; please call five minutes in
advance to ensure that you are connected prior to the presentation. Interested
parties may also access the live call on the Internet at;
allow 15 minutes to register and download and install any necessary software.
Questions and answers will be reserved for call-in analysts and investors. A
replay of the call can be accessed for thirty days on the Internet at

About Penn National Gaming

Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and
racing facilities with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The Company
presently operates twenty-nine facilities in nineteen jurisdictions, including
Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine,
Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio,
Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and Ontario. In aggregate, Penn National's
operated facilities currently feature approximately 35,600 gaming machines,
approximately 830 table games, 2,900 hotel rooms and approximately 1.6 million
square feet of gaming floor space.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may vary
materially from expectations. Although Penn National Gaming, Inc. and its
subsidiaries (collectively, the “Company”) believe that our expectations are
based on reasonable assumptions within the bounds of our knowledge of our
business and operations, there can be no assurance that actual results will
not differ materially from our expectations. Meaningful factors that could
cause actual results to differ from expectations include, but are not limited
to, risks related to the following: our ability to receive and maintain, or
delays in obtaining, the regulatory approvals required to own, develop and/or
operate our facilities, or other delays or impediments to completing our
planned acquisitions or projects, including favorable resolution of any
related litigation; our ability to receive timely regulatory approval for and
to otherwise complete our planned acquisition of Harrah’s St. Louis (failure
to do so could, among other things, result in the loss of certain deposits);
our ability to successfully integrate Harrah’s St. Louis into our existing
business; our expectations for the continued availability and cost of capital;
our dependence on key personnel; the impact of terrorism and other
international hostilities; and other factors as discussed in the Company’s
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, subsequent
Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K as filed with
the SEC. The Company does not intend to update publicly any forward-looking
statements except as required by law.


Penn National Gaming, Inc.
William J. Clifford, 610/373-2400
Chief Financial Officer
Joseph N. Jaffoni, Richard Land
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