Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2014 Earnings
Release and Conference Call

WYOMISSING, Pa., April 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gaming and Leisure
Properties, Inc. (Nasdaq:GLPI) today announced that the Company will release
its 2014 first quarter financial results at 7:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April
30, 2014 and will host a conference call at 9:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April
30, 2014.

During the conference call, Peter M. Carlino, Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer, and William J. Clifford, Chief Financial Officer, will review the
quarter's results and performance, discuss recent events and conduct a
question-and-answer period.

Webcast

The conference call will be available in the Investor Relations section of the
Company's website at www.glpropinc.com. To listen to a live broadcast, go to
the site at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time in order to
register, download and install any necessary audio software. A replay of the
call will also be available for 90 days on the Company's website.

To Participate in the Telephone Conference Call:
Dial in at least five minutes prior to start time.
Domestic: 1-877-705-6003
International: 1-201-493-6725

Conference Call Playback:
Domestic: 1-877-870-5176
International: 1-858-384-5517
Passcode: 13580193
The playback can be accessed through May 7, 2014

About Gaming and Leisure Properties

GLPI is engaged in the business of acquiring, financing, and owning real
estate property to be leased to gaming operators in "triple net" lease
arrangements, pursuant to which the tenant is responsible for all facility
maintenance, insurance required in connection with the leased properties and
the business conducted on the leased properties, taxes levied on or with
respect to the leased properties and all utilities and other services
necessary or appropriate for the leased properties and the business conducted
on the leased properties. GLPI expects to grow its portfolio by aggressively
pursuing opportunities to acquire additional gaming facilities to lease to
gaming operators. GLPI also intends to diversify its portfolio over time,
including by acquiring properties outside the gaming industry to lease to
third parties.GLPI intends to elect to be taxed as a real estate investment
trust ("REIT") for United States federal income tax purposes commencing with
the 2014 taxable year and is the first gaming-focused REIT.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934, as amended. These statements can be identified by the use of
forward looking terminology such as "expects," "believes," "estimates,"
"expects," "intends," "may," "will," "should" or "anticipates" or the negative
or other variation of these or similar words, or by discussions of future
events, strategies or risks and uncertainties. Such forward looking statements
are inherently subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions about GLPI and
its subsidiaries, including risks related to the following: the ability to
receive, or delays in obtaining, the regulatory approvals required to own
and/or operate its properties, or other delays or impediments to completing
GLPI's planned acquisitions or projects; GLPI's ability to maintain its status
as a REIT and there being no need for any further dividend of historical
accumulated earnings and profits in order to qualify as a REIT in 2014; the
availability of and the ability to identify suitable and attractive
acquisition and development opportunities and the ability to acquire and lease
those properties on favorable terms; the ability to diversify into different
businesses, such as hotels, entertainment facilities and office space; changes
in the U.S. tax law and other state, federal or local laws, whether or not
specific to REITs or to the gaming or lodging industries; and other factors
described in GLPI's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31,
2013, subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form
8-K as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All subsequent
written and oral forward looking statements attributable to GLPI or persons
acting on GLPI's behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the
cautionary statements included in this press release. GLPI undertakes no
obligation to publicly update or revise any forward looking statements
contained or incorporated by reference herein, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. In light
of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward looking events
discussed in this press release may not occur.

CONTACT: Investor Relations - Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc.
         Dan Foley
         T: 203-682-8312
         Email: Dan.Foley@icrinc.com
        
         Bill Clifford
         T: 610-401-2900
         Email: BClifford@glpropinc.com
 
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