FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * CARLINO PETER M 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                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Chairman,CEO,President / , Principal Financial Officer
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
845 BERKSHIRE BLVD., SUITE 200
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
3/3/2021
(Street)
WYOMISSING, PA 19610
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
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. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. 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  3/3/2021    J(1)    30071  A $0  5271441  D   
Common Stock  3/3/2021    J(2)    216430  D $0  6317537 (3) I  By Trusts 
Common Stock                 28683  I  By Spouse 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. 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 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 of Derivative Security: 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

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Shares acquired by Peter M. Carlino as beneficiary of the Carlino Family Trust.
(2)  Shares distributed to the beneficiaries of the Carlino Family Trust.
(3)  Includes (i) 452,753 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) 5,864,784 shares held by the Carlino Family Trust. 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.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
CARLINO PETER M
845 BERKSHIRE BLVD.
SUITE 200
WYOMISSING, PA 19610
X
Chairman,CEO,President , Principal Financial Officer

Signatures
/s/Peter M. Carlino 3/4/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date