Penn National Gaming 8-K 2011
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report October 20, 2011
(Date of earliest event reported)
PENN NATIONAL GAMING, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On October 20, 2011, Penn National Gaming, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2011. The full text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
In addition to the information contained in the press release, in response to a question posed during the question and answer session of the Companys earnings conference call, the Companys Chief Financial Officer, William J. Clifford, provided his assessment of the 2012 full year EBITDA analyst projections and provided a general outlook for 2013. A webcast replay of the earnings call is available on the Companys website at www.pngaming.com and will remain accessible for at least thirty days.
The information in Item 2.02 of this Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.