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The Gaming Hall of Fame

2018 Inductee

Peter Carlino


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Peter M. Carlino (b. 1946) is a casino and real estate.

A Penn State graduate,Carlino began his career overseeing several family businesses, and took the helm at Penn National Gaming from his father in 1994. Carlino led the business from a small public company with a single racetrack in central Pennsylvania to a diversified multi-jurisdictional owner/operator of gaming and racing properties throughout North America. In 2013, he left the company to become chairman and CEO of the Gaming and Leisure Properties, a spin-off from Penn National as the gaming industry’s first Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), which would later serve as a model for the eventual formation of REITs by Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International.

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