HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD WINNERS!

Hooray for Hollywood jackpot winners at Hollywood Casino Tunica!

                        Recent Hollywood jackpot winners are:

                        Raymond Moeller aka Lucky    $15,000                                   $1 10X Pay

                        Ted Coalter                            $12,000                                  $100 Triple Diamond

                        Thelma Floyd                          $11.250                                  $5 Triple Gold Bar

                        Keith Arnold                            $11,156                                   3-Card Poker

                        Dorothy Evans                         $10,000                                   $1 10X Pay

                        Gennie Alley                            $10,000                                   $1 10X Pay

                        Mary Collins                             $10,000                                   $1 10X Red, White & Blue

                        Margie Marlin                           $8,290                                     $.25 Super Times Pay Video Poker

                        Ted Coalter                              $8,000                                      $5 Triple Triple Diamond

                        Shirley Bledsoe                          $6,099                                     $1 Double Double Dollar

Hollywood Casino, located just south of Memphis, TN, has over 1,300 exciting slot machines, a fully-enclosed non-smoking slot area  and more than 30 table games in 54,000 square feet of gaming space.  Hollywood offers guests a variety of award-winning dining experiences: Fairbanksâ Steakhouse, The Hollywood Dinerâ and Epic Buffetâ.  While visiting Hollywood Casino guests can stay in the luxurious 494-room hotel including 57 luxury suites and golf at the 18-hole Scottish links at River Bend Links golf course.  For more information on Hollywood Casino Tunica visit www.hollywoodcasinotunica.com.

Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has interests in gaming and racing facilities with a focus on slot machine entertainment.  The Company presently operates twenty two facilities in sixteen jurisdictions, including Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ontario.  In aggregate, Penn National's operated facilities feature over 26,300 gaming machines, approximately 500 table games, over 2,000 hotel rooms and over 959,000 square feet of gaming floor space.

The Company recently added table games to its facility in West Virginia, plans to add table games at its Pennsylvania facility this month and expects to open the first video lottery terminal facility in the state of Maryland in Cecil County late in the third quarter.  Through a joint venture, Penn National is developing a full casino at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, which is anticipated to open in the first half of 2012, and is also developing casinos in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio, with openings targeted for the second half of 2012.

For more information on Penn National Gaming please visit www.pngaming.com.

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