Penn National Gaming Reports First-Quarter Earnings 

The owner of Maine’s only casino is reporting flat first-quarter earnings that still managed to beat Wall Street’s expectations. Casino operator Penn National Gaming reported today that it earned $40.7 million, or 38 cents a share, for the three-month period. Analysts were expecting a profit of 33 cents a share. The Wyomissing, Pennsylvania-based company also boosted its full-year profit forecast. Penn National owns the Hollywood Slots and Raceway casino in Bangor, along with gambling and racing operations in 13 others states and in Ontario. (AP)