SOURCE: Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

January 10, 2011 08:00 ET

Ameristar Casinos Announces Schedule for Release of 4Q 2010 Financial Results and Earnings Conference Call

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 10, 2011) - Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) plans to release its fourth quarter 2010 financial results at 9 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. A conference call discussing the Company's quarterly earnings will follow at 11 a.m. EST.

The call may be accessed by dialing toll-free 888-694-4728 domestically, or 973-582-2745, and referencing conference ID number 33586078. Conference call participants are requested to dial in at least five minutes early to ensure a prompt start.

Interested parties wishing to listen to the conference call and view corresponding informative slides on the Internet may do so live at our website -- www.ameristar.com -- by clicking on "About Us/Investor Relations" and selecting the "Webcasts and Events" link. A copy of the slides will be available in the corresponding "Earnings Releases" section one-half hour before the conference call.

In addition, the call will be recorded and can be replayed from 2 p.m. EST, Feb. 9, 2011, until 11:59 p.m. EST, Feb. 23, 2011. To listen to the replay, call toll-free 800-642-1687 domestically, or 706-645-9291, and reference the conference ID number above.

About Ameristar
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. is a leading Las Vegas-based gaming and entertainment company known for its premier properties characterized by state-of-the-art casino floors and superior dining, lodging and entertainment offerings. Ameristar's focus on the highest quality gaming experience and exceptional guest service has earned it leading positions in the markets in which it operates. Founded in 1954 in Jackpot, Nev., Ameristar has been a public company since November 1993. The Company has a portfolio of eight casinos in seven markets: Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles (greater St. Louis); Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago (Chicagoland area); Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City; Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs (Omaha, Neb. and southwestern Iowa); Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg (Jackson, Miss. and Monroe, La.); Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk (Denver metropolitan area); and Cactus Petes Resort Casino and The Horseshu Hotel and Casino in Jackpot, Nev. (Idaho and the Pacific Northwest).

Visit Ameristar Casinos' website at www.ameristar.com
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