SOURCE: Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

April 13, 2009 10:00 ET

Ameristar Casinos Announces Schedule for Release of First Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Conference Call

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - April 13, 2009) - Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) plans to release its first quarter 2009 financial results at 9 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. A conference call discussing the Company's quarterly earnings will follow at 11:30 a.m. EDT.

The call can be accessed by dialing (888) 694-4728 toll-free domestically, or (973) 582-2745, and referencing conference ID number 94906555. Conference call participants are requested to dial in at least five minutes early to ensure a prompt start of the call.

Interested parties wishing to listen to the conference call live and view corresponding informative slides on the Internet may do so at our web site -- -- in "About Ameristar/Investor Relations" under the "Quarterly Results Conference Calls" section.

In addition, the call will be recorded and can be replayed from April 29, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. EDT until May 13, 2009 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. To listen to the replay, call (800) 642-1687 toll-free 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 innovative architecture, state-of-the-art casino floors and superior dining, lodging and entertainment offerings. Ameristar's focus on the total entertainment experience and the highest quality guest service has earned it leading market share 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 in St. Charles (greater St. Louis); 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 Hotel East Chicago (Chicagoland area); Ameristar Casino Black Hawk (Denver metropolitan area); and Cactus Petes and The Horseshu in Jackpot, Nev. (Idaho and the Pacific Northwest).

Visit Ameristar Casinos' web site at (which shall not be deemed to be incorporated in or a part of this news release).

Contact Information


    Tom Steinbauer
    Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
    Ameristar Casinos, Inc.
    (702) 567-7000

    Rebecca Theim
    Director of Communications
    Ameristar Casinos, Inc.
    (702) 567-7000
    Email Contact