SOURCE: Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

June 27, 2012 09:00 ET

Ameristar Casinos Promotes Christie Scott to Regional Public Relations Manager

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2012) - Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) today announced that Christie Scott has been promoted to the position of Regional Public Relations Manager for Ameristar Casinos, Inc. In her new role, Scott will manage media relations, internal communications and various community relations functions for Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk in Black Hawk, Colo.

Scott joined Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs January 2007 as Public Relations Manager. She has more than 15 years of communications and community relations experience, and came to Ameristar from Alegent Health Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs where she served as the Foundation Director.

"Christie's passion for community outreach and her enthusiasm for building relationships make her an excellent choice for this important role within Ameristar," said Roxann Kinkade, Corporate Director of Communications. "Christie is a talented and skilled public relations professional and I look forward to watching her grow in this expanded role."

Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Missouri Western State University. She serves on the board of the Council Bluffs Leadership Alumni Association, is a member of the Omaha Chapter of PRSA and is active in many community organizations.

About Ameristar

Ameristar Casinos is an innovative casino gaming company featuring the newest and most popular slot machines. Our 7,500 dedicated team members pride themselves on delivering consistently friendly and appreciative service to our guests. We continuously strive to increase the loyalty of our guests through the quality of our slot machines, table games, hotel, dining and other leisure offerings.  Our eight casino hotel properties primarily serve guests from Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska and Nevada. We have been a public company since 1993, and our stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. We generate more than $1 billion in net revenues annually. 

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Contact Information

    Roxann M. Kinkade, APR
    Director of Communications
    Ameristar Casinos, Inc.
    816-414-7007 (Office)
    816-719-9494 (Cell)