SOURCE: Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

December 02, 2010 12:12 ET

Ameristar to Offer Free Entertainment for New Year's Eve

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - December 2, 2010) - Great music, great games and great times await you this New Year's Eve at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City and Ameristar Casino Resort Spa at St. Charles. Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City and Ameristar Casino Resort Spa at St. Charles will offer fabulous free entertainment and an exciting atmosphere to start off the New Year. For more information about the events or dining options in Kansas City call 816-414-7000 and in St. Charles call 636-949-7777 or toll free for both at 866-MORE-FUN (866-667-3386).

Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City

Streetscape
(Free Live Entertainment)
The Streetscape is located in front of the casino and restaurant entrances.

  • James Whitney (Variety) -- 10:15 p.m. - 2 a.m.
  • Atmosphere Entertainment by members of Quixotic Performance Ensemble (Living Statues, Roving Musicians and various exciting entertainers) -- 8:15 p.m. - 12:15 a.m.

Depot #9
(Free Live Entertainment)
Must be 21 years or older to enter the Depot #9.

  • Vandelyn Kross (Rock) -- 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. 

Casino Cabaret
(Free Live Entertainment)
This venue is located on the casino floor. Must be 21 years or older to enter the casino floor.

  • Bali Root (Variety) -- 6 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
  • Midnight Revue (Variety) -- 10:15 p.m. - 2 a.m.

 Party Favors

  • Party Favors will be handed out on the casino floor 11 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Ameristar Casino Resort Spa at St. Charles

Streetscape
(Free 4,500-Balloon Drop at Midnight)
The Streetscape is located in front of the casino and restaurant entrances.

Bottleneck Blues Bar
Must be 21 years or older to enter the Bottleneck Blues Bar.

  • That '80s Band ('80s Variety) -- 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. 

$20 cover charge
500-balloon drop

Casino Cabaret
(Free Live Entertainment)

  • Farrell Webber (Variety) -- 9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Party Favors

  • Party Favors will be handed out on the casino floor 11 p.m. - 12 a.m.

About Ameristar Kansas City
Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City is owned and operated by a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA), and is a premier property characterized by a state-of-the-art casino floor and outstanding dining, lodging and entertainment options. The property features the largest casino and the most games in the Kansas City area, as well as one of the largest poker rooms in the Midwest. Ameristar offers nine diverse dining venues -- The Horizon Buffet, The Falcon Bakery, Pearl's Oyster Bar, Great Plains Cattle Co., Amerisports Brew Pub, Casino Deli, Arthur Bryant's Barbeque, Burger King and Sbarro The Italian Eatery, as well as the Star Club, a private players' lounge. Entertainment amenities include the Star Pavilion, featuring national headliners; Depot #9, with popular regional and local acts; the Regal Cinema's Kansas City 18 Theater; Hi-Vi video arcade; and Kids Quest, a supervised child-care facility. The property also includes a 184-room hotel. The property was awarded the Gold Award for Best Casino in Ingram's Best of Business Edition for eight consecutive years through 2010. Ameristar Kansas City Casino Hotel took top honors as Best Overall Casino and Best Overall Hotel Casino in Strictly Slots Magazine's Best of Slots. Ameristar was also named Best Casino by Sun Tribune Newspaper's readers poll 2007, 2008 and 2010; Best Casino in the 2003, 2005, 2007 - 2009 Kansas City Magazine's "Best of Kansas City" readers' poll; Best Casino and Best Place to Hear Live Music in the 2007 and the 2008 and 2009 Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association Visitors' Choice Award for Favorite Casino.

About Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles is owned and operated by a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA). Ameristar brings the finest gaming, lodging and entertainment to the banks of the Missouri River, serving the entire metropolitan St. Louis area from its convenient location just north of the Interstate Highway 70 bridge near historic St. Charles, Missouri. Established in 1994 as one of the first gaming facilities in Missouri, the property was re-branded as an Ameristar facility that opened in 2002. Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles boasts a full-service spa and indoor-outdoor pool, 397-suite luxury hotel with seven restaurants and two entertainment venues. The resort features a 130,000-square-foot casino vessel offering the largest selection of gaming options in the region, including approximately 3,000 slots, more than 50 table games such as blackjack, craps, and roulette, a new luxury high-limit room and a 19-table live poker room.

Visit Ameristar Casinos' website at www.ameristar.com