Ameristar St. Charles & River City Casino & Hotel to Honor United States Veterans and Service Personnel With Complimentary Meals on Veterans Day

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles and River City Casino & Hotel will honor veterans and active duty military personnel by offering complimentary lunch or dinner at its award-winning buffets Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11* as follows:

River City Casino & Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri
The Great Food Exposition
Complimentary lunch or dinner
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles, Missouri
Landmark Buffet
Complimentary lunch or dinner
11a.m. – 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

At 2 p.m. on Veterans Day, Ward Shaw, Ameristar St. Charles vice president and general manager, will present a check for almost $11,000 to U.S. VETS St. Louis on Ameristar's Streetscape near Pearl's Oyster Bar. The check represents team member pledges made during Ameristar's annual workplace giving campaign and matching funds made by Ameristar's parent company, Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. William "Bill" Wallace, executive director and Michael Pierce, case manager, will accept the check on behalf of U.S. Vets St. Louis.

"As a veteran myself, I am honored to recognize veterans and active military, by welcoming them to our buffets and by showing our support of a fantastic organization that does so much to help local veterans and their families," said Ward Shaw who served four years as the Navigator onboard the USS Roanoke in the Western Pacific.

*A veteran's card or valid military ID should be presented to the buffet cashier to qualify for the complimentary meal; one per person. Complimentary meal valid for veterans or active duty military personnel only; companion meals at full price. Not valid with any other offers; alcohol not included. For more information, log on to the properties' respective Facebook pages.

About Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles

Located just west of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in historic St. Charles, Missouri, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles offers an exceptional gaming and entertainment experience in the St. Louis metropolitan area. The property features a 130,000-square-foot award-winning casino, AAA Four Diamond full-service luxury suite hotel with 400 well-appointed rooms, an indoor-outdoor pool; seven dining venues, 12 bars, an entertainment venue, a full-service luxury day spa and a 20,000-square-foot conference center. Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles is located at One Ameristar Boulevard, St. Charles, MO 63301. Call us at 636-949-7777 or visit for more information.

About River City Casino & Hotel

River City Casino & Hotel, the Best City in St. Louis, is located approximately 10 miles south of downtown St. Louis, in the community of Lemay. The entertainment destination features a 90,000-square-foot, award-winning casino with the best slot machines and table games, including poker; a AAA Four Diamond full-service luxury hotel, a 14,000 square-foot multi-purpose event center featuring national entertainment acts; several restaurants and covered parking. River City Casino & Hotel is located at 777 River City Casino Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63125. Call 888-578-7289 or visit for more information.

About Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:PNK) owns and operates 15 gaming entertainment properties, located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, and Ohio. The Company also holds a majority interest in the racing license owner, as well as a management contract, for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PNK. To learn more about Pinnacle Entertainment, please visit

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Source:Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.