Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg Opens All New Heritage Buffet

VICKSBURG, Miss., June 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ­­

Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg is celebrating the grand reopening of its guest favorite Heritage Buffet. The 350-seat buffet reopened this week following a ten-week renovation, marking the occasion with a festive celebration including live music and giveaways. The new restaurant also includes The Magnolia Room, with seating for 100, which can be reserved for private events and banquets.  

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Heritage Buffet team members welcomed guests back to the popular restaurant, voted Best in Vicksburg for ten years in a row, during a grand re-opening ceremony held Friday, June 17. The event included a ribbon-cutting in conjunction with the Vicksburg Chamber of Commerce, sampling of new food items, live jazz performances and a social media contest during which one lucky fan won a free buffet per week for a year.

The redesigned restaurant now offers an open dining concept to showcase expansive views of the beautiful Mississippi River with a lighter, brighter interior, comfortable seating and exciting culinary action stations. New additions include a carving station, Italian Station featuring hand-tossed pizzas, house-made hand dipped ice-cream and the return of hometown southern favorites such as fried chicken and the restaurants legendary weekend crab leg buffet.

“We’ve taken the best and made it even better; everything in Heritage Buffet is brand new,” said Ameristar Vicksburg Vice President and General Manager Gerad Hardy, “We’re excited to welcome guests back to enjoy the new views, delicious longtime favorites and now they can sample foods from around the world without leaving Vicksburg.”

The new Heritage Buffet is open as follows:

  • Lunch: Monday – Saturday 11am to 3pm
  • Sunday Brunch: 11am to 3pm
  • Dinner: Sunday – Thursday 4pm to 9pm
                  Friday – Saturday 4pm to 11pm

Discounts available for mychoice® loyalty club members. For more information visit www.ameristar.com/vicksburg/heritage-buffet or call 601-638-1000.

About Ameristar Vicksburg

Located just west of Jackson in historic Vicksburg, Mississippi, Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg offers an exceptional gaming and entertainment experience. The property features a 70,000 square-foot casino; a full-service deluxe hotel with 149 newly renovated rooms, swimming pool, three dining venues; 2 bars/entertainment venues and a full-service RV park. Adding to the property’s entertainment offerings are Bottleneck Blues Bar, with great music in a Delta-style blues club environment; the Star Awards VIP players lounge; and high definition plasma screens for special event viewing. The property also offers a variety of dining choices, including Bourbon’s BBQ and Steakhouse, Bella’s Bakery and Cafe and the all new Heritage Buffet.

For Reservations call 866-MORE FUN or visit www.ameristar.com/vicksburg. To learn more about Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg visit us at www.facebook.com/ameristar.casino.VI or follow us on Twitter @AmeristarVI.

About Pinnacle Entertainment

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: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.

On March 29, 2016, the Company entered into a definitive agreement with a subsidiary of Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. to acquire the operations of The Meadows Racetrack and Casino for total consideration of $138.0 million.  The transaction is subject to the approvals of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board and Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission, and other customary closing conditions. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the 2016 third quarter.

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker symbol PNK.  To learn more about Pinnacle Entertainment, please visit www.pnkinc.com.

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to responsible gaming.

©2016 Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.  All rights reserved.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Kerry Andersen
Director of Public Relations 
337-395-7631 or kandersen@pnkmail.com

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