Ameristar Casino Hotel begins 25th anniversary celebration in Vicksburg

Published 11:18 am Friday, February 1, 2019

Ameristar Casino Hotel opened their doors in Vicksburg 25 years ago this month and will commemorate their silver anniversary with a month-long celebration that begins this weekend.

Guests will be taken back in time to the 90s with concerts by Tone Loc and Color Me Badd tonight, and the band Fuel Saturday. Both shows begin at 8 p.m. in the Bottleneck Blues Bar and tickets can be purchased through

“This anniversary is monumental and we want our guests, team members and the community to celebrate with us,” Gerad Hardy, Ameristar general manager, said.

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According to a press release, over the last 25 years Ameristar has positively impacted the economy of Warren County and Mississippi by contributing more than $900 million in payroll/benefits, taxes and philanthropy. With more than 600 team members, Ameristar is a major employer in the city of Vicksburg.

And the casino continues to reinvest in its facility with enhancements such as the casino expansion and parking garage, adding additional dining outlets and entertainment venues, upgrading the Heritage Buffet and creating The End Zone Sports Book.

Ameristar Casino Hotel welcomed guests in Vicksburg for the first time Feb. 27, 1994, and will hold a ceremony Feb. 27 at 3 p.m., as well as a complimentary buffet from 4-8 p.m. for any guest with a mychoice card. Guests can also participate all month in a Million Dollar Giveaway.