Additional Information and Where to Find ItIn connection with the proposed merger, Ameristar plans to file a definitive proxy statement with the SEC and mail the proxy statement to its stockholders. INVESTORS AND STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER PROXY MATERIALS WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE AS THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PINNACLE, AMERISTAR, THE PROPOSED MERGER AND RELATED MATTERS. The proxy statement, as well as other filings containing information about Pinnacle and Ameristar will be available, free of charge, from the SEC's web site ( www.sec.gov). Pinnacle's SEC filings in connection with the transaction also may be obtained, free of charge, from Pinnacle's website ( www.pnkinc.com) under the tab "Investor Relations" and then under the heading "SEC Filings," or by directing a request to Pinnacle, 8918 Spanish Ridge Ave., Las Vegas, Nevada, 89148, Attention: Investor Relations or (702) 541-7777. Ameristar's SEC filings in connection with the transaction also may be obtained, free of charge, from Ameristar's website ( www.ameristar.com) under the tab "About Us," "Investor Relations" and then under the heading "Ameristar Casinos SEC Reports & Filings," or by directing a request to Ameristar, 3773 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 490 South, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89169, Attention: Investor Relations or (702) 567-7000.
CONTACT: Pinnacle Entertainment Contacts: Investor Relations Vincent J. Zahn, CFA Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations 702/541-7777 or firstname.lastname@example.org Media Relations Kerry Andersen Director, Public Relations 337/395-7631 or email@example.com Ameristar Casinos Contacts: Investor Relations Thomas Steinbauer Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (702) 567-7030 or firstname.lastname@example.org Media Relations Roxann M. Kinkade, APR Director of Communications (816) 414-7007 or email@example.com