LAS VEGAS, April 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:PNK) announced today that it will release its 2013 first quarter financial results on Wednesday, May 1 st, 2013 prior to the market opening, followed by a conference call on the same day at 10:00 a.m. ET (7:00 a.m. PT). To participate in the conference call, please dial (706) 679-7241 approximately five to ten minutes prior to the scheduled conference call time. The code to access the conference call is 35887651. This conference call will also be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed by all interested parties at http://www.pnkinc.com. To listen to the live call, please go to the website at least fifteen minutes early to register, download, and install any necessary audio software. A replay of the conference call will be available through May 15 th, 2013 by dialing (404) 537-3406. The code to access the replay is 35887651. About Pinnacle Entertainment Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates seven casinos, located in Louisiana, Missouri, and Indiana, and a racetrack in Ohio. In addition, Pinnacle is redeveloping River Downs in Cincinnati, Ohio into a gaming entertainment facility, owns a minority equity stake in Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd. (ACDL), an international development and real estate company currently developing Vietnam's first large-scale integrated resort on the Ho Tram Strip, and 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 December 20, 2012, the Company agreed to acquire Ameristar Casinos, Inc. in an all cash transaction valued at $26.50 per Ameristar share or total consideration of $2.8 billion including assumed debt. Ameristar owns and operates casino facilities in St. Charles near St. Louis, Mo.; Kansas City, Mo.; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Black Hawk, Colo.; Vicksburg, Miss.; East Chicago, Ind.; and the Jackpot properties in Jackpot, Nev.
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