ST. LOUIS, Sept. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- River City Casino & Hotel in South St. Louis County today announced the completion of an $82-million expansion and held a grand opening ceremony for its new hotel. The unveiling of the elegant 200-room hotel completes an extensive two-year investment commitment to St. Louis County and the state of Missouri which also includes a 1,600-space parking garage and a 14,000 square foot Event Center. River City Casino & Hotel's expansion created 350 construction jobs and 100 new permanent jobs.
To learn more about River City Casino & Hotel, call reservations at (888) 578-729; visit www.rivercity.com ; find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rivercitycasino ; or follow us on Twitter: @rivercitycasino.A complete project fact sheet can be found at www.rivercity.com ; information on Pinnacle Entertainment's my choice guest loyalty program is online at www.pinnaclemychoice.com . About River City Casino & Hotel River City Casino & Hotel, which opened in March 2010, is St. Louis' gateway to an exciting entertainment experience. Located approximately 10 miles south of downtown St. Louis, in the community of Lemay, the multi-use complex includes a 90,000-square-foot casino with the best slot machines and table games, including poker, several restaurants and other amenities. An $82-million expansion, completed in August 2013, includes a 200-room hotel, a 14,000 square-foot multi-purpose event center and a 1,600-space covered parking structure. River City Casino & Hotel is located at 777 River City Casino Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63125. Call 888-578-7289 or visit www.rivercity.com for more information. A River City Casino & Hotel Fact Sheet accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/cache/20618/file/21989.pdf About Pinnacle Entertainment Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:PNK) owns and operates 14 casinos, located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Nevada. In addition, Pinnacle is redeveloping River Downs in Cincinnati, Ohio, into a gaming entertainment facility, owns a minority interest in Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd., an international development and real estate company currently operating 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.
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 www.pnkinc.com.
CONTACT: Media: Candice S. Coleman Public Relations Manager River City Casino & Hotel (314) 606-1167 / firstname.lastname@example.org Kerry Andersen Director of Media Relations and Public Affairs Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (337) 395-7631 / email@example.com