Cactus Pete’s Parent Company Expanding Into Louisiana


By Paul Johnson

Las Vegas, Nevada (KMVT-TV) The Company that owns the Cactus Petes Casino in Jackpot Nevada announced today that they are expanding into Lousisiana. Ameristar Casinos, Inc. said today it has completed the previously announced purchase of all of the equity interests of Creative Casinos of Louisiana, L.L.C. from Creative Casinos, LLC. for $32.5 million. Ameristar expects to commence construction on July 20, 2012 and to complete the project in the third quarter of 2014.
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Lake Charles will include a casino with approximately 1,600 slot machines and 60 table games, a hotel with 700 guest rooms (including 70 suites), a variety of food and beverage outlets, an 18-hole golf course, a tennis club, swimming pools, a spa and other resort amenities. It will also include 3,000 parking spaces, 1,000 of which will be in a garage. The resort will be developed on a 242-acre site leased from the Port of Lake Charles. Ameristar has retained Bergman, Walls & Associates as the architect, Meyer & Associates as the civil engineer and W.G. Yates & Sons as the general contractor.

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