ameristar casinos http://kbia.org en Casino buyout approved http://kbia.org/post/casino-buyout-approved <p>Gaming regulators in Missouri have approved Pinnacle Entertainment's $2.8 billion purchase of Ameristar Casinos, clearing one of the final hurdles in the acquisition.</p><p>The Missouri Gaming Commission voted 4-0 in favor of the deal Wednesday. Missouri was the last state to approve. The Federal Trade Commission must still give the go-ahead. Pinnacle spokeswoman Kerry Andersen says the company hopes to complete the transaction in August.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:00:54 +0000 Associated Press 37688 at http://kbia.org Casino buyout approved