Ameristar Casinos

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It was a good place to work but the location is difficult from Denver in any sort of weather. Overall its a good family

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Current Employee - Recruiter  in  Black Hawk, CO
Current Employee - Recruiter in Black Hawk, CO

Pros

people are great. Fun and lively environment.

Cons

Location, gaming licenses required for most positions.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

share more information with employees.

No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for Ameristar Casinos

  1.  

    A soul crushing experience.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Food and Beverage Manager  in  Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Food and Beverage Manager in Kansas City, MO

    Pros

    It was good to experience the many cultures that work at Ameristar.

    Cons

    50+ hour work weeks (managers in other departments worked 40), limited time off given, comps taken away, incompetency of upper management, worked managers during recession to the point of physical exhaustion, and attitude toward human capital went from good to cruel.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring back more full time employees. Went from 90/10 FT/PT to 55/45, and hire more managers. I worked in a room that had five managers a couple of years ago and had to go it alone for six weeks while managing another venue.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    A home away from home!!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Table Games Dealer  in  Vicksburg, MS
    Current Employee - Table Games Dealer in Vicksburg, MS

    Pros

    Ameristar provides an atmosphere in which all would love. Not only are we their employees, but we are a family. The relationships with the guests are excellent. We do sometimes have problems, but we are a team and we work through them. That's what it's all about. That's why I love my job so much, and that's why I look forward to coming to work each day. Ameristar is my home away from home.

    Cons

    The only downsides that I can see for some about working at Ameristar, is working on Christmas and New Year's. Most people want to spend all day with their families. I look at it as if I have 2 families to spend time with. To some of our guest, we are their families, and they are their no matter what day it is. Personally, I love working on holidays because the atmosphere is just a little bit sweeter.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think that our leadership team is doing a great job. Although it's hard to please everyone at the same time, they try their hardest to make us all happy. That's what I like about working for Ameristar, to those over us, we are not just their employees. They show care, passion, and concern and will help us in any way that they can, to make sure that our problems are solved and we are smiling!!

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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