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Ameristar Casinos Reviews

Updated March 6, 2017
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  • Point system (which I've heard has been eliminated) (in 8 reviews)

  • Poor management; harassment and intimidating; midnights (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Commitment to values Competitive Salaries

    Cons

    Executive Leadership lacking when it pertains to team members


  2. "Buffet Server"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server in East Chicago, IN
    Former Employee - Server in East Chicago, IN
    Recommends

    Pros

    Make great hourly wage beacuse of union plus your great tips $$$

    Cons

    Its like high school everyone is clicked up.

    Advice to Management

    Let the employees eat the buffet food at the end of the night before you toss it in the trash!!!


  3. "Ameristar"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator
    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ameristar Casinos full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Helps community, treats employees fairly

    Cons

    Pay should be higher and more competitive to the market

    Advice to Management

    Training is key, but training is lacking


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  5. "A family"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ameristar Casinos full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment
    Hours
    Benefits
    A great HR department

    Cons

    There arent really many cons besides second hand smoke.


  6. "Fun Job!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Table Games Dealer in Vicksburg, MS
    Former Employee - Table Games Dealer in Vicksburg, MS
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ameristar Casinos part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's fast-paced, fun, you get to play games for a job, get along well with team members.

    Cons

    Standing for long periods. Short breaks, break room is very far. You may get stuck on a boring game for your entire shift.

    Advice to Management

    I'd only advise better communication.


  7. "Meh"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I loved my coworkers. Great people.

    Cons

    Getting berated by stupid guest who don't understand how gambling works. But that isn't the company's fault.


  8. "Full time employee"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, nice bosses, nice co workers

    Cons

    IT departement is horrible, they dont work nights and they are slow to fix anything when asked

    Advice to Management

    Fix the IT department


  9. "Ameristar Casino"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Casino Operations Supervisor in Highland, IN
    Current Employee - Casino Operations Supervisor in Highland, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ameristar Casinos full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    easy going management, very friendly and understanding. They want you to succeed there and value your input

    Cons

    The equipment isn't always up to date and needs improvements and the cliental is not the greatest.

    Advice to Management

    Update equipment and maybe take a deeper look into the new hires, who have never been in the casino industry before.


  10. "Poker Dealer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ameristar Casinos part-time

    Pros

    Management is great and dealers are friendly. Cash every night is also a plus.

    Cons

    Dealing with complaining players gets old.


  11. "So-So"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You get paid well for what you do.

    Cons

    The company recently got bought out and is going through a lot of changes. Many departments are struggling.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure you don't overwork your team members. New things are great to try, but not all at once.



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