ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - The Missouri Gaming Commission greenlights Pinnacle Entertainment's plan to buy Ameristar Casinos.
Wednesday's vote was 4-0 to approve Pinnacle's acquisition of the Ameristar casinos in St. Charles and Kansas City.
Pinnacle currently owns Lumiere Place and River City Casino. Ameristar owns a casino in St. Charles. Pinnacle says it will sell Lumiere Place and its two hotels to appease federal regulators.
Pinnacle hopes to find a Lumiere buyer within a couple of weeks.