Ameristar Kansas City to Reopen to the Public on June 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo.Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City today announced it will reopen to the public on Monday, June 1, subject to final regulatory approval.

Gaming operations will resume at 11 a.m. Central Time on June 1, along with a limited number of amenities. The property will temporarily operate with limited capacity in compliance with state directives, and will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. weekdays, and 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. on weekends.

“As we get back to business in Kansas City, our top priority will be protecting the health and safety of our guests and our team members through a comprehensive set of safety protocols that fulfill the most stringent requirements set by local, state and federal officials,” said Keith W. Henson, Senior Vice President of Operations for Boyd Gaming. “We are eager to welcome back our community, and offer our guests a memorable and fun entertainment experience in a safe environment.”

Upon re-opening, Ameristar Kansas City will practice “Boyd Clean,” a set of comprehensive protocols aimed at protecting the health and safety of its team members and guests. Safety protocols will include:

  • Mandatory face coverings and temperature checks for all team members;
  • Social distancing requirements and capacity restrictions across all customer and team member areas, including casino floors and restaurants;
  • Enhanced cleaning and sanitation of all high-touch surfaces, including door handles, gaming machines, table games, handrails and elevator buttons;
  • Increased placement of hand sanitizer dispensers throughout our properties;
  • Required training for all team members on our safety protocols.

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In compliance with state requirements, certain amenities will be operating under limited capacity and operating hours. A full list of current amenities and schedules is available on the property’s website at

About Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City

Located just east of downtown Kansas City, Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City offers an exceptional gaming and entertainment experience. The property features the largest casino and the most games in the Kansas City area, as well as one of the largest poker rooms in the Midwest. The property includes a 140,000 square-foot casino; a AAA Three Diamond full-service hotel with 184 well-appointed rooms and suites; seven dining venues; live entertainment in several venues, featuring local and regional acts; an 18-screen movie theater; a supervised children’s entertainment complex; a video arcade and 15,000 square-feet of meeting and event space. For more information visit, or Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Ameristar Casino Hotel Kanas City is a property of Boyd Gaming. Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diversified operator of 29 gaming entertainment properties in 10 states. With one of the most experienced leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering its guests an outstanding entertainment experience, delivered with unwavering attention to customer service.  For additional Company information and press releases, visit