PokerPro machines installed at Ameristar’s Council Bluffs property in Iowa

PokerTek Inc. has been selected by Ameristar Casinos, Inc. as their exclusive supplier of automated poker tables.

PokerPro is now installed at Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs, which is the first installation of PokerPro in the state of Iowa.

“We are pleased to partner with PokerTek for our automated poker needs,” said Jerry Colgrove, table games operations manager for Ameristar Casinos. “PokerPro is a revolutionary technology, and we are excited to bring this innovative offering into our properties.”

“Signing a corporate agreement with Ameristar is a significant event for PokerTek,” said Chris Halligan, chief executive officer of PokerTek. “We value their industry leadership, and look forward to introducing our technology to their players. Council Bluffs is an ideal property for PokerPro, and we're happy to be their poker solution of choice.”

The Ameristar Council Bluffs riverboat casino consists of 38,500 square feet of gaming excitement. The casino has more than 1,500 of the latest and most popular slot and video poker machines and all of the most popular casino table games with a variety of table limits. The Four Diamond hotel overlooks the Missouri River, and consists of 160 luxury rooms.