Ameristar Casinos, Inc. announced today the launch of its Facebook pages, kicking things off with a Win-a-One-Night-Stay contest.

“By visiting our Facebook pages, guests can enter to win a one-night stay and two buffet passes at any of our seven properties,” said Alisha Templeton, Ameristar’s Social Media Manager, in a statement. “Following Ameristar on Facebook is a convenient way for our guests to stay connected with our latest announcements, events and promotions.”

The company has also partnered with CareerBuilder to create applications to help connect users with employment opportunities across Ameristar’s eight casino hotel properties.

Ameristar’s “Win a One-Night Stay at Ameristar” Facebook contest runs through Dec. 8, 2011. Guests can enter to win one of seven “One-Night Stay at Ameristar” by visiting the company on Facebook. Winners will be randomly selected on Dec. 9, 2011.

Ameristar’s properties primarily serve guests from Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska and Nevada. The company generates more than $1 billion in net revenues annually.