LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - October 22, 2009) - JCM Global, a world-leader in currency validation systems, has renewed an exclusive agreement to provide its products to eight properties owned by Ameristar Casinos, Inc. The Ameristar casinos covered by the renewable five-year agreement are located in Colorado, Iowa, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Nevada.

"We are excited to be continuing our relationship with Ameristar," said Mark Henderson, JCM Vice President of Global Sales. "Ameristar is a forward-looking company managed by knowledgeable executives who understand the industry and the needs of their clients."

"Ameristar has a tradition of quality guest service and has earned a leading market share in the areas we serve," said Ameristar's Director of Slot Product Ryan Sprague. "In the past, our experience with JCM products and service has been very positive. JCM has become a key partner which continues to play an important role in helping us realize our goal of providing the very best for our customers in a secure gaming environment."

About JCM Global

JCM Global is the automated transactions solutions provider trusted by operators and manufacturers alike. Its global offices are united, providing top-level sales, engineering and service for the world's best systems solutions for the gaming, banking, vending and retail industries. JCM Global sets standards with products such as the World Bill Acceptor (WBA®), the Universal Bill Acceptor (UBA®), Intelligent Cash Box (ICB®) and the new Vega™ bill validator. For more information, visit

About Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

The Las Vegas-based Ameristar, which was founded in 1954 in the gaming destination of Jackpot located on the Nevada/Idaho border, became a publicly-held company in 1993. Ameristar casinos include Black Hawk, CO; Council Bluffs, IA; East Chicago, IN; Vicksburg, MS; Kansas City, MO; St. Charles, MO, and Cactus Petes Resort Casino and the Horseshu Hotel and Casino in Jackpot, NV. For more information visit

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