Black Hawk's Ameristar hits the jackpot

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

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By Kyle Wagner
Denver Post Travel Editor

The well-padded, high-backed swivel chairs are just too inviting, and Erika Jimenez and Saul Miranda don’t waste a minute getting comfortable next to a pod of slot machines.

“This is our getaway,” Miranda says. “I looked forward to this all week.”

The husband and wife from Aurora have two businesses and three kids, and whenever they feel like cutting loose, they take some money they’ve saved up and head to Black Hawk. And more specifically, to their new favorite casino, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa.

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