Credit card cyberattack hits 300K customers in Black Hawk

BLACK HAWK, Colo. - The owner of the Mardi Gras, Golden Gulch and Golden Gates casinos in Black Hawk said Friday a cyberattack on the company’s computer systems has compromised the credit card and debit card information of its patrons.

Las Vegas-based Affinity Gaming urged gamblers who visited any of the company’s 11 properties nationwide between March 14 and Oct. 16 to check their credit card statements for suspicious activity. Affinity attorney Jim Prendergast estimates that fewer than 300,000 cardholders may have been affected, according to a report by the Associated Press.

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Note: The original report from The Denver Post said the casinos were in Central City.  That story has since been corrected.