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Gila River Community

 
Gila River Community
 
The Gila River Indian community is divided into (7) seven different colonies; they are listed as follows:
 
District 1 Blackwater
District 2 Sacaton Flats (Hashan Kehk)
District 3 Sacaton
District 4 Santan
District 5 Casa Blanca
District 6 Komatke
District 7 Maricopa Colony
Definition of Names:
 
Wild Horse Pass: Wild Horses ran through and around the current site.
Vee Quiva: Derived from Pima & Maricopa words meaning “Mountain West.”
Lone Butte Casino Area location (Lone Butte industrial Park and community): The name is also a tribute to “original” casino previously located in same area.
 
    
 
Gila River Casinos History
 
Gila River Casinos are located on the Gila River Indian Community in the state of Arizona.
 
 
1993
Gila River Indian Community signed gaming compact
 
1994
Original Lone Butte Casino opened May 25 (6,800 sq.ft.)
1 Deli
271 Slot Machines
 
1995
Original Wild Horse Pass Casino opened in a temporary structure on June 3rd (66,000 sq.ft. sprung white Tents)
500 slot machines
1 Deli
1 Restaurant
25 seat live Keno
1500 Seat Bingo Hall
 
1997
Original Wild Horse Pass Casino Opened on November 15 (Permanent Site) 167,400 sq. ft. Architectural tribute to the Hu Hu Kam Casa Grande Ruins
500 slot machines
1500 seat Bingo Hall
50 Poker Tables - one of the largest poker rooms in AZ
Non-alcoholic sports lounge
30 seat live Keno
2 Delis located in the Bingo Hall and Slot floor
1 Restaurant: "Wind Dance Restaurant"
1 retail gift shop
 
1997
Vee Quiva Casino Opened on December 17 (Permanent Site) 69,000 sq. ft Native American Design / Tribal community names incorporated in name of casino floor areas
500 Slot Machines
500 seat Bingo Hall
10 Poker tables (only poker room on Westside of Metro-Phoenix)
1 Buffet/ Restaurant
1 Food Deli
1 Retail Gift Shop
 
2002
A new Lone Butte Casino opened on January 25 (Lone Butte Industrial Park area)
400 Newest edition slot machines
Slot Lovers Deli
 
2003
Zuni Transfer Agreement on June 16
475 Slot Machines
 
2003
300 New Slots in August
250 New Slots at Wild Horse Pass
50 New Slots at Lone Butte
 
2008
The new Lone Butte Casino opened in November
850 Interactive Slots
24 Blackjack Tables including Pai Gow
6 Restaurants
Gift Shop
Premiere Players Club
Ticket-In/Ticket-Out Slot System
Tour Bus To/From Casino
 
2009
The new Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino opened October 30
1,000+ Slot Machines
71 Table Games
High Limit Area
Dedicated non-smoking area
12,000 square feet of meeting room space
5 Lounges & AIRIA Night Club
1,400 Seat Ovations LIVE! Showroom
100,000 square foot casino
Retail Shops
800 Space Parking Garage
 
2013
The new Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino opened July 2nd
950 slot machines
36 table games
16 table play poker room
550 seat bingo park
3 story 90 room hotel
fitness center and pool
6 restaurants, 4 bars, and Premium Players Club Lounge.

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