US – Northern California’s Sky River Casino celebrates its grand openingBy Phil - 27 September 2022
Boyd Gaming has now opened Sky River Casino, the newest and largest casino to open in Northern California in nearly a decade, offering the newest gaming systems and modern technology.
The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony featured speeches from both Wilton Rancheria leadership and Boyd Gaming. Festivities continued Saturday, September 17 with a Traditional Awakening Ceremony featuring lion dancers, and a Mystery Prize Giveaway where Sky River Rewards members could receive a prize.
The casino, which was built in partnership between the Wilton Rancheria and Boyd Gaming,
opened ahead of schedule to great fanfare and excitement across the greater Sacramento area.
“The past month has truly exceeded our expectations and we are grateful to our guests who
have come from near and far to visit and our team members that have worked to make Sky
River Casino the success that it has become,” said Chris Gibase, President and Chief Operating
Officer. “Now that we are open, we look forward to our continued partnership and support for the
City of Elk Grove and the surrounding communities.”
Sky River Casino offers multiple dining options including SR Prime Steakhouse, 32 Brews
Street, Dragon Beaux (opening Winter) and The Market at Sky River. The Market is a one of a
kind marketplace featuring a variety of cuisines and flavors by popular local chefs. Restaurants
include Aurelia’s Taqueria, Butcher’s Burgers, CA99 Hot Chicken, Fukuro by Kru, Chickie’s
Pizzeria, Global Eats, Desserts, Koi Palace Express, Ocean, Roli Roti, and Sky River Java.
Sky River boasts 80 table games including Baccarat, Pai Gow, and more, as well as over 2,000
slot machines. The Sky River Casino High Limit Room is also available to enhance the guest
Sky River’s rewards program, Sky River Rewards, is one of the most hi-tech rewards programs
among casinos in Northern California, allowing guests cardless play, cashless wallet, and more.