LOCATION: The facility will be adjacent to and south of the current Vee Quiva Casino located off 51st Ave, south of Baseline Rd-Komatke, AZ
OPENING: Summer of 2013
Construction is scheduled to begin in summer of 2012 and will take place just south of Vee Quiva Casino's existing footprint. The current casino will remain open and operational during construction until the new Vee Quiva Casino & Hotel opens in the summer of 2013.
SIZE: 70,000 square foot casino; to include over 6,000 square feet of banquet space and 2,800 total parking spaces including a 1,000 space covered parking garage.
FEATURES: The facility will feature a wide variety of dining options including a food court, coffee kiosk, signature restaurant, and a 24/7 dining option.
ECONOMIC IMPACT: The project will create over 500 new construction jobs. Upon opening, the hotel & casino will provide over 300 new permanent and part-time jobs; the project is expected to cost approximately $135 million.
ARCHITECTS: Friedmutter Group, Las Vegas, NV- this award winning internationally recognized architectural firm recently completed Navajo Nation's Northern Edge Casino, Gun Lake Casino and The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
CONTRACTOR: Tutor Perini Building Corp., Phoenix, AZ- This award winning construction corporation was the general contractor for Seminole's Hard Rock Casino, Mohegan Sun Expansion, MGM Grand at Foxwoods, and The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to name a few. According to ENR Southwest magazine, Tutor Perini Building Corp. is the leading general contractor in the Southwest.
ABOUT GRGE: Gila River Gaming Enterprises, Inc. (GRGE) owns and operates three Arizona casinos within the Gila River Indian Community including Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Lone Butte Casino, and Vee Quiva Casino. All three casinos offer a combination of slots, table games, bingo, poker and hotel and are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Additional information on these and other events is available by calling 1-800-946-4452, or on our website at HYPERLINK "http://www.wingilariver.com"www.wingilariver.com
Point of Contact:
Alia Maisonet, Marketing Manager
Wild Horse Pass Development Authority
Office: (520) 796-5389 xtn. 204