A recently opened casino

Konami and Everi partner to deliver cashless gaming to Boyd-run Sky River Casino in California

Sky River Casino's gaming floor.
2022-10-06
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It was about two months ago that Sky River Casino in Elk Grove, Sacramento opened its doors to the public. Now, the casino together with Konami Gaming and Everi Holdings announced the launch of cashless options combining Everi's digital CashClub Wallet with Konami’s SYNKROS casino management system, as the newly constructed destination takes its first steps in California.

Through the partnership, guests will gain access to digital, mobile, traditional, and contactless payment options across the destination’s 2,000 slot machines, 80 table games, and 12 dining experiences. Sky River Casino is owned by the Wilton Rancheria Tribe and managed by Boyd Gaming.

Chris Gibase, President and Chief Operating Officer at Sky River Casino, said: "At Sky River, we have dedicated significant attention to creating memorable experiences for guests. By investing in cutting-edge cashless technology that brings convenience and innovation to payments, loyalty, and rewards, Sky River allows guests to focus on the entertainment, using whichever touchpoints they prefer."

Tom Jingoli, Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer at Konami Gaming, added: "It is incredibly impressive to see the historic opening of Sky River Casino made even larger by an industry-leading technology approach. Wherever the transaction, with whatever payment method, guests have the opportunity to enjoy robust, real-time loyalty rewards and the use of integrated, digital account funds across all casino touchpoints."

For his part, Darren Simmons, Executive VP and Fintech Business Leader at Everi, commented: "As Sky River Casino officially opens and guests are stepping into this brand new 100,000 square foot destination for the first time, they can experience the convenience and advanced player-friendly features of a complete mobile ecosystem, via integrated CashClub Wallet-enabled digital funding at slots and tables, and contactless point-of-sale payments outside of the gaming floor."

"Activity across the guest experience is continuously captured, recognized, and rewarded by powerful integrations between Everi’s industry-leading cashless payments solutions and Konami’s robust SYNKROS systems environment," he concluded.

Sky River Casino officially opened to the public on August 15, with Konami’s SYNKROS as the destination’s core casino management system and the conveniences of Everi’s CashClub Wallet in place.

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