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Gila River Casinos names Joseph A. Magliarditi as CEO


Gila River Gaming Enterprises, the leader in high energy gaming entertainment in the Phoenix Valley, today announced that its Board of Directors has named Joseph A. Magliarditi as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. The Gila River Casinos Board of Directors unanimously selected Magliarditi. Magliarditi has over twenty years of experience leading complex gaming organizations and… Read More →

Arizona Coyotes get new majority owner

Goldwater Institute - Phoenix Coyotes

An agreement is in place for the Arizona Coyotes to change owners for the second time in 14 months. The current owners insist selling a majority stake to Andrew Barroway will only strengthen the franchise’s ties to Arizona. IceArizona agreed Friday to sell a 51 percent stake to Barroway for $155 million, a deal that… Read More →

Vee Quiva Pays Largest Pai Gow Jackpot in Arizona History


Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino, Lone Butte Casino and Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino have linked the Fortune Pai Gow Progressive™ jackpot at each property to create the largest progressive table games jackpot in Arizona. The progressive wager gives players an opportunity to win all or part of a large, incrementing jackpot and it… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women


They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

Glendale arena may change to Gila River Arena


Arizona Coyotes Co-Owner, President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc announced today that the Coyotes and Arizona-based Gila River Casinos have agreed to terms on a nine-year partnership agreement that includes the naming rights for Glendale Arena. The agreement is pending approval from Glendale City Council on September 9. If approved, the new name of the venue… Read More →

Deborah Griffin – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Deborah Griffin – President of the Board of Directors, Gila River Casinos Griffin started in the accounting department in 1999 and in 2004, joined the marketing team until 2006, where she currently serves on the Board of Directors as president. Greatest accomplishment: “Contributing to the long-term sustainability and growth of the Gila River Indian Community.”… Read More →

Arizona’s 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders

Clarence McAllister, president and CEO of Fortis Networks,

What would you do it you opened the pages of this magazine and saw Jerry Colangelo listed as one of the 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders in Arizona? You’d do a double take, but it’s not out of the realm of possibilities. Consider this: Among 439,633 Arizonans under age 5 in 2012, this is… Read More →

D-backs Announce Most Valuable Partner Awards

by in Business News | Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) announced the winners of last week’s Most Valuable Partner Awards, the unique award show designed to honor the best D-backs’ partners in a variety of categories. The awards ceremony was held at Gila River Casinos’ Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino – Ovations Live! Showroom. Several D-backs players were on hand… Read More →

An All-Encompassing Entertainment Experience at Vee Quiva Hotel and Casino

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by in Eat | Play | Stay

  As we drove past the former Vee Quiva casino on our way to attend the grand opening of the all-new Vee Quiva Hotel and Casino, the difference in size and grandeur between the two was astonishing to me. The new Vee Quiva Hotel and Casino, which opened on July 2, is all about offering… Read More →

D-backs announce 2013 promotional schedule

Ian Kennedy
by in Featured | Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced the 2013 promotional schedule, which includes three bobbleheads, a Wade Miley Garden Gnome and more than a dozen additional promotional items throughout the season. Individual tickets for each of these games, including Opening Day on April 1 vs. the St. Louis Cardinals, will go on sale on Mar. 4. Tickets… Read More →

Legends district partners with Southwestern Eye Center

by in Business News | Sports

The Legends Entertainment District, a first-of-its-kind joint venture between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns, announced a new partnership with Southwestern Eye Center that features the District’s first static super graphic with a 3-D embellishment. The announcement was made by Legends Entertainment District General Manager Judd Norris. “The Legends Entertainment District continues to break the… Read More →

New Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino Set To Open In 2013

Vee Quiva

With recently built properties at Wild Horse Pass and Lone Butte, it was only a matter of time that the Gila River Indian Community would upgrade Vee Quiva casino in Laveen. That goal came to fruition today when Gila River Casinos broke ground on a new Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino, scheduled to open a year… Read More →

What’s New At Chase Field For 2012?

Chase Field Updates
by in Events | Sports

Chase Field, considered by many to be the most fan-friendly ballpark in the country, will open its doors tomorrow and host its first two exhibition games of the season against the Milwaukee Brewers, followed by Opening Weekend April 6-8. A number of additions have been made in order to enhance the fan experience, ranging from… Read More →