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Vee Quiva Wins in the Game of Fun “We’re thrilled that our longstanding partnership is official in the eyes of the NFL. Not only are we merging two synergistic brands, we’re creating more opportunities to give back to the community.”
t’s tucked into the desert mountains of the southwest Valley and a popular choice for a staycation, date night, or a fun night out with friends. Now that the new Loop 202 freeway extension opens next month with an exit in Laveen leading to its property, more people will discover just how much fun they can have at Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Vee Quiva. The Four Diamond-awarded hotel is home to 90 boutique rooms, five dining options, two lounges, and a variety of gaming options. George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen also generates a lot of buzz with its atmosphere and flavors that are as colorful as the comedian himself! Lately, there’s been a sea of red taking over the property after Gila River was named the Official Hotels & Casinos of the Arizona Cardinals. For 15 years, the Arizona Cardinals have enjoyed a unique relationship with Gila River, through which the two organizations have collaborated to create exciting promotions for fans, often teaming up to support local charities. “We’re thrilled that our long-standing partnership is official in the eyes of the NFL. Not only are we merging two synergistic brands, we’re creating more opportunities to give back to the community,” said Kenneth Manuel, CEO of Gila River Hotels & Casinos. To celebrate the official announce-
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ment, Gila River is offering more than $250,000 in prizes in one of the largest promotions in its 25-year history. Some of the fun promotions at Vee Quiva include: • Arizona Cardinals Biggest Fan: Show off your Cardinals spirit by uploading a photo to CardinalsBiggestFan.com. Seven winners will receive exclusive Red Zone seats at State Farm Stadium courtesy of Four Peaks Brewing Company and Gila River Hotels & Casinos. One Grand Prize winner will win a pair of 2020-2021 season tickets and an Arizona Cardinals sports memorabilia package. But hurry, because this contest ends on Sunday, Dec. 15. • Football Truck Giveaway: Gila River Hotels & Casinos has partnered with Arizona Ford Dealers for a Football Truck Giveaway. During telecasts of the Monday Night Football games, the first 250 guests visiting Vee Quiva, Wild Horse Pass or Lone Butte will win a shot at one of three Ford F-150 trucks. All three trucks will be driven away during the final Monday Night Football game on Monday, Dec. 23.
• Check-in with the Cardinals: For the ultimate fan experience any time of the year, request to stay in the Arizona Cardinals room. The custom designed room (also at Wild Horse Pass) reflects a chic look including customized wall coverings and signed memorabilia. Guests are welcomed with vouchers for Four Peaks Red Bird Lager and a special amenity upon arrival. • Special Holiday Meals: With the holidays approaching, now is the perfect time to make hotel and dinner reservations. Vee Quiva’s Full House Café will offer a special holiday menu for Thanksgiving and Christmas. • The Soaring 20s: Come celebrate the possibilities at Vee Quiva as we ring in a new decade, the Soaring 20s. Enjoy Flappers and Gangsters on the gaming floor, live DJs across the entire casino, fun party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Join the fun and watch for announcements regarding the opening of the Loop 202 freeway extension. For details, visit PlayAtGila.com or call 1-800-946-4452.
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