Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte & Vee Quiva Launches Free-to-Play Online Social Casino

PlayGila allows users to play popular casino games from the palm of their hand and earn rewards that are redeemable at Gila River’s three locations.  

CHANDLER, AZ – Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte & Vee Quiva is elevating the gaming experience by giving its guests a new way to enjoy the fun and excitement of casino games from the comfort of their homes.

Created in partnership with online gaming supplier GAN (GameAccount Network), PlayGila is a free-to-play, online social casino that allows guests to play casino favorites like slots, blackjack, roulette and video poker on any device, no matter where they are. The games are solely for amusement purposes and users are not able to win money through game play, however, PlayGila allows players to earn rewards that can be redeemed on property.
PlayGila is integrated with Gila River’s loyalty program, THE Card®, allowing members of the program to earn rewards by purchasing coins that can be used on the site. Users who link THE Card to their PlayGila account and purchase coins are rewarded with point play which can be converted to free bonus play or promo chips at any of Gila River’s three locations.

“We are always looking for ways to enhance the gaming experience for our guests and wanted to give them a new way to experience the excitement of casino games,” said Dominic Orozco, Chief Strategic Marketing Officer of Gila River Hotels & Casinos. “PlayGila allows our guests a new sense of freedom to play their way and gives THE Card members the platform to earn point play whenever and wherever they want.”

Users can access PlayGila from their smartphone, tablet or computer by visiting or downloading the app for free in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

“Just two short months ago we signed an exciting new agreement with Gila River Hotels & Casinos to launch our Simulated Gaming solutions for both desktop and mobile gaming,” said Joann Pierce, Director of Business Development of GAN. “Now as of today, PlayGila is live and ready for users to play their favorite casino games, earn loyalty rewards and redeem those rewards directly at Gila River properties. We are delighted that Gila River selected GAN to develop PlayGila and we look forward to the enjoyment these new solutions will bring its players.”

With three casinos and one loyalty program, the possibilities are endless at Gila River Hotels & Casinos. Guests can sign up for free today to start playing and earning rewards. For more details on PlayGila and how it works, visit

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