California’s new Sky River Casino debuts complete cashless convenience


Konami Gaming, Everi Holdings and Sky River Casino have announced the launch of industry-leading cashless options as the newly constructed destination opens its doors to the public 15 miles south of downtown Sacramento, California.

Sky River Casino is debuting a true cashless experience on the gaming floor by combining Everi’s digital CashClub Wallet® with Konami’s SYNKROS® casino management system. Through the partnership, guests can enjoy a mix of digital, mobile, traditional and contactless payment options across the destination’s 2,000 slot machines, 80 table games and 12 unique dining experiences.

Sky River Casino is owned by the Wilton Rancheria Tribe and managed by Boyd Gaming Corporation.

“At Sky River, we have dedicated significant attention to creating memorable experiences for guests,” says Chris Gibase, President & COO at Sky River Casino. “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 & COO at Konami Gaming, adds: “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.”  

Darren Simmons, Executive VP and Fintech Business Leader at Everi, says: “As Sky River Casino officially opens and guests are stepping into this brand new 100,000sqft 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, recognised and rewarded by powerful integrations between Everi’s industry-leading cashless payments solutions and Konami’s robust SYNKROS systems environment.”