SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The Sky River Casino in Elk Grove opened its doors in August, becoming Sacramento County’s first tribal casino.
On the casino’s opening day, there were long lines of cars full of people eager to check out the new 100,000-square-foot-facility.
The casino is located off Highway 99 on 1 Sky River Parkway in Elk Grove and features 2,000 slot machines, 80 tables, and 17 planned restaurants and bars.
The new casino was originally supposed to open in September, which at the time was considered ahead of schedule.
Sky River Casino is the closest gambling spot for residents in the city of Sacramento and its reach also includes West Sacramento, Arden-Arcade, Davis, and Rancho Cordova.
For people driving to Sky River from…