Storm announces exclusive partnership with Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort

Multi-Year partnership gives major presence to Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort and provides benefits to Storm fans 

EVERETT, Wash. — The Seattle Storm is proud to announce Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort as its first exclusive casino partner in franchise history. The multi-year partnership brings new entertainment opportunities for Storm fans and impactful visibility for Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort. Financial terms of the deal are not disclosed.

Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort is owned by the Stillaguamish Tribe, a federally recognized Indian tribe residing in the Puget Sound region since before 1855. The Tribe opened the resort in 2004, with the purpose of making it the “World’s Friendliest Casino”. The organization has reinvested millions from its profits into the community, including $2,334,847 donated to local businesses in 2020 alone.

Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort has also become a premium sports and entertainment destination for Washington State residents, with state-of-the-art on-site amenities such as All-Things Sports—a virtual sports simulator, Strikerz Bowling—a brand-new 16-lane bowling alley, a headline concert venue, a variety of dining options, 4-star lodging and much more.

“The Storm is thrilled to team up with the Stillaguamish Tribe and Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort, in a partnership that will bring new and exciting game night wins to Storm fans,” Alisha Valavanis, Storm President and CEO. “We are also eager to amplify the entertainment available to fans that make a trip out to Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort.”

Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort—owner of the naming rights to Angel Of The Winds Arena in Everett, the franchise’s temporary home—will have a major presence at Storm games this season and over the course of the partnership. Branding will be visible during all Storm home games, including on the floor during nationally televised games, and around the court for locally broadcast games.

Storm fans will benefit from the partnership with several opportunities to win prizes available through a soon-to-be announced sweepstakes, as well as the newly updated Storm App*. The franchise will also work with Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort to promote and highlight Xperience Player’s Club—the Tribe’s official player rewards program. In addition, starting in 2022, the partner will present Happy Hour games with discounted drinks and entertainment for fans, as well as engaging in-arena contests and promotions.

“This opportunity is a great example of the kind of partnership the Stillaguamish Tribe and Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort is looking for to support the region. From the opening of Angel Of The Winds 16 years ago, the Stillaguamish Tribe has committed to reinvesting in local community and strengthening our area,” said Travis O’Neil, General Manager of Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort. “Plus, who would turn down the opportunity to partner with a four-time WNBA champion?” 

“We are thrilled to enter into a long-term partnership with Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort and bring them back to Seattle with us when we play at Climate Pledge Arena,” said Nate Silverman, SVP of Corporate Partnership and Social Responsibilityat the Seattle Storm. “We hope to grow their presence in Seattle and convert our fans into theirs.” 

The Seattle Storm returns to Angel Of The Winds Arena next Tuesday, June 22, after snatching victories in all five games played during its latest road trip in the East. For tickets, visit Seattle Storm Ticket Central.

*The Storm App is available for download on Apple Store and Google Play


About Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort 

Xperience the Xcitement at Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort, Seattle’s freshest and cleanest casino! Enjoy the latest and greatest slots, an Xpansive selection of table games, live Keno, a High Limit room, and a 100% non-smoking entertainment Xperience. Check out traditional and HyperBowling games at Strikerz Bowling or level up your athletic skills at All Things Sports! Kick back with drinks at Equator Bar, Gateway Bar, Bear’s Den, and Gravity Bar! Savor the taste of prime cuts and seafood at Whiskey Prime Steakhouse, premier Southeast Asian cuisine at Jade Fusion, a variety of handcrafted brews and delicious BBQ at 210 Brewing CO, and quick, tasty eats at Angel Eats and Katie’s Kitchen! Exit 210 Off I-5 in Arlington. Visit for more information.  


About the Seattle Storm 

The Seattle Storm is a four-time WNBA championship team committed to bringing a premium professional basketball and entertainment experience to a fan base rich in tradition and support. The organization places high value on community and building platforms to positively impact the overall entertainment, attraction and economy of the Puget Sound region. In addition, the Storm is dedicated to local youth development in the areas of fitness and wellness, with a special emphasis on inspiring leadership, motivation and the empowerment of girls and women.  For more information, visit

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