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Christopher Gerlacher

Christopher Gerlacher is a freelance writer tucked into the foothills in Colorado Springs. He works as a content writer, a professional resume writer, and authors search engine optimized professional articles in multiple industries.

Smarkets’ PR Manager On Colorado Sportsbook Launch

June 19, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

While many sportsbooks have entered the Colorado market, only one has come from overseas so far. Smarkets runs a successful betting exchange in the United Kingdom. However, Smarkets’ new sportsbook made its American debut in Colorado, and its next stop is Indiana. We reached out to Pascal Lemesre, Smarkets’ PR Manager, to discuss the Colorado […]

Smarkets’ Unique Approach to Setting Odds Could Give it an Edge In The Colorado Market

June 11, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

Smarkets is different from most sportsbooks. Traditional sportsbooks hire oddsmakers who go through a painstaking process to do two things: Determine how likely an event is so they can set odds. Determine how much house advantage to spread across sportsbook lines. However, Smarkets does something completely different from its competitors. Smarkets lets its bettors set […]

How Odds Are Calculated At Colorado Sportsbooks

June 1, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

Now that sports betting is legal in Colorado, many bettors may be filled with questions. Maybe they have questions about Colorado’s sports betting bill. Maybe they’re curious about how sports betting became legalized in Colorado. But one question that’s a little harder to answer is this: Where do sportsbooks’ odds come from? Who makes them? […]

Monarch Casino COO On BetMonarch’s Online Colorado Sportsbook Launch

May 28, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

Colorado sports betting couldn’t have had a more difficult start. The coronavirus pandemic took sports away, wiping popular betting lines out along the way. Colorado sportsbooks’ challenges only grew after narrowly missing the chance to offer lines on the 2020 NFL draft. The next major NFL betting events aren’t until fall–and that’s if the NFL […]

How Colorado Casinos are Planning for Re-Opening After Coronavirus

April 13, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

The global coronavirus pandemic has hit everybody hard, but casinos took an especially big hit. Casinos are more than just the gaming floors, they’re also the shops, restaurants, and hotels that customers pour money into during their visit. All those closures across the country have cost the U.S. economy: 652,000 casino and resort worker lay-offs. […]