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All-Time Colorado Sports Betting Handle Tops $6 Billion

April 5, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

Colorado has passed a significant marker in sports betting by topping $6 billion in total handle since the launch of the industry in May 2020. In February 2022, the state recorded a handle of $440.5 million for sports betting, and in the last 12 months dating back to February 2021, sports betting in Colorado has […]

Colorado Sports Betting Suspends Wagering on Russian Sporting Events

March 7, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The State of Colorado has suspended all betting on Russian sporting events effective immediately, a move designed to impact revenue associated with that country after its invasion of Ukraine. The ban also extends to Belarus, which aided Russia in the aggression that began on Feb. 24. In a statement released over the weekend, the Colorado […]

Colorado Sports Betting Handle Shatters Record In January

March 2, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

Sports bettors in Colorado placed more than half a billion dollars in wagers in January, setting a record, according to data released by the Department of Revenue. The total handle in the state was reported as $573.7 million for January 2022, easily eclipsing the previous mark of $491.5 million set in October 2021. This makes […]

Colorado Sports Betting Set Revenue Records in September

November 2, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

“As goes the Broncos, so goes gaming revenue in Colorado.” That’s what sportsbooks and state officials might be saying as Colorado once again broke a record in September with more than $400 million in sports wagers. That tremendous activity led to $483,048 in taxes to the state. The gross gaming revenue (GGR) for September was […]

Why The Rockies Could Be A Spoiler In Final Weeks Of MLB Season

September 22, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

On May 29, after they were swept in a doubleheader by the Pirates (and failed to score a single run in either game), the Colorado Rockies were 15 games out of first place. Their record was 19-34, and it felt like the team was as low as they could go. A third consecutive losing season […]

The Sports Illustrated “SI Sportsbook” Launches in Colorado

September 7, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

Colorado has a new sportsbook from 888 Holdings via their partnership with the Sports Illustrated brand called SI Sportsbook. The product is live in the state today, offering traditional sports betting and live wagering. Sports Illustrated is one of the most cherished journalistic sports brands in North America, but like many print publications, the once-weekly […]

888 Holdings And Sports Illustrated Will Launch Sportsbook In Colorado

August 25, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

According to reporting by Ryan Butler, 888 Holdings and Sports Illustrated will debut their joint sportsbook in Colorado in September. The partners reportedly have plans to roll the sportsbook out in three additional states later. In a departure from their traditional role as a sports journalism brand, Sports Illustrated will incorporate betting odds into their […]