The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk

The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk is the flagship casino of owners Jacobs Entertainment Inc. The Lodge Casino has a rich history dating back to 1998, when it became the first of its kind in the area to offer lodging and dining options within the casino property. 

It has 52,000 square feet of gaming space, including almost 1,000 slot machines and 17 table games. It features a 50-room hotel, as well as four restaurant and dining options on-site.

Year opened1998
Phone number303-582-1771
Address240 Main St, Black Hawk, CO 80422
Number of slots975
Number of table games17
Hotel?Yes. 50 rooms
Minimum age to gamble?21

The Lodge Sportsbook & Online Sports Betting

The Lodge Casino appears to be offering sports and online betting as of May 1, when legal sports betting officially opens for business in Colorado.

Casino owner Jacobs Entertainment Inc. is reported to have made an agreement for TheScore, a digital entertainment company, to operate their mobile sportsbook. This will likely be made available as soon as the state of Colorado opens the gates for sports and online betting, at the beginning of May.

Casino History

The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk was built in June 1998 at a cost of $73 million, becoming the largest casino in the state of Colorado at the time. It was also the very first casino in the area to offer hotel rooms and restaurants on-site, providing full-service accommodations for its out-of-town visitors.

The casino was a joint venture between Black Hawk Gaming & Development Company Inc. and Jacobs Investments, which would later be combined into Jacobs Entertainment Inc.

Jacobs Entertainment Inc. currently owns and operates several gaming and entertainment properties across the U.S., including The Gilpin Casino – also based in Black Hawk.

The Lodge Casino is situated within the hotel complex, which offers 50 boutique hotel rooms. The 47 deluxe rooms and 3 suites offer vast convenience and comfort to casino-goers.

Four restaurants are also available on the premises, offering a wide selection of food choices:

  • Jake’s Deli – Deli
  • Seasons Buffet – Buffet
  • The White Buffalo Grille – Seafood and steakhouse
  • Cinnabon – Bakery restaurant 

Loyalty Program

The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk has a loyalty program called the “Winners Club”, which is free to join.

The program rewards users with cash back, Swipe & Dine comp dollars, drawing entries and cash coupon mailers. If they sign up and earn 50 points on the day, a member will also receive a free meal from the Seasons Buffet. 

There are four different Premium Club Levels within the program, which are obtained by earning certain levels of unadjusted points (within a 6-month period). Each Premium Club Level carries its own benefits which may include hotel and food offers, exclusive event tickets and complimentary machine lockdowns.

Lodge Casino at Black Hawk FAQ

Is the Lodge Casino at Black Hawk open 24 hours?

Yes. The Lodge is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Does The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk have a buffet?

Yes. The Lodge Casino’s Seasons Buffet serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as brunch on weekends. Diners must be 21 years old or over.

Does The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk have valet parking?

Yes. The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk offers free valet parking in a convenient and secure garage, which is handicap accessible.

How far is The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk from downtown Denver?

The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk is approximately a 50-minute drive from downtown Denver.

Does The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk have a hotel attached?

Yes, The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk is within a hotel with 50 rooms. This includes 47 deluxe rooms, and three suites.