Audit: Colorado Sports Betting Officials Dropped the Ball, Need to Improve

June 15, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The Colorado Office of the State Auditor issued a stinging report earlier this week that criticized Colorado Division of Gaming officials for their handling of sports betting in the state. The report claims Gaming officials failed to properly execute background checks on operator applicants, granted too many temporary licenses to satisfy a quick timeline, and potentially […]

Why Denver Should Host The 2026 World Cup

June 7, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

On June 16, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) will announce the 16 cities in North America that will host World Cup matches in 2026. In consideration are 15 U.S. cities or metro centers, as well as three in Mexico and three in Canada. Among the cities vying to host 2026 World Cup matches […]

Colorado Avalanche vs. Edmonton Oilers Betting Odds And Series Preview

June 4, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

For the first time in two decades, the Colorado Avalanche are competing in the Western Conference Finals. The team is the favorite to capture the series and Colorado sports betting apps have the Avs as the favorites to capture the Stanley Cup. If the Avalanche are going to hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup after a more […]

Colorado Passes Law That Limits Deductions By Sports Betting Operators

May 24, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

In an attempt to gain more tax revenue from sports betting, the Colorado State House and Senate have passed legislation that is expected to be signed soon by Gov. Jared Polis. Under the law, Colorado sportsbook operators will no longer be able to deduct many of the promotional and marketing expenses from their revenue. The move […]

Colorado Responsible Gaming Could Receive Boost In Funding

May 2, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

A lawmaker who championed the introduction of legal sports betting in Colorado has introduced a bill that would shift more money to fund problem gambling in the state. House Bill 1402 passed out of committee last week with the support of House Speaker Alex Garnett. If passed by the state legislature, the measure would allocate […]

Rockies’ Charlie Blackmon Becomes First MLB Player With Sportsbook Deal

April 20, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon has signed a deal to be an ambassador for MaximBet Sportsbook, making him the first active Major League Baseball player to enter into a partnership with a sportsbook. The recent collective bargaining agreement between MLB and the MLB Players Association allows players to enter into deals with sportsbooks within certain […]

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 Will Offer Fixed-Odds Horse Racing Betting

March 21, 2022 | By: Mark Ashenfelter

While a timeframe for implementation is to be determined, Colorado eventually will offer fixed-odds horse racing betting. Bettors in the state will also find fixed-odds wagering on greyhound racing. Both are the result of a rule change made by the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission. When it launches fixed-odds wagering will begin as an 18-month […]

Colorado State vs. Michigan March Madness Betting Odds And Preview

March 15, 2022 | By: Craig Williams

First-round action of the NCAA Tournament tips off Thursday with 64 teams remaining to vie for advancement. The No. 6 seed Colorado State Rams and No. 11 seed Michigan Wolverines open play on Thursday (10:15 a.m. MT) in Indianapolis, Ind. With so many games, the NCAA Tournament is one of the most wagered events on […]