The Famous Bonanza Casino at Central City is owned by a local family, who also owns the Easy Street Casino. The casino is a slot machine-only property, with a wide selection of old and new slot and video poker options.
The place is renowned for its friendly atmosphere, as is its sister casino. There is one restaurant in the casino – Stella’s Café – which is open for lunch and dinner.
|Address||102 Main St., Central City, Colo. 80427|
|Number of slots||500|
|Number of table games||6|
|Minimum age to gamble||21|
Famous Bonanza Sportsbook & Online Sports Betting
Although The Famous Bonanza Casino at Central City is eligible to apply for licensing to offer sports betting services, they do not appear to have announced any plans to do so.
Famous Bonanza Casino History
The Famous Bonanza Casino at Central City was one of the very first casinos to open in Colorado in 1992 – just a matter of months after the legalization of gambling in the State the year before.
The casino is one of two on Main Street which are owned and operated by a local family in the Central City area, the other being The Easy Street Casino. Both properties are well-known for their unique selection of slot machines, which present everything ranging from old and rare coin-operated slots, to brand-new video poker games.
It is known to be one of the friendliest casinos in the area, alongside The Easy Street Casino and The Dostal Alley Casino. Patrons have noted that extra attention is paid to guests, something not as commonly observed in the larger casinos.
The Famous Bonanza Casino has a restaurant on the second floor, called the Stella Café. It is open seven days a week, for lunch and dinner, offering burgers, soups and salads, pizza, paninis, and desserts.
Famous Bonanza Casino Player’s Club
The Famous Bonanza shares its Player’s Club loyalty program with The Easy Street Casino.
Members receive a Player’s Club card, which ears one point for every dollar wagered on compatible games. Video poker is slightly different, earning one point for every two dollars wagered. For every 1,000 points earned, a player will receive $5 cash back.
Card holder are also eligible for offers such as food comps for the casino restaurants, promotional giveaways and bus ticket reimbursements. Earning 250 base points on a Player’s Club card can earn members a $20 reimbursement for their bus ticket.
Famous Bonanza Casino FAQ
The Famous Bonanza Casino at Central City opened in January 1992, only a matter of months after gambling was legalized in the state of Colorado.
The Famous Bonanza Casino at Central City is open seven days a week at the following hours:
Sunday to Thursday: 8 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Friday and Saturday: 8 a.m. – 3 a.m.
No, The Famous Bonanza Casino at Central City does not have a hotel attached. There are, however, plenty of hotel and lodging options nearby in both Central City and Black Hawk.
No, The Famous Bonanza Casino at Central City does not have a poker room or table games. It is a slot-only casino.
Denver is the closest major city to The Famous Bonanza Casino at Central City. Denver is about 38 miles away, which takes about 50 minutes to drive.