Colorado Gambler Survey: First Week Back for Colorado Casinos

It has officially been a week since Colorado casinos reopened after being closed for three months. Gamblers in Cripple Creek, Black Hawk, and Central City made their enthusiastic return, even though things looked very different. Colorado even made history by accepting the state’s first-ever legal sports bet at the Betfred sportsbook window at the Saratoga Casino.

In order to keep compliant with the variances that granted them permission to open for business, CO casinos have instituted a number of new safety measures including:

  • Mandatory temperature screenings upon entry
  • All employees and guests must wear masks at all times
  • Table games are closed, only slots are available
  • Reduced maximum capacity
  • Some slots turned off to ensure socially distant players

If you’ve already been back since reopening, or plan to soon, we want to hear from you! Take our two-minute survey to tell us what you saw, where you played, and how you felt about all the changes. We’ve included more open-ended questions this time around, so let those words fly!

About the Author

Chris Nesi

Chris Nesi is Managing Editor of Colorado Sharp. He’s been an editor and writer for more than a decade, with experience spanning newspapers, magazines, digital news, and commercial writing. His work can be found in publications including TechCrunch, Mental Floss and Huffington Post. Chris lives just outside of Denver and enjoys regular trips to Black Hawk. He bets the hard ways and always splits 8s.