How Do Gamblers Feel About Colorado’s Casinos Re-opening? ColoradoSharp.com Consumer Survey

Survey of visitors to ColoradoSharp.com’s casino re-opening resource, conducted May 21-23, 2020. Total respondents n=139.

TAKEAWAY 1: CONSUMERS ARE READY TO COME BACK TO COLORADO’S CASINOS

  • Nearly 75% of those surveyed said they would return to Colorado’s casinos “as soon as they’re open.”
  • Another 18% struck a slightly more cautious tone and said they’d “probably wait a few weeks.”
  • The good news for Colorado’s casinos? Only 7% of respondents said they’d more than a month to return, and only one respondent out of the 139 that answered said that they were writing off casino visits entirely.

TAKEAWAY 2: MOST CONSUMERS EXPECT CASINOS TO MAKE CHANGES

  • 50% of respondents said that is was “very important” to them that casinos adopt new measures to ensure social distancing and use of masks by staff.
  • Another 25% said that such measures were “somewhat important.”
  • Of the remaining 25%, roughly half were neutral on the issue and the other half said that they “don’t care at all.”

TAKEAWAY 3: THE MAJORITY OF CONSUMERS SAY THEY PLAN TO WEAR MASKS TO CASINOS

  • 75% said “yes” when asked “Do you plan on wearing a mask when you return to Colorado casinos to gamble?”
  • The survey did not address how consumers might respond should casinos specifically require patrons to wear facemasks.

Key charts from survey