Colorado Casino News

BetAmerica Opens Colorado Sportsbook at Bronco Billy’s Casino

September 28, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

BetAmerica has opened its sportsbook at Bronco Billy’s Casino in Cripple Creek. Churchill Downs operates the BetAmerica retail sportsbook and plans to launch an online sports betting platform once it receives regulatory sign-off.  “Colorado is home to some of the most enthusiastic sports fans in professional and college sports and we are pleased to offer […]

Why Broncos’ Futures Odds Exploded After Their First 2 Games

September 24, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

The Broncos were never predicted to win the Super Bowl. At the beginning of the NFL season, the Chiefs had some of the lowest odds in the futures category. Oscillating between +500 and +600, Colorado online sportsbooks predicted the Chiefs had about a 15% chance of winning the Super Bowl. But once the season began, oddsmakers […]

Colorado Sports Betting Handle Jumps 117% in August; 98.5% of Bets Placed Online

September 23, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

Move over ping-pong, it’s basketball, baseball, and hockey’s time to shine. With all major U.S. sports leagues back in action, and retail sportsbooks popping up all over the state, Colorado sports betting had its best monthly handle yet for August, the Colorado Limited Gaming Commission reported on Wednesday, Sept. 23. The total amount wagered on […]

Colorado Sportsbooks Set Odds for UFC 253

September 23, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

UFC 253, highlighted by the main event of Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa, will take place on Saturday from Abu Dhabi. Although there are four other matches on the main card, UFC fans can’t wait for the clash between these two-highly skilled fighters. Here’s a breakdown of the middleweight championship bout, plus what you can […]

4 Tips for Managing Your Sports Betting Bankroll

September 21, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

No matter if you are a professional bettor or a weekend warrior who likes throwing money down at one of Colorado’s many sportsbooks, bankroll management is crucial. For the uninitiated, bankroll management is about keeping your betting account flush with smart decision making and discipline. In the end, you want to make sure your losses […]

SportsBetting.com Launches in Colorado

September 18, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

The appropriately named SportsBetting.com has launched its sportsbook in Colorado, the first U.S. market for the European sports betting and iGaming platform. Locally, SportsBetting.com and its parent company the Carousel Group is partnered with Johnny Nolon’s Casino in Cripple Creek. No app is available yet, but the website is fully up and running and taking […]

DraftKings Offers Bet Boost For Lakers, Nuggets Series

September 16, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

The Denver Nuggets pulled off a slice of NBA history as they completed their second 3-1 comeback with a dominating Game 7 win over the heavily-favored Los Angeles Clippers. Powered by Jamal Murray’s scoring and a triple-double by Nikola Jokic, Denver punched their ticket to the Western Conference Finals against all odds. But waiting for […]

Teller County Asks to Reopen Table Games at Cripple Creek Casinos

September 14, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

Gilpin County casinos, including those in Black Hawk and Central City, reopened table games last week for the first time since the pandemic forced casinos to close in mid-March. Now, officials in Teller County, home of Cripple Creek‘s casinos, are seeking a variance from the state to do the same. Teller County’s Delicate Balance When […]