Colorado Casino & Sportsbook News

As COVID-19 Cases Rise, Colorado Casinos are Area of Concern for Health Officials

July 15, 2020 | By: Brian Carlton

Most Colorado casinos have been open for about a month, following state-mandated closure orders issued in March in response to the pandemic. Since then, nationwide cases of COVID-19 have spiked considerably, including in Colorado. This has led health officials to express concerns about a COVID-19 outbreak in Teller County. While that doesn’t mean casinos have […]

Colorado Sportsbook Lines for This Weekend’s PGA Tour Memorial Tournament

July 14, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

The restarted 2020 PGA Tour season’s biggest tournament happens this weekend as the Memorial takes place at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio. The tournament usually brings out the best golfers in the world, and despite the threat of Covid-19, this year’s edition has drawn the most talented field thus far in a PGA event. Golfers […]

Colorado Among States to Nix Betting on Ukrainian Table Tennis After Irregularities Reported

July 13, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

Following an ESPN report about possible match-fixing in Ukrainian table tennis, several states including Colorado have suspended betting on matches. Colorado joins New Jersey, Nevada, and Indiana in disallowing wagers on Ukrainian table tennis matches until further notice. The suspension came after the Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association alerted Colorado gaming authorities about potential betting […]

UFC 251 Colorado Sports Betting Odds Set For Saturday Night’s Match-Up

July 10, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

The long-awaited UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal mega card finally happens Saturday. The loaded event features three title fights, emanating from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The venue, called “Fight Island” by UFC president Dana White, will host the fight card without fans in attendance. This allows the main card to go live […]

Denver Broncos, BetMGM Pen Multi-Year Partnership Agreement

July 9, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

The Denver Broncos continue to establish relationships with CO sportsbooks, announcing a partnership with BetMGM today. The deal includes the first in-stadium retail sportsbook for any NFL team. Last month, the Broncos partnered with FanDuel and Betfred USA as well, bringing their total sports betting partnerships to three. To date, the Broncos are the only […]

DraftKings Opening Temporary Retail Sportsbook at Mardi Gras Casino July 10

July 9, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

DraftKings Sportsbook will open a temporary retail sportsbook at the Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk, the company announced Thursday, July 9. Casino visitors will be able to place their first bets at a DraftKings Sportsbook-branded window in Colorado beginning Friday, July 10. “As our partners at Mardi Gras Casino work to expand their current […]

Here’s How the 2020 NBA Season in a Bubble is Expected to Work

July 8, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

The NBA season had almost finished before the coronavirus pandemic. Even as the first reports of the coronavirus came out of Wuhan, sports seasons seemed like they would wrap up normally at the end of Spring. However, the United States’ first coronavirus case was confirmed on Feb. 26, leading sports leagues to shut down by […]

Sky Ute Casino’s GM On Launching a Colorado Sportsbook with No Sports

July 7, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

At the beginning of June, Sky Ute SportsBook became Colorado’s eighth licensed sportsbook. However, it also become the first tribal sportsbook to offer a sportsbook across an entire state. Since Sky Ute SportsBook isn’t limited to the Southern Ute reservation, it has access to Colorado’s 5.7 million residents and 85.2 million visitors. There are a […]