Colorado Casino News

Will Colorado Move Towards Esports Betting?

April 21, 2020 | By: Brian Carlton

Despite the pandemic, Colorado still plans to launch online sports betting on May 1. There won’t be any baseball to wager on or basketball playoffs. The NFL Draft will be a week old at that point and the Kentucky Derby has been postponed. What the state will have, however, is both a growing interest in […]

With Major Sports on Hold, Sportsbooks Get Creative

April 20, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Colorado bettors can still look forward to May 1 for the launch of legal online sports betting. While the COVID-19 crisis has shut down Colorado’s retail casino industry through at least late April, mobile platforms like FanDuel SportsBook are set to roll out on the original expected launch date. With most major sports leagues around […]

How Colorado Casinos are Planning for Re-Opening After Coronavirus

April 13, 2020 | By: Christopher Gerlacher

The global coronavirus pandemic has hit everybody hard, but casinos took an especially big hit. Casinos are more than just the gaming floors, they’re also the shops, restaurants, and hotels that customers pour money into during their visit. All those closures across the country have cost the U.S. economy: 652,000 casino and resort worker lay-offs. […]

Betting on the 2020 Presidential Election in Colorado

April 10, 2020 | By: Calvin McAlee

Betting on the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election was briefly available in one state: West Virginia. FanDuel Sportsbook had betting lines up for a whole 15 minutes after receiving approval from the West Virginia Lottery, but ultimately decided to take the lines down at the request of West Virginia state officials. Could other states such as […]

Colorado Moving Ahead With Legal Sports Betting For Now

April 6, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

For the moment, legalized sports betting in Colorado is still set to officially launch on May 1. What remains to be seen is whether any casino planning to offer a live sportsbook will actually be open for business on that date. In the wake of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic crisis, live casinos nationwide have shuttered […]

Colorado Gaming Regulators Holding Special Meeting April 2

April 2, 2020 | By: Calvin McAlee

The Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission will be holding a special meeting on Thursday, April 2 to discuss more than two dozen license applications relating to sports betting services in the state. The Commission’s offices are closed until at least April 18 because of the coronavirus, so the meeting will be held via video conference. […]

Sports Betting During The Coronavirus Outbreak

March 31, 2020 | By: Mark Hoover

The global sports world has been mostly put on hold due to the spread of COVID-19. Major sports leagues in the U.S. including the NBA, NHL, and MLB have all suspended their seasons and other leagues around the world have done the same. This comes just a month before Colorado is set to open its […]