Colorado Casino News

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 […]

Colorado’s Wildwood Casino Teaming Up With ISI for Sports Betting

March 31, 2020 | By: Calvin McAlee

Another Colorado casino has found a partner to help them with the upcoming launch of their sportsbook. Wildwood Casino in Cripple Creek, operated by American Gaming Group, LLC., announced Monday that they have entered into an agreement with ISI Race and Sports. What Does This Agreement Mean? The agreement between American Gaming Group, (AGG) and […]

Officials Sticking to Launch Date for Colorado Sports Betting

March 28, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Colorado’s casinos are closed through at least the end of April, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to halt normal day-to-day operations for the U.S. gaming industry. As of now, however, the projected May 1 launch date for legalized sports betting in the state remains unchanged. Colorado Division of Gaming director Dan Hartman expects a clearer […]