COVID-19 Spike Puts Cripple Creek Casinos at Risk of Closure

August 7, 2020 | By: Brian Carlton

In order for Cripple Creek casinos to stay open, Teller County has to get its COVID-19 problem under control. That’s a point everyone from casino operators to county commissioners want to get across, as the numbers keep increasing. On July 3, the county reported 41 total cases of the virus. In the month since then, […]

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 Casinos Start Reopening Today, But Remain Closed in Two Counties

June 15, 2020 | By: Brian Carlton

Cripple Creek casinos are officially open, and Black Hawk is set to follow suit on June 17, but Colorado doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all plan to reopen casinos. Instead, state officials say approval comes on a case by case basis. Casinos, along with all other non-essential businesses in Colorado, shut down in March due to COVID-19. […]