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 […]

Teller County Gets Approval to Reopen Cripple Creek Casinos

June 9, 2020 | By: Brian Carlton

After nearly 3 months without dealing a single hand, Teller County can finally reopen casinos this week, with some restrictions. On Monday, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment told county officials what it will take to reopen the doors in Cripple Creek.  “Opening of the slot machines only is approved at this time,” […]