Residents of the great state of Colorado voted in a ballot referendum to approve legal sports betting in late 2019 and in an extremely close vote, Proposition DD was approved, which has opened the door to legal sports betting in Colorado.
Table games at Colorado casinos have been shut down for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be making a comeback, but with safety measures in place. Black Hawk casinos have been working with health officials to create safety measures for customers to return to table games in Colorado.Feb 10, 2021
Casinos in Colorado have been forced to play a no-win game. They've been forced to close and reopen but with conditions. The casinos have had table games and then have been forced to shut them down again. That puts casino workers in an even more untenable situation.Feb 9, 2021
Although there are bingo halls, state-sponsored lottery ticket booths, and even a horse racing track, there are no casinos in Denver. There are, however, 36 casinos in Colorado, several of which are within an hour's drive of Denver. The Denver metropolitan area also has one horse racing track, Arapahoe Park.
Summary of the Best Colorado Sports Betting Apps
- BetRivers Sportsbook: Best for Deposit Bonus.
- William Hill Sportsbook: Best for New Bettors.
- BetMGM: Best for New Bettors.
- FanDuel Colorado: Best for iOS & Android App.
- PointsBet: Best for Risky Bettors.
- DraftKings Sportsbook: Best for DFS Players.
Mobile and retail sports betting are legal in Colorado. DraftKings is live with sports betting in the state online and with our retail partner Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk. Download DraftKings Sportsbook today. Check out our Colorado Sports Betting page to learn more.
As of May 1, 2020, sports betting is legal in Colorado as long as you place legal bets with a licensed sports betting operator within the borders of Colorado. Sports betting is only legal if you're betting at a sportsbook licensed and authorized by the state of Colorado. Offshore sportsbooks are not legal in Colorado.
Since 1991 Colorado has permitted limited stakes gaming in Central City and Black Hawk in Gilpin County, and Cripple Creek in Teller County. The state constitution placed the following limits on gaming: single bets cannot exceed $5. only slot machines, blackjack, and poker games are allowed.