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Century Casinos Successfully Reopened Live Table Games in Canada and Central City, Colorado and was Voted Denver's Best Casino in Colorado

Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market®: CNTY) ("Century Casinos" or the "Company"), announced today that it successfully reopened live table games at Century Casino and Hotel in Edmonton, Canada; Century Casino Calgary, Canada; Century Casino St. Albert, Canada; and Century Casino and Hotel Central City, Colorado, between September 7, 2020 and September 11, 2020.

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9/21/2020

article Commissioners seek variance for table games in Cripple Creek casinos
(Colorado) -- Citing evidence of the reduction of the number of COVID-19 cases in Teller County, the commissioners requested a variance this month to allow the return of...
article Sports betting finally hits its stride in Colorado as major sports return from COVID slumber
(Colorado) -- As the Nuggets enjoy post season success and the Broncos kick off their season, the newly legalized world of sports betting is giving Colorado fans a...

9/19/2020

article Sports betting becoming more popular in Colorado with start of NFL season
(Colorado) -- "It’s a fun way, and a new way to experience the Broncos and watching sports," says Ian St. Clair of PlayColorado.com. If you watched...

9/18/2020

article County Leaders Seek to Free Creek Casinos From Gaming and Drinking Restrictions
(Colorado) -- With an extremely responsible stance in handling the coronavirus epidemic by local operators, it’s time for gaming action to return to normal inside...
article EDITORIAL: Thoughts on raising casino betting limits
(Colorado) -- Sin may keep a person out of heaven, but it will provide big tax revenues for the State of Colorado. The odds are that this Amendment 77 will be passed by...

9/17/2020

article Why sports betting has gone down a storm in Colorado
(Colorado) -- So, the most significant subject right now is the legality of United States sports betting. At the moment, sports betting is only legal if and foremost,...

9/14/2020

article Century Casinos Successfully Reopened Live Table Games in Canada and Central City, Colorado and was Voted Denver's Best Casino in Colorado
(Colorado) -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market®: CNTY) ("Century Casinos" or the "Company"), announced today that it successfully...

9/12/2020

article Teller County submits request for casinos to reopen table games
(Colorado) -- Teller County officials on Friday asked the state to allow Cripple Creek's 12 casinos to reopen blackjack, craps, poker and roulette tables, and serve...
article Table games open again in casinos as Gilpin County moves into 'Protect Our Neighbors' phase
(Colorado) -- After months of sitting idle, the blackjack, roulette, and poker tables in Gilpin County casinos are back in action. On Friday, the county entered the...

9/11/2020

article Game On: Gilpin County Casinos Restarting Table Games
(Colorado) -- For three months, Colorado casino operations were at a standstill, after the state closed gambling venues to flatten the COVID-19 curve. That closure led...

9/10/2020

article Colorado community colleges back ballot measure to empower casino towns
(Colorado) -- The potential beneficiary of loosening up local gambling laws in Colorado has thrown its support behind Amendment 77. The ballot measure this November...

9/9/2020

article Casinos In Gilpin County Reopen Table Games As ‘Protect Your Neighbor’ Phase Begins
(Colorado) -- Good news for Gilpin County: Gov. Jared Polis gave the county approval to move into the “Protect Your Neighbor” phase of the coronavirus...
article William Hill Mobile Sportsbook App Goes Live in Colorado
(Colorado) -- William Hill’s mobile app is live in Colorado in time for the start of the 2020 NFL season and less than two months after the company launched sports...

9/8/2020

article Why Sports Betting Exploded in Colorado
(Colorado) -- Something about Colorado has proven highly fertile ground for both retail and mobile sports betting operators. In the three months since sportsbooks...

9/7/2020

article Eleven ballot measures tempt Colorado's political spectrum
(Colorado) -- Amendment 77/initiative 257 -- eliminate gaming limits in Central City, Blackhawk and Cripple Creek casinos. What it does: removes the $100 maximum betting...
article Gambling and the NFL: Legalization in Colorado allowed Broncos to sign three sponsorship deals
(Colorado) -- The Broncos’ active on-field strategy this past offseason: Acquire players who can help rookie quarterback Drew Lock, from free agent right guard...

9/4/2020

article Cripple Creek Casino adapts to COVID restrictions
(Colorado) -- Bronco Billy's Casino and Hotel was featured during KRDO's Back to Business segment on Thursday.

9/2/2020

article LSR Q+A: theScore Bet Launches In Colorado, Readies For Others
(Colorado) -- The Colorado sports betting market got another operator today with theScore Bet finally going live in its second US state. LSR caught up with theScore CEO...

8/31/2020

article Colorado initiative to expand gaming types and increase maximum single bets certified for November ballot
(Colorado) -- Questions set to appear on the Colorado November ballot were finalized on August 27 after the last citizen initiative awaiting a statement of sufficiency...

8/29/2020

article With big sports back, Colorado’s betting scene exploded with $59 million in pent-up wagers
(Colorado) -- When the coronavirus pandemic shut down major sports in the U.S. and around the world this spring, Peter Jennings felt the sting as more than just a fan....
article Soaring Mile High: Colorado Sports Betting Reports Over $59 million In July Handle
(Colorado) -- It comes as no surprise that Colorado sports betting continues to follow an upward trajectory. With major sports returning for the final week-plus of July...

8/27/2020

article With big sports back, Colorado’s betting scene exploded with $59 million in pent-up wagers
(Colorado) -- When the coronavirus pandemic shut down major sports in the U.S. and around the world this spring, Peter Jennings felt the sting as more than just a fan....

8/15/2020

article What college cancellations means for the future of sports betting in Colorado
(Colorado) -- 2020 strikes again. It’s the common theme for the unpredictable year of the Covid-19 pandemic. The news of major college conferences putting sports...

8/7/2020

article Closures hit Colorado Springs gaming company hard in second quarter
(Colorado) -- Century Casinos lost $12.6 million in the second quarter, when its casinos were closed by government restrictions to slow the spread of the COVID-19...

8/4/2020

article Colorado sports betting launched with sports shut down. Here's what one casino has learned
(Colorado) -- Sports betting became legal in Colorado on May 1, with one minor issue: There were no sports, at least none familiar to most Americans.The major sports...
article Gambling proponents push for increased betting limits in Colorado casinos
(Colorado) -- It’s a sure bet for Colorado voters to decide if players in Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek can place bets of more than $100, the current...
article Documentary examines the short history of Colorado sports betting
(Colorado) -- The short history of legalized sports betting in Colorado now has a short documentary to explain how the state put the online games in play. The 8-minute...

8/3/2020

article Signatures submitted for Colorado initiative allowing voters in Central City, Black Hawk, and Cripple Creek
(Colorado) -- Local Choice Colorado, sponsors of Initiative #257, reported submitting over 200,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office on July 28. To...

8/2/2020

article Colorado Casinos Could Increase Bet Limits in 2021, Authorize New Games
(Colorado) -- Colorado casinos in 2021 could be permitted to up their betting limits and bring new games to their venues in Black Hawk, Central City, and Cripple Creek....

7/30/2020

article OP/ED: Betting on vice might be Colorado’s only way to win
(Colorado) -- I’m not a fan of gambling, even though I understand it very well. The road to good isn’t paved in vice, I believe that. I used to cover the...
article Supporters Of Expanded Gambling Turn In Signatures For 2020 Crowded Ballot Full Of Hotly Contested Issues
(Colorado) -- Colorado could see more types of casino games and higher bet limits. Supporters of a measure that would allow gaming towns to raise the stakes and legalize...

7/29/2020

article Canceled events, casino closures hit Cripple Creek finances
(Colorado) -- Local governments all across the country are being hit hard by the pandemic. Between stay at home orders and other restrictions since March, it's...
article Sports betting in Colorado providing financial relief for Cripple Creek casinos
(Colorado) -- In the second legalized month of sports betting, the Colorado Department of Revenue reports strong numbers for wagers and taxes collected, demonstrating a...

7/25/2020

article William Hill Goes Live in Colorado Opening Betting Kiosks
(Colorado) -- UK-based sports betting giant William Hill announced yesterday it would launch its Colorado operations July 24, entering the market in partnership with...

7/24/2020

article COVID Q&A: Monarch Casino COO David Farahi
(Colorado) -- David Farahi has a tough hand. Even by COVID-19 standards. The 39-year-old Denver resident and chief operating officer of Monarch Casino & Resort...

7/23/2020

article Colorado Sports Betting To Welcome US First-Timer PlayUp Sportsbook
(Colorado) -- PlayUp sportsbook will make its US debut in Colorado with the hopes of launching for the NFL season, newly appointed US CEO Laila Mintas told LSR.

7/22/2020

article New coronavirus outbreaks reported at Colorado casino, restaurants, police department
(Colorado) -- The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has released its weekly updated list of COVID-19 outbreaks across the state. New additions...

7/20/2020

article Cripple Creek casinos report strong first month after reopening
(Colorado) -- Customers have returned to Cripple Creek casinos in bigger-than-expected numbers since the casinos reopened after being closed for three months due to the...

7/19/2020

article Colorado Sports Betting’s Success Raises Expectations For Future
(Colorado) -- As director of the Colorado Division of Gaming, Dan Hartman cannot take advantage of the legalized Colorado sports betting market. He’s simply not...

7/17/2020

article Cripple Creek casino says many people have returned
(Colorado) -- Cripple Creek casinos have been open for a little over a month now. Wildwood Casino says they have seen a great turnout since reopening.

7/15/2020

article Colorado sports betting raking in millions of dollars, retail betting goes live at some casinos
(Colorado) -- Despite the pandemic and the future of major sports still in limbo, sports betting in Colorado is off to a great start. It's already raked in millions...
article Some Colorado Casinos Affected By National Coin Shortage
(Colorado) -- Some Colorado casinos are feeling the pinch of the national coin shortage. Liz Cassi with Slate Communications tells CBS4 that most Central City casinos...

7/14/2020

article Colorado Casinos Have A Plan For Reopening Poker, Blackjack And Other Table Games During Coronavirus
(Colorado) -- Coloradans are one step closer to being able to play poker and blackjack at casinos again. Gilpin County, the state’s biggest gambling hub, plans to...
article Cripple Creek casinos report strong first month after reopening
(Colorado) -- Customers have returned to Cripple Creek casinos in bigger-than-expected numbers after being closed for three months. And they’ll have another reason...

7/13/2020

article How Colorado sports gambling exploded with $25.6 million in May wagers — without sports | Paul Klee
(Colorado) -- Legal sports betting in Colorado debuted May 1. Check out these first-month returns, and hold on to your pingpong paddles. Of all the stats, graphs and...
article One Size Doesn’t Fit All For Colorado Sportsbooks
(Colorado) -- Colorado has become something of a test market for legal sports betting. It is the first U.S. jurisdiction in which a tribal property launched an online...
article Table tennis got the lion’s share of Colorado’s first $25 million in sports betting wagers
(Colorado) -- More than $6.5 million was wagered on table tennis matches in Colorado in May, accounting for about a quarter of the state’s first month of sports...
article With few options, Colorado sports bettors still gambled $25.6 million in first month of legal action
(Colorado) -- It's been a slow few months for sports fans. But sports bettors are apparently finding ways to stay occupied. In Colorado's first full month of...
article City of Cripple Creek Waives Betting Device Fees For Third Time
(Colorado) -- Cripple Creek city leaders put their St. Nick holiday hat on for the third time in the last few months and granted the gaming industry another big waiver...

7/6/2020

article Betsson to break into the U.S.
(Colorado) -- Online gambling firm Betsson plans to launch operations in the U.S. through a deal with Dostal Alley Casino in Colorado.
article With 'OK' traffic since reopening, Colorado casino leaders hope for fewer state restrictions
(Colorado) -- On June 17, when Gilpin County casinos reopened, it seemed like the good times had returned. Some Black Hawk gaming rooms had lines waiting to get into...

7/5/2020

article Circa sports betting app debuts in Colorado
(Colorado) -- Circa Sports will launch its sports betting mobile application Wednesday in partnership with Century Casinos, advertising that it will take bigger bets...

6/29/2020

article Betsson marks US market entry with Dostal Alley Casino in Colorado
(Colorado) -- Swedish online gambling firm Betsson has revealed its ambitions to enter the US online sports betting market this week with news of an agreement with...

6/28/2020

article Betsson enters US sports betting market in Colorado
(Colorado) -- Betsson plans to launch its proprietary sportsbook in the first part of 2021, after regulatory approval. The strategic move is a reflection of Betsson'...

6/26/2020

article Lights and reels soon back on in Black Hawk
(Colorado) -- Black Hawk casinos have been given approval to open on June 17, 2020, at 8 a.m. This approval is for machine gaming only. A variance was submitted by...

6/25/2020

article Gold, Silver And Gambling: How Colorado’s Gaming Towns Came To Be
(Colorado) -- From fire to brothels to opera, Colorado’s gaming towns have a rich history dating to the gold rush and winding their way through the Civil War, World War...

6/24/2020

article Coronavirus Stymies Central City’s Plan For A Casino Town’s Cultural Renaissance
(Colorado) -- On the day Colorado’s casinos were allowed to reopen, last Wednesday, the streets were still quiet in Central City, a small gambling town in the...
article Sports Betting In Colorado Hopes For Big Restart Amid Coronavirus
(Colorado) -- Major League Baseball has announced it is coming back, but without fans in the stands. That’s good news though for sports betting in Colorado which...

6/19/2020

article Ute Mountain Casino Hotel south of Cortez set for partial reopening
(Colorado) -- Ute Mountain Casino Hotel plans to reopen Sleeping Ute RV Park beginning Monday, and the 90-room hotel, gift shop and Kuchu’s Restaurant on Friday....

6/17/2020

article Casinos in Black Hawk, Central City reopen after 12-week closure
(Colorado) -- Casinos in Black Hawk and Central City started to reopen Wednesday after being closed 12 weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19. At the Monarch Casino in...
article Crowds flock to Black Hawk, Central City as Colorado casinos reopen after 93-day shutdown
(Colorado) -- It’s been more than three months since Colorado’s casinos closed to limit the spread of COVID-19, and Colleen and Deb Campbell of Johnstown are...
article Customers turn out for reopening of Cripple Creek casinos; Black Hawk, Central City ready to welcome back public
(Colorado) -- Crews were busy spraying antimicrobial protection and disinfectant throughout the Monarch Casino and employees were posting signs with a list of COVID-19...

6/16/2020

article Cripple Creek casinos reopen with crowds, lines
(Colorado) -- More than 300 customers, some arriving up to two hours early, lined up Monday morning in front of 11 casinos in this Teller County city, waiting to play...

6/15/2020

article Klee: 'Sports gambling heaven' is coming, even as Broncos announce FanDuel sponsorship
(Colorado) -- Forgetting things? You’re in luck. There’s never been a better time for a sports fan to have a terrible memory. Can’t remember the Peyton...
article Reopening Colorado: Central City And Back Hawk Casinos Opening June 17
(Colorado) -- On Wednesday, the Mardi Gras, Golden Gates and Golden Gulch casinos will begin their phased reopening. All three will open with health and safety...
article Cripple Creek casinos reopen with crowds, lines
(Colorado) -- More than 300 customers, some arriving up to two hours early, lined up in front of 11 casinos in this Teller County city, waiting to play slot machines for...

6/14/2020

article What to expect when casinos re-open in Teller county
(Colorado) -- Starting Monday, June 15th at 10:00a.m. the games will begin once again in Cripple Creek. Teller county has approval from the state to open up casinos...

6/12/2020

article Casinos in Gilpin and Teller County prepare to reopen after three-month long closure
(Colorado) -- Casinos sat dormant for nearly three months but in less than a week, the flashing lights and sounds of slot machines will come alive. The state has...
article Get Ready For The Return Of Slots As Colorado’s Casinos Are Set To Reopen
(Colorado) -- Gamblers are about to play the slots in Colorado’s casinos for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic shut them down in March. In Cripple...
article What to expect when Cripple Creek casinos reopen Monday
(Colorado) -- Cripple Creek casinos reopen Monday, but don't expect them to operate anything like they did when the 12 gambling halls closed three months ago as part...

6/9/2020

article Colorado casinos are expecting high demand as they reopen next week with a host of coronavirus changes
(Colorado) -- Colorado’s casinos will start reopening next week, but the opening for gambling halls idled since mid-March won’t include big crowds or table...
article State variance allows Mountain County to reopen casinos, bars, gyms, places of worship
(Colorado) -- Teller County can reopen casinos, bars and places of worship, among other venues, as well as host public gatherings, under a state variance received Sunday...

6/8/2020

article Teller County Commissioners seek approval for Cripple Creek casinos to reopen
(Colorado) -- Teller County Commissioners submitted a variance request May 29 to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to open the casinos in Cripple...
article Colorado Sports Betting Off to Slow Start With Leagues Shuttered
(Colorado) -- Sports betting in Colorado got off to a slow start in May, in part because there are very few contests to wager on and because all the state’s...
article Cripple Creek casinos can reopen next week
(Colorado) -- After months of being temporarily shut down due to COVID-19, casinos in Cripple Creek will soon be able to welcome back gambling fans. On Monday, Teller...
article Cripple Creek casinos to begin reopening June 15
(Colorado) -- Casinos in Cripple Creek can begin reopening in a limited capacity on June 15 after regulators approved a variance to the state’s safer-at-home...

6/7/2020

article Black Hawk, Central City casinos allowed to reopen; planning for June 17
(Colorado) -- The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has approved a variance to the state's safer-at-home order that will allow casinos in...
article Lights on! Gilpin County gets OK to start phased-in reopening of casinos in Black Hawk and Central City
(Colorado) -- Casinos in Gilpin County will start a phased-in reopening June 17 after getting the go-ahead from state health officials. Gilpin County Commissioner Ron...
article SBK Sportsbook enters United States betting market with Colorado launch
(Colorado) -- The hot new Colorado sports betting market keeps heating up. But this time, it’s adding a company making its first entrance into the United States....
article Future State Cuts May Cripple Gaming Impact Monies
(Colorado) -- Local nonprofits and government entities that rely heavily on state gaming impact monies may just be plain out of luck, starting in 2021. And for that...

6/5/2020

article Century Casinos successfully reopened its Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in West Virginia
(Colorado) -- Century Casinos, Inc. announced today that operations at its Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort resumed on June 5, 2020. Thoroughbred horse racing at...
article Colorado's $25.5 Million Sports Betting Revenue And Survey Results Indicate The State Is Ready For Gambling's Return
(Colorado) -- During a time of casino closures and league shutdowns, Colorado bettors have shown their willingness to engage with the state's newly regulated sports...

6/4/2020

article Teller County submits second variance request to reopen casinos
(Colorado) -- The push to reopen Colorado casinos continues, specifically in Cripple Creek. The small community relies heavily upon this industry for so many jobs and...

5/29/2020

article Colorado casinos ante up with proposals to reopen as coronavirus restrictions ease
(Colorado) -- Communities that are home to Colorado’s casinos are forging ahead with plans to reopen, even as they struggle to understand exactly how they get...

5/25/2020

article Century Casinos loses record $45.9 million amid casino closures
(Colorado) -- The coronavirus pandemic delivered a major financial hit to Century Casinos as the Colorado Springs-based company lost $45.9 million in the first quarter...

5/24/2020

article The Economic Impact and Benefits of Legalized Sports Betting In Colorado?
(Colorado) -- Different states in America have had different attitudes and boundaries when it comes to betting on sports. However, the passion for putting down wagers on...

5/23/2020

article Construction on new Wildwood Casino hotel continues as Teller County waits on request to reopen
(Colorado) -- Teller County is playing the waiting game on a request to reopen restaurants, casinos and other businesses. County commissioners signed off on a variance...

5/21/2020

article Colorado gaming commission rejects casinos' plea for tax relief
(Colorado) -- Despite warnings from Colorado Gaming Association leaders that some casinos are teetering on the brink of permanent closure after being shut down since...
article Wildwood Casino implementing new cleaning practices to keep employees, players safe
(Colorado) -- Casinos across the state remain closed with no timetable yet to reopen. However, they're working hard to make sure gaming floors are clean and safe for...

5/20/2020

article Century Casinos loses record $45.9 million amid casino closures
(Colorado) -- The coronavirus pandemic delivered a major financial hit to Century Casinos as the Colorado Springs-based company lost $45.9 million in the first quarter...

5/15/2020

article Cripple Creek Casinos Granted Another $300,000-Plus Fee Waiver
(Colorado) -- Santa arrived a little early in 2020 for the local gaming industry. But one gift definitely lacking in St. Nick’s bag of goodies: a set casino...
article Cripple Creek casino signs sports wagering deal with Spain-based firm
(Colorado) -- Johnny Nolon's Casino has signed an agreement with Madrid-based Carousel Group to offer online sports wagering in Colorado. Carousel said it plans to...

5/13/2020

article The Slow, Desperate First Days of Legal Sports Betting in Colorado
(Colorado) -- We are living in the dark ages of sports. Almost every major league has been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, but at least Dana White wants to re-create...

5/12/2020

article UFC, table tennis dominate first week of Colorado sports betting
(Colorado) -- Colorado’s sports betting industry launched May 1 in the absence of most major league play, but the unprecedented circumstances didn’t stop...

5/11/2020

article City of Cripple Creek Bracing For the Worst With Coronavirus Devastation
(Colorado) -- The financial bombing from COVID-19 is creating much carnage in the Cripple Creek community and southern Teller, with the city now bracing itself for $2.2...

5/10/2020

article BetMGM expecting record digital numbers for UFC 249, as live mainstream sports betting finally returns
(Colorado) -- On May 1, legal sports gambling was open for business in Colorado. And bettors who had been waiting for the opportunity to place a wager for years looked...
article Central City predicts financial downfall due to casino closings
(Colorado) -- Central City council meeting convened at 2:01 p.m. on April 21, 2020. In attendance were Mayor Jeremy Fey, Mayor Pro-Tem Judy Laratta, Alderman Jeff Aiken...

5/8/2020

article Colorado Regulators Still Tweaking Sports Wagering Rules, Offerings
(Colorado) -- Across the country, lawmakers have had to contend with local colleges and universities asking for legal sports wagering to exempt their sports....

5/5/2020

article Table tennis dominates early Colorado sports betting numbers
(Colorado) -- Sports betting has been legal in Colorado for less than a week, but it’s already producing some interesting results. With most major leagues shut...

5/4/2020

article Colorado launches online betting as land-based casinos struggle
(Colorado) -- Colorado’s legal sports betting market made its May 1 launch target, providing a rare bit of positive news for the state’s struggling casinos. Last Friday...
article LSR: Colorado 10th To Launch Mobile
(Colorado) -- Happy Monday, everyone. It feels surreal that we’re closing in on our second full month without major sports. But despite the shutdown, sports...

5/3/2020

article Colorado casinos went bust when coronavirus hit, but they see lucky streak ahead
(Colorado) -- Sean Demeule leans over the railing and surveys a silent sea of slot machines in the state’s largest casino. The general manager of the 523-room, 1,...

5/2/2020

article Black Hawk continues casino tax forgiveness
(Colorado) -- Black Hawk City Council was called to order on April 8, 2020, at 3 p.m. through a Zoom virtual meeting, for the second time since the onset of the Covid-19...

5/1/2020

article Online sports betting starts in Colorado, but officials say there is almost nothing to bet on
(Colorado) -- Online sports betting started Friday in Colorado after being passed by voters in November, but with COVID-19 limiting sporting events officials say there...
article Playbook 'out the window' as sports wagering launches in Colorado. Darts among the few, unique choices
(Colorado) -- With the state’s casinos shut down and no major sports events planned until at least June, sports wagering started Friday in Colorado with much less...
article Virus Deals Colorado Sports Betting a Weak Opening Hand
(Colorado) -- Betting on the NFL, the NBA, Major League Baseball, the NHL and other sports is scheduled to become legal Friday in Colorado, and with it a new 10% tax on...

4/30/2020

article Colorado casinos went bust when coronavirus hit. Here’s why they see a lucky streak ahead.
(Colorado) -- Sean Demeule leans over the railing and surveys a silent sea of slot machines in the state’s largest casino. The general manager of the 523-room, 1,...
article What to know as legal sports betting opens in Colorado on May 1
(Colorado) -- Sports betting is here even though sports mostly are not. Friday is the opening day for Colorado joining the growing number of states with legalized sports...

4/29/2020

article Here Are The Operators Launching Online Colorado Sportsbooks On Friday (And Those In Queue)
(Colorado) -- Friday is the day Colorado regulators and operators have had circled in red on their calendar since November 2019 when voters legalized sports betting in...

4/27/2020

article Analysis: Who Benefits From Colorado Sports Betting Starting Without Sports?
(Colorado) -- Colorado sports betting is pushing ahead with a May 1 launch date despite the absence of actual sports. It’s at odds with the choice made over in...
article Colorado’s struggling casino industry to get boost from sports betting, fee waivers during shut down
(Colorado) -- The small town famous for having more than a dozen casinos is waiving $1.4 million in device fees to help casinos through the shutdown. Each casino pays...

4/26/2020

article Colorado sports betting set to launch May 1 with most teams sidelined and state’s casinos closed
(Colorado) -- When legal sports betting comes to Colorado on May 1, the landscape will look vastly different than fans and regulators anticipated. The 146th Kentucky...

4/25/2020

article Despite Coronavirus Crisis, Initiative 257 Campaign Moves Into High Gear
(Colorado) -- Even with the coronavirus scare still persisting and crippling the local gaming industry, Cripple Creek elected leaders say the time couldn’t be...

4/23/2020

article Sports betting adapting to obscure wages; Colorado gets closer to May 1 legal sports gambling date
(Colorado) -- Sports betting without sports, it's quite a predicament for gamblers. But, gamblers have the itch and sportsbooks are willing to do what they can to...

4/21/2020

article Sports betting preparations underway in Cripple Creek
(Colorado) -- Despite no major sports playing due to COVID-19, preparations are still underway for sports betting to come online May 1st in Colorado. "There will be...

4/20/2020

article Take A Bite From Colorado’s Huge Buffet Of Sports Betting Options
(Colorado) -- When the first legal sports bet is placed in Colorado, there will be no shortage of bet types to choose from. Colorado regulators earlier this month...

4/19/2020

article Is Colorado Making A Mistake With College Betting Restrictions?
(Colorado) -- Less than two weeks from the Colorado sports betting launch, licensed operators in Colorado are preparing their book for everything they can offer to the...

4/18/2020

article Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: Colorado Roster, Sports Watchers, NFL Draft, More
(Colorado) -- Colorado sports betting regulators on Thursday approved 18 sports betting licenses and decided to amend their “sports betting catalogue” in a...

4/16/2020

article Final Cripple Creek casino gets sports wagering license
(Colorado) -- The Wildwood Casino became the final Cripple Creek gambling hall Thursday to receive a sports wagering license from the Colorado Limited Gaming Control...

4/15/2020

article World’s largest sportsbook at Las Vegas Westgate to partner with Lodge Casino in Black Hawk
(Colorado) -- The world’s largest sportsbook, located one block east of the Las Vegas Strip, spans more than 30,000 square feet inside the Westgate resort and...

4/13/2020

article Colorado moves ahead with sports betting
(Colorado) -- Colorado leads a pack of states moving forward with sports betting, even as the industry is facing a significant slowdown during the coronavirus pandemic....
article For Colorado's Jay Kornegay, All Bets Are Off in Vegas
(Colorado) -- In sports, and in gambling, timing is everything. For the gaming industry, the timing of the shutdown of sports across America could have been slightly...
article SuperBook Set To Enter Colorado Sports Betting Market
(Colorado) -- The competition for sports betting dollars in the state of Colorado ahead of its May 1 launch date intensified Monday with the announcement that the...
article Westgate sportsbook adds location in Colorado
(Colorado) -- The Westgate sportsbook is expanding to Colorado. The book announced Monday that it will open its first location outside of Las Vegas at The Lodge Casino...

4/8/2020

article Colorado Helps Furloughed Casino Workers Roll Joints, Not Dice
(Colorado) -- Casino workers in Colorado who were furloughed after a state coronavirus-response order shuttered the industry now have an easier path to landing jobs at...

4/7/2020

article City of Cripple Creek Waives $300,000-Plus Worth of Device Fees
(Colorado) -- Cripple Creek is a gambling town and the city government is upping the stakes by betting big on the future of the gaming industry. Last week, in a special...
article Colorado Sports Betting Market Has Second-Best in West Potential, Could Reach $6 Billion
(Colorado) -- Colorado’s sports betting market could be one of the most lucrative in the Western US, assuming there are events for gamblers to bet on May 1 when...

4/6/2020

article Colorado's Sports Betting Market Could Generate $6B in Annual Wagers After Games Are Back on, According to PlayColorado
(Colorado) -- Colorado's sports betting industry will eventually generate billions of dollars in bets annually, hundreds of millions in operator revenue, and...

4/5/2020

article 3 Cripple Creek casinos win sports wagering licenses
(Colorado) -- Century Casino, Colorado Grande Hotel & Casino and Johnny Nolon’s Casino, all in Cripple Creek, are among eight Colorado casinos that received...

4/2/2020

article What Colorado Sports Betting Could Reveal About The Future Of The US Market
(Colorado) -- Colorado sports betting looms ever closer, with the state still pushing toward a May 1 launch date despite the lack of sports during the coronavirus...

3/30/2020

article Colorado: We’ll Be Ready For Sports Betting May 1
(Colorado) -- If all goes as planned, the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission will be ready for legal Colorado sportsbook operators to go live on May 1. The...
article Wildwood Casino signs sports wagering deal with Las Vegas firm
(Colorado) -- Wildwood Casino operator American Gaming Group announced Monday it has signed an agreement for Las Vegas-based ISI Race & Sports to provide hardware,...

3/29/2020

article Cripple Creek to Hold Special Meeting to Address Coronavirus Financial Carnage
(Colorado) -- The current coronavirus crisis has crippled many local businesses with commerce coming to a standstill, such as no action period at local casinos. With...
article Sports Betting Launch In Colorado: Inching toward a delay?
(Colorado) -- When will legal sports betting get underway in Colorado? That’s a question consumers and industry analysts are increasingly asking as the state...

3/25/2020

article There Won't Be Much to Bet on When Sports Betting Becomes Legal
(Colorado) -- On May 1, sports betting will become legal in Colorado. The state will be ready...but all bets are off when it comes to what Coloradans will be able to bet...

3/20/2020

article How did sports betting come to be legal in Colorado?
(Colorado) -- Sports betting in Colorado was officially legalized in November of 2019, in response to the passing of House Bill 19-1327. That bill called for a public...

3/19/2020

article Colorado Sports Betting Regulators Still Pushing Toward May 1 Launch
(Colorado) -- Regulators are still pushing toward a May 1 launch date for Colorado sports betting. Whether that target is met in the face of the coronavirus pandemic...

3/18/2020

article Ute Mountain Casino and Hotel in Towaoc closes
(Colorado) -- The Ute Mountain Casino and Hotel in Towoac closed Wednesday to prevent the potential spread of the coronavirus. Kuchu’s Restaurant will continue to...

3/17/2020

article Colorado Casinos Join List of Temporary Closures Forced by Coronavirus
(Colorado) -- Colorado casinos are following a state-issued order aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus with operators announcing a series of temporary...
article Cripple Creek casinos shut down, fate of workers undetermined
(Colorado) -- Cripple Creek’s 12 casinos shut down Wednesday under orders of Gov. Jared Polis to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, but what will happen to...

3/16/2020

press release Rev. Al Sharpton Urges Lawmakers To Halt The Legalization Of Mobile Sports Gambling In Colorado
(Colorado) -- Today, civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton urged Governor Jared Polis, Speaker of the House Kathleen Becker, and members of the Colorado Gaming...

3/12/2020

article Saratoga Casino Hotel owners are about to buy a third casino
(Colorado) -- The owners of Saratoga Casino Hotel in Saratoga Springs have reached an agreement to buy Wildwood Casino, a 67-room inn and two associated businesses in...

3/11/2020

article Saratoga Casino to buy Colorado casino
(Colorado) -- The owners of the Saratoga racino are buying their second casino in Colorado. Saratoga Harness Racing, Inc. (SHRI), which owns both the Saratoga Casino...

3/5/2020

article DraftKings Approved In For Online Sports Betting In Colorado; Three Black Hawk Casinos Get Licenses
(Colorado) -- The Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission (LGCC) accelerated its pace on Thursday for the state to hit the ground running for its mandated May 1...

3/4/2020

article Two Months Away, Colorado Sports Betting Comes Into Focus
(Colorado) -- Legal sports betting is now less than two months away for Colorado. The expected go-live date is May 1 for both retail and online sportsbooks, and the...
article ‘High Volume’ Of Colorado Sports Betting Apps Leads To Special Meetings
(Colorado) -- A special licensing-only meeting for Colorado sports betting applicants will be held Thursday due to a “high volume” of license requests. The...

3/3/2020

article CLGCC Deliberating On Which Operators Will Receive Betting License
(Colorado) -- Colorado is expected to finally launch legalized sports betting on May 1, 2020. There are dozens of companies competing for a spot in the market and on the...

2/25/2020

article Have a question about sports betting in Colorado? Submit it here.
(Colorado) -- Legalized sports betting is off to the races on May 1, and The Denver Post will be in the starting gate ready to keep locals informed about Colorado’...
article How does sports betting work in Colorado?
(Colorado) -- Slots, blackjack and video poker have been legal to play at casinos in a trio of Colorado mountain towns since 1991. But this spring, gamblers will have a...

2/23/2020

article Colorado will decide what you can — and can’t — bet on in sports
(Colorado) -- With sports wagering set to launch May 1, Colorado regulators on Thursday decided the state will have the ultimate say on what gamblers can — and...

2/22/2020

article Colorado Gaming Regulator Granted First Seven Sports Betting Licenses
(Colorado) -- The Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission granted seven state casinos during its Thursday meeting with the right to start offering retail and mobile...

2/21/2020

article Colorado adopts rules governing new sports betting industry
(Colorado) -- Colorado regulators have adopted rules allowing the state to have the ultimate say on what gamblers can and cannot bet on within sporting events. The...
article Colorado Sports Betting: First Seven Licenses Approved, Countdown to May 1 Launch
(Colorado) -- Licensed Colorado sports betting operators can launch wagering operations on May 1st, the state’s Limited Gaming Commission said Thursday. The...

2/20/2020

article Colorado Nears Legal Sports Betting Liftoff After Gaming Commission Approves Rules
(Colorado) -- Colorado regulators cleared another hurdle Thursday in the effort to launch legal sportsbooks in Colorado in time for the Stanley Cup Finals. The Colorado...
article Colorado regulators approve sports wagering rules, first 7 licenses
(Colorado) -- Colorado gaming regulators approved rules Thursday for sports wagering and licenses for seven casinos to offer betting, paving the way for state residents...
article First Colorado Sports Betting Licenses Approved, Rules Finalized
(Colorado) -- The first Colorado sports betting licenses and permanent rules were finalized Thursday by Colorado’s Limited Gaming Control Commission. Operators...
article Proposed Initiative Would Allow Casino Towns to Remove Betting Limit
(Colorado) -- Gambling aficionados who play blackjack, poker, craps and other games in Colorado are limited to wagering no more than $100 on a single bet. That's...

2/18/2020

article Casinos in Colorado Want to Launch Retail and Online Sports Betting
(Colorado) -- Seven casinos that currently operate in the American state of Colorado reportedly filed an application to get master licenses for sports betting.

2/16/2020

article Colorado Gaming Commission Could Issue up to Seven Sports Betting Licenses This Week
(Colorado) -- The Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission could issue as many as seven sports betting permits at its Feb. 20 meeting, approvals that would be the...

2/15/2020

article Colorado inches closer to legal sports betting with first licenses set to be issued next week
(Colorado) -- Colorado is expected to issue its first sports betting licenses next week, a little more than two months ahead of the launch of voter-sanctioned wagering...

2/7/2020

article Circa Sports, Century Casinos agree to sports betting deal for Colorado
(Colorado) -- Circa Sports, the wagering platform launched last summer by downtown Las Vegas casino owner Derek Stevens, has its first location outside Nevada. The...
article Century Casinos partners with Derek Stevens’ Circa Sports brand for Colorado launch
(Colorado) -- After recently completing the acquisition of three casinos from Eldorado Resorts, Colorado-based gaming company, Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNTY), has...

2/6/2020

article There's A Lot Left To Do Before Sports Betting Begins In Colorado In May
(Colorado) -- Last November, Coloradans voted to legalize sports betting by passing Proposition DD. Under the new law, sports betting will begin in May this year, and...

2/3/2020

article Colorado casinos preparing sportsbooks, betting apps ahead of legal sports wagering
(Colorado) -- With less than 90 days to go until sports wagering becomes legal in Colorado, local casinos are designing and preparing to start construction on Vegas-...

1/30/2020

article Saratoga Casino Holdings Co. Inks Sports Wagering Deal in Colorado
(Colorado) -- Saratoga Casino Black Hawk has signed an agreement with Betfred Group to offer Sports Wagering throughout the state of Colorado. Saratoga Casino Black Hawk...

1/27/2020

article Colorado Sportsbooks Coming From DraftKings, FanDuel Via Twin River
(Colorado) -- Two of the biggest US sportsbooks, FanDuel and DraftKings, will make their splash into Colorado sports betting through Twin River Worldwide Holdings. Twin...
article DraftKings, FanDuel Announce Market Access Deals In Colorado
(Colorado) -- On Monday, two of the leading online/mobile sports betting brands announced deals to enter the upcoming Colorado sports betting market. Voters approved...

1/24/2020

article Colorado gaming regulator prepares to award first round of sports betting licenses
(Colorado) -- Colorado's gaming regulatory body is prepared to award the state's very first licenses for sports betting. Last November, Colorado voters approved...
article Colorado Sports Betting Allowed May 1 But Will Operators Be Ready?
(Colorado) -- Colorado sports betting can’t officially begin until May 1, but plenty of potential operators are lining up to get approved before then. There were...
article Twin River completes $51-million purchase of 3 casinos
(Rhode Island) -- Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. said Friday it has completed the purchase of three casinos in Colorado. Twin River said it closed on the Golden...

1/17/2020

article Sports betting: "More questions than answers"
(Colorado) -- Proposition DD was barely passed by voters in November, but how exactly it will work is still being discussed. The Colorado Division of Gaming finalized...
article ‘I Can’t Wait To Play’: Chips On Legalized Sports Betting To Begin This Spring
(Colorado) -- May 1 is the target date for legalized sports betting to begin in Colorado. The state Division of Gaming has approved key rules for licensing and will...

12/27/2019

article State mulling over rules for sports betting
(Colorado) -- There are big changes in store for Colorado’s casino towns as the state prepares to legalize sports betting. “We are working fast and furious...

12/23/2019

article The new sports betting law won't make it rain for Colorado's Water Plan. Here's why.
(Colorado) -- If sports betting was supposed to make it rain on Colorado's Water Plan, state lawmakers are being prepared for a drizzle. At a recent Joint Budget...

12/22/2019

article Sports gambling won't earn enough tax money for Colorado water plan in 2020-21, new memo says
(Colorado) -- Sports betting in Colorado could generate only a fraction of the previously projected tax revenue in its first full fiscal year, falling below the...

12/12/2019

article Close vote on Colorado sports betting reveals risks of ballot questions for states with Georgia, California on deck
(Colorado) -- Since the demise of the federal ban on state-authorized sports betting in May 2018, 19 states (plus the District of Columbia) have joined Nevada in...
article Century Casino Shares Surge After Analyst Starts Coverage With ‘Outperform’ Rating, Calls Stock ‘Cheapest’ in Regional Gaming Group
(Colorado) -- Shares of Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNTY) rallied Thursday after an analyst initiated coverage of the micro-cap company with a bullish rating, noting...

12/11/2019

article Colorado Stakeholders Offer Diverging Views On Data Licensing At Integrity Working Group
(Colorado) -- In the wake of the NFL’s first suspension of an active player for gambling in more than two decades, issues related to monitoring suspicious betting...

12/6/2019

article Colorado Sports Betting Summit: Who’s In, Who’s Out, Who’s Who
(Colorado) -- Colorado sports betting stakeholders will huddle next week with state regulators to provide input for the state’s upcoming launch. Coloradans...

11/15/2019

article Fewer than 150 people live in this Colorado mountain town, but 20,000 people visit it every day
(Colorado) -- For the last 155 years, people have been making their way to a narrow gulch in the Colorado mountains with dreams of getting rich. It started in 1859 when...

11/14/2019

article COLUMN: Legal sports gambling in Colorado will rob our most vulnerable
(Colorado) -- When watching TV ads for Colorado casinos, expect to see happy adults. They have, of course, just won a bundle of cash. They celebrate the wondrous and...
article OP/ED: Legal sports gambling in Colorado will rob our most vulnerable
(Colorado) -- When watching TV ads for Colorado casinos, expect to see happy adults. They have, of course, just won a bundle of cash. They celebrate the wondrous and...

11/11/2019

article LEGAL BLOG: What’s Next Now That Colorado Voters Have Authorized Sports Betting
(Colorado) -- On Nov. 5, voters in Colorado approved Proposition DD, meaning that Colorado’s sports betting legislation, HB 1327, will become effective on May 1,...

11/9/2019

article Environmental groups tout passage of sport betting measure that funds water conservation
(Colorado) -- Environmental groups praised Proposition DD following the ballot measure's narrow passage in Tuesday's election. The ballot measure passed 51 to 48...

11/8/2019

article Legal Sports Betting Arrives In The Centennial State
(Colorado) -- Yesterday, Colorado voters narrowly approved a sports betting referendum, establishing Colorado as a sports betting leader in the Mountain West.
article What's next for sports wagering in Colorado
(Colorado) -- Colorado voters narrowly approved a referendum Tuesday legalizing sports wagering. But when will you be able to place your first bet on the Avalanche,...

11/7/2019

article Wildwood Casino talks plans following approval of Prop DD to legalize sports gambling
(Colorado) -- Voters barely approved legalizing sports gambling in Colorado on Tuesday. However, beginning next year sports betting will be allowed at casinos in Black...

11/6/2019

article An Historic Vote in Colorado
(Colorado) -- An historic vote in Colorado last night was too close to call and is carrying over into today. At the time of this writing, we don’t know the outcome.
article Colorado may legalize sports betting with Prop. DD. But a different gambling expansion didn’t make it.
(Colorado) -- In an overwhelming bipartisan vote, the General Assembly agreed to put a question before voters Tuesday to legalize sports betting.
article Colorado Proposition DD to allow sports betting to fund water projects squeaks by
(Colorado) -- Colorado voters have narrowly passed a measure that will legalize sports betting and use the taxes raised to fund projects outlined in the Colorado Water...
article Colorado Voters Don’t Cover The Spread, But Sports Betting Plan Proposition DD Ekes Out a Victory
(Colorado) -- It was closer than polls indicated it would be, but Proposition DD, Colorado’s plan to legalize sports betting as a means of raising revenue for its...
article Colorado’s vote on sports gambling remains in the air
(Colorado) -- A measure to legalize sports gambling in Colorado isn’t finding the overwhelming support proponents had hoped it would. Since allowing legal sports...
article Far From A Slam Dunk, Voters Narrowly Approve Colorado Sports Gambling Measure
(Colorado) -- Proposition DD has passed with 50.7% of the vote, according to unofficial vote totals from the Colorado Secretary of State's office. The Associated...
article Legalized sports gambling, sin tax winning in Colo.
(Colorado) -- Colorado is on the cusp of legalizing sports gambling after voters Tuesday (Nov. 5) narrowly approved a ballot measure that also taxes casino proceeds 10...
article Sports betting measure is still up for grabs in Colorado
(Colorado) -- Election officials are still tallying votes on a ballot measure that would legalize sports betting in Colorado. Votes for Proposition DD gained a slight...
article Tight Colorado Sports Betting Vote Stretches Into Another Day
(Colorado) -- Colorado voters appear almost evenly split on whether to legalize sports betting in the Centennial State. So even, in fact, that it will take at least...
article ‘Yes’ To Sports Betting Has Slight Lead In Colorado
(Colorado) -- Whether or not sports betting will be legal in Colorado this year is too close to call. On Tuesday, Coloradans had the chance to vote on Proposition DD,...

11/4/2019

article Colorado Sports Betting Referendum Proposition DD Expected to Easily Pass in Tuesday Election
(Colorado) -- Proposition DD will be considered by Centennial State voters today and is being pitched as a way for the state to shore up some of the $100 million annual...
article Colorado Springs casino operator reports declining third-quarter earnings
(Colorado) -- Century Casinos reported a 71% drop in third-quarter profits Monday, citing mounting losses at its British casino, costs for a pending acquisition and...

11/3/2019

article Colorado to vote on sports betting, and water could benefit
(Colorado) -- Colorado residents will decide Tuesday whether to legalize sports betting and tax it to help conserve the state’s most precious resource: water....

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