TYPES OF CASINOS IN COLORADO
Casinos in Colorado can be found in the mountain towns of Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek. There are also two Colorado casinos affiliated with Indian Tribes (which abide by Colorado’s limited gaming rules) in Ignacio and Towaoc.
When Colorado casinos were initially introduced in 1991 it was limited in that only electronic games (including slots, video poker, video blackjack and video keno) and the table games of poker, blackjack, let it ride and three-card poker were allowed. Plus, a single wager could not exceed $5.
All that changed, however, on July 2, 2009 when the maximum bet at all Colorado casinos was raised to $100, plus the games of craps and roulette were added to the mix. Additionally, the casinos in Colorado were allowed to stay open for 24 hours, rather than having to be closed between 2 a.m. and 8 a.m.
The payback percentages on electronic gaming machines at all casinos in Colorado are released as a matter of public record. Just click here to see a list of slot machine payback statistics for all Colorado casinos.
The minimum gambling age at all Colorado casinos is 21, including Indian casinos. For more information on visiting casinos in Colorado, or for general tourism information, contact the state’s tourism board at (800) 433-2656 or www.colorado.com.
Black Hawk, Colorado Casinos
The closest Colorado casinos near Denver are about a 40-mile drive. Black Hawk and Central City are two of the most popular Colorado casino towns, and they are neighboring cities which are located one mile apart. The Black Hawk Shuttle Service provides free transportation throughout Black Hawk and Central City.
For information on visiting Black Hawk, call (303) 582-5221, or visit their website at: www.cityofblackhawk.org.
Central City, Colorado Casinos
The casinos in Central City are located one mile from Black Hawk. For information on visiting Central City casinos, call (303) 582-5251 or visit the city’s website at: www.colorado.gov/centralcity
Cripple Creek, Colorado Casinos
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- Ameristar Black Hawk
- Brass Ass Casino
- Bronco Billy’s Casino
- Bull Durham Saloon & Casino
- Century Casino & Hotel
- Century Casino Cripple Creek
- Christmas Casino & Inn
- Colorado Grande Casino
- Dostal Alley Casino & Microbrewery
- Double Eagle Hotel & Casino Special Coupon Offer – See Listing
- Famous Bonanza-Easy Street
- Gilpin Hotel Casino
- Golden Gates Casino
- Golden Mardi Gras Casino
- Grand Z Casino Hotel
- Isle Casino Hotel, The – Black Hawk
- Johnny Nolons Casino
- Johnny Z’s Casino
- Lady Luck Casino – Black Hawk
- Lodge Casino at Black Hawk, The
- McGills Hotel & Casino
- Midnight Rose Hotel & Casino
- Monarch Casino Black Hawk Special Coupon Offer – See Listing
- Red Dolly Casino
- Saratoga Casino Black Hawk
- Sasquatch Casino
- Sky Ute Casino & Resort
- Ute Mountain Casino Hotel & Resort
- Wild Card Saloon & Casino
- Wildwood Casino At Cripple Creek
- Z Casino – Black Hawk
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