Colorado sports betting numbers have remained strong through the start of 2021, with January bringing a $326 million betting handle haul and February following up with another $266 million in total wagers.
The first luxury casino-hotel is coming to Cripple Creek, nearly doubling the town’s hotel capacity. Earlier this week, Full House Resorts announced it would be branding its new resort as the Chamonix Casino Hotel, after the Chamonix-Mont Blanc resort in the French Alps.
It’s official, the PlayUp sports betting app is live in Colorado as of March 8, 2021. The launch was made possible through the company’s 10-year contract with Bull Durham Saloon and Casino in Black Hawk, Colorado.
Colorado’s Proposition DD, passed in November 2019, legalized sports betting in the Centennial State. One of the big beneficiaries was the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB).
It has been nine months since Colorado’s legal sports betting operators opened their doors on May 1, 2020. And in that time, Colorado sportsbooks have grown by leaps and bounds, almost entirely through online betting.
Colorado has established itself as a strong sports betting market. According to the Colorado Department of Revenue, the industry tallied $1.2 billion in wagers and $75.8 million in revenue from its May 2020 launch through December.
Colorado will be ground zero for DeckPrism, an in-play odds provider set to make its debut on the Circa Sports Colorado sports betting mobile app.
The Colorado sports betting industry has grown into a top US sports betting market since its May 2020 launch. The amount wagered by Colorado sports bettors has increased every month since launch and has broken the $200 million mark in each of the last three months.
Statewide mobile sports betting launches today in Colorado. Four online sportsbooks are expected to launch today, beginning with BetRivers at 10 AM local time. Retail sportsbooks at casinos are to open at a later date due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns. In the meantime, mobile betting is now an option for customers who are 21 or…