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Amendments 77 and C explained: Casinos bet big on local voter, bingo halls hoping for an update

Only 11 bingo halls remain and supporters of Amendment C say that's translated to losses for nonprofits. Meanwhile, Amendment 77 would allow gambling towns to raise bet limits, add games.

Election 2020

Crowds flock to Black Hawk, Central City as Colorado casinos reopen after 93-day shutdown

At all casinos, patrons’ temperatures were checked as they walked in. Inside, every other machine was dark, allowing players to remain separated. Operators are hoping pent-up demand after unprecedented closures will spur big betting.


Colorado casinos are expecting high demand as they reopen next week with a host of coronavirus changes

The state’s larger casinos in Black Hawk hope to welcome more than 175 gamblers, the cap set by state health officials for indoor capacity. Gambling tables won’t be allowed.


Colorado casinos went bust when coronavirus hit. Here’s why they see a lucky streak ahead.

Casinos in Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek -- which are hemorrhaging money because of the closures -- are putting on some fresh paint, sanitizing and imagining how they can reopen with gamblers keeping their distance.