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Colorado sports betting is popular enough to quickly benefit state water projects after all

Gov. Jared Polis’ administration thought sports wagering would get off to a slow start, limiting payments to Colorado’s Water Plan until at least the second full year of betting

Environment

Nicolais: What were the odds that Trump would be so beloved by bookies?

Political odds makers have had a field day over the past year – and will not be slowing down soon

Opinion Columns

Colorado election 2020 results: President, Senate, House and ballot questions

The latest Colorado election results reported in real-time in the top races on the ballot

Election 2020

Colorado 2020 election: A quick guide to the ballot questions on abortion, wolves, taxes, sick leave and more

The 11 statewide policy questions on the 2020 election ballot carry far-reaching implications for social and fiscal future of Colorado

Election 2020

University of Colorado signs sponsorship deal with sports betting operator

The five-year corporate sponsorship with PointsBet was negotiated by Learfield IMG College

News

With big sports back, Colorado’s betting scene exploded with $59 million in pent-up wagers

A serious bettor takes us through the shutdown and bounce back, while the state’s new sportsbooks flood the market with online deals and a nod to retail operations

Coronavirus

Table tennis got the lion’s share of Colorado’s first $25 million in sports betting wagers

Sports wagering is supposed to pump money into Colorado’s Water Plan, but the pandemic is tossing more uncertainty into the bet lawmakers made

News

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.

Coronavirus

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.

Coronavirus

Silverman: Colorado gamblers face some homework as legal betting begins

Opinion Columns

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.

Business

Sports betting won’t generate any money for Colorado’s water needs in first year, new analysis says

The Colorado Gaming Division only expects sports betting, which begins in Colorado in May, to generate between $1.5 million and $1.7 million in tax revenue in the 2020-21 fiscal year, which begins on July 1

Environment

The compelling legend of Colorado’s Poker Alice Tubbs pestered an author to launch her pursuit of the unvarnished truth

Some writers didn't let facts get in the way of the Old West figure's bigger-than-life story, but Liz Duckworth felt driven to document the still-fascinating reality

Book Excerpts

Proposition DD too close to call: Future of Colorado sports betting, water project funding hangs in balance

By 10 p.m., with perhaps tens of thousands of ballots left to count, the margin between yes and no on Proposition DD was less than 0.1 of a percentage point. For a few minutes, the result was even tied 50% to 50%.

Politics and Government

Here’s what you need to know about Colorado’s water plan before voting on Proposition DD

The spending needed to boost Colorado’s water resources won’t get fully addressed by the 2019 ballot question, but supporters say it’s a start

Politics and Government

The faith-based and environmental opposition to Colorado’s Proposition DD makes for strange company

The 2019 ballot question about whether to legalize sports betting is drawing critics, but not a well-organized opposition

Politics and Government

It’s Election Day in Colorado! Here’s what you need to know about casting your ballot and what’s on it

Voters will make decisions in November about two questions involving taxes that the Democratic-led state legislature put on the ballot

Politics and Government

Prop. DD explained: What sports gambling would mean in Colorado and how much (or little) it would generate

Proponents of Proposition DD on the statewide ballot highlight the money earmarked for water conservation projects, but revenue estimates are a wild card

Politics and Government

As Colorado prepares to ask voters to OK sports betting, a regional divide on the issue has surfaced across the U.S.

Colorado voters will be asked in November to sign off on sports betting, the majority of whose tax proceeds would go toward water issues

Politics and Government

Voters could decide on legal Colorado sports betting in November; tax revenue would go toward state’s water plan

If House Bill 1327 passes the legislature and is signed off on by voters later this year, sports betting in Colorado could be a thing by May 2020

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