Let’s read about the latest developments in Colorado sports betting, the available bookmakers, and laws you should be aware of before creating a Colorado online sports betting account.
Which Sports Betting Online Platforms are Legal in the Centennial State?
|Sportsbook||Casino Partner||Welcome Bonus|
|FanDuel||Golden Gates Casino||Risk-Free Bet up to $1,000|
|DraftKings||Golden Mardi Gras||Deposit Bonus up to $1,000|
|BetRivers||J.P. McGill’s Hotel and Casino||Deposit Math up to $250|
|BetMGM||Midnight Rose Hotel and Casino||Risk-Free Wager up to $600|
|PointsBet||Double Eagle Casino||2 Risk-Free Bets up to $2,000|
|William Hill||Isle of Capri||Risk-Free Bet up to $2,021|
|Play Maverick Sports||Grand Z Casino||Get a $25 Free Bet on First Deposit|
|TheScore Sportsbook||The Gilpin Hotel||Risk-Free Wager up to $500|
|FOX Bet||Lady Luck Casino||Risk-Free Bet up to $500|
|WynnBet Sports||Bronco Billy’s||Up to $500 Risk-Free Wager|
|Smarkets||Christmas Casino||Get $20 Risk-Free on First Deposit|
|Betfred||Saratoga Casino||$500 Wager Match Offer|
|Elite Sportsbook||Red Dolly Casino||100% Risk-Free Bet up to $500|
|SportsBetting.com||Johnny Nolon’s Casino||20% Deposit Bonus up to $500|
|Superbook||Lodge Casino||100% Deposit Match up to $500|
|PlayUp||Bull Durham Casino||$20 No-Deposit Free Bet|
- 1 Which Sports Betting Online Platforms are Legal in the Centennial State?
- 2 Colorado Online Sports Betting Platforms
- 3 Retail Legal Sports Betting in Colorado
- 4 Colorado Online Sports Betting Laws & Legislations
- 5 Additional Colorado Online Sports Betting Information
- 6 FAQs Regarding Colorado Online Sports Betting
Colorado Online Sports Betting Platforms
When it comes to sports betting online platforms, Colorado has plenty of sites and apps to choose from. You can see them in the table above and also check out their welcome offers. Once you create an account on any of the platforms you will be able to place bets on the sports and markets available on each Sportsbook.
Future Sportsbooks in Colorado
Sports betting in Colorado is still in its prime and there will be a few other Sportsbooks available in the state in the future. Some of the bookies that will be available in the future are:
- Barstool Sportsbook
- Digital Gaming
We will keep you posted regarding any future Sportsbooks that plan on going live in the state.
Retail Legal Sports Betting in Colorado
Retail legal sports betting is also booming in the state of CO. There are over thirty-three casinos that can apply for a temporary or master license and many of them already have partnerships with renowned Sportsbooks.
A casino has the chance to partner with one bookmaker for their land-based betting operation and another bookmaker for their online operation. It is also possible to partner with the same bookmaker for both online and offline sports betting.
Fourteen casinos in the city of Black Hawk, Gilpin County are licensed to provide retail sports betting and thirteen of them can provide live betting since November 2020. In Cripple Creek, only ten casinos are licensed, and seven of them can provide live betting. In Central City, only three of the available six retail Sportsbooks can provide live betting. The Sky Ute Lodge in Ignacio and Ute Mountain Casino in Towaoc also have retail Sportsbooks, but not live betting.
Colorado Online Sports Betting Laws & Legislations
The official start of legal sports betting in Colorado began when the Supreme Court overturned PASPA in May 2018. One year later, the official sports betting bill (HB 19-1327) was submitted to the governor for a signature. The people officially voted and approved the bill in November 2020. Each Colorado operator can set their betting limits. Online sports betting launched on May 1st, 2020 and immediately four big operators launched.
Additional Colorado Online Sports Betting Information
How to Create an Account in an Online Sportsbook?
Creating an account on the online site or mobile app is essential if you want to place bets online. Once you open the platform you need to find the “Join” button and click on it to begin the registration process. Fill out all the information required of you and set up your account preferences. You can also enter a bonus code to claim the welcome offer of the site, but to make sure you get it, read the full T&Cs of the bonus.
What Can Colorado Customers Wager on in Terms of Sports and Markets?
Colorado customers can bet on any sport and market available on the online Sportsbook platforms. As long as the Sportsbook is licensed, you won’t have to worry if your bet is legal. There are some specifics on sports and markets available in the state you should know about:
- E-Sports betting isn’t available in Colorado.
- You are allowed to bet on all in-state professional teams.
- You are allowed to bet on local universities.
- You can’t make prop bets on college games.
- Prop bets on professional teams are allowed.
How Can Customers Place a Bet in a Casino and Online?
Placing a bet on an online Sportsbook is straightforward, once you find the market you want, you only have to click on the odds to add them to the bet slip. Then you have to enter a stake amount and place the bet either with your real money balance or with site credits via the bet slip.
After you pick a bet you like, you need to head to the retail window and place the bet to receive your bet slip. If you need help, you can always ask someone who works there to guide you through the betting process.
FAQs Regarding Colorado Online Sports Betting
Do I need to be a resident of Colorado to place bets on the online platforms?
No, you only have to be at least 21 years old and inside the state, lines to legally place bets.
What is the tax percent the state of Colorado applies on gross gaming revenue?
The annual tax is 10% on gross gaming revenue, and casinos will have to pay it every year.
Do I have to go to the casino to register on the sportsbook platform?
No, you don’t. Colorado sports betting law states that you can register remotely from a computer or a mobile device.
Do all the Sportsbooks mentioned in the article have mobile apps for customers to use?
No, they don’t. Only some bookies have mobile apps you can use.
When do operators have to renew their licenses?
Every two years, Sportsbooks are required to renew their license for a fee of $125,000.