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New beginnings for Colorado casinos

New beginnings for Colorado casinos

The beginning of a series of articles highlighting the ownership changes, improvements yet to come this year By Suzanne Paulman New beginnings and exciting changes are happening to more than a few of the Black Hawk and Central City casinos. As the gaming industry continues to financially improve in the region, more casinos are developing opportunities […]

World Series of Poker seeks region’s best players

World Series of Poker seeks region’s best players

The Lodge to host WSOP circuit event March 14-25 The World Series of Poker will visit Colorado for the first time ever March 14-25 at The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk. The Lodge WSOP Circuit stop will include 12 official ring events, along with a host of side action. The event expects to draw approximately 1,500 players to The […]

Colorado’s smoke-free casino law celebrates 5th Anniversary

Colorado’s smoke-free casino law celebrates 5th Anniversary

Colorado is celebrating the fifth anniversary of the state law that made Colorado casinos smoke-free. The smoke-free casino law was passed by the state legislature in 2007 and went into effect in Jan. 1, 2008. The law was designed to protect the health of both the public and casino employees by reducing their exposure to […]

Cover Story – Here’s your Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations guide at Colorado casinos

Cover Story – Here’s your Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations guide at Colorado casinos

By Suzanne Paulman Grab your favorite leprechaun, imp or pixie and make merry on Saint Patrick’s Day on Sunday, March 17, and stay and play at one or more of your favorite casinos in the Black Hawk and Central City area. Use our “Pick O’ the Green” promo guide for celebrating the “luck of the […]

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Colorado’s smoke-free casino law celebrates fifth anniversary

Jan. 1 marked the fifth anniversary of the state law that made Colorado casinos smoke-free. The smoke-free casino law was passed by the state legislature in 2007 and went into effect in Jan. 1, 2008. The law was designed to protect the health of both the public and casino employees by reducing their exposure to the chemicals in tobacco smoke. The smoke-free casino law followed the state’s 2006 Clean Indoor Air Act, which made many workplaces, including bars and restaurants, smoke-free. Both laws came as a result of the scientific evidence showing the dangers of secondhand smoke and the momentum created by local communities passing smoke-free laws in years prior.

Let the holiday season begin with fun in casino towns

Let the holiday season begin with fun in casino towns

The holiday season has arrived and casinos and casino towns are offering lots of fun for everyone. BLACK HAWK Thanksgiving Weekend with DJ Mario Nov. 23 – 24, 8 p.m. – 1 p.m., Fitzgeralds Casino. Enjoy the tunes of DJ Mario of Sounds Unlimited. Thanksgiving Weekend Hot Seats Nov. 23-25, noon-10 p.m. Bullwhackers, 101 Gregory St., 303-271-2500. Twenty players each day will […]

Honoring our veterans – We thank you for your service

Honoring our veterans – We thank you for your service

Including some of our very own Colorado casino employees Thank you for serving, protecting America Harry Mudgett IT Manager, Canyon Casino Harry Mudgett entered the U.S. Navy right out of high school.  After boot camp in San Diego, he went to language school in Monterey, Calif., to learn Spanish.  After another school in San Angelo, […]

Entertainment 11/6

Entertainment 11/6

What’s Rockin’ – Your guide too live entertainment and events at Colorado’s casinos

Time to get merry with a visit to Colorado gaming towns

Head to the hills for the Holidays. Colorado gaming towns will be merry during the holiday season with a host of family activities. More details in our Nov. 20 issue.