Colorado is the latest US state to legalize sports betting. Colorado residents and visitors will be able to bet on sports starting on May 1st, 2020. Below you will find everything you need to know, including what sportsbooks are already operating, what sports are offered, and what types of bets are allowed.
Colorado Sports Betting Details
|Start Date||May 1, 2020|
|Legal Age to Bet||21|
|Online/In App Betting||Yes|
|Maximum Bet||No Limit|
|Eligible Sportsbooks||Any partnered with Colorado’s 33 casinos.|
Below are the current sportsbooks operating in Colorado, our review score for each book, their current bonus, and a link to register using the bonus offer. We will continue to monitor and review all of the sportsbook options available to Colorado residents.
|Sportsbook||Our Grade||Promo Offer||Get Started|
|9.8Out of 10||Up to:$500||Get Offer|
|9.5Out of 10||Up to:$1,025||Get Offer|
|9.2Out of 10||Up to:$1,000||Get Offer|
|9.1Out of 10||Up to:$1,000||Get Offer|
|8.7Out of 10||Up to:$500||Get Offer|
|8.5Out of 10||Up to:$1,000||Get Offer|
|7.8Out of 10||Up to:$250||Get Offer|
Additional Colorado Sports Betting Options
Looking for a specific book in your area, or maybe a name outside of the popular pick above? Check out the complete list of sportsbook options available in Colorado, the casino they are partnered with, and their launch date below.
|Barstool||Penn National Gaming||May 1|
|Bet365||Century Casinos||May 1|
|BetAmerica||Full House Resorts||May 1|
|BetRivers||Triple Crown Casinos||May 1|
|Circa Sports||Century Casinos||May 1|
|SBK||Full House Resorts||May 1|
|SuperBook||The Lodge Casino||May 1|
Colorado Sports Betting FAQ’s
Any time you get a major bill passed in a state as large as Colorado, thee are going to be plenty of questions. When that bill has as large of an effect on the day-to-day lives of the people that live in that state as HB19-1327 has in Colorado, there are going to be a lot of questions. Here are answers to the most popular FAQ’s surrounding sports betting in Colorado right now.
Is sports betting legal in Colorado?
Yes, sports betting is legal in Colorado. Voters passed Bill HB19-1327 in November of 2019 and sports betting offically became legal on May 1st, 2020 with several sportsbooks launching that morning.
Is online sports betting legal in Colorado?
Yes, people who live or are traveling in the state can bet online and in-App with any of the state’s licensed sportsbooks.
What is the legal sports betting age in Colorado?
The current legal sports betting age in Colorado is 21. Not old enough? Better wait to play as your age and identity will be manually verified before you can withdraw any winnings.
Are there limits on the size of bets I can make?
The state is letting sportsbooks set their own bet limits. This will not only change between books but will vary based on bet-type and sport.
How do I open an account with a Colorado sportsbook?
How do I make a deposit?
While each sportsbook will offer their own set of options for funding your account, the process will be straight forward and easy to follow for anyone. The important thing to remember here is that you can not fund your Colorado sports betting account with a credit card. This means you will need to use a bank or debit card, checking account, or deposit through PayPal using your checking account.
How do withdrawals work?
Each sportsbook will have their own set of standards for making a withdrawal, but here are a few things you can expect to encounter on your first withdrawal:
- You will need to verify your identity and location before you can make a withdrawal. This process will vary based on the sportsbook.
- Your deposit bonus and free bet money is not available for immediate withdrawal. These funds will have a rollover requirement that has to be met before you can withdraw them.
- Most sportsbooks will allow you to withdraw your winnings in whatever manner you made your deposit.
How does a deposit bonus or free bet work?
With a deposit bonus and/or free bet, you will receive bonus funds that you can use to place a bet or bets. Anything you win with this bonus money is yours to keep, while the bonus funds themselves will need to roll over a number of times before they can be withdrawn. The rollover requirement will vary from book to book.
What sports are available to bet on in Colorado?
For the most part, you can bet on every sport in Colorado. Exceptions include e-sports that the state doesn’t regulate, high school sports, and prop-bets on college sports. These policies are fairly standard for most states. All the major sports leagues including the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, PGA, Nascar, UFC, and Tennis can be bet on in Colorado.
What types of bets can I make in Colorado?
Seasoned sports bettors will be happy to know that they can make every bet-type in Colorado. This includes straight bets, teasers, parlays, moneyline bets, totals (over/under), prop bets, and more.
Is live betting legal in Colorado?
Yes, live betting is legal in Colorado! This is the future of betting and app users are going to love these features. Think a team is going to come back from a deficit? Score on this drive? Gain 5+ yards on this play? You can bet it all with live betting, and every sportsbook in Colorado offers it already.