Gambling towns schedule votes on expanding gaming
DENVER, Colorado ” Colorado’s three gambling towns are scheduling elections on whether to expand gaming now that voters statewide have passed Amendment 50.
Amendment 50 gives voters in Central City, Black Hawk and Cripple Creek the power
to decide whether to raise bet limits, add games and stay open all night.
Cripple Creek will hold the first election on Dec. 16. Black Hawk residents will vote on Jan. 13 on whether to allow casinos to raise the bet limit from $5 to $100, add craps and roulette ands stay open 24 hours.
Central City is expected to hold its election in February or March.