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Sports betting total sees 22% slump in April

The total amount wagered on sports bets in Colorado for April is down over 22% from the prior month, according to state data. The handle (total amount wagered) last month was $392 million compared to $505.6 million in March, data from the Colorado Department of Revenue released on Thursday said. But the decrease in April was expected, […]

Biden administration moving Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters back to D.C. from Colorado

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) headquarters in Grand Junction, Colo., will be moved back to Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) announced on Friday. The bureau, which is tasked with managing over 245 million acres, mostly in Western states, will still maintain a Western headquarters at the Grand Junction location, but […]

Sports betting company to open tech hub in Colorado

The online sports betting company Tipico plans to open a hub in Colorado that will create more than 400 jobs, the company and state officials said Wednesday. The company, which is headquartered in Europe and already has sportsbooks in Colorado and New Jersey, claims the technology hub will create 441 jobs in eight years. Colorado […]

Colorado sports betting wagers plunge 21% in July

Sports betting in Colorado was down 21% in July compared to the previous month, according to data released Thursday by the state’s revenue department. More than $181 million was wagered in July, down from almost $230 million in June and $248 million in May, the Colorado Department of Revenue’s Division of Gaming said. The state collected nearly […]