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Is Sports Betting Legal in Colorado?

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Is sports betting legal in Colorado? Discover our guide discussing why sports betting is legal in Colorado, the rules and regulations, and how to bet effectively.


Online sports betting launched in Colorado on May 1, 2020, starting with BetMGM, BetRivers, DraftKings, and FanDuel. It was only five months after Colorado voters approved a referendum on Proposition DD, thus permitting the state’s 33 casinos to apply for licenses to offer in-person and online Colorado sports betting.

Where is Sports Betting Legal in CO?

Sports betting is legal at 18 casinos, where you can place bets on sporting events on site. Sports betting is also legal via various online sportsbooks, including Tipico Sportsbook. There are nearly two dozen online sportsbooks with which Colorado residents can place bets. You can also bet on horse races at the track and off-track.

Sports You Can Bet On in Colorado

In Colorado, you can bet on all major sports, including football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, golf, tennis and more. On its betting app, Tipico Sportsbook offers a wide variety of legal sports betting options, including some of these uncommon sports:

Aussie Rules Football



Table tennis

You can also bet on college sports in Colorado, but player prop bets are not allowed.

Colorado Sports Betting Rules 

To do online sports betting in Colorado, you have to be 21 years of age. The minimum bet can be as low as $0.01, and the maximum bet depends on the sportsbook or casino you are wagering with. Winnings of over $10,000 may be delayed until the next regular banking day.

There are many different types of bets you can make in Colorado, depending on the sportsbook or casino you are patronizing. Tipico Sportsbook, for example, offers a wide variety of betting options, including multi-leg parlays, live betting, boosted odds, futures, prematch betting, rapid bets and more. There are limitless options.

How to Bet Legally in Colorado

To do legal online sports betting in Colorado, you must be 21 years old and either bet in-person at one of several licensed casinos and also at tribal casinos in southwestern Colorado.

To do sports betting online on either desktop computer or a mobile device, follow these steps:

Choose a sportsbook like Tipico Sportsbook

Create an account

Verify your identity

Place your first bet

Please note that all legal sports bets must be placed within state lines. Mobile sportsbooks use geolocation to track your phone’s GPS chip.


To get started with online sports betting in Colorado, visit Tipico’s Colorado page and check out all of Tipico’s welcome offers and promotions. You can also click here and register or sign in if you already have an account with Tipico.

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