Colorado online sports betting officially started in May of 2020. That made it one of the first ten states in the U.S. to legalize sports betting and subsequently let residents actually start betting on mobile apps.
In the nearly two years of legal sports betting, Colorado sports bettors have benefitted from having access to most of the top online sportsbooks. So which of the betting apps have proven most popular? For anyone who might be new to the Colorado sports betting community, here is some information on what are arguably the state’s top mobile operators.
Caesars Colorado Sportsbook
Being in close proximity to Nevada, the Caesars brand is quite familiar to the residents of Colorado. Caesars has been doing business in Las Vegas and throughout the world for over 50 years. When Caesars International purchased William Hill (European bookmaker) in 2021, it became clear that they were also planning a major challenge to the dominant US online sportsbooks.
Caesars Sportsbook features access to dozens of the world’s most popular betting markets. The operator is also a big advocate of supporting its customers with some amazing bonus promotions.
The current welcome offer comes with the promise of six (6) $50 free bet vouchers after new customers make an initial sports bet of any kind for exactly $20.
PointsBet has made its mark in Colorado without the benefit of a big casino brand name supporting its activities. They are highly committed to the Colorado market, moving their headquarters there from New Jersey. In general, much of PointsBet’s success can be attributed to making sure they methodically focus on the best states to position their sports betting platform.
The PointsBet sportsbook app gives Colorado sports bettors access to the full range of betting markets in the U.S. and internationally. That same platform also features a solid bonus menu that gives bettors plenty of chances to gain extra value when wagering.
The current welcome offer comes in two parts. Regarding the first part, new customers can make a risk-free bet of up to $500 at standard fixed odds. For the second part, new customers can make a risk-free bet of up to $1,500 at the operator’s proprietary Pointsbetting odds.
After Entain and MGM Resorts International formed BetMGM, it seemed destined to become a major player. Less than two years later, BetMGM now finds itself at the fore of the U.S. market.
From a very stylish online sportsbook website, Colorado sports bettors can get access to all of the best betting markets available on any given day. That includes top U.S. sports leagues as well as the best Europe and R.O.W. has to offer.
BetMGM provides access to some very exciting and lucrative bonuses. That includes a welcome offer of a risk-free initial sports bet of up to $1,000. If that first bet loses, the bettor qualifies for a rebate in the form of a free bet.
DraftKings online sportsbook has its roots in the Daily Fantasy Sports market. They used that leverage to become a major player in the U.S. sports betting space.
While DraftKings does offer access to all of the best sports betting markets and options, they don’t offer a particularly strong bonus menu. They believe users will judge them primarily by their name and quality of their product.
The current welcome offer features a 20% deposit match of up to $1,000 on the sports bettor’s first cash deposit. The offer comes with a 1x rollover requirement.
While Betway is well-established in Europe, they are still seeking to get a foothold in the U.S. sports betting market. So far, everything is going well as Betway continues to spread its brand.
Betway Colorado offers access to all the requisite betting markets and options. The bonus menu is expected to improve in the coming months. The current welcome bonus comes with a risk-free bet of up to $250.
MaximBet (formerly SportsBetting.com) is owned by the Carousel Group, another of Europe’s major gambling conglomerates. While not pursuing business as aggressively in the U.S. as other mobile operators, MaximBet has certainly had success with Colorado sports bettors.
MaximBet serves as a full-service mobile sports betting operator. They offer betting access to a comprehensive menu of betting markets located all over the world. The operator’s welcome offer features a simple 100% deposit match bonus of up to $1,000.
Rush Street Interactive is kind of the sleeping giant of the U.S. gambling industry. It operates in many legal states for both sports betting and online casino. It’s primary sports betting brand is BetRivers sportsbook.
BetRivers is strategically located in many of the biggest U.S. sports betting states. They offer wagers on top sports betting markets from both the U.S. and Europe. They feature quite a few regular promotions and they have a welcome offer of a 100% deposit match up to $250.