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Monarch Casino Resort Spa answers your sports betting questions before the big game no matter how crazy the question

Monarch Casino Resort Spa answers your sports betting questions before the big game no matter how crazy the question

Monarch Casino Resort Spa is ready to give you a sports betting game plan before you make your own bets in Colorado this May

Football’s biggest day is coming up soon, creating the perfect opportunity to get the scoop on sports betting in Colorado! Monarch Casino Resort Spa’s general manager, Craig Pleva, is available to talk about how sports betting will work, the unique terminology sports fans will need to know, and the crazy (sometimes weird!) bets fans might be able to make on their favorite team starting May 1st. Proposition DD passed on the November 2019 ballot, allowing for legalized sports betting to begin May 1st throughout the state. 

“People who plan on trying their luck placing a sports bet for the first time should absolutely know what lines are, how parlays work and what a ‘prop’ bet means. We can help with that.” said Craig Pleva, General Manager of Monarch Casino in Black Hawk.

Monarch Casino Resort Spa and its sister casino, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada are unusual in the gaming industry because they run their own sportsbook instead of contracting another company to do it. This gives Monarch an insider’s perspective on sportsbooks and how they work.

Monarch is putting the finishing touches on an incredible renovation that includes a 23-story hotel, more than 500 rooms and suites, and a luxurious spa and pool facility, 4 exciting new restaurants, and several bars. Everyone 21+ is welcome to enjoy Monarch’s exciting gaming action, delicious buffet and lively bar scene, and free parking just a short drive from downtown Denver!

Jordan Sherman M&C Communications | On behalf of Monarch Casino Resort Spa


About Monarch Casino Resort Spa

Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. acquired the Monarch Casino Black Hawk, the first casino encountered by visitors arriving from Denver on Highway 119, in April 2012. The first phase of the property’s expansion occurred in November 2020, including the opening of the first 8 floors of a brand new 23-story hotel tower, featuring 200 hotel rooms. The expansion now pushes Monarch’s casino space over 60,000 square feet, featuring over 900 slot machines, table games (temporarily closed due to COVID-19 restrictions), a 350 seat buffet-style restaurant, a 24-hour restaurant, grab and go coffee stand, 5,000 square feet of conference space and a parking structure with approximately 1,350 parking spaces. Once completed, the Monarch Casino Resort Spa expansion will include a 23-story hotel tower with 516 guest rooms and suites, an upscale spa and pool facility, five total restaurants, additional bars and associated support facilities.

About Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc.

Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRI), was incorporated in 1993 and through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, owns and operates the four diamond Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, and the Monarch Casino Black Hawk (formerly the Riviera Black Hawk Casino) in Black Hawk, Colorado, approximately 40 miles west of Denver. For additional information, visit

Monarch Casino Resort Spa
488 Main Street
Black Hawk, CO 80422