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Monarch Casino Resort Spa Earns Four of Westword’s Readers’ Choice Best Of Denver Awards!

Monarch Casino Resort Spa Earns Four of Westword’s Readers’ Choice Best Of Denver Awards!

Monarch receives accolades for some of Colorado’s best restaurants and its best sports betting experience

Our guests have spoken and we are so proud and humbled to take home four Denver Westword Readers’ Choice Best Of Denver Awards this year! The Monarch Chophouse was recognized for best steakhouse and hotel restaurant. The Buffet was recognized as the best bottomless brunch deal and BetMonarch was honored as the best sportsbook.

The two Best Of Denver Awards for the Monarch Chophouse add to the prestigious Tripadvisor 5-star guest rating. Chef de Cuisine Greg Weadick, 5280 Top of the Town 2019 Readers’ Choice for Best of Denver Chef and front of house manager, Daniel Hoctor, 2020 Colorado Restaurant Association ‘Signature Dish’ Award recipient work in tandem to provide a dining experience for guests. 


The brand-new Buffet has tantalized our guests’ tastebuds with cuisine ranging from the rustic coast of New England, Far East Asia, Europe and comfort flavors of home too! Of course, we cannot forget our dessert station, which continues to offer our guests indulgent gelato, perfect pies, scrumptious cookies and more!

The entire BetMonarch team has been committed to our guests from day one! From launching the BetMonarch App for virtual wagering during the pandemic closure of Monarch Casino to being the only Sportsbook providing personal expertise for guests betting on-site, our Team Members are proud to be recognized for the positive impact they’ve had on the guest experience.

There’s something for everyone here at Monarch Casino Resort Spa. Between our newly-opened luxury spa featuring world-class amenities atop our mountain modern 23-story hotel, our other eatery, Twenty-Four 7 dishing up 14er mountain-inspired burgers and Colorado craft beer and of course, our expanded gaming floor offering red hot no-limit gaming action including baccarat. Monarch Casino offers an unforgettable experience where our guests can relax, stay and play!

Monarch Casino Resort Spa is a short drive west of Denver through Colorado’s breathtaking high country. Guests will feel like VIPs from the moment they valet or self-park in Monarch’s state-of-the-art parking garage featuring the shortest walk in Black Hawk from your car to the gaming floor. Take a trip for a day, a night, or an entire weekend to Colorado’s premier gaming resort destination!

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