The NBA has returned, and this weekend represents the first major betting for online sportsbooks in Colorado.
New to betting? Haven’t signed up for an app in Colorado yet? No worries. We have you covered.
Here’s everything you need to know about signing up for one of the news online sportsbooks in Colorado.
What Apps Are Available?
Currently, there are a handful of sportsbooks legal and regulated in Colorado. Some better than others.
From our view, these are your three best bets:
The first two will be no stranger to most people. But the third one might catch your eye.
FOX Bet Colorado is the FOX Sports branded betting app. It is probably the best app for casual bettors since it has a user-friendly – and fun! – interface that features unique bet boosts from FOX Sports personalities such as Colin Cowherd, Clay Travis, and Cousin Sal.
Users who sign up here can get $1,000 free bet.
All three of these apps are solid and worth checking out, but especially this weekend, we want to call your attention to a few very enticing promos for the return of sports:
DraftKings is offering Colorado bettors a bet $20, get $100 offer.
It’s essentially a 5 to 1 odds boost on the moneyline for any NBA game this weekend. This is in addition to DraftKings’ up to $1,000 bonus for new users. You can sign up here.
FanDuel Sportsbook Colorado is running perhaps the strongest promo for the Thursday night game between the Lakers and Clippers.
As part of their Spread the Love promo, all users get an unbelievable odds boost on the Lakers. For every 2500 bets, the line moves one point. Currently it’s at +25 in favor of the Lakers. The max bet is $50. This is a no-brainer promo. New users also get a $500 risk-free bet when they sign up here.
BetMGM is offering 100 to 1 odds on any player to make a three-pointer in the Lakers-Clippers game. You can claim that offer here.
BetRivers Colorado is offering a $5 in-game bet with a pre-game wager of $50 or more. Better yet, they offer a $250 deposit match with an only 1x play-through requirement (you only need to wager the bonus once). You can get that here.
Is Online Betting Legal in Colorado?
It sure is.
Starting on May 1, several regulated and legal sportsbooks launched, led by DraftKings Sportsbook Colorado and BetRivers. They were followed shortly therefore by the others.
Colorado moved quickly to launch, getting apps live despite everyone being at home for the pandemic.
Online sportsbook revenues are taxed in Colorado, providing the state with what should be much-needed tax revenue following the shutdown.
That’s one incentive.
The other was demand.
Bettors in Colorado were eager to play legal and regulated sportsbooks. Making wagers safe and secure, in high-quality, user-friendly apps adds to the experience.
Sign Up Process
Signing up for an online sportsbook is easy in Colorado.
Click any of the links to the sportsbooks in this post and register with basic information like name, email address, and more.
After that, you will be required to verify your identity and that you’re over 21 by uploading information like driver’s license numbers or Social Security numbers.
This is standard with legal sportsbooks and totally secure.
Once signed up, depositing is relatively straightforward. However, some credit card companies and banks don’t support gambling transactions, so you may want to go with the online banking or e-check routes.
What Can I Bet On?
After you deposit into your Colorado online sports betting account, you can then bet on basically any sport you can imagine, and places wagers on the:
- and boosts
All books offer the standard action, but our three most recommend feature the widest assortment of props, live bets, and unique ways to play beyond the standard spread bet.
You can sign up for a sportsbook in Colorado here: