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What is Legal?



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The Colorado Constitution and Colorado law allow only certain types of "gambling." In addition to limited gaming, the following forms of gambling are legal:


  • Colorado Lottery
  • Live and off-track betting on horse and dog racing events
  • Bingo, raffles and charitable games licensed and regulated by the Secretary of State's office
  • "Social" gambling

All other forms of gambling are prohibited. Click on the links for information on poker tournaments and casino nights and on internet gambling.


More Information:
for frequently asked questions about legal and illegal gambling activities, please click here.