This is to notify you that the Division of Gaming will hold a Stakeholder Rulemaking Workshop on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 10 am, in the Golden Gaming Office located at 17301 W. Colfax Ave, Suite 135, Golden, CO  80401. The proposed rule changes are linked below.   

Executive Order D 2012-002, and Senate Bill 14-063 require State agencies to review all agency Rules at least once every five years.  Rules 2 and 3 have been reviewed this year and the Division is proposing changes for the sake of consistency and clarification and to fix minor errors.  The Division is also proposing changes to four poker games in Rule 10 in order to make updates to the games and add pay tables.

Stakeholders are welcome to attend the Rulemaking Workshop.  Comments and questions are welcome regarding all of the proposed rule changes.  If a stakeholder wishes to comment on these proposed rule changes in writing, please either mail your comments to the Division at the Golden Gaming office, or send them via e-mail to  All written comments must be received by the Division of Gaming no later than May 31, 2019.

Proposed changes to Rules 2, 3, and 10

This is to notify you that the Annual Tax Setting Hearings will take place at the Division of Gaming’s monthly Commission meeting on Thursday, April 18, and Thursday, May 16, 2019, beginning at approximately 9:15 am. The hearings will be held at the Golden Gaming Office located at 17301 W. Colfax Ave., Suite 135, Golden, Colorado 80401.

The Division will also be proposing a change to regulation 30-305 Investigation Fees. The Division is proposing that the investigative background fee be increased from $73 to $77 per hour.  This Rule change hearing will also take place at the May 16, 2019, meeting. - UPDATED 4/16/19

These two dates of hearings will satisfy the stakeholder workshop as required. Any stakeholder may submit written documents and is welcome to attend the hearings. If a stakeholder wishes to testify in person, or will be providing written testimony, the names of the person(s) and/or documentation must be received at the Division of Gaming, Golden Office, prior to the hearing date.

Due date for May hearing: 4/30/19

Submit to:

Ronni Hunter
Rules Manager
Division of Gaming
17301 W. Colfax Ave, Suite 135
Golden, CO  80401

Rule 14 Gaming Tax redline

Rule 3 Investigation Fees redline

All current Rules and Regulations

To suggest changes to Gaming Rules and Regulations please submit a Suggested Rule Revision form (found here) to Rules Manager Ronni Hunter at


Division of Gaming
2019 Rule Review Plan
pursuant to Executive Order D 2012-002, Senate Bill 14-063 and DOR Policy DOR-505
Purpose: Review 20% of all rules each year
Rule 1 General Rules and Regulations
Rule 2 Powers and Duties of Commission and Director
Rule 3 Applications, Investigations and Licensure
Rule 12 Gaming Devices and Equipment
Rule 18 Contracts and Formal Agreements Between the Commission and Other State Agencies
Rule 19 Gaming Districts
NOTE:  Each Year the Division also reviews the portion of Rule 3 that deals with licensing and background fees, and the portion of Rule 14 that deals with gaming taxes.


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