DENVER, Colorado -- As reported by The Denver Post: "Colorado's casinos reported Thursday huge spikes in traffic and business on the first day of higher-stakes gambling.
"Shortly after the
bet limits were raised and new games added at just past midnight, the Lodge and Gilpin casinos in Black Hawk had nearly three times more gamblers than they did on the same day last year.
"...Casinos can now stay open 24 hours instead of having to close at 2 a.m. The maximum single bet has been raised from $5 to $100. Voters statewide approved the changes last fall.
"Preliminary figures showed that business at the Isle Casino Hotel Black Hawk was up about 60 percent, said general manager John Bohannon..."
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