DENVER (AP) – Two casinos are preparing for grand openings next month and a third is wrapping up a major renovation amid complaints that the industry is suffering from the recession.
In May, the gaming commission authorized a 5 percent tax cut after the industry complained that revenues were hurt by the economic downturn, a smoking ban and high gas prices.READ MORE: 'Little Slice Of Hell' House Under Contract With Cash Offer, Off The Market
Fortune Valley Hotel & Casino in Central City will unveil a fresh look July 1. In Cripple Creek, Big Jim’s Gambling Hall and Saloon is slated to open at the old Imperial Hotel & Casino, and Sasquatch Casino will open in July in Black Hawk.READ MORE: 'Leaving Here Vaccinated': Broomfield County Jail Boasts 85% COVID Vaccination Rate
According to the Denver Post, the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission will review retail license applications Thursday for Big Jim’s and Sasquatch Casino in Black Hawk.MORE NEWS: 'Celebrate Culture, Without Limitations': Denver Juneteenth Kick-Off Concert So Much More Than Just A Show
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