- Sports betting launched in Colorado on May 1 as planned despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Over 20 different sports betting companies have or will launch a mobile app in Colorado during 2020.
- Toronto based theScore Bet is the most recent company to launch in Colorado.
Toronto based Score Media and Gaming announced a forthcoming mobile sportsbook launch in Colorado earlier this month. The app is now live and available statewide. This makes theScore Bet the 11th app to go live under the auspices of the Colorado Division of Gaming. The exact launch date hasn’t been announced though a press release indicated it would be ‘later this month’. The tribal run Sky Ute Casino Resort also offers a sports betting app making it an even dozen currently available in Colorado.
theScore Bet app is available for both iOS and Android at https://www.thescore.bet/. Colorado is the second state serviced by the company having launched in New Jersey earlier this year. Up next will be a launch in Indiana under a multistate deal with Penn National Gaming. The company issued a press release earlier today announcing their app availability in Colorado:
TORONTO, September 2, 2020 – Score Media and Gaming Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore” or “the Company”), is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Score Digital Sports Ventures Inc. (“theScore Bet”) has launched theScore Bet app (iOS and Android) in Colorado, bringing its award-winning mobile sportsbook to fans across the Centennial State.
theScore Bet delivers an immersive and holistic mobile sports betting offering, including a wide range of pre-game and in-play betting across all major sports leagues and events, and a comprehensive variety of bet types. Furthermore, theScore Bet delivers a seamless cross-state experience for sports fans as it expands across the United States via a single mobile app and cutting-edge multi-state wallet functionality.
John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore, is pleased to see his company go live in the Rocky Mountains:
“The passionate sports fans of Colorado are going to love theScore Bet and we’re thrilled to begin our multi-state rollout here, right in time for football season. The way we’ve uniquely fused media with gaming delivers a totally unrivaled product for fans, unlike anything else in market today. theScore is already the sports app of choice for a huge number of fans in Colorado, and we’re confident theScore Bet is going to quickly become their favorite sportsbook too.”
In January 2020, theScore announced a deal with Colorado based gaming operator Jacobs Entertainment for market access. Jacobs Entertainment operates The Lodge Casino and The Gilpin Casino in Black Hawk, Colorado as well as several properties in Northern Nevada including Reno’s Sands Regency. In April, 2020 Jacobs Entertainment announced a partnership with the Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas to bring a ‘Superbook’ branded mobile wagering platform to Colorado later this year.