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NYT: ‘Factories for processing bets’ abound in expanding Black Hawk

If you haven’t been to the Colorado gambling Mecca of Black Hawk in a few years –- maybe since the quaint notion of $5...

Yes on 50 means more action in Colorado’s casinos, big payout...

As foreshadowed by the $7.5 million campaign put together by Coloradoans for Community Colleges, Amendment 50 has passed. That means voters in Cripple Creek, Central City and Blackhawk will soon vote on raising the maximum bet limit in Colorado from $5 to $100, allowing casinos to stay open 24/7 and bringing in craps and roulette.

Amendment 50: Odds on the casinos

Amendment 50 promises to pour millions into Colorado’s community colleges without raising taxes in an economy teetering towards recession. Why then, are so many people complaining that this gift horse has rotten teeth?

Colorado’s monster ballot longest in the nation

With a record 18 proposals on everything from oil and gas taxes to unions to the developmentally disabled to gambling, Colorado voters will be weighing in on the longest ballot in Colorado since 1912 — and the largest in the United States this year.

Resisting Temptation: Christian ‘GodBloggers’ Convene In Vegas

Apparently, for a group of blog-happy Christians, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.This week a group of "culturally concerned Christians" are gathering in...

Lamborn, Crank & (Maybe) Rayburn: Six or Half-Dozen?

Retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Bentley Rayburn is, according to a headline in the Denver Post last week, jumping into the race to take...

Sniping Persists Over Lamborn Gambling Checks

In the latest round involving Rep. Doug Lamborn, the El Paso County GOP and a couple who wrote a letter criticizing his vote on...

Lamborn Losing Grip on Congressional Seat

Consequences. Rookie Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn talked about consequences in a phone message he left for a pair of GOP constituents. The pair...

Hey Colbert! Check Out Doug Lamborn’s Mob Moment!

We knew it was only a matter of time before Colorado's newest congressman, Doug Lamborn, hit the big time. But who know it would...

A Gamble, And A Dogfight, In the 5th CD

UPDATE Sunday, Sept. 2: The Denver Post today published the text of the phone messages that Rep. Lamborn left on Jonathan and Anna Bartha's...