You should not have a problem finding a poker game to play, whether you like to play a home game, in a poker room or online. Home games among friends are legal here. Your best chance of finding a poker table inside a licensed poker room is at Blackhawk. The online poker laws are the tough, but still fairly reasonable. Poker is popular and widespread in the state of Colorado.
Colorado Gambling Laws
Transmitting and/or receiving gambling information is a class C misdemeanor in Colorado. (18-10-106) Someone who engages in gambling (not through telephone, online etc.) will be guilty of a class 1 petty offense. Both laws are somewhat liberal when compared to most states, and there has been no known cases of a online poker player being convicted of transmitting gambling information in this state. Playing in a social game among friends is okay here (as of January 2011).
Where to play live poker in Colorado
There are many small poker room in Colorado as well as some bigger ones. The best live poker action can be found at the Ameristar Casino in Blackhawk, the Golden Gate poker room and the Lodge Casino. All three poker rooms are in Blackhawk and have the majority of poker tables in the state. Home poker games in Colorado are also extremely popular among friends and neighbours.