Our Mission at PlayColorado.com

To provide the latest news and accurate information about legal and regulated online sports betting, casinos and other forms of gambling in Colorado and beyond.

Our team

Content Manager

Ian St. ClairIan St. Clair: Ian is an award-winning sports journalist and a University of Northern Colorado graduate. He’s a Colorado native and has over a decade of experience covering college and professional athletics. Ian does a weekly sports betting segment each Wednesday on the VSIN Denver CityCast.


Managing Editor

Ken PomponioKen Pomponio: Ken is a fourth-generation Coloradan and career sports journalist with more than 30 years covering the gamut from the preps to the pros. He also is long-time sports-wagering enthusiast eager to assist in the understanding of this burgeoning U.S. industry.



Derek Helling: Derek is a freelance journalist who resides in Kansas City, Mo. In addition to gaming news, he covers esports, sports business and sports law. When he isn’t working, he spends his time collecting baseball cards and helping his wife Audrey serve their two Munchkin cat overlords.


Dave Bontempo: Dave is a multiple national award-winning boxing commentator and writer, authors NFL betting columns for the Press of Atlantic City and IGaming Player, among others. He writes significantly about the emerging world of legal New Jersey sports betting.


More about PlayColorado.com

PlayColorado.com is a part of the PlayUSA network, which aims to keep the public informed on all matters related to the U.S. gambling industry, from sports betting to land-based casinos to lotteries. The gambling industry is huge industry across the country, employing tens of thousands of people and generating hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for state and local governments.

PlayColorado mainly focuses on the legal sports betting industry in the state, made possible by a 2019 referendum. The site focuses on sports betting in the state, from the operators and casinos that offer it to how betting intersects with Colorado and other U.S. sports teams.

Advertising disclosure and editorial guidelines

PlayColorado and the PlayUSA network generate revenue via relationships with legal online sports betting and gaming partners. We may sometimes receive payment when our site’s visitors head to these legal online gaming options.

Here at PlayColorado, we follow these guidelines:

  • Editorial content is in no way affected by our advertising relationships. We exert editorial independence.
  • We attempt to provide only objective and credible information related to Colorado sports betting and gambling. We do this to be a resource for bettors and people simply looking for more information about gambling in Colorado.
  • We are receptive to feedback and want to make sure we have the most up to date information. If you see any issues, please use the contact form below.

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