Midnight Rose Hotel and Casino is one of 11 casinos operating in Cripple Creek, Colorado. The hotel and casino is owned and operated by Triple Crown Casinos, and is also one of three adjacent properties owned by the organization. Midnight Rose Hotel and Casino is located on Cripple Creek’s historic main street. It hosts guests in a historical Victorian-era building with all original woodwork.
Midnight Rose features a quaint 60-room hotel above the casino and a couple of restaurants that bolster the property’s historic charm. Midnight Rose Casino also boasts 300 of the newest and most select slot-gaming machines, offering 403 slot-gaming machines altogether. In addition, the casino includes a poker room with nine poker tables for patrons who prefer playing cards to the slots.
• Address: 256 E Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek
• Owner / Operator: Triple Play Casinos
• Hours: 24 hours / 7 days a week
• Casino games: 400+ slots, poker room & 9 poker tables
• Sportsbook: BetMGM launched the mobile sports betting app on May 1.
• Poker: Tournaments, cash, and digital games
Midnight Rose Hotel and Casino became one of seven operators in the state of Colorado approved for a master license in February 2020. As a result, Midnight Rose will operate under one combined license for online and retail sportsbook operations.
Since obtaining this master license, Midnight Rose has been allowed to expand its gaming operation. The facility will soon be able to offer its patrons the opportunity to place bets on select sporting events at physical, online, and mobile sportsbooks.
Securing a master license is particularly exciting for the Midnight Rose Hotel and Casino. The property and its neighboring casinos in Cripple Creek are all waiting with bated breath in hopes that sports wagering will help the city’s casino and gaming industry. The industry in Cripple Creek is seeking to gain traction after a revenue drop of nearly $18 million since its peak in 2007.
In addition to reviving the casino industry of Cripple Creek, gaming enthusiasts are optimistic about the public good that may result from legalized sportsbooks. The 10% tax rate means new gambling recouped by the state. Likewise, the state legislature has estimated that sports gambling activities could enrich state funds annually to the tune of $29 million annually.
Despite all of the excitement of the approaching May 1 legalization date, Triple Crown Casinos has left the question of exactly who will run their sports betting operations unanswered. Hopefully, the details of Midnight Rose’s sports gambling plans will be unveiled in the near future, as other operators such as Twin River and Century Casinos are announcing partnerships with their respective sportsbooks.
Midnight Rose Hotel and Casino supports a 9,300-square-foot gaming facility that spans over two floors. The casino features Cripple Creek’s largest poker room, which houses nine poker tables, in addition to luxurious gaming rooms and over 400 slot machines. Slot offerings include popular games such as Iron Man, Avatar, and Mystical Mermaid Returns.
Midnight Rose Hotel and Casino offers a variety of gaming experiences, from classic reels and penny slots to video poker and technologically-advanced machines. In fact, the casino sports some of the greatest names in casino gaming. Offerings include options from one of the biggest slot machine makers in the world (WMS) and first class-gaming experiences on Australia’s Aristocrat slot machines. Midnight Rose features other interactive gaming opportunities through GameKing video and IGT, renowned for creating the majority of the most popular games in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Reno.
If you are looking for something other than integrative slot machines at Midnight Rose Casino, then poker is your game. With nine poker tables, the Midnight Rose has the largest poker room in Cripple Creek. The ambiance created by the charming Victorian décor provides casino-goers with the sense they are participating in a gentlemen’s game in 19th century Colorado, with one exception – the poker room is a smoke-free environment.
Between Midnight Rose’s nine poker tables, guests can expect to find a variety of games.
Regular offerings include 7-Card Stud, Omaha Hi-Lo, and Texas Hold’em, but on Dealer’s Choice Night, the casino mixes things up. Dealer’s Choice could feature anything from Pineapple Hi, Omaha Hi, Crazy Pineapple Hi-Lo, or even No-Limit Hold’em. Poker players have the opportunity to compete in regular tournaments or join in on a quick friendly live poker game with other casino goers.
The tournament schedule fills up fast. Here’s a look at the regular tournaments:
To get the most out of their visit, Midnight Rose Hotel and Casino encourages its patrons to enroll in their free four-level VIP program. Members who enroll in the Triple Play Club at Guest Services immediately earn 200 points and receive a complimentary $10 to play. The one caveat is that the enrollment rewards must be redeemed that same day. However, with all the casino has to offer, this shouldn’t be too difficult!
The Triple Play Club offers mainstream casino rewards to all members for gameplay and discounts. These rewards include dining discounts based on level and monthly offers, birthday promotions, and gifts based on gameplay. The Play Club also offers a unique flair to their rewards program with member-only discounts at Triple Play Partners as well as over 15 local Colorado restaurants and retailers.
VIP members gain points with each play and earn rewards depending on their: Purple, Gold, Platinum, or Triple Diamond status. Points can be redeemed for up to a year and each membership level offers the chance to earn greater rewards.
Triple Play Club also makes play seamless, allowing benefits to been redeemed at any Triple Crown Casino.
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Midnight Rose Hotel and Casino features a cozy 60-room historic hotel located on the second story of the casino. Guests climb to the top of a Victorian staircase, taking hotel patrons back in time as they make their way to their rooms.
The hotel’s rooms are characterized as best-in-class in the city of Cripple Creek. Each room offers a pillow-top king- or queen-sized bed, flat-screen LCD TV, free wireless internet, discount meal coupon, and complimentary coffee to its patrons. The hotel also features other luxurious amenities, such as rooms with Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces, as well as luxury suites and themed rooms.
When not playing on the casino floor or lounging in their rooms, hotel guests can also enjoy the two eateries at the Midnight Rose, Down Under and Dynamite Dick’s.
Down Under is located on the lower level of the hotel & casino, and here patrons can enjoy the restaurant’s Victorian atmosphere along with its acclaimed Prime Rib & Seafood Buffet on Thursdays and Sundays. The other restaurant, Dynamite Dick’s, is located on the second floor of Midnight Rose and offers a more casual dining experience for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
In addition to the Midnight Rose’s notable Victorian charm, the central location of the hotel offers some of the best views in Cripple Creek has to offer. Guests can gaze over Colorado’s majestic mountain ranges, enjoying a smattering of natural vistas and mountain city charm all in one. Cripple Creek makes for the perfect getaway destination for city dwellers and tourists alike, as the charming and historic city is nestled near the base of Pikes Peak and is located outside of the metropolitan area, 44 miles south of Colorado Springs.
The hotel’s central location also offers patrons the opportunity to check out famous local attractions without straying too far from the grounds. Some of these local attractions include Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, and hiking trails that give out-of-town patrons a taste of Colorado’s beautiful local scenery.