Cripple Creek Casinos Look Toward Changes

April 21, 2009

After a difficult 2008, the city and casinos of Cripple Creek are gearing up for a much-needed shot in the arm on July 2nd. That's the day a new law takes effect that allows casinos to add craps and roulette to their lineup of games, and raises the stakes to one hundred dollars from the existing five-dollar limit. What's more, casinos will go to 24-hour gambling. All that adds up to brighter prospects than the city has seen in some time. KRCC's Marcia Ford takes a look at how the casinos are dealing with new rules, fluctuating weather, and a bumpy economy.