The bill brings to an end a three-way arm wrestling match between casinos, horse tracks and sports teams over a piece of the pie.
State House Majority Leader Alec Garnett is ready to draft legislation so the state can at least step up to the starting gate on wagers.
To some degree Colorado’s problems stem from the state’s unique system of gambling.
To attract customers and workers, casinos across the state are renovating their properties and raising their wages.
What legal sports betting will look in Colorado is yet to be seen, but the state's casinos and licensing and regulating lawyers alike support the ruling.
Colorado casinos are back from the Great Recession, although revenue hasn’t topped 2007's record year yet.