Saratoga Casino in Black Hawk, Colorado

101 Main Street | 303-582-6100 | Saratoga Casino Website

Saratoga Casino is a smaller property towards the top end of Main Street of Black Hawk, Colorado. It offers one restaurant, about 400 slot and video poker machines, a video poker bar, live keno, a sportsbook, and a small selection of table games. It does not have a hotel.

Casinos in Black Hawk, Colorado

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Saratoga Casino

There are a few table games at Saratoga Casino. Most are six-deck blackjack. The bet limits are $10 to $500. Players may double down on two cards before and after splitting. Aces may be re-split. The dealer hits soft 17. Blackjack pays 3:2. Blackjack tables open at 10am Thursday through Sunday and at noon on Mondays. Before 5pm, $5 games may be available.

Craps is $10 to $100 with 10 times odds. The field pays double on 12. Players may not enter a craps game in the middle of a roll. Craps opens at noon Thursday through Sunday. Tables are temporarily closed on Mondays. Three Card Prime and 00 roulette open at 10am. Table games are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

During our last trip to Black Hawk, we found heads-up electronic table games on Casino Wizard machines. Options include baccarat, blackjack, craps, and double zero roulette. Be wary, the blackjack pays 6:5. Blackjack has a $3 minimum, while the others are $1. All games have a $300 maximum bet.

Saratoga video poker

Most of the nearly 400 machines at Saratoga Casino are slots. There are a handful of video poker games. This includes the bar where we found games we had never seen before, like Royal Aces and Straight Flush Deluxe.

Our favorite game at the bar is 9/5 Jacks or Better. Denominations are quarter, half-dollar, and dollar with a progressive. The bar games also have Pick a Pair, Atomic Fever, Dice Fever, Fast Fours, and Royal Deal. It has one of the largest bar video poker menus we have ever seen.

The main video poker area offers quarter up to dollar video poker. Our pick here is $1 9/7/5 Double Bonus Poker and 9/6 Double Double Bonus Poker. Some variants here include Super Triple Play, Wheel Poker, and Ultimate X. 

Betfred Sportsbook

Betfred operates the sportsbook at Saratoga. It is located next to the table game pit. Televisions cover the walls of the 1,400 square feet sportsbook. There is a seating area, betting window, and kiosks. Sports on the betting menu include NFL, NCAA football and basketball, NBA, NHL, MLB, UFC, boxing, NASCAR, tennis, golf, and soccer. Straight bets, parlays, teasers, futures, and props are among the betting options.

Bets may be made in-person, on a kiosk, or on the Colorado Betfred sports betting app. The sportsbook is open daily from 11am until 9pm.

Player Extras Club rewards

The Player Extras Club is Saratoga Casino’s players club. There are four tiers, which reset twice per year. Players keep their tier for the length of the next term. Below are each tier’s benefits.

  • Gold: Redeem bus $20 free play for 75 base points.
  • Platinum (7,501+ pts): Redeem bus $20 free play for 50 base points and 20% off at Main Street Café.
  • Diamond (25,001+ pts): No point qualifier to redeem $20 bus free play, 30% discount at Main Street Café, a host, and slot reservations.
  • Diamond Elite (100,000+ pts): Diamond perks plus 40% off at Main Street Café, ATM/cash advance fee reimbursement, and conversion of comps into free play. 

Dining and drinks at Saratoga Casino

There is one dining option and one bar at Saratoga Casino. Main Floor Bar is open daily from 9am until 2am. The bar offers a selection of craft beer, drafts, wine, and cocktails.

The Main Street Café serves all-day breakfast, burgers, deli sandwiches, soups, and salads. Entrees include burritos, fish and chips, fried shrimp, steak, and salmon.

Dining options at Saratoga Casino
Sunday – SaturdayMain Street Café: 10am-8pm
Dining options by day of the week at Saratoga Casino. Last updated 5/13/2023

Black Hawk casino dining sorted, by day of the week

Saratoga Casino Black Hawk FAQ

Is Saratoga Casino Black Hawk open 24 hours a day?

No. Saratoga Casino Black Hawk is open from 9am to 2am daily. 

Is smoking permitted at Saratoga Casino Black Hawk?

No. Indoor smoking is banned inside casinos in Colorado.

Are there table games at Saratoga Casino Black Hawk?

Yes. Available games at Saratoga Casino Black Hawk are blackjack, craps, 00 roulette, and Three Card Poker.

When are table games available at Saratoga Casino Black Hawk?

At Saratoga Casino Black Hawk, table games are open from 10am until 10pm Sunday, Monday, and Thursday and 10am until 2am Friday and Saturday. Not all games are available at all times.

What is the best video poker game at Saratoga Casino Black Hawk?

Our top picks are 9/7 Double Bonus and 9/6 Double Double both with progressives, and 9/5 Jacks or Better in quarter, half-dollar, and dollar denominations at the bar.

Does Saratoga Casino Black Hawk have a poker room?

No. There is no poker room at Saratoga Casino Black Hawk.

Does Saratoga Casino Black Hawk have a sportsbook?

Yes. It is operated by Betfred. There is a betting window, kiosks, and a sports betting app available.

Which sports betting app does Saratoga Casino Black Hawk use?

Saratoga Casino Black Hawk uses the Betfred sports betting app.

Can minors eat at Saratoga Casino Black Hawk?

No. The property is restricted to guests 21 years of age and older.

Is there a hotel at Saratoga Casino Black Hawk?

No. There is no hotel at or associated with Saratoga Casino Black Hawk.

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Last Updated on May 13, 2023 by Kristina Mehaffey