Since mid-2020, Colorado has offered sports betting services to fans of professional and college sports.
With online and land-based sportsbooks, sports fans can easily bet on their favorite team or during a big game such as the Super Bowl or March Madness.
Sports betting is heavily available in the state, with operators held responsible for providing fair betting lines and information on safe gambling practices.
Players who participate in Colorado sports betting have access to self-exclusion services. This program allows individuals to cut off land-based and online sports betting for a certain period.
Self-exclusion is a perfect option for sports fans who find themselves betting too much or too often. Taking a short break helps one to refocus and remain responsible when placing sports bets.
Check out the process below and sign up if you feel that you need gambling addiction assistance.
The Problem Gambling Coalition of Colorado works with the Colorado Gaming Association to offer a voluntary self-exclusion program.
To sign up for the program, complete the following steps:
After you are added to the list, regulators will send your personal information to land-based sportsbooks and online sports betting sites.
You will be removed from sportsbook marketing lists and any slot club memberships canceled. Check-cashing privileges at sportsbooks are banned, and you will not be allowed to place any bets.
Online gambling sites are given your information, and you will be unable to set up a new player account or sign in to existing accounts for the period of self-exclusion.
Once the period of self-exclusion you selected expires, you can then fill out the Self-Exclusion Rescind Application Form. The form can be found here: http://www.problemgamblingcolorado.org/content/self-exclusion, and once filled out, the information is sent to regulators. If you have met your ban period, regulators must approve your application before removing your name from the self-exclusion lists.
Once approved for removal, regulators alert online sportsbooks and casinos that you are no longer listed under self-exclusion.
With your name removed from the list, you can revisit sportsbooks at casinos to place bets or log in to an online account via desktop or mobile devices.
Regulators send your information to Colorado sportsbooks once they receive the application for self-exclusion.
Regulators work quickly to send your information to sportsbooks so that you are banned from entry and taking part in services. You can check with the Colorado Gaming Association or local sportsbooks to ensure you are removed from access.
However, you should trust that the organization has added you to the list promptly for gambling protection.
To ban yourself from online sports betting sites in Colorado, simply follow the step-by-step application process above.
You can also speak to customer support at your online sportsbook to see if the operator offers exclusion services. In most cases, an online sportsbook will offer a type of self-exclusion, even if just for a few days.
By speaking with support, you can learn more about what options are available to you.
In Colorado, you are in control of how long you are excluded from sports betting. Choose from three years, five years, ten years, or a lifetime ban.
Struggling with a gambling problem? Learn more about how to get help.