Saratoga Casino in Black Hawk

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


Saratoga Casino is a smaller property towards the top end of Main Street of Black Hawk, Colorado. It offers one restaurant, about 500 slot and video poker machines, a video poker bar, sportsbook, and eight table games. It does not have a hotel.

Saratoga Casino

There are six table games at Saratoga Casino. Four 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.

Craps is $10 to $100 with 20 times odds. The field pays double on 12. Players may not enter a craps game in the middle of a roll. Poker Burnout is $10 to $50. Craps opens at 10am and the others open at noon. Table games are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Heads up electronic table games are available 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, the others $1. All games have a $300 maximum bet.

Saratoga video poker

Most of the nearly 500 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 at Saratoga Casino

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.

Saratoga players club

The 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 150 base points.
  • Platinum (7,501 pts): Redeem bus $20 free play for 10 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 (100,001 pts): Diamond perks plus 40% off at Main Street Café, ATM/cash advance fee reimbursement and conversion of comps into free play. 

Players earn Extras Club points at a rate of one for every $2 wagered at slots and $4 for video poker. Players may exchange 200 points for $1 in cash, free play or promo chips. The minimum exchange for cash and promo chips is $5. Terms and conditions are subject to change.

Dining and drinks at Saratoga Casino

There is one dining option and one bar at Saratoga Casino.

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. The café is temporarily located upstairs inside the Mill City Chophouse.

Main Floor Bar is open daily from 9am until 2am. The bar offers a selection of craft beer, drafts, wine and cocktails.

Black Hawk casino dining sorted by day of the week

Dining options at Saratoga Casino
Sunday – ThursdayMain Street Café: 10am-8pm
Friday & SaturdayMain Street Café: 10am-10pm
Dining options by day of the week at Saratoga Casino. Last updated 5/31/2022

Saratoga Casino Black Hawk FAQ

Is Saratoga Casino open 24 hours a day?

No. It is open from 9am to 2am daily. 

Is smoking permitted at Saratoga Casino?

No. Indoor smoking is banned inside casinos in Colorado.

Are there table games at Saratoga Casino?

Yes. Available games are blackjack, craps and Poker Burnout.

When are table games available at Saratoga Casino?

Table games are open from noon until midnight Sunday, Monday and Thursday and noon until 2am Friday and Saturday. Craps opens at 10am.

What is the best video poker game at Saratoga Casino?

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 have a poker room?

No. There is no poker room at Saratoga Casino.

Does Saratoga Casino 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 use?

Saratoga Casino uses the Betfred sports betting app.

Can minors eat at Saratoga Casino?

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

Is there a hotel at Saratoga Casino?

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

Last updated: May 31, 2022

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