Z Casino in Black Hawk

101 Gregory Street | 303-271-2500| Casino Website


Z Casino is located in the historic Bullwhackers building in Black Hawk, Colorado. It is a smaller operation when compared to the larger resorts closer to the entrance to town. It is home to about 400 slot and video poker machines. There are five live table games. There are also a couple of electronic ones. There are three stories of gaming action at Z Casino. It is open 8am to 3am daily.

There is no hotel at Z Casino. Its sister property, Grand Z Casino in Central City, has one. There is one dining option open at Z Casino. 

Z Casino

Z Casino in Black Hawk has slot machines, video poker and electronic table games. Previously, there were four blackjack tables and a live double zero roulette table available. During our October 2021 visit, the tables were on the floor, but not open. The casino directed players to Grand Z’s table game pit.

Electronic table games are available at Z Casino. A video roulette game starts at a quarter. A heads up craps machine has $1 to $1,000 limits. Casino Wizard machines have four heads up options, including baccarat, blackjack, craps and roulette. All games have a $1 minimum bet, except for blackjack with a $3 minimum. Be wary, it pays 6:5 on a blackjack. All four games have a $300 maximum.

Z Casino video poker

Our pick for video poker at Z Casino is 9/6 Double Double Bonus. It is on the bar machines at half-dollar and higher. These denominations also offer 8/6 Jacks or Better and 7/5 Bonus Poker. You will find that Bonus Poker game on the floor with a progressive. There is also 8/5 Bonus Poker and 9/6 Double Double Bonus on the casino floor in the $1 denomination.

The rest of the casino has typical video poker titles. Some machines have three, five and ten-play games.

Z Casino sportsbook

The Z Casino sportsbook opened in January 2021. It is branded as Maverick Sports, which also operates the sports betting at Grand Z Casino and Dragon Tiger Casino. There are kiosks available for sports betting at Z Casino. The sports betting counter is at Grand Z Casino in Central City. The Maverick Sports mobile betting app is available to bettors inside state lines. 

Z Casino players club

Z Casino shares its players club with Grand Z Casino and Dragon Tiger Casino, formerly Johnny Z’s, in Central City. Video poker players earn two points for every $1 wagered. It takes $400 in coin-in to earn $1 in cash back. Players must earn $5 in points to cash out. Every $800 in coin-in receives an additional $1 in food comps. 

Active players receive weekly email offers. This may include $5 to $20 in free slot play, food comps, gas rewards and point multipliers. There is also a way for players to earn a free bus ride by generating 150 points during a day trip. 

Dining at Z Casino

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to enter or dine at Z Casino. Located on the casino floor, Café is open daily. The deli counter serves Starbucks coffee, pizza, sandwiches, and ice cream. A salad bar is available starting at 11am.

Black Hawk casino dining sorted by day of the week

Dining options at Z Casino
Sunday – SaturdayZ Café: 8am-10pm
Dining options by day of the week at Z Casino. Last updated 5/31/2022

Hotel near Z Casino

Z Casino has hotel rooms available less than a mile away in Central City for guests 21 years of age and older only. The Grand Z Casino Hotel offers 119 nonsmoking rooms with covered self-parking in the parking garage.

Z Casino FAQ

Is Z Casino open 24 hours?

It is open 8am to 3am daily.

Is smoking permitted at Z Casino?

No. Indoor smoking is banned inside casinos in Colorado.

Are there table games at Z Casino?

No. Table games are currently unavailable at Z Casino.

What is the best video poker game at Z Casino?

Our top pick is 9/6 Double Double Bonus Poker.

Does Z Casino have a poker room?

No. There is no poker room at Z Casino.

Does Z Casino have a sportsbook?

No, but kiosks are available and there is a Play Maverick Sports sportsbook at Grand Z Casino.

Which mobile sports betting app does Z Casino use?

The Play Maverick Sports app is associated with Z Casino.

Can minors eat at Z Casino?

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

Is there a hotel at Z Casino?

No, but there is a 119-room hotel, less than a mile away, at Grand Z Casino.

Last updated: May 31, 2022

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