Dragon Tiger Casino in Central City

132 Lawrence Street | 303-582-5623 | Casino Website


Dragon Tiger Casino, formerly Johnny Z’s, is a part of the Grand Z and Z Casino family. The same players club is used at all three properties. There is a shuttle that transports guests between Black Hawk to Central City. 

Dragon Tiger Casino offers a two-story gaming floor. Both floors offer slots and video poker, including bar-top games. The lower level also has electronic table games. There are no live table games at Dragon Tiger Casino.

The casino opens at 8am Monday through Thursday. It closes at 3am Sunday through Wednesday. It is open 24 hours from 8am Thursday through Sunday at 3am. There are two restaurants at Dragon Tiger Casino. There is no hotel. 

Dragon Tiger Casino

The lower level is home to mostly newer slot machines, live table games, electronic table games and bar video poker. There are Casino Wizard machines with four game options. Options include baccarat, craps and roulette. These are available for a minimum $1 bet. Blackjack is also available. However, it pays 6:5 on blackjack. It has a minimum bet of $3. All games have a $300 maximum.

Since our visit, Dragon Tiger Casino has added an electronic stadium. Game options include baccarat, blackjack, craps, roulette, Sic Bo and Three Card Poker. It also has $10 six-deck blackjack and baccarat. The pit is open limited hours.

The lower bar has a wide menu of video poker games. The denominations are nickel, quarter, half-dollar and dollar. Quarter includes a progressive. Available bar top games include Bonus Poker, Double Double Bonus, White Hot Aces and Deuces Wild Bonus. Our top video poker pick is 9/6 Double Double Bonus. It is offered in half-dollar and dollar denominations. 

The upstairs includes another video poker bar and a few standalone machines. Denominations here are quarter with a progressive jackpot on Double Double Bonus, and half-dollar, dollar and two-dollar without a progressive. 

Dragon Tiger sports betting

There is not a sportsbook at Dragon Tiger Casino. However, Maverick sports betting kiosks are available. A full-service sportsbook is located inside Grand Z.

Dragon Tiger players club

The rewards program uses is the Dragon Tiger Casino Players Club Card. Active players are eligible for casino promotions. This may include free slot play, food comps, gas rewards and point multipliers.

New players are eligible for a sign up bonus of up to $100 in free play. Terms and conditions are subject to change.

Dining at Dragon Tiger

Dragon Tiger has one dining option coming soon. Guests will be able to create their own noodle bowls at Dragon Tiger Noodle Company. Rice bowls and wings are also on the menu. The restaurant currently has three Las Vegas locations. Guests must be 21 years of age or older.

Central City casino dining sorted by day of the week

Hotel at Grand Z Casino

Grand Z Casino has hotel rooms a short walk away in Central City. Guests must be 21 years of age or older. Minors may not be on the property. The Grand Z Casino Hotel offers 119 non-smoking rooms with covered self-parking in the parking garage.

Dragon Tiger Casino FAQ

Is Dragon Tiger Casino open 24 hours?

It is 24 hours on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. It is open from 8am to 3am the other days.

Is smoking permitted at Dragon Tiger Casino?

No. Indoor smoking is banned inside casinos in Colorado.

Does Dragon Tiger Casino offer live table games?

Yes. It now deals baccarat and blackjack. 

Does Dragon Tiger Casino have a poker room?

No. There is no poker room at Dragon Tiger Casino.

Does Dragon Tiger Casino have a sportsbook?

No. Kiosks are available. There is a Play Maverick Sports sportsbook at Grand Z Casino.

Which mobile sports betting app does Dragon Tiger Casino use?

The Play Maverick Sports app is associated with Dragon Tiger Casino.

Can minors eat at Dragon Tiger Casino?

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

Is there a hotel at Dragon Tiger Casino?

No, but there is a 119-room hotel at Grand Z Casino.

Is Dragon Tiger Casino related to any others in Colorado? 

There are two. Grand Z Casino is a short walk from Dragon Tiger. Z Casino is in Black Hawk. 

Last updated: September 5, 2022

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