132 Lawrence Street | 303-582-5623 | Johnny Z’s Website

Johnny Z’s Casino 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. 

Johnny Z’s 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 Johnny Z’s 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 Johnny Z’s Casino. There is no hotel. 

Casino

The lower level is home to mostly newer slot machines, electronic table games and bar video poker. There are three video tables. One is double zero roulette. The other two are blackjack. The minimum bet on each is $1. The blackjack game permits double down before and after splitting. Surrender is available. The dealer stands on all 17’s.

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. 

The best game that we found upstairs is 7/5 Bonus Poker. Other titles include 9/6/5 Double Bonus, 7/5 White Hot Aces, 8/5 Triple Double Bonus and some Deuces Wild games. Double Double Bonus is 8/5 on the quarter progressive and 9/5 on the other denominations. 

Johnny Z’s sportsbook

There are sports betting kiosks operated by Maverick Sports at Johnny Z’s Casino. The main sportsbook is located at its sister property, Grand Z Casino. The Maverick Sports betting app is expected to launch in March 2021. 

 

Johnny Z’s players club

Club Z is Johnny Z’s players club. It is also used at Grand Z in Central City and Z Casino in Black Hawk.

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. 

Casino promotions

Players that earn 150 points in a day receive reimbursement for shuttle service from Denver.  

Hotel

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.

Dining

All dining options at Johnny Z’s Casino Central City are located within age-restricted areas. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to dine.

  • Z Café is open daily. Deli counter serving Starbucks coffee, pizza, sandwiches and ice cream. Located near the casino floor. 
  • Z Grill is a casual café. Breakfast features the double down breakfast, huevos rancheros and breakfast burrito. Lunch and dinner menu includes burgers, sandwiches, country fried steak or chicken, fried shrimp, baby back ribs and prime rib.

Is Johnny Z’s Casino open 24 hours?

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

Is Johnny Z’s Casino related to any others in Colorado? 

There are two. Grand Z Casino is a short walk from Johnny Z’s. Z Casino is in Black Hawk. 

Does Johnny Z’s Casino offer live table games?

No. It has a few electronic ones. Players can walk to Grand Z Casino for live blackjack, craps, roulette and Three Card Poker.