233 East Bennett Ave | 719-689-2142 | Bronco Billy’s Website
Bronco Billy’s is one of the largest casinos in Cripple Creek. Its storefronts expand across a large section of East Bennett Avenue. It is home to about 800 slot and video poker machines. There are also ten table games. The casino is open 24 hours.
The slot and video poker selection is massive compared to most of Cripple Creek. The variety of titles is impressive for a casino of its size. There are some good video poker pay tables among the games. There are four restaurants on the property. Its hotel is located on the next block.
The table game pit is on the end of the casino furthest from the hotel. It is home to six tables of six-deck blackjack. Players may double down before and after splitting on two cards. Aces may be re-split into three hands. The dealer hits soft 17. Blackjack pays 3:2.
There are four other table games at Bronco Billy’s. It is home to the only Spanish 21 table we found at any of the Colorado casinos we visited. There is also Cajun Stud, which is essentially Mississippi Stud with new side bets. Double zero roulette and craps are also available. Craps offers ten times odds. The field pays double on 12.
The minimum bet at all table games is generally $5. Tables reopened Friday, February 12, 2021.
Bronco Billy’s offers a massive selection of video poker. This includes some quality bar games. Video poker variants we found are Super Triple Play, Ultimate X, Ultimate X Bonus Streak, 100 Play and Big Split. The denominations on multi-hand games tend to be nickel, dime, quarter and half-dollar. Our top single line game on the floor is 9/6 Double Double Bonus.
Bronco Billy’s players club
Mile High Rewards is Bronco Billy’s players club. There are five tiers. Players start at Base Camp. Below is the information with each tier’s benefits. All tiers include the perks of the one above it in addition to the ones listed.
Tiers last six months. Points expire after six months of inactivity. The points needed in a six-month span are listed with the perks.
Tier points are earned at a rate of one per dollar coin-in at slots and $5 at video poker. Players earn one slot point per dollar before multipliers. Points may be exchanged at a rate of 1,000 per dollar in free slot play.
- Summit: 10,000 tier points – Double slot points, $25 hot seat bonus and tournament winning boost, $10 tier achievement bonus and private events.
- Pinnacle: 75,000 tier points – Triple slot points, $100 hot seat bonus and tournament winning boost, $50 tier achievement bonus, exclusive drawings and events and players club express line.
- Peak: 175,000 tier points – 5x slot points, $200 hot seat bonus and tournament winnings boost, $100 tier achievement bonus, casino host, cash advance fees reimbursed, priority line for gift pickups and a $2,000 bonus for achieving 1,000,000 tier points in the first or last six months of the year.
- EIP – 175,000 tier points in a quarter: Same perks as peak but with 7x slot points, $300 hot seat bonus and tournament winnings boost and $200 tier achievement bonus.
Bronco Billy’s Casino has a hotel near the casino with 24 historic rooms. All rooms are non-smoking and include Wi-Fi, refrigerator, coffee maker, TV, free parking and complimentary breakfast with hair dryers available by request. Rooms are themed to reflect Cripple Creek’s gold mining history.
Plans to expand the hotel by almost 200 rooms, expand the gaming floor and add a parking garage have been suspended. The proposed expansion would mix the historical brickwork with modern mirrored windows topping the structure.
All dining options at Bronco Billy’s Casino are located within age-restricted areas. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to dine.
- Baja Billy’s Cantina is temporarily closed. The restaurant is located upstairs in the casino. Serving Mexican fare such as enchiladas, tacos, burritos and fajitas with signature sauces like Chipotle and Habanero.
- Home Café opens daily at 8am. Dinner is served until 8p Sunday through Thursday and until midnight Friday and Saturday. All day breakfast features egg sandwich, omelets, biscuits and gravy, pancakes and French toast. The lunch and dinner menu includes hamburgers, sandwiches, prime rib and fried chicken.
- The Crippled Cow is open Thursday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. The restaurant opens at 11am until 8pm Thursday and Sunday and until 10 pm Friday and Saturday. The small dining area is located at the western end of Bronco Billy’s Casino and serves wood-fired pizza, craft beer and Peet’s Coffee & Tea.
- The Steakhouse is temporarily closed. The casual dining room serving steak, seafood, pork chops, chicken and pasta entrees.
Bronco Billy’s Casino FAQ
Is Bronco Billy’s open 24 hours a day?
Yes. It is always open.
Are there table games at Bronco Billy’s?
Blackjack, craps, roulette, Cajun Stud and Spanish 21 are available at Bronco Billy’s.
Is there a sportsbook at Bronco Billy’s?
There is a small sportsbook operated by BetAmerica. Mobile transactions may also be made here.