Sky Ute Casino in Southwestern Colorado

14324 Hwy 172 North | 970-563-7777 | Casino Website


Sky Ute Casino is on the Southern Ute Reservation. It is in southwestern Colorado near the New Mexico state line. There are four restaurants, an RV park, a bowling alley, a mini-golf course, and 140 hotel rooms at Sky Ute Casino. The casino offers about 600 slot and video poker machines on the floor. There are eight table games and a 200-seat bingo hall.

Slots, video poker and table games are open at this time. Bingo is expected to open soon. Other hotel and resort amenities are open on a limited basis due to the pandemic. Its sports-betting partner, US Bookmaking, is live with mobile betting. Sky Ute SportsBook offers an app where Colorado bettors may create accounts, transfer funds, and make wagers directly on their phones. 

It began operating under winter hours January 4, 2022. It is currently open Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am until midnight; Monday and Tuesday from 11am until 8pm; and Friday and Saturday from 9am until 2am.

Sky Ute Casino

There are five blackjack tables at Sky Ute. Players may double down before and after splitting. Blackjack pays 3:2, and the dealer stands on all 17’s. Craps, roulette and Three Card Poker area also dealt.

Blackjack, roulette and Three Card Poker open at 2pm Thursday through Sunday. The tables remain open until midnight Sunday and Thursday and until 2am the other nights. Craps is temporarily closed.

There is a wide variety of new slots. Denominations start at one-penny and go up to $25. Video poker is also available, including 3/5/10-play, Spin Poker, Super Times Pay and Super Triple Play. 

Sky Ute sportsbook

US Bookmaking teamed up with Sky Ute Casino to offer sports betting. It offers a mobile betting app under the Sky Ute SportsBook brand, and accounts may be created directly on the app. Wagers, deposits and withdrawals are also made through a bettor’s phone or other smart device. Guests can watch sporting events at the 49 Lounge.

This book includes some of the best odds for betting on major sports, including NFL, NBA NHL, MLB, WNBA, boxing, UFC, golf and tennis. Straight bets, parlays, teasers, futures and props are among the betting options offered here.  

Sky Ute bingo (temporarily closed)

There is a 200-seat bingo hall on the property. Prior to the pandemic, the first ball dropped at 5:45pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Games started at 12:15pm on Sunday. The minimum age to play bingo is 18. The bingo room is expected to reopen soon.

Sky Ute players club

The Sky Ute players club, the Bear Club, has five tiers:

  • Brown: 0+ points
  • Golden: 600+ points
  • Grizzly: 24,000+ points
  • Silver VIP: 63,000+ points
  • Platinum VIP: 500,000+ points

Players club members are eligible for discounts on food, bowling, mini golf and the gift shop. The discount increases with tier level.

Dining and drinks at Sky Ute

There are three food options at Sky Ute Casino. Shining Mountain Café remains closed. The 49 Lounge serves drinks with sporting events airing on TVs.

Seven Rivers Steaks Seafood Spirits is an upscale dining experience. The menu includes pork chops, rack of lamb, steak, bison, lobster, scallops and fish entrees. A kids menu features petite filet, white fish, chicken and mac & cheese. The bar is currently closed.

Located on the main floor, Willows Café Bistro is open for breakfast daily. The menu features egg dishes, chicken fried steak and breakfast burritos. Lunch is available at 11am. Lunch menu items include soups, salads and sandwiches with steak and seafood entrees.

Rolling Thunder Grill is located off the casino floor. Lunch and dinner are available daily in this pub atmosphere. The menu includes steak and shrimp, lasagna, meatloaf, salmon, prime rib, chili, salads, and soups.

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Dining options at Sky Ute Casino
SundayRolling Thunder Grill: 11am-9pm
Seven Rivers Steak Seafood Spirits: 5-10pm
Willows Café Bistro: 6am-1pm
Monday
& Tuesday
Rolling Thunder Grill: 11am-8pm
Willows Café Bistro: 6am-1pm
Wednesday
& Thursday
Rolling Thunder Grill: 11am-9pm
Seven Rivers Steak Seafood Spirits: 5-10pm
Willows Café Bistro: 6am-1pm
Friday
& Saturday
Rolling Thunder Grill: 11am-10pm
Seven Rivers Steak Seafood Spirits: 5-10pm
Willows Café Bistro: 6am-1pm
Dining options by day of the week at Sky Ute Casino. Last updated 6/1/2022

Sky Ute hotel

Sky Ute hotel has 140 guest rooms, including eight suites with unique cultural themes. For guests looking to conduct business meetings or weddings, Sky Ute has an events center and three breakout rooms.

Resort amenities

Hotel amenities include a fitness center, indoor pool, sun deck and lazy river. The pool is open daily from 8am until 11pm. Maximum capacity for the pool is currently 35 guests. The fitness center is open, but limited to two guests at a time.

Rolling Thunder Lanes is a 24-lane bowling alley with video-game arcade. It is open Sunday from 11am until 9pm, Wednesday from 11pm until 4pm and from noon until 10pm Friday and Saturday.

Other hotel amenities that are currently unavailable include the gift shop, Mouache Capote Salon & Day Spa and a 18-hole mini-golf course.

Hotel rooms

All rooms at Sky Ute are subject to a 3% tax and a 5% resort fee. Rooms include TV, alarm clock, hair dryer, safe, high-speed internet access, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, and a bathroom with separate shower and tub. Balconies are available upon request based on availability.

Standard 400-square-foot rooms with either a king bed or two queen beds are available. Rooms are nonsmoking. Rooms with turn-down service, noon check-out, robes and upgraded amenities are available on the Concierge level.

The eight themed suites are based on Southern Ute tribal members who have made a difference in the lives of the tribe. These suites have upgraded amenities that include three TVs, sleeper sofa, double vanity, a soaker tub, and an upgraded balcony. 

Reserve a room at Sky Ute Resort here

Room TypeStarting Weeknight RateStarting Weekend Rate
Two Queen Room$199$209
King Room$209$219
Concierge Level
Two Queen Room
$239$249
Concierge Level
King Room
$249$259
Suite$425$450

Sky Ute RV Park

From April through mid-November, 24 RV spaces are available at Sky Ute Casino for $55 per night. Three sites are ADA accessible. These spaces include water, sewer and 20/30/50 amp hookups. Guests staying at the RV park gain access to the pool, fitness center, showers, laundry facilities and WiFi. Only RVs and campers that are 15 years old or newer are allowed. Pop-up tent style campers are not allowed.

Sky Ute Casino FAQ

Is Sky Ute Casino open 24 hours?

No. Sky Ute Casino is open Sunday through Thursday from 9am until midnight and Friday and Saturday from 9am until 2am.

Is smoking allowed at Sky Ute Casino?

No. Smoking and vaping are not allowed in any indoor spaces at Sky Ute Casino.

Does Sky Ute Casino have table games?

Yes. Sky Ute offers blackjack, craps, roulette, and Three Card Poker. Craps is temporarily closed.

When are table games dealt at Sky Ute Casino?

Table games are open from 2pm until midnight Sunday and Thursday and 2pm until 2am Friday and Saturday.

Is there a bingo hall at Sky Ute Casino?

Yes. However, it is temporarily closed due to the pandemic. 

Is there a poker room at Sky Ute Casino?

No. Sky Ute Casino does not have a poker room.

Does Sky Ute Casino offer mobile sports betting?

Yes. US Bookmaking is its partner through the Sky Ute SportsBook brand. 

Are minors allowed to dine at Sky Ute Casino?

Yes. There is a kids menu available at Seven Rivers Steaks Seafood Spirits.

Is there a hotel at Sky Ute Casino?

Yes. There is a 140-room nonsmoking hotel with eight unique suites available.

Is there a resort fee at Sky Ute Casino?

Yes. Rooms at Sky Ute have a 5% resort fee added per night.

Is there an RV park at Sky Ute Casino?

Yes. There are 24 RV spaces available.

Last updated: June 1, 2022

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