$25 million casino featuring Oprah’s former chef’s restaurant will open just across the Colorado boarder in Wyoming this summer

Jun 3, 2024, 4:49 PM | Updated: 6:09 pm

If you want to gamble near Denver, you don’t have to go far to get to Central City or Blackhawk, but soon there’ll be a new option a little further north just across the Wyoming/Colorado boarder.

Horse Palace at Swan Ranch, a 30,000 sq-ft complex, that is costing an estimated $25 million to build, is just a few miles outside of Colorado at exit 4 off of I-25

Wyoming has had slot machine gambling for a couple of years, where the games are actually Historical Horse Races, and that’s how they get away with it. No table games with dice or cards are allowed, but off-track horse racing bets will also be featured.

Oh, and Celebrity Chef Shawn Jackson will lead the kitchen, the High Plains Steakhouse.

Wyoming’s second Dunkin’ Donuts will also find a home there.

No exact opening date is set, but the hope is for the summer of 2024 sometime.

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