The Double Eagle Hotel & Casino is a commercial casino and hotel in Cripple Creek, Colorado, offering food, drinks, accommodations and gambling 24 hours a day every day of the year.
The Double Eagle’s 23,362 square feet of gaming space, located on two floors, features 450 slot machines and video gaming machines. There are no table games in the Double Eagle casino, but it is attached to the Gold Creek Casino, which hosts four live blackjack tables, seven poker tables, craps and roulette.
The Double Eagle Hotel & Casino also features two restaurants, a coffee and ice cream shop, and 5,500 square feet of meeting and event space. The hotel features 158 rooms located above the downtown Cripple Creek casino.
The Double Eagle Hotel & Casino opened in 1996 and was the largest casino in Cripple Creek at the time.
In July 2019, Double Eagle Hotel & Casino signed a multi-year partnership deal with global sportsbook operator PointsBet to launch both retail and online and mobile sportsbook operations in Colorado pending legislative approval.
Double Eagle Hotel & Casino location and hours
Double Eagle Hotel & Casino is located at 442 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, Colorado. The casino is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Games at Double Eagle Hotel & Casino
The Double Eagle Hotel & Casino is a slots casino, with over 450 slot machines on two floors.
That means a selection of penny slots, nickel slots, quarter slots, half dollar slots and more. The Double Eagle features a selection of new video slots and classic reel games you can play for pennies or dollars.
The lower level offers video gaming machines with video poker and keno, and nickel progressive slots at the bar.
The recently remodeled Premier Terrace on the second floor features modern dollar and high limit slot machines. New games arrive frequently.
The casino at Double Eagle Hotel & Casino
The almost 24,000-square-foot casino at Double Eagle Hotel & Casino is open 24 hours.
It features close to 450 slots and video gaming machines. That means a decent selection of progressive slots, modern video slots and classic reels.
The Double Eagle Hotel & Casino runs giveaways during live DJ performances on Saturday nights offering cash and prizes. You can enter into the drawings by earning 20 points on your Premier Club card, but you must be playing to win.
Plus, there are slot tournaments on Mondays and Thursdays. You can qualify by earning 100 base points on your Premier Club card.
Further promotions include a military appreciation program offering those who have served and those currently serving $5 Casino Play for every visit.
Double Eagle Hotel & Casino also runs a Prime Rib Saturdays promotion every Saturday at Lombard’s restaurant offering prime rib with two sides for only $8.99 when you use Premier Club food credits and $15.99 when you don’t.
Those taking the Ramblin Express bus to Cripple Creek can bring in a Ramblin ticket to the Double Eagle Premier Club and play the Ramblin Riders bonus wheel. You could win freeplay and points bonuses by playing.
Finally, the Play and Stay at the Double Eagle promo offers complimentary rooms to anyone earning 250 base points Sunday through Friday on a Premier Club card.
Premier Club is the Double Eagle Hotel & Casino player loyalty program. Premier Club cards are free to anyone 21 or older, and it pays to become a member as you can earn points toward food, hotel stays, Casino Play, giveaways and more. You can also register for events on the Premier Club card.
On the day you join the Premier Club and earn 50 points from play, you’ll get $10 in Casino Play.
Plus, every 100 points you earn can be exchanged for $10 in food up to a maximum of $40 per day every day. Food credits can be used at any of the restaurants at Double Eagle Hotel & Casino, or the bar, but expire 24 hours after they are redeemed.
Every 100 points you earn can also be exchanged for $1 in play on any slot.
Two hundred and fifty base points can also be redeemed for a free night’s accommodations through the Play and Stay promotion, available Sunday through Friday excluding New Year’s Eve.
Premier Club members also qualify for slot tournaments by earning 100 base points and get one electronic entry into the Saturday giveaways for every 20 points earned.
Premier Club members also receive offers through the mail for rooms, Casino Play and more.
You can also join the Text Club by visiting the Premier Club with your Premier Club card to receive $5 in Casino Play for signing up to receive updates. Text Club members also get a shot at $100 in Casino Play monthly. Text EAGLEVIP to 51660 and follow the prompts. Once you get the confirmation text, bring it to the Premier Club to receive your $5 in Casino Play.
Double Eagle Hotel & Casino Sportsbook
In July 2019, Double Eagle Hotel & Casino announced plans to work with sportsbook operator PointsBet to build out a huge gambling venue in Cripple Creek, Colorado.
The pair said the venue will include a sports bar, multi-screen video and odds display wall, and additional casino gaming and sports betting options. Of course, the plan was contingent upon the approval of sports betting by Colorado voters in November 2019 and subject to regulatory approvals from the Colorado Division of Gaming.
Both have since arrived, and the Double Eagle Hotel & Casino was set to launch its retail sportsbook and entertainment venue alongside a PointsBet Colorado online and mobile sports betting product on May 1, 2020.
The retail operation has plans to host on-site viewing parties for major sporting events throughout the second half of 2020 and beyond. Both operations are promising a premium sportsbook and betting experience with a customer-first focus from start to finish.
Michael Smith, president and CEO of Double Eagle Hotel & Casino, said PointsBet’s proprietary technology and growth marketing strategies make it the ideal partner for retail and online and mobile sports betting in Cripple Creek and across the state.
Double Eagle online gambling partnerships
Thanks to an agreement both sides signed in July 2019, global online sportsbook operator PointsBet is Double Eagle Hotel & Casino’s online and mobile sports betting partner.
Sports betting is the only form of online gambling that is currently legal in Colorado.
Double Eagle Hotel & Casino has not released any details about other online gambling partners it might have or agreements it may enter into in the event online casinos or online poker also becomes legal in Colorado.
Double Eagle Hotel & Casino amenities
The Double Eagle Hotel & Casino has two restaurants on site, an ice-cream parlor and a bar that is open 24 hours offering a late-night menu with sandwiches and snacks.
Lombard’s, on Double Eagle Hotel & Casino’s lower level, is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant offers a wide variety of menu items to choose from and is open from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Breakfast includes giant cinnamon rolls, the famous Double Eagle breakfast sandwich and a traditional breakfast menu with house specialties. Lunch and dinner feature soups, salads and potato bar with fresh soups daily, a selection of appetizers, sandwiches and entrees, plus small plate options on a lite menu, and daily entree specials.
Winfield’s is the Double Eagle Hotel & Casino’s fine dining restaurant, set away from the casino floor in an intimate setting. The menu features high-quality steak and seafood.
Winfield’s is a casual fine dining establishment hosting weekly specials and holiday dining events throughout the year.
Appetizers and starters include the popular crab cakes, and king crab legs can be added to any entree. Winfield’s also offers a wide variety of regional wines and top-shelf liquors.
The Double Eagle Hotel
The hotel features 158 rooms, including everything from standard rooms to a presidential suite.
The Double Eagle Hotel is located above the casino, with check-in located at the Premier Club on the first floor.
Guests receive a $12 credit for breakfast at Lombard’s with every stay. All rooms include:
- Free Wi-Fi
- Daily housekeeping service
- Flat-screen TV
- Private bath
- Bathroom amenities
Hotel guests are also entitled to free valet parking and local shuttle service.
Double Eagle Hotel & Casino history
The Double Eagle Hotel & Casino opened on Aug. 29, 1996, and was instantly the biggest casino in Cripple Creek until Wildwood Casino opened in May 2008.
It remained the largest hotel operator in Cripple Creek. However, it was surpassed by Triple Crown Casinos’ new $40 million five-story and 200-room hotel attached to the Brass Ass Casino and Triple Crown’s parking garage when it opened in the second half of 2020.
The Double Eagle was already the largest casino in Cripple Creek when it got even bigger in 2003, consuming an entire city block to make space for conference rooms, retail stores, a restaurant and more slots.
Double Eagle construction crews knocked down three historic buildings to support the expansion, but rebuilt the historic storefront facades in the original design using some of the old building materials.
The Double Eagle Hotel & Casino now includes 158 hotel rooms and approximately 23,362 square feet of gaming space located on two floors. Plus, two restaurants, a coffee and ice cream shop, and 5,500 square feet of meeting, event and retail space.
In July 2019, the casino and hotel started working with sportsbook operator PointsBet to build a mega gambling and entertainment venue in Cripple Creek.
The venue was set to launch in early May with a sports bar, multi-screen video and odds display wall, and casino gaming and sports betting capabilities.