Century Casino & Hotel

Providing ample parking in proximity to the property became a competitive issue which the company addressed through the strategic lease or purchase of open lots. Efforts to attract gamblers were successful as Womacks won several local awards from the Mountain Jackpot in November 1999. That year, Womacks generated $22.7 million in net operating revenue, a 19.4 percent increase over 1998. We have more than 70 million property reviews, and they’re all from real, verified guests. Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

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Century Casinos sought wide exposure through Western Pacific Airlines logojet program. The Womacks logo was painted on a jet serving 18 cities in the western United States from Colorado Springs. The company cosponsored Ramblin’ Express buses with hourly departures from Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek. After approval from state regulators and Century Casinos’ board of directors, the merger came to completion the following March. In a $10 million, non-cash transaction, Century Casinos obtained 76 percent ownership of the company and assumed all management positions. The transaction was recorded as an acquisition of Alpine Gaming with Century Casinos Management becoming a subsidiary. The following June, Alpine Gaming took the name Century Casinos, Inc. and the Long Branch was renamed Legends. Century Casinos has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of the Nugget Casino Resort in Nevada and a 50% stake in the business that owns its property. The company made moves to expand into two new markets in 2017. In England, it purchased a small casino being developed in the city of Bath.

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Switzerland County Development made a final lump sum payment of $1.4 million in January 2000 when the riverboat casino opened. The company’s first gaming operation set sail with the August 1993 inaugural voyage of the Albatross, a deluxe, yacht-like cruise ship operated by V. Ships of Monte Carlo. The luxurious Silver Cloud, operated by Silversea, a newly acquired subsidiary of V. Ships, initiated service from Civitavecchia near Rome in April 1994. In August 2000, Century Casinos signed a casino concession agreement with The World of ResidenSea, the first luxury resort residences aboard an ocean-going vessel. The ship offered 110 residences, from 1,000 square feet to 3,200 square feet, as well as 88 guest suites, with purchase prices starting at $2 million. The five-year agreement involved provision of gaming equipment and casino management while the ship traveled around the world year round with an emphasis on warm climates. The World of ResidenSea launched from Oslo, Norway, in March 2002, carrying a 40-position game room operated by Century Casinos. By December, the company completed construction on conference and meeting facilities and refurbishment of a hotel on the property, providing 92 rooms, including six luxury suites. Construction continued on facilities at the property’s natural hot mineral springs. At this time Century Casinos acquired an additional 15 percent ownership in the property.

  • The 18,000-square-foot facility provided 6,000 square feet of gaming space.
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  • In November 1994, the company submitted an application to build a casino in Portage des Sioux, Missouri.
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  • In 2019, Century bought the operating businesses of three casinos in Missouri and West Virginia from Eldorado Resorts for $107 million.

Closed since 1992, Century Casinos had no immediate plans for the property. Through several different partnerships, Century Casinos pursued gaming development and management opportunities in South Africa, in British Columbia, Canada, and in Prague, Czech Republic. In searching for casino management opportunities, Century Casinos found that the small size of the company to be a hindrance. In May 1998, this factor contributed to the failure of a consortium to obtain a gaming license in the South African province of Gauteng. A subsequent joint venture continued to pursue gaming opportunities in Gauteng. As part of the company’s long-term strategic plan, Century Casinos began to develop a 500-seat events center adjacent to Womacks. Century Casinos and the City of Cripple Creek hoped to attract new clients through entertainment and special events and by offering the space for conventions and meetings. Century Casinos relocated its offices to the new facility, freeing space at Womack for hotel rooms, food and beverage operations, and additional gaming. Womacks Events Center celebrated is grand opening in September 2000 with the presentation of the Cripple Creek Film Festival.

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Century Casinos, Inc. operates casinos worldwide through direct ownership or management agreements. The company owns Womacks Casino and Hotel in Cripple Creek, Colorado, providing more than 675 gaming machines and game tables, casual and fine dining, and 21 hotel rooms. Century Casinos holds a 65 percent ownership in the Caledon Casino, Hotel & Spa east of Capetown, South Africa, providing over 250 gaming options. Through a long-term management agreement, the company operates Casino Millennium, a 5,000-square-foot gaming area located in the five-star Marriott Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic. The company offers consulting services for all stages of casino development, including market research, casino design, equipment selection, and operations management. Century Casinos continued to pursue international opportunities. In November 2001, the company joined a consortium to seek a gaming license in the beach resort town of Punta del Este, Uruguay. The project involved a resort, a convention center, and a casino with over 1,000 gaming positions. Century Casinos sought to acquire a 50 percent ownership stake in Casino Millennium, pending government approval. The company purchased a 50 percent stake in Rhino Resort Limited in September 2001 as it continued to pursue a gaming license for Gauteng Province, near Johannesburg.

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  • That year, Womacks generated $22.7 million in net operating revenue, a 19.4 percent increase over 1998.
  • Signed in November, the $1.1 million contract involved oversight of the construction phase and the first three years of operation of a new casino on the Greek island of Rhodes.
  • With a 50 percent ownership in the property, Century Casinos signed a ten-year management agreement with its local partner, Fortes-King Hospitality.
  • Century Casinos held a 49 percent ownership interest in the project, jointly owned with B.H Centrum, a subsidiary of Bau Holdings AG, a major European construction company.

The $13.5 million price included $3 million in assumed debt and $5.2 million in seller financing, with the balance paid in cash. The company preserved the Womacks name and folded the Legends casino into it. After interior remodeling to link the adjacent properties and the addition of new gaming devices, Womacks became the second largest casino in Cripple Creek, with nearly 600 gaming devices. With $2 million in funds from private investors in Europe, Century Casinos Management, as the company was called originally, planned to develop a network of managed and owned casinos. Projects included an agreement to manage a gaming facility on the Soboba Indian Reservation near San Jacinto, California, and to develop riverboat casinos in Louisiana and Indiana. In September 1993, Century Casinos acquired out of foreclosure Terp’s Casino in Central City, Colorado, 30 miles west of Denver, for $1.45 million. Plans involved remodeling and renaming the property under the brand Legends. Century Casinos formed in late 1992 when five men brought their experience in the European gaming industry to the United States.

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