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Old 11-13-2011, 11:38 AM
 
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I'm from Ft. Collins, but recently moved to Vegas in hopes of working on the strip and/or being a cocktail server. Long story short, things aren't going quite as planned and it has made me consider working in Blackhawk instead. There are too many on-call positions in Vegas (off-strip casinos included), and I just need to make some real cash to pay back student loans. Whether or not I would get a job in BH, what are my options as far as living goes? Doesn't the highway to central city close frequently during bad weather?

Also, if anyone on here works at a casino in Blackhawk have any tips/words of advice to share, it would be greatly appreciated! Thanks
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Old 11-13-2011, 12:30 PM
 
Location: Littleton, CO
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Most people who work in Blackhawk or Central City live in the Denver area. Most drive, but there are bus companies that take customers to the casinos.
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Old 11-13-2011, 06:51 PM
 
Location: Arvada, CO
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I'd say 90% of them live in Golden, Lakewood, etc.

I've been up there during snowstorms, and have never had trouble getting in or out (there are at least two ways back to I-70, and another way straight to Golden).
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:15 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Hardly any housing in Blackhawk/ Central City; almost everybody there commutes. Maybe Idaho Springs might be the closest town that's feasible to live in if you want to stay in the mountains; otherwise you'll probably want to live in Golden or nearby.
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