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Five Points, Denver’s central neighborhoods are summer’s most violent neighborhoods

DENVER (KDVR) – It isn’t your imagination. Denver’s city core neighborhoods, in particular Five Points, make up over a quarter of the city’s violent crime.

Yesterday, Five Points business owners voiced complaints of decreased foot traffic in their areas due to fears of violent crime and growing homeless concentrations from nearby shelters. The perception of nearby violent crime, Bruce Typher with Ken’s Reproduction said, deters the walk-in customers critical for business survival in the age of COVID-19 restrictions.

Crime does happen all over the city, but Typher is not wrong about his neighborhood. According to Denver Police Department data, Five Points had more violent crime over the summer than any other of Denver’s 79 statistical neighborhoods.

Denver police track crimes by category. Violent crime includes categories such as assault, homicide, gunfire or gun brandishing, and threats of harm. Five Points alone accounted for 6% of these kinds of crimes in

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Hispanic business owner breaking barriers in Denver’s bustling beer scene

DENVER (KDVR) —The beer at Raices Brewing Company in Denver is just part of the experience owner Jose Beteta hoped to create.  

“The beer becomes a vehicle to accomplish the other things,” said Beteta.  

He opened Raices in September 2019 along with Tamil Maldonado Vega and Martin Vargas. Together, they opened the doors to one of the first Hispanic-owned breweries in the city.  

The idea to open Raices sparked when Beteta was researching possible business opportunities. He was struck by an intriguing statistic.  

“Out of 8,000 breweries in the U.S., less than half of a percent of them are owned by Latinos yet consumption is closer to 18%,” said Beteta.  

Together, his team sought to open a space that would honor and share their culture.  

But the idea of running a million-dollar business in America was once only a far-fetched dream. Beteta was raised in Costa Rica. His family moved

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Century Casinos Successfully Reopened Live Table Games in Canada and Central City, Colorado and was Voted Denver’s Best Casino in Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market®: CNTY) (“Century Casinos” or the “Company”), announced today that it successfully reopened live table games at Century Casino and Hotel in Edmonton, Canada; Century Casino Calgary, Canada; Century Casino St. Albert, Canada; and Century Casino and Hotel Central City, Colorado, between September 7, 2020 and September 11, 2020.

Century Casinos Logo (PRNewsfoto/Century Casinos, Inc.)

In Canada, Century Casinos continues comprehensive sanitizing and social distancing protocols based on Alberta Health Services guidelines and newly established industry standards at each property. Details about these measures are available in the COVID-19 Update section on each property’s website which can be accessed at www.cnty.com.

In Colorado, Gilpin County is one of three counties to receive certification to move to Colorado’s Protect Our Neighbors phase, expanding business operations. Live table games will

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Century Casinos Successfully Reopened Live Table Games in Canada and Central City, Colorado and was Voted Denver’s Best Casino in Colorado | Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 14, 2020 /CNW/ — Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market®: CNTY) (“Century Casinos” or the “Company”), announced today that it successfully reopened live table games at Century Casino and Hotel in Edmonton, Canada; Century Casino Calgary, Canada; Century Casino St. Albert, Canada; and Century Casino and Hotel Central City, Colorado, between September 7, 2020 and September 11, 2020.

Century Casinos Logo (PRNewsfoto/Century Casinos, Inc.)

In Canada, Century Casinos continues comprehensive sanitizing and social distancing protocols based on Alberta Health Services guidelines and newly established industry standards at each property. Details about these measures are available in the COVID-19 Update section on each property’s website which can be accessed at www.cnty.com.

In Colorado, Gilpin County is one of three counties to receive certification to move to Colorado’s Protect Our Neighbors phase, expanding business operations. Live table games will be open daily with approved health and

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