First Gold Casino in Deadwood

270 Main Street, Deadwood, SD | 605-578-9777 | First Gold Casino Website

First Gold is on Main Street on the far north end of Deadwood.  The property offers a 24-hour casino, 200 room hotel, slots, buffet, deli and onsite parking.  It is within a few blocks of downtown Deadwood.

South Dakota Deadwood casinos

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First Gold casino

First Gold offers over 275 machines. Video poker, video slots and old-fashioned reel slots can be found on the casino floor. Denominations start at penny and run up to $25.

Table games returned

First Gold brought back table games. The options are $5 to $100 blackjack and $2 to $25 Three Card Poker. These games are open noon to midnight on Fridays, noon until 1am on Saturdays, and 10am to 7pm on Sundays.

Available video poker

First Gold offers several video poker machines.  Most of the games offer low paybacks, typical of Deadwood.  The best game is 9/5 Double Double Bonus (97.87%).  Other video poker games include 8/5 Bonus Poker Deluxe (97.4%), 9/5 Triple Double Bonus (97.02%), Bonus Poker (96.87%), 7/5 Jacks or Better (96.14%), 9/6/4 Double Bonus (96.4%), 7/5 Double Double Bonus (95.71%), 20/12 Deuces Wild (95.96%). These games are available in nickel, quarter, half-dollar and dollar.

First Gold players club

When playing video poker and slot machines, players earn 1 point for every $2.50 wagered at slots and video poker. When a player earns 100 points, they will receive $1 in free play, cash or meals.  This makes the return 0.4%. Free play is paid directly on the slot machines when players use their player’s card and PIN number. Personalized offers are also given to players based on their play.  Offers include free slot play, free meals and free hotel rooms.

Dining at First Gold

There is one restaurant available at First Gold Gaming Resort. Horseshoe Restaurant serves all-day breakfast fare. Other menu items include burgers, sandwiches and dinner entrees. Dinner entrees offer chicken, fish and prime rib.

Dining options at First Gold
Sunday – ThursdayHorseshoe Restaurant: 7am-8pm
Friday & SaturdayHorseshoe Restaurant: 7am-9:30pm
Dining options at First Gold. Last updated 1/25/2023

First Gold hotel

The First Gold Hotel offers 200 nonsmoking rooms. Hotel amenities include exercise room, business center, Wi-Fi and onsite parking. Rooms include hairdryer, iron/ironing board, coffee maker, TV, refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave.

Standard guest rooms are available with one or two queens. Suites are available with a single queen, sleeper sofa and kitchen.

Travelodge hotel

Rooms are also available at the neighboring Travelodge by Wyndham. Hotel amenities include business center, exercise room, Wi-Fi and onsite covered parking. Guest rooms include refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, hair dryer, alarm clock and iron/ironing board.

Room trims include one queen, two queens or one king bed. Smoking rooms area available with two queen beds. Pet rooms are available with a single king or two queen beds.

Two queen and single king suites are also available. Suites also include a sleeper sofa, two bathrooms, two TVs, a recliner, desk and fireplace.

First Gold FAQ

Is First Gold casino open 24 hours a day?

Yes. First Gold Casino is open 24 hours a day.

What is the minimum age to gamble at First Gold?

Players must be 21 years of age or older to gamble at First Gold Casino.

Is smoking allowed at First Gold?

No. Smoking is not permitted in Deadwood casinos.

Are table games available at First Gold?

Yes. First Gold brought back blackjack and Three Card Poker.

Does First Gold have a poker room?

No. There is no poker room at First Gold.

Does First Gold have a sportsbook?

No. There is no sportsbook at First Gold.

What dining options are available at First Gold?

There is a casual dining restaurant at First Gold.

Is there a hotel at First Gold?

Yes. There are two hotels. The nonsmoking First Gold hotel and the neighboring Travelodge.

Are smoking rooms available at First Gold?

Smoking rooms are available at the Travelodge hotel.

Are pet-friendly rooms available at First Gold?

Pet-friendly rooms are available at the Travelodge hotel.

Last updated: January 25, 2023

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