Silverado-Franklin Casino in Deadwood

709 Main Street, Deadwood, SD | 800-584-7005 | Silverado-Franklin Casino Website

Silverado is on the south end of downtown Deadwood on Main Street. Its sister property, the Franklin, is across the street. The two casinos use the same players clubs and promotions. Slot tickets and chips earned at one may be redeemed at the other. Silverado’s hotel is at Franklin.

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Silverado-Franklin casino games

Silverado offers a wide variety of table games. Blackjack is the most common. The game uses six decks. Players may double down before and after splitting. The dealer hits soft 17. There are six blackjack limits that use two different limit structures. Four tables have $5 to $100 limits. The other two are $25 to $500.

There are six other types of table games spread at Silverado:

  • Double zero roulette – $5 to $100
  • Four Card Poker – $5 to $100
  • High Card Flush – $5 to $25
  • Let it Ride – $5 to $25
  • Three Card Poker – $5 to $100
  • Ultimate Texas Hold’em – $5 to $25 with up to $100 on trips

Silverado is the only casino in Deadwood that spreads Let it Ride or High Card Flush.

Video table games

There are two video table games at Silverado. There is Big Six and double zero roulette. Both have a $1 minimum bet.

Video poker

The video poker at Silverado is among the worst in Deadwood. All games return below 95 percent. There are only seven video poker machines at Silverado. These machines also spread keno. There are over 100 slots.

Silverado poker room

The Silverado poker room reopened on January 20, 2021. It has five tables and opens at 10am Wednesday through Sunday. It opens at 4pm on Monday and Tuesday.

The standard game is 2-20 spread limit Texas Hold’em. Dealer’s Choice is dealt on Wednesdays. Omaha hi/lo is offered on Fridays. A 3-100 game is dealt on weekend nights.

The Wednesday game is dealer’s choice between Texas Hold’em and Omaha high/low. There is an hourly high hand from 2pm to 6pm for Texas Hold’em. The Friday game is 2-20 spread limit Omaha high/low.

Silverado poker tournaments

There are four tournaments a week at Silverado. There is a $44 tournament at 2pm on Saturdays. It is a $220 tournament on the first Saturday each month. This also has a 10 percent chip bonus if entered by the 2pm start time. Sunday’s tournament starts at 3pm. The buy-in is $33. Players may enter with one, two or three stacks. On Thursdays, there is an $88 deep stack tournament. There is a $33 no limit Hold’em tournament at 6:30pm on Wednesday nights.

Tournaments have a mandatory $1 bad beat. A player that loses aces full of kings or better wins it under house rules of hole cards. There is also an optional $10 dealer add-on.

The South Dakota State Poker Championship is held at Silverado every year. It is a stop on the Mid-States Poker Tour. The buy-in is $1,100 with $1,000 going to the prize pool. The guaranteed prize pool is $100,000. The poker room offers many satellites and promotions that give players a chance to enter the South Dakota State Poker Championship at a discount.

Silverado poker promotions

Players that join the loyalty club can clock in at the poker room. This returns $2 per hour during the reopening promotion. It is normally $0.50 per hour.

The poker room takes a $1 jackpot drop that funds promotions. For Texas Hold’em, players that make four of a kind with a pocket pair win $50. A straight flush pays $100. A royal flush wins $250. Quads must use a pocket pair. Straight and royal flushes must use both hole cards.

There is a bad beat jackpot that hits when a player loses at least four of a kind. Quads must be a pocket pair. Straight and royal flushes must use both hole cards.

Players clocked in with a rewards card earn points that qualify for drawings. Every two hours of standard play wins one ticket for a drawing for a car. Once a month, the casino gives this away. There are 30 qualifiers that each win free play plus the chance to start the car to win it.

Winners may opt out for the car. The other options are $10,000 in cash or $12,000 in free play.

Players that are clocked in may also win casino-wide hot seat drawings. These are available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Silverado-Franklin casino promotions

All promotions require membership in the Silverado players club. Players earn one point for every $333 wagered. Point multipliers do not apply to video poker, live poker, live tables or video table games.

On Mondays, players that earn 100 points win a $20 buffet credit. The Tuesday promotion is a point multiplier. Players spin a wheel before getting into action for the day. The top multiplier is 12 times.

There is a hot seat drawing three days a week. It runs from 5pm to 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays. On Sundays, it is offered from noon to 5pm. The entry level card wins $50. Players with gold status receive $100. Platinum winners get $150. Millionaire players win $200.

Dining at Silverado-Franklin

Silverado-Franklin offers two dining options. The Deadwood Legends Steakhouse is located in the lower level of the Franklin. Open for breakfast and dinner daily. Breakfast includes pancake, waffle, omelet, eggs benedict entrees as well as a la carte items. The dinner menu features chicken, seafood, pasta and steaks. Steaks are aged for a minimum of 21 days.

The Silverado Grand Buffet is open for lunch and dinner daily. It offers brunch on weekends. Prime rib is served at all meals. Lunch and Saturday breakfast are $16.95 per person. Dinner is $22.95 Sunday through Thursday. Brunch on Sunday is $19.95. The buffet offers crab legs and prime rib on Friday and Saturday nights. It runs $42.95. Kids twelve and under are half price.

Dining options at Silverado-Franklin
SundayDeadwood Legends Steakhouse: 7:30-11am; 5-9pm
Silverado Grand Buffet: 8am-2:30pm; 4:30-9pm
– Thursday
Deadwood Legends Steakhouse: 7:30-11am; 5-9pm
Silverado Grand Buffet: 11am-2:30pm; 4:30-9pm
FridayDeadwood Legends Steakhouse: 7:30-11am; 5-10pm
Silverado Grand Buffet: 11am-2:30pm; 4:30-10pm
SaturdayDeadwood Legends Steakhouse: 7:30-11am; 5-10pm
Silverado Grand Buffet: 8-10:30am; 11am-2:30pm; 4:30-10pm
Dining options at Silverado-Franklin. Last updated 1/25/2023

Outside Bars

The Veranda offers a view of Main Street from the second level of the Franklin. The full bar is open Memorial Day through September, weather permitting. Seating is available starting at 3pm on Fridays and 2pm on weekends.

The newly opened Outlaw Square Deck offers outside bar service. The long bar offers covered seating for over 70 guests. Adjacent to the Outlaw Square, the seating has overhead heating for the cold months.

Historic Franklin Hotel

The 23-room Historic Franklin Hotel first opened in 1903. Guest rooms include free Wi-Fi, TV and seating area. Smoking rooms are available. Standard rooms offer one king, one queen, two queens or a queen with a single bed. Some rooms offer a view of Main Street.

Suites provide an extra seating area. Small and large suites are available. Some suites offer a refrigerator, microwave and wet bar.

Silverado-Franklin FAQ

Is Silverado-Franklin open 24 hours a day?

Yes. The casino floors at both the Silverado and the Franklin are open 24 hours a day.

What is the minimum age to gamble at Silverado-Franklin?

Players must be at least 21 years of age to gamble at Silverado-Franklin.

Is smoking allowed at Silverado-Franklin?

No. Smoking is not permitted in Deadwood casinos.

Are table games available at Silverado-Franklin?

Yes. Silverado has live table games available.

What table games are available at Silverado?

Blackjack, Four Card Poker, Let it Ride, roulette, Three Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold’em are dealt at Silverado.

Does Silverado-Franklin have a poker room?

Yes. There is a five-table poker room at Silverado.

Does Silverado-Franklin have a sportsbook?

No. Sports betting is unavailable at Silverado-Franklin.

What dining options are available at Silverado-Franklin?

There are two restaurants. Silverado Grand Buffet and in the Franklin, Deadwood Legends Steakhouse.

Is there a hotel at Silverado-Franklin?

Yes. There is a 23-room hotel at the Franklin.

Are smoking rooms available at Silverado-Franklin?

Yes. Smoking rooms are available at the Franklin Hotel.

Last updated: January 25, 2023