Deadwood Advantage

Welcome to Deadwood Advantage. Our goal is to provide the best information about casinos and other attractions in Deadwood. It is in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

There are dozens of casinos and hotels in Deadwood. These range from small, historical properties along Main Street to large-scale resorts on the outskirts of town. We cover all these casinos at Deadwood Advantage. The information includes the types of casino games, live poker, restaurants and hotel rooms that are available.

Deadwood casinos

Deadwood is best known for being a gambling destination. Players will find penny slots, reels, video poker, keno, blackjack, craps, Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Let it Ride, Mississippi Stud Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em and roulette in town. The minimum bet for tables is generally $5. However, you may find games like Three Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold’em with $2 minimum bets. There are three live poker rooms in Deadwood.

Buffalo Bodega Complex

Main Street

Buffalo Bodega has slots and a video blackjack machine. The property has a steakhouse, long bar and entertainment venue. Outdoor seating is available, weather permitting.

Bullock Hotel

Main Street

The Bullock Hotel has slots, video poker and two video blackjack machines. The property has a breakfast restaurant and a 28-room hotel.

Cadillac Jack’s

Main Street

Cadillac Jack’s has slots, video poker, live table games and a four-table poker room. Video versions of blackjack, craps, roulette and Big Wheel are available. The BetMGM sportsbook provides counter and kiosk betting. The property has five restaurants and three hotels.

Comfort Inn

Cliff Street

Comfort Inn offers video lottery machines. The property has a restaurant & bar, mini golf, indoor arcade, outdoor family games area and 71 hotel rooms.

Deadwood Gulch

Cliff Street

Deadwood Gulch has 41 slot and video poker machines. The property has a restaurant, lounge and hotel. It is located near the Mickelson Trail.

Deadwood Mountain Grand

Deadwood Mountain Drive

Located in the old Homestake Slime Plant, Deadwood Mountain Grand has slots, video poker, live table games and a sportsbook. Blackjack and craps are available in video form, also. The property has a concert venue, two restaurants and a 98-room hotel.

First Gold

Main Street

First Gold has 275 slot and video poker machines. The property has a restaurant, buffet and 200-room hotel. Rooms are also available at the neighboring Travelodge Hotel.

Gold Dust

Main Street

There are two Gold Dust casinos. The casinos offer slots, video poker, seven live table games, video table games and sports betting kiosks. Video table games include craps, roulette, blackjack and Big Wheel. The property has a steakhouse, two historic hotel buildings and a nearby partnership hotel.

Hickok’s

Main Street

Hickok’s has slots, video poker, video blackjack and video Three Card Poker. The property has a smoking lounge, bar with food available and a 22-room hotel.

Iron Horse Inn

Deadwood Street

Iron Horse Inn has video blackjack and 20 slot machines. The property has a pizzeria, bar and a 19-room historic hotel.

Mineral Palace

Main Street

Mineral Palace has slots, video poker, live table games and video roulette. A sportsbook is coming soon. The property has a steakhouse and 75-room hotel.

Mustang Sally’s

Main Street

Mustang Sally’s is a restaurant and sports bar. Thirty slot and video poker machines, as well as, video blackjack are available. Sporting events are aired on 23 TVs with sports betting kiosks on the property.

Saloon No. 10

Main Street

Saloon No. 10 is an old-style saloon with slots, video poker, live table games and live poker. The property has a restaurant and whiskey bar.

Silverado-Franklin

Main Street

The Silverado and Franklin are two casinos on the south end of town. The casinos offer slots, video poker, live table games and live poker. Video table games for Big Six and roulette are available. The properties have a restaurant, buffet, bars and a 23-room historic hotel.

Super 8

Cliff Street

The Super 8 hotel offers slots, video poker and video blackjack. The hotel has 51 rooms and a snack bar.

The Lodge at Deadwood

Pine Crest Lane

The Lodge at Deadwood has slots, video poker, nine table games, video blackjack and a poker room. There are two restaurants and 140 hotel rooms. An new addition is expected to open in Spring 2022 with 40 more luxury rooms.

Tin Lizzie

Main Street

Tin Lizzie has slots, video poker, live table games and a sportsbook. Sports bets may be placed at the counter or on a kiosk. The property has four restaurants and two hotels.

There are three poker rooms in Deadwood. Each has its own unique qualities. All rake 10% up to $5 and take 10% of tournament fees for the house.

The poker room at Cadillac Jack’s offers four poker tables. Spread Limit Texas Hold’em is the main game with limits of 2-10 up to 10-300. There is a tournament daily at 1pm.

Saloon No. 10 is the oldest poker room in town. Its theme is old school saloon. The poker room resembles this. Games spread include Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo, Dealer’s Choice, and spread limit Texas Hold’em. Saloon No. 10 spreads two poker tables.

Silverado has five poker tables. Its main game is 2-20 spread limit Texas Hold’em. It is open Wednesday through Sunday.

There were five poker tables at The Lodge at Deadwood before the COVID-19 closures. The casino announced after reopening that its poker room would remain closed permanently.

South Dakota voters amended the state constitution to approve sports betting in Deadwood in November 2020. Governor Noem signed SB 44 into law on March 18, 2021. This approved Deadwood sportsbooks. This also permits sports betting at tribal casinos.

Mobile sports betting is not legal in South Dakota. All bets must be made at a casino.

Deadwood sportsbooks started taking bets on September 9, 2021.

Deadwood casino dining guide

Finding food when traveling can be difficult. To help Deadwood visitors, we put together this Deadwood Casino Dining Guide. It covers the restaurants found in Deadwood casinos. Listings include type of food and hours open.

Things to do in Deadwood

In addition to gambling, there are several other activities, especially during the summer months. Mt Roosevelt is on the outskirts of town. It is one of the highest points in the Black Hills. Mt Roosevelt offers an observation tower.

Mt. Moriah Cemetery is the final resting place for many of Deadwood’s original and most famous residents. These characters include Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and Seth Bullock. The Sturgis Rally brings in Harley Davidson enthusiast during the first week of August. Many of the hundreds of thousands of guests visit or stay in Deadwood during the event.

Mt. Rushmore is about 45 minutes from Deadwood. The Badlands is about 90 minutes away. During the winter months, there are two ski resorts and snowmobile trails.

How to get to Deadwood, South Dakota

Guests coming from a long distance may want to consider flying into Rapid City Regional Airport. It is about an hour from Deadwood. Direct flights are available from Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Mesa/Phoenix and Salt Lake City.

From Rapid City: Take Interstate 90 westbound to Sturgis. Get off at Lazelle Street, exit 30. Turn left on Alt US 14. This will take you to Deadwood.

From Wyoming: Take Interstate 90 eastbound to US 85, exit 17. Turn right onto US 85. This will take you to Deadwood.

From the south: Take US 385 north out of Nebraska. It ends in Deadwood. From southern Wyoming, follow US 85 to Deadwood.

From the north: Follow US 85 south from North Dakota. It will lead directly to Deadwood. It merges with Interstate 90 briefly in Spearfish, South Dakota.

Deadwood, South Dakota FAQ

Where is Deadwood?

Deadwood is in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It is about one hour west of Rapid City and one hour east of Gillette, Wyoming.

What table games are available in Deadwood?

Blackjack, craps, roulette, Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Let it Ride, Mississippi Stud Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold’em are dealt in Deadwood.

Is Pai Gow Poker dealt in Deadwood?

There are no Pai Gow Poker tables in Deadwood.

Is baccarat dealt in Deadwood?

There are no baccarat tables in Deadwood.

What poker games are dealt in Deadwood?

The most popular poker game is spread limit Texas Hold’em. Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo is dealt at Saloon No. 10 on Tuesdays. Dealer’s Choice is dealt there on Thursdays.

What are the bet limits in Deadwood?

Most table games have a $5 minimum, though there are a few $2 Three Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold’em tables. The maximum bet is generally $100. However, some larger casinos are licensed to take bets up to $1,000. That level of play may require approval from management as the maximum bet will generally be no higher than $300.

Voters changed the state constitution in November 2020 to permit sports betting in Deadwood. Regulations were signed into law by Governor Noem on March 18, 2021. Sportsbooks opened on September 9, 2021.

Which casino has the best video poker in Deadwood?

The Lodge at Deadwood has the best video poker. These quality machines are located near the poker room on the wall opposite the bar.

Are masks or face coverings required in Deadwood casinos?

Face masks are optional in Deadwood casinos.

Is public transportation available in Deadwood?

Yes. The Deadwood Trolley charges $1 for a ride. It stops at most hotels and points of interest in Deadwood. Cabs are also available to take guests anywhere in the Black Hills.