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The Deadwood Gulch property is slowly reopening. The hotel and restaurant are on operation. The casino floor now has 41 machines. It is open from 7am to 10pm daily. Read the Deadwood Gulch sold story on our blog.
We have not had a chance to visit Deadwood Gulch since it reopened. The information below is from a visit under the previous owners.
Deadwood Gulch is located on the outskirts of Deadwood near the Lead city limits on Highway 85 South. Deadwood Gulch attracts many bus tours from out of state and the casino floor is often busy, even during the off-peak season. This is unusual for a casino in its part of town.
In addition to gaming, Deadwood Gulch offers a variety of amenities. These include a hotel, bakery, fudge shop, liquor store and restaurant. The Deadwood Trolley will take visitors to Main Street and other attractions from Deadwood Gulch.
Deadwood Gulch casino
Deadwood Gulch offers a variety of slot machines in denominations starting at one cent up to $5. Both video slots and old-fashioned reel slots are available. Currently, there are 41 machines available with plans for more.
Deadwood Gulch video poker
Deadwood Gulch video poker offerings are like most Deadwood video poker offerings. There are two banks of video poker machines. In one bank there are nine games available on the Game Kings. The best game is the high variance Double Double Bonus Poker Plus. It pays back 95.1%. Other offerings on this bank are 6/5 Jacks or Better (95%), 10/8/5 Bonus Poker (94.18%), 7/5 Double Bonus (93.1%), 6/5 Double Double Bonus (94.65%), 15/10 Deuces Wild (94.82%), 6/5 Joker Poker (94.27%), 6/5 Triple Double Bonus Poker (93.86%) and 7/5 Blackjack Poker (94.9%). Denominations are penny, nickel, quarter, half dollar and dollar. The pay scales are identical on all denominations.
The other set of video poker machines offer nickel, quarter and dollar denominations. These games are a bit better than the other bank. The best game, coming in at 97.58%, is 20/12 Deuces Wild. Other games include 9/6/4 Double Bonus (96.4%), 6/5 Bonus Poker (96.87%), 6/5 Jacks or Better (95%), 7/5 Joker Poker (95.32%) and 7/5 Double Double Bonus (95.71%).
Deadwood Gulch players club
When playing video poker and slot machines, players earn 1 point for every $3 wagered. Every $300 wagered earns $1 in free play. This makes the return .33%. Free play can be activated directly on the slot machines using your player’s card and PIN number. Players are also mailed personalized offers that include free slot play and free hotel rooms. This players card also works at the Deadwood Gulch Casino on Main Street. This is a small slot parlor across from Tin Lizzie. The only game available besides slots at Deadwood Gulch on Main Street is South Dakota video lottery machines.
Dining at Deadwood Gulch
The Creekside Restaurant is open from 7am-1:30pm daily. Breakfast is served from 7-11am. Lunch is served after 11am.
The Fireside Lounge offers lunch, dinner and late-night options. It is located at the bar inside the casino. Menu items include burgers, sandwiches and fried food. Seating is available on the back patio.
Trademark Collection by Wyndham hotel
The Deadwood Gulch hotel is a Trademark Collection by Wyndham hotel. The nonsmoking hotel is located at the end of the Mickelson Trail, which is convenient for guests that would like to take advantage of the trail for biking, hiking or snowmobiling.
Amenities include free WiFi, a hot tub, guest computers and fitness room. The Creekside Convention Center provides room for up to 120 guests. Free on-site parking is available.
Rooms and suites
The Deadwood Gulch hotel offers both interior hotel rooms as well as exterior motel type rooms. Rooms include refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, alarm clock, iron/ironing board, TV and workspace. Standard rooms feature a single king or two queen beds.
Suite options include a Family suite with two queen beds, a Honeymoon suite and Presidential suite. The Honeymoon and Presidential suites include a king bed, jetted bathtub, wet bar and sitting area. Additionally, the Presidential suite has a fireplace, second TV and kitchenette.
Starting Off-Peak Rates
|Room Type||Weeknights||Weekend nights|
|Standard Two Queen||$54||$74|
Starting Summer Rates
Rates can vary greatly depending on events that are being held in Deadwood.
|Room Type||Weeknights||Weekend nights|
|Standard Two Queen||$129||$189|
Deadwood Gulch FAQ
Is the Deadwood Gulch casino open 24 hours a day?
No. The Deadwood Gulch casino is open from 7am until 10pm daily.
What is the minimum age to gamble at Deadwood Gulch?
Players must be 21 years of age or older.
Is smoking allowed at Deadwood Gulch?
No. Smoking is not permitted in Deadwood casinos.
Are the bus junkets running to Deadwood Gulch?
The Deadwood Gulch bus junkets are currently unavailable.
Are table games available at Deadwood Gulch?
No. Deadwood Gulch has slot and video poker machines available.
Does Deadwood Gulch have a poker room?
No. There is no poker room.
Does Deadwood Gulch have a sportsbook?
No. There is not a sportsbook.
What dining options are available at Deadwood Gulch?
There are two dining options. One serves breakfast and lunch. The other lunch through late night.
Is there a hotel at Deadwood Gulch?
Yes. There is a Trademark Collection by Wyndham hotel.
Are smoking rooms available at Deadwood Gulch?
No. All rooms and suites at Deadwood Gulch are nonsmoking.
Are pet-friendly rooms available at Deadwood Gulch?
No. Pets are not allowed at Deadwood Gulch.
Last updated: October 18, 2021