First Gold

270 Main Street | 605-578-9777 | Casino Website

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

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.

First Gold table games

First Gold no longer deals table games. The casino is all slots.

First Gold 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 are two restaurants available at First Gold Gaming Resort. Horseshoe Restaurant serves breakfast daily until 11am. Breakfast includes traditional fare. Menu items include burgers, sandwiches and dinner entrees. Dinner entrees offer chicken, fish and prime rib.

The Gold Nugget Buffet is located in the lower level of the gaming resort. Open Friday and Saturday, the prime rib and crab dinner buffet is $37 and includes non-alcoholic beverage.

Dining options at First Gold
– Thursday
Horseshoe Restaurant: 7am-8pm
& Saturday
Gold Nugget Buffet: 4-9pm
Horseshoe Restaurant: 7am-3pm
Dining options at First Gold. Last updated 10/19/2021
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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.

Starting Off-Peak Rates

Room TypeWeeknightsWeekend nights
Standard One Queen$49$89
Standard Two Queen$64$104
Suite: Queen w/sleeper sofa$99$135

Starting Summer Rates

Room TypeWeeknightsWeekend nights
Standard One Queen$109$159
Standard Two Queen$124$174
Suite: Queen w/sleeper sofa$159$209

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.

Suites are available for an additional $50 per night. Two queen and single king suites are available. Suites also include a sleeper sofa, two bathrooms, two TVs, a recliner, desk and fireplace.

WeeknightsWeekend nights
Off-Peak Starting Rates$69$79
Summer Starting Rates$119$154
Reserve a room at Travelodge by Wyndham Deadwood here

First Gold FAQ

Is First Gold casino open 24 hours a day?

Yes. First Gold 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.

Is smoking allowed at First Gold?

No. Smoking is not permitted in Deadwood casinos.

Are table games available at First Gold?

No. There are no longer table games at First Gold.

Does First Gold have a poker room?

No. There is no poker room.

Does First Gold have a sportsbook?

No. There is no sportsbook.

What dining options are available at First Gold?

There is a casual dining restaurant and a buffet.

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: October 19, 2021

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