270 Main Street | 605-578-9777 | First Gold Website

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

First Gold Table Games

First Gold has two blackjack games.  One game is a six-deck shoe, the other game is a double deck pitch.  Both games have the same rules. Players may double down before or after splitting. The dealer hits soft 17. The bet limit for the six-deck game is $5 to $100. The double deck has $10 to $100 limits.

Three Card Poker and Mississippi Stud are also offered.  Three Card Poker has $5 to $100 limits. Mississippi Stud accepts bets from $2 to $10.

First Gold Slot Machines

First Gold offers both video slots and old-fashioned reel slots.  Denominations start at penny and run up to $1 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.

Player’s 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.

First Gold Hotel

The First Gold Hotel offers non-smoking 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 and a sleeper sofa.

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Starting Off-Peak Rates

Room TypeWeeknightsWeekend nights
Standard One Queen$59$89
Standard Two Queen$74$104
Suite: Queen w/sleeper sofa$109$135

Starting Summer Rates

Room TypeWeeknightsWeekend nights
Standard One Queen$99$149
Standard Two Queen$114$169
Suite: Queen w/sleeper sofa$149$199


Rooms are also available at the neighboring Travelodge. 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 and pet rooms are available with two queen beds.

 WeeknightsWeekend nights
Off-Peak Starting Rates$64$64
Summer Starting Rates$99$119

Suites are available for an additional $50 per night. Two queen and single king suites are available. Suites include sleeper sofa, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, alarm clock, iron/ironing board, two bathrooms, two TVs, recliner, desk and fireplace.

First Gold Dining

First Gold offers the Horseshoe Restaurant where breakfast, lunch and dinner are available. Breakfast is available from 7am to 11am daily. Breakfast includes traditional fare. Lunch and dinner are served until 8pm Sunday through Thursday and 2am Friday and Saturday. 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 night from 4:30-9pm. The prime rib and crab buffet is $35 and includes non-alcoholic beverage.