Gold Dust Deadwood

There are two Gold Dust casinos in Deadwood.  The properties are across the street from each other on Main Street.  One casino is smaller and has the Holiday Inn Express Hotel.  The bigger casino has a restaurant, table games and slots. Both casinos offer a full bar and lounge area.

Holiday Inn Express at Gold Dust

The Holiday Inn Express offers 78 rooms.  Twenty-two of those rooms are suites.  Amenities include an indoor pool, hot tub, complimentary breakfast, free internet, exercise room and more.  Free parking in the Deadwood parking deck is offered to all hotel guests.  Off season rates start at $50 weekday and $79 weekends.  Summer rates are around $100 weekdays and around $135 weekends.

The Hotel and Branch House at Gold Dust

The Hotel at Gold Dust is like the Holiday Inn in terms of quality and rates. The casino also operates the Branch House, an eight-room hotel on the same side street by Gold Dust.


Mavericks is a steakhouse that originally launched in Aberdeen, South Dakota. It is open daily for lunch and dinner. There is a full bar located in it. The menu includes steak, burgers, pasta, seafood and ribs. Entrees are served with soup or salad.

Mavericks also serves pizza. This is available at the Holiday Inn Gold Dust. A large pizza is $14.

Gold Dust Table Games

There are seven table games at Gold Dust. Four are six-deck blackjack games. Players may double down before and after splitting. The dealer hits soft 17. The other games are Ultimate Texas Hold’em, double zero roulette and Three Card Poker. The bet limits are $5 to $100 at all tables.

There are two video table games at Gold Dust. One is craps and the other is Big Wheel.  The minimum bet at each is $1. The Gold Dust hotel has video double zero roulette and a Dealers Angel video blackjack machine.

Gold Dust Video Poker

The Gold Dust Hotel’s casino has two different video poker banks.  One bank is a quarter 7/5 Jacks or Better progressive.  It appears 1% goes to the jackpot, making the payout 97.15%.  There is also a $.01/.02/.03/.05 denomination bank.  This game offers Deuces Wild (94.82%), 6/5 Jacks or Better (95%), 6/5 Double Double Bonus (94.65%) and 5/4 Kings or Better Joker Poker (95.46%).

Gold Dust Player’s Club

The Gold Dust player’s club has four levels.  There is Studio, Executive, Presidential and Penthouse. New players receive $5 in free play. Higher tiers offer players birthday cash, better alcohol options and hotel discounts. Active players receive mailers with free play, hotel stays and food comps.


Gold Dust offers players promotions during many days of the week. These include hot seats, cash back on number of points earned and drawings.