Deadwood Casinos






Casinos In Deadwood, South Dakota

Click on the name of any casino to see a page of detailed information about that particular casino.

Types Of Casinos In Deadwood, South Dakota

  • All Deadwood casinos are land based.

Casino Hours In Deadwood, South Dakota

  • Deadwood, South Dakota casino hours vary. Check individual casinos for more information on hours.

Casino Games in Deadwood, South Dakota

  • All casinos in Deadwood offer: slot machines and video poker. Some casinos also offer: blackjack, craps, and roulette. 

Slot Payback Statistics For Deadwood Casinos

Gambling Age in Deadwood, South Dakota

  • The minimum gambling age in all Deadwood, South Dakota casinos is 21 years old.

Closest Airports to Deadwood Casinos

  • The closest airport to Deadwood, South Dakota is Rapid City Regional Airport, (RAP), located about 53 miles away.

Local Area & History

  • The first casino opened in Deadwood, South Dakota on November 1, 1989. Local building code and regulations require that all of the buildings in the downtown to conform with the city’s strict authentic 1880’s architecture motif.
  • Many of the casinos in Deadwood are located in historic structures around the city. There are also some new structures which were designed to match the historic 1880’s theme of the town.
  • Deadwood, South Dakota is famous for being the home of James Butler Hickok, better known as Wild Bill Hickok. On August 2, 1876 Wild Bill was shot to death while playing cards in the No. 10 Saloon. The hand Wild Bill was holding at the time he was shot was two pairs: a pair of black aces and a pair of black eights. This hand is now commonly referred to as a “Dead Man’s hand.
  • ” Wild Bill Hikok is buried in a local cemetery, alongside his well-known companion, Calamity Jane. The old No. 10 Saloon is still open and operating today! You can be a part of history and gamble in the same spot where Wild Bill met his fateful demise!
  • State gaming regulations limit all of the casinos in Deadwood to a maximum of 30 slot machines per location. Also regulations limit three operating licenses per person. To overcome this, some operators combine licenses with other operators to form a cooperative casino. This will look like a single casino, but they actually have several licensees operating under a single name.
  • There is a shuttle that provides service to all the casinos in Deadwood. The Deadwood Trolley 0perates from 7 am- 1am weekdays, and 7 am- 3 am on weekends. The cost is $1 per ride per person.
  • The state’s original gaming laws limited poker, three-card poker, blackjack, and let it ride bets to a maximum of $5. This changed in July 2012 to allow maximum bets of $1,000.
  • For information on visiting the casinos in Deadwood call the city’s Chamber of Commerce at (800) 999-1876, or go to their website at

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