270 Main Street (800) 274-1876 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 on site parking. First Gold is within a few blocks of downtown Deadwood.
First Gold Hotel
The First Gold Hotel offers over 200 guest rooms. The guest rooms include free internet access, meeting rooms, banquet facilities and is pet friendly. Off season rates are as low as $39 weekday and $99 weekend. Summer rates are typically $79 weekday and $119 weekend. Smoking rooms are available.
First Gold Dining
First Gold offers the Gold Nugget Buffet where breakfast, lunch and dinner are available. Breakfast is $6.95, lunch $7.95 and dinner (Sun-Thur) $12.95. Diner includes USDA Choice prime rib. Weekend night dinner is $19.95 and includes all you can eat crab legs. First Gold Deli is also available. The First Gold Deli offers snack bar items such as hamburgers and hot dogs.
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. Three Card Poker and Mississippi Stud are also offered. There is a double zero roulette game that uses a real wheel. The betting functionality is digital.
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 6/5 Bonus Poker (96.87%). Other low payback video poker games include 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%).
When playing video poker and slot machines, players earn 1 point for every $1 wagered. Every $2 wagered earns one point. When a player earns 100 points they will receive $1 in free play. This makes the return .5%. 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.