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Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall

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This was a great , fun night out to Canada’s oldest legal casino! The entertainment was amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brandon, Canada
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A must see in Dawson even if you don't gamble.

It's CA$ 15 to go in payable by credit card but the bar is cash only. Get there an hour before the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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Dawson City’s world famous non-profit gambling hall is named after bona fide dance hall queen Diamond Tooth Gertie. During the Gold Rush of 1898, in order to distinguish herself from numerous Klondike kings and queens, Gertie Lovejoy wedged a...more
Queen and Fourth Ave, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 867-993-5575
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a great , fun night out to Canada’s oldest legal casino! The entertainment was amazing !!! Well done to the band , singer and dancers!!!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CFly123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's CA$ 15 to go in payable by credit card but the bar is cash only. Get there an hour before the show to get best seats. It's a honky tonk song a long with Can Can dancer's thrown in. A rowdy enjoyable show.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mvine42
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice entertaining show. Also a lot a fun with audience during the show, some guys where invited up on stage. Diamond tooth Gerties very good by voice. Very entertaining evening. There was a snack bar, I loved the food.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Canadaawesome2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gertie’s is a take-off of an original Stampede era burlesque show. It is a theatre layout with casino tables around the edges. There are three shows every night, all featuring ‘’Gertie’’ and a group of dancers. The songs are well established burlesque material and Gertie...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Watched 2 shows the dancers and performers were amazing. Gertie can sing! Drinks were not that expensive and the gambling was fun.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank thesinkut
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very touristy but a pretty fun night. All of the performers were excellent! To be honest i was not expecting that much talent! The musicians, singers, and dancers all did a great job. We are not casino people so we just put a small amount...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CCandJR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A neat turn of the century venue and they really do a nice job. Good singing, dancing and drinks, plus gambling.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been a dream of mine to visit the epicentre for the 1896 gold rush and recently I had the chance to do just that. We were pleasently surprised by the reasonable "yearly" fee of 15.00 dollars and the availability of seats either in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Karen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by our tour guide. Glad we took the recommendation. We so much fun at the early show we stayed for all three shows. We even went back the next night and did a little gambling before the show Fantastic singer, excellent...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank rjbmann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely hit the first show. More entertaining and truly can-can! Need to secure a seat by 8pm or standing room only. Midnight show was passe, more modern dance and costumes, not relative to can-can. Food is available until closing time. Lose a few bucks gambling...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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June 11, 2018|
Response from MarjorieBridge |
Is Diamond Tooth Gertie's open in September?
June 11, 2017|
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Response from 335jackieo | Reviewed this property |
There is a door fee for all visitors, locals get their passes early in the season which is good for the whole year. you must be 19 to get in.
May 28, 2015|
Response from piercesmom | Reviewed this property |
No, they would find it boring. Given the gambling I don't think they let anyone in under age 19