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“was a lot of fun”

Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall
Ranked #1 of 34 things to do in Dawson City
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Owner description: 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 sparkling diamond between her two front teeth. Any discomfort this caused paid dividends. Instead of working the creeks for her riches, Diamond Tooth Gertie made her fortune by mining the lonely prospectors who readily opened their gold pokes in return for her affections. In Dawson City today, Gertrude Lovejoy’s moniker lives on at the town-run Diamond Tooth Gertie's Casino.Replete with cancan dancers and a singing master of ceremonies named Gertie, Canada’s oldest gambling hall gives you a chance to re-live the heady days of Dawson’s Gold Rush era. With three nightly shows by Gertie and her Gertie Girls, Diamond Tooth Gertie's is today a fixture of fun-filled entertainment where patrons can enjoy a beverage while playing blackjack, roulette, Texas Hold'em poker and an array of glittering slot machines.
Saskatoon, Canada
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“was a lot of fun”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

went for 1 show & stayed for 2. it can be expensive if gambling & drinking. $10.00 pays your way in & you can come back every day without paying again. music & entertainers great. very great staff too. was a memory we will keep

Visited August 2012
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Muttenz, Switzerland
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“Nice little show”
Reviewed August 26, 2012

When in Dawson.... According to this motto, we went to see Gertie. Got what we expected and where not disapointed.
Staff was very nice and also able to get us cocktails, that where not on the menu. We saw the 10:30 show.

Visited August 2012
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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Atmosphere”
Reviewed August 24, 2012

Gertie had a good voice, the dancers were entertaining and the piano player was enjoyable. A seat in the balcony afforded a view of the whole show.

Visited July 2012
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Orono, Canada
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Best show in town!”
Reviewed August 15, 2012

Wow! Best entertainment north of Las Vegas and it's free. If you can stay awake, hit the midnite show. It's a great show,half price drinks and you can gamble too. What more do you wan? You cannot visit Dawson City without a stop at Gerties.

Visited August 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Super fun and a great show`”
Reviewed August 4, 2012

We had lots of fun watching the dancing girls - very entertaining a tasteful show. We went to the early show so all the jokes were clean, apparently it gets more risque as the night goes on...

Visited May 2012
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