The magnificent stylish building which houses the venue was built by the Arctic Brotherhood in 1901 and has been operating as Gerties since 1971. It is the oldest gambling hall in Canada and continues to attract countless visitors to the area from May to September when the season comes to an end. The venue is open on certain weekends during the rest of the year.
Gaming at Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall
There are 60 slot machines in the venue with a betting range of 1cent to $1 a spin as well as 4 live gaming tables featuring Blackjack, Roulette, Red Dog and the Money Wheel which is the original slot machine and hilarious entertainment for all the players.
Poker cash games and tournaments are hosted every night in the venue in the Texas Hold’em game variant however there is occasionally an Omaha tournament held in the venue. Information about the poker schedule can be seen on the website.
A visit to Dawson is not complete without a visit to Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall where the atmosphere is super-charged especially as the evening progresses.
Three Can Can shows are presented by Gertie and her Show Rush Gals as well as a selection of special guests to surprise the guests. The shows begin at 8.30pm, 10pm and Midnight with each show different to the last and becoming more risqué as the evening wears on.
A very well stocked bar with full table service guarantees guests a marvelous time and a visit that can never be forgotten. Very special events are scheduled throughout the season including a Blackjack tournament, Ladies Poker tournament and the White Ram Poker tournament.
Diamond Tooth Gerties Contact Information
Location: Corner of 4th Ave and Queens St, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0