We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Gilpin Casino

111 Main Street, Black Hawk, CO 80422
+1 303-582-1133
Save
Review Highlights
Overall, a basic spot to gamble

This casino had a quaint, simple feel to it. Nothing to write home about, but as good of a place as... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
PhlegmMaster
,
Phoenix, Arizona
Lose slots and friendly servers

Always stop here when we visit Black Hawk because of the friendly service and lose slots. The... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
ToddKC
,
Kansas City, Kansas
Read all 24 reviews
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
20 Dec 2017
“Overall, a basic spot to gamble”
12 Aug 2017
“Lose slots and friendly servers”
LOCATION
111 Main Street, Black Hawk, CO 80422
CONTACT
+1 303-582-1133
Write a ReviewReviews (24)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 20 December 2017

This casino had a quaint, simple feel to it. Nothing to write home about, but as good of a place as any to do your gambling here in Black Hawk.

Thank PhlegmMaster
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Manager4242, Manager at The Gilpin Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thanks for your review - hopefully we can earn 5 stars from you next time!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Always stop here when we visit Black Hawk because of the friendly service and lose slots. The drinks are free and if you dont see a server just go to the bar they will gladly give you a drink. It is a smaller casino but...More

1  Thank ToddKC
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely not the fast pace of Vegas but you can still have a good time. Most of the staff at the Gilpin are helpful and friendly. If you really wanted a cocktail you would be better off going to the bar directly no wait staff...More

Thank lillady66
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I and several of my co-workers went out for a night's fun doing some gambling. We went up for a few hours and it was a lot of fun. Since we all live in Denver, it's a short trip and easy to drive there. We...More

Thank Hepcat02
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Blackhawk is a mountain town with a strip of about 50 small casinos. All are non-smoking and can easily walk from one to the other. This casino is associated with the Lodge Hotel and Casino down the street. It has 4 table games (yes, 4)...More

Thank LWandDW
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 August 2016

i really enjoy gambling at the gilpin, always a fun time, new and trendy games, the staff always pleasant and friendly

Thank Cindy S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 August 2016

After sight seeing we popped in to try our luck and 2 out of 3 of Us won some money. Beers were free and we enjoyed the atmosphere as it was a Monday and not crowded.

Thank Cowgirlb12
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The Gilpin over the years has become my favorite Black Hawk casino. I love the history and the atmosphere first of all, and the fact it doesn't change into some huge glitzy operation. Lucille Malone's is THE BEST restaurant in Black Hawk, and while all...More

Thank Mary S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Seven of us get together about every couple of months. This is our first stop. We like the bartenders, gambling and restaurant. Always have fun here.

Thank RichardM714
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The casino is located in a historic building. Good mix of games and generally a lot of action. They offer random payoffs called Quick Strikes that can pay any machine at any time.. Awards are up to $100 or possibly up to many thousands of...More

Thank dljansa
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Black Hawk
The Lodge Casino
110 reviews
.00 km away
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk
1,468 reviews
.36 km away
Lady Luck Casino Black Hawk
218 reviews
.69 km away
Isle Casino Hotel Black Hawk
245 reviews
.90 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Mountain Mocha Cafe
60 reviews
.28 km away
Fireside Kitchen
220 reviews
.38 km away
Burger Joint
34 reviews
.93 km away
Timberline Grill
123 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ameristar Casino Black Hawk
348 reviews
.40 km away
Hidee Gold Mine
112 reviews
1.44 km away
The Lodge Casino
97 reviews
.20 km away
Monarch Casino Black Hawk
99 reviews
.88 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
bfou14
15 January 2017|
Answer
Response from Cindy S | Reviewed this property |
you must be 21 to gamble here
0
Votes