Diamond Tooth Gertie: "Can can shows and gambling" Top 5 Page for this destination Dawson Nightlife Tip by call_me_rhia

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  diamond tooth gertie gambling hall
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It's Canada's oldest gambling hall (1901), and it's very charming. It tries to recapture the spirit of the Gold Rush and Pioneer days, especially in the three nightly shows. They are can-can shows and they are all different: one starts not long after the opening hour, one at around 9 PM and one is at midnight.
About the name: Diamond Tooth Gertie was a dance-hall queen called Gertie Lovejoy, who was famous for having a diamond between her teeth.

Dress Code: casual

Address: Corner of Queen Street & Fifth Avenue
Directions: downtown
Theme: Casino

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 22, 2002
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