Gala Coral Group is one of the UK’s premier online casino and bingo operators, established in 1991 as a brick and mortar betting provider having started its business with 17 Gala Bingo Clubs. It ventured into the casino market in the year 2000 by acquiring 26 of Ladbrokes casinos. A merger with Coral Eurobet in 2005 made Gala Coral Group the third largest online bookie, casino and bingo providers in the UK. The company is headquartered in Nottingham, England and today owns 174 bingo clubs, 32 casinos out of which 30 are in the UK, two greyhound stadiums and more than 1700 licensed betting shops.
Gala Casino holds 20% of the stake in the UK casino market and has more than 1.3 million customers all over Europe. A company decision in 2011 resulted in most of the business being shifted to Gibraltar, wherein the online casino acquired a licence from the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority, Government of Gibraltar. Gala Casino offers a grand selection of online casino games, enticing progressive jackpots, great software, fast payouts and an adept customer support team, making it a highly sought after online casino not only in Europe, but also around the world. It does not however accept players from the US, US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
Software / Security:
The online casino is powered by three individual software providers that include Chartwell, WagerWorks and Electracade. The software is available in both the downloadable as well as flash versions and provides excellent graphics, crystal clear sound effects and effortless game play. A live dealer casino option is also available for those interested. As for the site’s security, a name as big as Gala Coral Group is hardly likely to ignore security protocols. It uses the highest and the best quality security features to provide hassle-free and proficient online transactions to its customers.
Gala Casino offers a fantastic selection of classic casino games as well as board games, card games, live dealer games, video poker, slot games and progressive jackpots. It also offers guaranteed tournaments on a regular basis with monthly cash prizes of $10,000. Progressive jackpots offered range anywhere from £25,000 to £1 million depending on individual games. Traditional favourites include blackjack and roulette while games such as Deal or No Deal, based on the TV show, Cash Climbers, Monopoly etc are quite an attraction in the progressive jackpot section. Also featured is a live casino where players can play at tables dealt by a professional live dealer.
Bonuses & Promotions:
Whether it is new customers or existing members, Gala Casino offers a number of exciting casino promotions for both. Starting with a Gala casino welcome bonus package of £150, divided into three separate £50 casino bonuses, a 100% matched Blackjack bonus of £50, a £50 Roulette bonus and a £50 Slots bonus.
To claim the Gala casino bonuses, players must post wager the bonus amount 50 times before the £50 blackjack bonus casino bonus will be released, 40 times for the roulette bonus and 15 times for the slots bonus. Players may opt to receive all three bonus offers, meaning a potential £150 Gala casino bonus is up for grabs but players must ensure that they fulfil the wagering criteria’s above in order to claim.
Apart from the welcome bonus Gala Casino also offers several monthly bonuses and cash back offers that are split into £50 Blackjack, Roulette and video poker games, £50 slots bonus and a £50 Live Casino bonus. Like the welcome bonus, players may choose to receive all three bonuses. Also offered is a VIP program where players may earn points and redeem them for cash or for exotic prizes such as holiday trips etc.
Deposit and withdrawal methods include VISA Credit Card, Visa Electron, Maestro and Solo Debit Cards, Western Union and Wire Transfer. MasterCard Credit Card may only be used for deposits, as it does not encourage gambling proceeds to be withdrawn to the card. Apart from the above methods, one may also withdraw their winnings to their local account by requesting a cheque from Gala Casino.
The support team at Gala Casino may be contacted around the clock via email, post or telephone for answering your queries.