Coral

Gala Coral is the UK’s third largest bookmaker and largest bingo operator. Coral bookmakers – Gala Coral’s sports betting arm – merged with Eurobet in October 2005 for £2.18 billion and has in total over 2,000 licensed betting shops to its name. Gala Bingo, a sub-division of Gala Coral, operates 142 bingo clubs throughout the UK. Gala Casinos have just under a 20% share of the UK casino market.

Current offers

Sports

  • £25 free bet

Casino

  • £100 new player bonus

Poker

  • $600 new player bonus

Bingo

  • £20 new player bonus

Overview

Gala Coral is a sports betting, bingo and casino operator based in the UK. The company has over 2,000 betting shops in the UK and Italy combined and around 5 million bingo members. It employs over 16,000 people worldwide and its headquarters are based in Nottingham, England.

Gala Coral is the UK’s third biggest bookmaker and the leader in UK nationwide bingo participation. Gala Coral owns 27 casinos under its subdivision Gala Casinos.

Coral bookmakers first began back in 1926 when its founder and namesake Joe Coral started running betting pitches at greyhound courses across the UK. Since then the company has since undergone many mergers and added many strings to its bow to become Gala Coral. The firm offers sports betting, casino, bingo, poker and games all under the umbrella of the Gala Coral brand.

Gala Coral offers a wide range of deposit and withdrawal methods including bank transfer, Maestro, Solo, Visa, Visa Debit, Mastercard and Moneybookers.

Gala Coral is one of the leading bookmakers in the UK and is well known across the world. Gala Coral offers comprehensive odds on numerous sports as well as a rich variety of bingo, casino and poker games. In short, Gala Coral deserves your patronage.

Products offered

  • Sports betting - Sports covered include American football, baseball, basketball, boxing, cricket, darts, football, Formula 1, futsal, golf, greyhounds, horse racing, ice hockey, politics, rugby league, rugby union, snooker, tennis, tv and entertainment, volleyball, lotto and Totepool.
  • In running sports betting – Gala Coral offers in-play markets on several high profile sports including football, tennis, cricket, basketball, rugby league and many others.
  • Mobile betting – Gala Coral offers mobile betting for the Android, iPhone and Blackberry platforms.
  • Casino – The Gala Coral Casino offers over 60 interactive casino games including blackjack games, roulette games, card games, table games, video poker, 3 reel slots, 5 reel slots and instant games. Popular slot games include Dragons 8, Amazon Adventure and Wild Mummy slots. See our complete list of Gala Coral casino games.
  • Poker – Gala Coral offers multi-table tournaments in Texas Hold’em, Omaha, 5 Card-Draw and 7-Card Stud poker. They have daily and weekly tournaments, “guaranteed prize” tournaments, VIP loyalty tournaments, a poker loyalty scheme and tons of promotions including a mouth-watering $600 new player bonus.
  • Bingo – Gala Coral offers a comprehensive selection of bingo games under its subdivision Gala Bingo. These include 90 ball, 80 ball and 75 ball bingo, among others. Gala Coral also run live bingo games at their Gala TV Club
  • Other products – Gala Coral offers a Live Casino product where you can play blackjack, roulette and baccarat against real dealers in real time.

Countries that Coral takes bets from

Gala Coral currently serves customers in over 130 countries and in multiple currencies. Gala Coral does not take bets from France or the United States.

Payout limits

Gala Coral’s sports betting division Coral has a maximum payout limit of £100,000, except on greyhound racing which carries a maximum payout limit of £10,000.

Languages offered

Gala Coral currently offers betting in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Chinese, Greek, Russian, Turkish, Bulgarian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Albanian and Czech.

Licences

Gala Coral is licensed for sports betting by the UK Gambling Commission. Its gambling operations in Italy are licensed by Italian gambling authorities. Gala Coral’s head office is based in Nottingham, England.

Software

Playtech are currently in talks with Gala Coral to supply the back-end technology for Gala Coral’s online bingo, casino and sports betting platforms.

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