Taken 26 September 2017 09:10.
An in progress game of Ant and Dec bingo.
Choice of games to join.
Gala Bingo customers can play in the Metropolis Room from midday to midnight this September for 1,000 chances to win. There is a total of £1 MILLION to be won.
Full House – £100
2 Lines - £100
1 Line – £100
7 Roll On Prizes - £100
Gala Bingo customers who spend £10 on Bingo and Slots can qualify for the Chase Daily Quiz. Beat the Chaser to win a share of £1000.
The Gala Bingo VIP Club gives customers a number of benefits including free bingo, promotions and prizes, access to new games and regular VIP events.
Gala Bingo customers can play Night Owl Bingo from 1-5am every night.
For every £1 spent in Dreams you'll get 1 ticket to the prize game on a Sunday. You can earn up to 6 tickets in 1 day.
Apart from weekly Sunday Night Owl ticket games there's also:
Ton Up – All Full House prizes will pay out £100.
Everyone's a Winner – Bingo bonuses on losing games.
Same Chance Bingo – A game of equal opportunities!
Penny, 2p and Speed Bingo – Low cost and rapid fire games.
Superbooks – Allows you to select a number of tickets for free alongside purchased tickets.
Money Mountain – Prize pay-outs will increase on the value of the bingo tickets.
Night Owl Bingo
Everyone's a Winner
Same Chance Bingo
Penny, 2p and Speed Bingo
Gala Bingo customers can play for free in the Allsorts room every day from 12-8pm, with £10,000 worth of prizes every month.
Gala Bingo are partners of 52 Lives Charity. Every Sunday customers can play games where all proceeds go towards changing lives.
52 Lives Charity games take place in City, Castle, Country and Mountain bingo rooms every Sunday evening at 9pm, 10pm, and 11pm. Ticket price is £0.25p a ticket and maximum tickets are 72 with a fixed pay-out of £150.
Gala Bingo customers can get a guaranteed cash win every day up to £500 in the private Happymakers Bingo Room.
Spend £10 in cash anywhere on the site to get access to the daily free bingo session with a £500 jackpot prize for the Full House winner in the final game. Win a guaranteed equal share of £500 CASH per game if you don’t win the FH, 2L or 1L prize.
Breakfast Club Bingo from Gala Bingo rewards customers for playing bingo. Customers can play Bacon Roll On games, Jackpots, Triple Chat, Free Tickets and take advantage of daily offers, as well as Eggsploder Community Jackpots. Customers can also earn daily reward stamps and redeem them for free gifts and shopping vouchers.
For nearly 20 years, the name Gala has been associated with bingo, originally on the high street where they have around 140 clubs and halls, but more recently as one of the biggest names in online bingo. Although they now run an excellent online casino and poker room, it is still their bingo site that attracts the most customers, many of whom have played at the land based sites and, having grown to trust the brand, now enjoy more games from the comfort of their own homes as well.
The website is presented in a bright blue colour which immediately catches the attention of visitors, with details of the current bonuses, hottest jackpot games and latest news prominently displayed at the top of the page. Below this, Gala details some of the top slots and usefully but unusually, features the bingo schedule on the homepage, giving potential customers an idea of how frequently the events run, prices, number of players and prizes without having to sign up first. Needless to say, being such a hugely popular site, Gala Bingo have a packed schedule.
This site runs on the Virtue Fusion software platform developed by Playtech, one of the biggest names in online gaming. By using this software, Gala Bingo has joined a big network of sites and so in some rooms, Gala customers will be competing against players from other sites, although there are still many rooms that are exclusive to Gala as well. Gala state that they have over 600 games a day, paying out over £2 million to their players, so there is enough bingo here to keep even the most dedicated fans happy.
75, 80 and 90 ball games are all featured, in a total of 21 rooms. Each room is shown under the 'Bingo' tab at the top of the homepage and there are some useful details about each one, such as game type and special features. Clicking on the 'Station' room section, for example, will reveal that tickets here are only 10p, with £5, £10 and £15 prizes for one line, two lines and full house respectively, while there are jackpots every 30 minutes. Other rooms include Castle, Seaside, Amazon, Area 75, 1980 Club and Dreams among others, each one being different from the other in some way. Specials that are shared across the Virtue Fusion network include Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, Deal or No Deal and Lucky Numbers.
Buying tickets and entering a game is an easy process which will be familiar to anyone who has played online bingo before and should present no problems to complete newcomers. Players can filter the type of game they are looking for using the 'Refine By' buttons or just go to the Schedule page to seek out the right type for them and, once they have joined a room, tickets can be bought in just a couple of clicks. The layout of each game is very logical, with tickets and called numbers to one side of the screen and chat details to the other. Links to some of the latest and most popular slots and casino software will also be seen and players can choose to buy tickets with bingo running in the background while they play the slots if they want to. There are always lots of chat games going on and, with so many players at Gala Bingo, it can get quite busy in some rooms, but anyone who prefers a quieter game with a better chance of winning, should be able to find one or two with fewer players.
While most online bingo sites feature a number of slots, scratchcards and casino tables, there are literally hundreds at Gala. Most are supplied by Playtech, meaning that players will find plenty of popular titles and film-themed slots, progressive jackpots and bonus features, although there are still quite a number provided by other software developers, giving Gala customers a unique mix. To get to them, players can either click on the links during a bingo game, use the slots or click the Games and Vegas tabs along the top of the homepage.
Anyone who likes to play while on the go using a mobile phone or tablet will be able to enjoy 13 rooms of bingo and over 25 of the biggest slots games and scratchcards. You can still use the chat functions, and your account balance and log in details will be the same as the ones from the main website.
There are always plenty of promotional offers here including a new player welcome bonus that can be worth several times the amount of a customer's first deposit amount up to a set maximum amount, and special guaranteed jackpot games, often related to the time of year or any big events like football tournaments or Royal occasions. Every time a player purchases a bingo ticket, they earn Buzz Points which are loyalty points that can be cashed in once enough have been accumulated. The more points earned, the further up the Gala Loyalty Scheme players will rise, and the higher up the six levels they go, the better the points conversion rates get. Members also get access to daily free games, seasonal bonuses and other special offers, and a welcome feature is the extra bonus offer at the slots and Vegas parts of the site, which lets existing bingo players get further deals when they start playing at the casino.
Funds can be paid into a Gala Bingo account using the most common credit and debit cards, as well as a couple of e-wallet providers and prepaid cards and vouchers. Anyone should be able to use at least one of these although, if using a prepaid system, the player will need to have an alternative method arranged to receive any winnings or to withdraw money to. If a credit/debit card or an e-wallet was used to make the deposits, withdrawn funds will automatically be returned to the same payment method or card.
Gala has a highly experienced customer support team who are able to help anyone who has a query about any aspect of playing here. They can be contacted either by live chat, e-mail or via a UK freephone number, and the support office is open 24/7.
There are many things about Gala Bingo to recommend, from the choice of rooms to the huge number of slots and casino games on offer. By being part of such a big network, the graphics look great and there is plenty of exciting bingo action in each of the rooms. Bonuses are competitive, although not spectacular, and it's a shame that there is no reload bonus for loyal customers. Other than this, it's a great place to play.
|Good range of quality games.|
|Mix of busy rooms, and a few quieter ones.|
|No reload bonus.|
|License Number: 39069|
|Registration Number: 266|
Appointed in March 2015 and previously managing director of Ladbrokes Digital since November 2013, Jim Mullen is the current chief executive of Ladbrokes Coral Group which employs over 14,700 people.