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Thumbs Down for Gala Bingo, Chorley 0

Posted on 18, January 2015

in Category Bingo Halls, Bingo News

A visit to the Market Street Gala Bingo hall in Chorley didn’t end very well for one staff member at the club, in fact it would be fair to say she was giving the club the ‘thumbs down’, literally! Fire crews were called to attend the halls on Monday 12th January after a bingo hall worker managed to get her thumb stuck in an automated coin machine

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Gala Bingo Deliver £5K Hamper To Player 0

Posted on 27, December 2014

in Category Bingo News

Imagine opening your door to an ex Big Brother housemate who has struggled up your garden path to deliver a £5,000 hamper just before Christmas, you’d be a little surprised to say the least wouldn’t you? Mark White of Bewbush in Crawley, West Sussex did just that recently after winning the prize in one of the many promotions that are offered at Gala Bingo. You could say that Christmas cam a little early with this festive hamper bulging with an array of some of the best food and drink

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Another World Record Attempt For Gala Bingo 0

Posted on 5, December 2014

in Category Bingo News

Gala Bingo already how a Guinness World Record for a game of bingo with the biggest bingo balls and now they are chasing another, this time for a game with the biggest bingo cards! The record-breaking attempt will be made at their VIP Christmas party on Saturday 6th December in London. Whilst they have their eyes on the record, Gala will also be raising money for a worthy cause, the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS)

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Galalala Bingo Advert 0

Posted on 12, November 2014

in Category Bingo Adverts, Bingo News, Gambling Adverts

Have you ever misheard the lyrics to a song once and then when you hear it again, you sing the misheard lyrics? This is what is happening in the Bingo Supermarket HQ at the moment after watching the new Galalala Bingo advert! In fact, it took us quite some time to actually figure out what the original song was simply because all we had stuck in our head was Ga la la la Bingo! The version that we had stuck in our head was by Bananarama and is called Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye, a song that was [&hellip

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East Ham Gala Bingo Hall To Close 0

Posted on 31, October 2014

in Category Bingo Hall Closures, Bingo Halls, Bingo News

In 1991 the Gala Bingo hall in Barking Road, East Ham welcomed patrons for the first time. On November 13th the club is set to hear the last bingo numbers called and the final winners made as it will be closing. In 1976 the club was actually the Granada Bingo hall until Gala took over in 1991 so it has quite a number of bingo years under its belt

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Basingstoke Gala Bingo Ice Bucket Challenge 0

Posted on 27, October 2014

in Category Bingo Halls, Bingo News

The world of online bingo recently saw some big names take part in the Ice Bucket challenge. Search YouTube and you’ll see the likes of Phil Fraser (Which Bingo), Simon Collins (ex-Foxy) and Ben Starr (15 Network) get a soaking for charity. A recent news story in the Basingstoke Gazette [read it here] tells of a member of staff from the Gala Bingo hall in the Basingstoke Leisure Park doing the challenge to raise money for Dementia UK and the RAF Benevolent Fund

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Gala Bingo Help Find Conman 0

Posted on 8, September 2014

in Category Bingo Halls, Bingo News

We all know what a cowboy builder or a rogue trader is but for the most part we will have avoided becoming victims of them. However, imagine sitting in you local Gala Bingo hall and a chap who ripped your off for £230 a week or so prior barges past you. That is exactly what happened to one octogenarian at the hall in Hanley during his night out

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Gala Bingo Venue In Dartford Up For Sale? 0

Posted on 21, August 2014

in Category Bingo Hall Closures, Bingo Halls, Bingo News

Over the last couple of weeks it seems that we have been reporting on quite a few bingo hall closures, something we didn’t expect considering the recent drop in the tax levied against bingo. A report at Kent Online by Thom Morris [read original here] tells of the Gala Bingo hall in Spital Street being up for sale!

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Gala Bingo’s Park Resorts Caravan Winner 0

Posted on 26, July 2014

in Category Bingo News, Bingo Winners

Gala Bingo recently ran an online promotion offering their players the chance to win a caravan at a Park Resort camp worth an impressive £50,000. The winner was recently announced as Dorothy Burn, a 58-year-old mum of two from Wallsend. This lucky lady is now the owner of a brand new two-bedroomed caravan that she has chosen to pitch at Cayton Bay near Scarborough

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Gala Bingo Players To Attempt World Record 0

Posted on 15, July 2014

in Category Bingo News, Charity Bingo

Gala Bingo is to host a one off bingo game from the cobbled streets of Coronation Street in conjunction with the Male Cancer Awareness Campaign. The event is an official attempt at the Guinness World Record for the biggest set of bingo balls, and many Gala Bingo players have been invited along for the event

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