UK Casinos



united-kingdom-casinosThe United Kingdom has a long history of gambling on sporting events from a number of locations on the high street and at the location of sporting events. Casinos have a shorter and more checkered history with the first legal casino opening in 1961 in the Welsh town of Port Talbot, after the government approved members only casinos opening under a law created in 1960s. Despite many attempts to create Las Vegas style resort casinos in the 1990s and early 21st century the UK remains populated by small members only casinos numbering around 160 across the country.

Over 50 cities and towns have a casino in the UK, smaller towns including seaside resorts such as Lytham St. Annes have small casinos offering the government restricted number of slots and table games. Clifton Casino Club in Lytham St. Annes has a total of nine slots and eight table games, which includes the classic games expected at any high quality casino such as roulette and blackjack. The local college was one of the first to offer gaming dealer training, which means the local dealers are amongst the best trained in the UK.

The Clifton Casino Club is a gaming establishment designed to meet the needs of any visitor willing to become a member. At the other end of the spectrum is Crockfords Club in London’s elite Mayfair region, an elegant atmosphere is created at this exclusive members only casino with high quality and subtle furnishings. The casino offers a small, boutique style that is easy to enjoy as the tables and slots are in an intimate room with live dealers offering an expert view of games including roulette, baccarat and poker.

Gala Casinos operate a large number of casinos in the UK, including location in Birmingham, Aberdeen and Glasgow. The majority of the Gala locations are located in stand alone locations with the maximum number of gaming machines and tables included, the Birmingham location has a total of ten gaming machines and a number of classic casino games, including roulette and poker. Poker tournaments can be found on a regular basis at the Birmingham home of Gala Casinos.

Grosvenor Casinos also operate a number of locations across the UK, including a well known and respected casino in the midlands city of Coventry at the Ricoh Arena. This casino is located in the grounds of the sports stadium and features a lounge that allows casino games to be played and the best sports to be watched from the comfortable lounge area. One of the best casinos in the UK, a 120 seat poker room is the home of regular tournaments alongside table games and slots.

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