Gala

The Rebrand of Gala Well on its Way

The Rebrand of Gala Well on its Way

The Rebrand of Gala It has been several months since the completion of the sale of 19 Casinos from Gala to Rank has taken place. Slowly but surely they are all being rebranded to the Grosvenor style of Casino.Now that Grosvenor have got the lion’s share of the London Casinos will their profits soar even more. Will all the Grosvenor Casinos in London now look the same, the same as any big bra... »

Nearly there for the Rank / Gala deal

Nearly there for the Rank / Gala deal

Rank will get to acquire the 19 Gala Casino’s  once they can dispose of some existing licenses, namely Bristol, Cardiff, Stockton-on-Tees, Aberdeen and Edinburgh. If the merger proceeds it will see Rank, which is majority owned by Malaysia’s Guoco group and Rival Malaysian owned Genting as the only major operators in the UK. The commission has published its final report and it is now u... »

Gala Deal of with Grosvenor

Rank Acquire Gala Casinos For £179 Million

Rank Acquire Gala Deal Done ! Originally the deal was referred to the Competition Commission as it was feared that this would reduce customer choice and value but after careful consideration from the Commission it has been decided that the deal can Happen On 12 May 2012 The Rank Group Plc (“Rank”) announced that it had conditionally agreed to acquire Gala Casinos Limited (“GCL”) from Gala Coral Gr... »

Gala Dundee closes

Gala Dundee Closes its Doors

Gala Dundee Closed Another chapter in the Gala Coral story. It may be due to the selling of the Gala Casinos to the Rank Group (Grosvenor Casino’s) or just down to the lack of custom in Dundee.However it makes no difference to those who worked there as Gala Dundee has now closed its doors. A Gala spokeswoman said: “I can confirm the casino in Dundee is going to close on February 16. We are n... »

Gala Casinos A History

Gala Casinos A History

Gala Casino History Now that the sale of Gala Casinos is on the cards I asked some one who worked at both  Stakis Casinos and Gala Casinos to put together a brief story of how they became Gala Casinos Group, as soon this may be the end of Gala as we know it today Sir Reo Stakis (born Argyros Anastasis) (13 March 1913 – 28 August 2001) was a Scottish-Cypriot hotel magnate, Stakis 1964 Stakis ... »

Gala Baracuda

Gala Barracuda Casino London Gala Coral

Gala Barracuda  After recently having been refurbished the Gala Barracuda has a plush stylish feel and a sense of ease, recently Gala has had the for sale boards up and Grosvenor Casinos (Ranks) have expressed a interest in acquiring them. The Gala Barracuda is now open 24/7 and is situated in Baker st London. This is 1 of 4 Casinos in London for the Gala Coral group, the others being Gala Tottenh... »