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How many casinos are there in Great Britain ?
According to GF's unofficial calculations. In August 2011 there were 24 casinos in London, 95 in the rest of England, 15 in Scotland and 5 in Wales.
A total of 139 - plus 2 licensed Poker clubs

Genting Casinos (45)

www.gentingcasinos.co.uk
www.gentinginternational.com
www.stanleycasinos.com
Formerly the casino division of Stanley Leisure Plc. Stanley bought the Tower Group & Annabell's casinos in 2002. RJ Bown's operations in Southend & Bristol followed and the Harbour House casino in Southampton in 2006.
 

Genting's 5 London Casinos...

The Colony Club
www.thecolonyclub.com
Crockfords
www.crockfords.com
Cromwell Mint
www.cromwellmint.co.uk
Palm Beach
www.thepalmbeach.co.uk
Maxims Casino Club
www.maximsclub.com
Genting International originally purchased 50% of Maxims on the 9th February, 2006.

Westcliff Sporting Club - Southend.
www.westcliffcasino.co.uk
Spielers Casino - Southend.
www.spielers.co.uk

Triangle Casino - Clifton, Bristol. Closed ?
www.trianglecasino.co.uk

Star City Casino - Birmingham. Re-named Circus Casino Star City mid 2007.
www.starcitycasino.co.uk

Circus Casino - Nottingham Cornerhouse
www.circuscasinonottingham.com

Harbour House Casino - Southampton. Puchased 2006.

Rank Group (34 + 2 in Belgium)

Grosvenor & G Casinos (34)
www.grosvenorcasinos.com
Plus in Belgium - Blankenberge and Middelkerke.

G Casino
www.gcasino.co.uk
Aberdeen, Blackpool, Bolton, Brighton, Coventry, Dundee, London, Luton, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield & Thanet.

Victoria Casino
www.grosvenorvictoriacasino.com

Park Tower Casino
www.parktowercasino.com

G Casino Coventry - Formerly the Isle Coventry
Britain's most expensive casino setup was originally opened in July 2007 by St. Louis based Isle of Capri. Rank bought the operation in April 2009 and renamed it G Casino Coventry.
www.gcasino.co.uk
www.ricoharena.co.uk

Gala Casinos (28)

Gala purchased the estate of Ladbrokes casinos in December 2000. They were re-launched under the Gala brand on the 4th October 2001.
www.galagroup.co.uk - Corporate site.
www.galacasinos.co.uk

Leo Casino - Liverpool
www.leocasino.co.uk
Opened 12th December, 2002. Purchased in February 2006 by Gala for £14.5 million.


 

London Clubs International/Harrah's Entertainment (10)

www.lciclubs.com

The Casino at the Empire - Opened May 2007.
www.thecasinolondon.com

The Golden Nugget
www.goldennuggetlondon.com

The Sportsman Casino
www.thesportsmancasino.com

Rendezvous Casinos 
www.rendezvouscasino.com - London, Brighton and Southend.

Manchester 235
www.manchester235.com

Alea Casinos
www.aleacasinos.com
Nottingham - Opened September 2007.
Glasgow - Opened 6th February, 2008.
Leeds - Opened 10th September 2008.
 

Aspers Group (3 + 1)

www.aspersgroup.co.uk

Aspers Newcastle
www.aspersnewcastle.co.uk
www.aspers.co.uk
The Gate, Newcastle. Opened 28th October 2005.

Aspers Swansea
www.aspersswansea.co.uk
Opened 6th September 2007 at Salubrious Place.

Aspers Northampton
www.aspersnorthampton.co.uk

Aspinalls - Curzon Street
www.aspinalls-club.com
 

The Clermont Club - GuocoLeisure Ltd.
www.theclermontclub.com
www.guocoleisure.com
The purchase of the Clermont Club from Rank/Grosvenor by BIL International/GuocoLeisure was completed on the 1st December, 2006. The company changed it's name to Clermont Leisure in early 2007. 

The Ritz Club
www.theritzclub.com
David and Frederick Barclay.

Les Ambassadeurs
www.lesambassadeurs.com
Owned by Indonesian tycoon Putera Sampoerna.

A & S Leisure Group (6)
www.asleisure.co.uk
www.napoleons-casinos.co.uk

Ballard Casinos. (3)
www.ballardcasinos.co.uk
Castle Hill Casino - Dudley.
Rubicon Casino - Wolverhampton.
Casino 36 - St. Petersgate, Stockport.
3 casinos. Rubicon and Castle Hill purchased in December 2009 from Blue Chip Casinos which was  66% owned by Mississippi based Isle of Capri Corp.
www.castlehillcasino.co.uk
www.casino36stockport.co.uk

Casino Red, Huddersfield.
www.casinored.com
Reopened 2011. Closed in November 2008 shortly after opening.

Les Croupiers - Cardiff
www.les-croupiers.co.uk

Opera House Casino - Scarborough
www.operahousecasino.co.uk
Opened 26th October, 2005.

The Shaftesbury Casino - West Bromwich
www.shaftesburycasino.com
Opened September 2004.

The Broadway Casino
www.broadwaycasino.co.uk
Located in the centre of Birmingham @ 1-4 Broadway Plaza. Opened April 2005. 

The Corinthian Club
www.thecorinthianclub.co.uk
Partnership between the G1 Group and Casinos Austria International. 

Soul Casino - Aberdeen
www.pbdevco.com
Aberdeen. Opened April 2007.



Former operations...
Sorrento Casino - Walsall.
Closed September 2006.

Bannatyne's Casino
The Quayside, Newcastle.
Opened 11th February, 2005. Closed 19th September, 2006.

Paris Casino - Blackpool
www.pariscasinoblackpool.co.uk
Destroyed by fire July 2009.

Fifty St. James
www.fiftylondon.com
Closed October, 2009.

Paddington Casino & Sports Bar
www.paddingtoncasino.com
Closed November 2009.
 


 
 
Further Information,,,
The Gambling Commission
www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk
The Gambling Commission has now replaced the Gaming Board for Great Britain.
www.gbgb.org.uk
National Casino Industry Forum (NCIF)
www.nci-forum.co.uk
The British Casino Association Ceased operations 2008 and was replaced by the National Casino Industry Forum below.
British Casino Operators Association
www.casinooperatorsassociation.org.uk
Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
www.culture.gov.uk
www.culture.gov.uk/gambling_and_racing/default.htm
The DCMS has since June 2001 overseen casino gaming in Great Britain, before that  casinos were the responsibility of the Home Office.
Casino Advisory Panel
www.culture.gov.uk/CAP
Gamble Aware
www.gambleaware.co.uk
Chips Charity - The Charity of the Casino & Gaming Industry
www.chipscharity.org

 

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