Casinos in Wigan
We have searched up and down the country in order to bring you this free guide to the most outstanding casinos in the UK. We wanted to make it as easy as possible for you to play your favourite casino games, and to help you out you can have a practice in our online casino. You can play for free or for real money and there’s no deposit required. So whether you like online gaming, or playing in a real-life casino, we have got you covered.
Mention Wigan and the word “casino” in the same sentence and for a lot of people you will conjure up memories of frenetic Northern Soul All-nighters in which people would dance until dawn to soul seven inches from the states. The Northern Soul scene was based in the Wigan Casino and in many ways was the precursor to the modern rave and club scenes. Nowadays the Wigan Casino is closed, but we have found some great places in which you can have fun (of a different kind) until dawn!
Rileys Sports Bar
While the main draw of most sports bars are the TVs showing live events, Rileys has a little more up its sleeves. Rileys Sports Bar Wigan also has a gaming space offering 5 poker games, so if you fancy your chances for a royal flush, then this is definitely the spot to check out. There’s also pool and snooker facilities for all you budding Hurricane Higgins’. The Bar also offers delicious refreshing drinks, bar snacks and did we mention that it shows sports?
Gala Bingo is a large, purpose built bingo hall located in the Wigan Grand shopping centre. Aside from the bingo, which is always the main attraction in these places, there are slots machines, and a bar and cafe area offering food and drinks during the day and night. The club is open from 10am Monday to Saturday and 12pm Sunday, if you know your two fat ladies from your Danny La Rue, then this is the place to be… If you don’t then come anyway, the bingo is always a lively, fun experience.
Kings amusements has over 50 years of experience in casino gaming and now offers a huge selection of electronic games, from old favourites to brand new, cutting edge games. It’s open 9am to 8pm Monday to Saturday and from 10am to 5pm on Sunday and offers free refreshments to all its guests.
Wigan Casino may have closed its doors, but the spirit of fun that it created lives on in this former Mill town. You will surely experience it for yourself if your travels bring you here. Just in case, bring a cardboard box and some talcum powder. You never know when Northern Soul will come back into fashion.