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October 06, 2010 03:30 ET

Lights, Camera, Action-Its Gala Show Time!

New Live and Interactive Bingo Experience Launches on

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2010) - Players are invited to take their seats for 'Gala Show Time', the new, exciting live and interactive way of playing bingo which can only be experienced at

Premiering on 27 September at in the Gala TV club and on Sky and Freesat channel 861, Gala Show Time will air every Monday to Friday from 9pm right the way through to January 2011. The action packed two hour extravaganza includes free bingo, big guaranteed jackpots, scratch cards live on-screen plus celebrity guests, winners' stories, photos and plenty of live chat with the presenters.

To celebrate the launch, the first week of Gala Show Time will feature TV personality and Gala TV favourite Paul Ross appearing on the show, followed by This Morning's astrologer Paul Watson every subsequent Tuesday night to guide players on their cosmic week ahead.

Paul Ross is excited to be back launching Gala Show Time. He said: "I am so thrilled to be asked back onto Gala TV to launch Gala Show Time. You just can't beat the winning combination of bingo, live TV and chatting on air with the players. It's guaranteed to be a fantastic night for everyone. So come on Gala Bingo fans, eyes down – it's Show Time!"

All the regular Gala TV presenters including ex-Hollyoaks Ben Hull and ex-Eastenders Chris Parker, and favourite callers will be feature on Gala Show Time and will chat with players during the programme keeping the bingo excitement at an all time high.

Gala TV manager, Kevin Loman, said: "Gala Show Time will really bring the experience of playing bingo to a whole new level. We are so excited about the celebrity line up and all the live action and hope our viewers will be too!" 

Notes to editors:

Gala Bingo, and Gala TV are all part of Gala Coral Group Limited - Europe's leading gambling operator.

Gala TV

Gala TV, which awards 200,000 winners a year, broadcasts 24 hours a day on and Sky and Freesat channel 861. AutoBingo is available throughout the day with live bingo running from 5pm-1am. Viewers can register via their remote control, on the website or by using freephone telephone number 0800 587 4880. Players then press their red button to purchase tickets for the bingo games or play on the website. is a leading online bingo website with a winner every second (bingo and games) and gives away £65 million a year. offers bingo, chat and other fun games 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Gala Bingo

Gala Bingo is the UK's number one bingo operator, with 145 clubs. Gala Bingo hosts a jackpot game called High 5, a unique offering in the bingo industry whereby jackpots are shared between club members. The largest win to date was in November 2007, where nearly £875,000 was won - half of which was distributed among High 5 players and the other half went to one overall winner. 

The Gala Coral Group is proud to support Sue Ryder Care, and has raised over £1m.

Gala Coral is proud to be the first gambling operator to have received full GamCare accreditation across all its divisions.

The Gala Coral Group employs nearly 17,000 people.

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