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Bingo Bonanza as Wolverhampton winner hits High 5 jackpot

Lucky native wins £250,000 and shares half with remainder of membership


It was a special occasion at Gala Bingo in Wolverhampton on Sunday, July 12, when a fortunate native scooped an unimaginable £250,000 on the High 5 jackpot.


The winner, a grandmother from Wolverhampton who has chosen to stay nameless, went on the Ashmore Park membership to play bingo along with her accomplice and a few mates and received the total home prize of £three,000 – and was shocked to search out she’d additionally hit the High 5 jackpot, taking her winnings as much as £128,000.


As if that wasn’t sufficient, the Wolverhampton luck did not cease there. Because of the groundbreaking nature of the High 5 recreation, half of the general jackpot – £125,000 – was shared between the 61 gamers within the membership on the time, that means every participant took away £2,049.18 every!


The winner, who’s 76 years outdated, stated: “I am absolutely ecstatic with the win. It hasn’t really sunk in yet – when I got home from bingo I just sat staring into space while it hit me! I’m going to spend the money on my kids, my grandchildren and some home improvements. I’m even more overwhelmed that I helped so many other people to win over £2,000 each. Everyone has been telling me all the things they’ll be able to do with the money, like take their kids on a long summer holiday. I’ve been coming to this club every Sunday for years and always dreamed of winning the big one but I won’t stop coming to Gala Bingo – I love it!'”


Gala Bingo Ashmore Park membership supervisor Ade Stain stated: “We’re completely thrilled for her. We did not realise at first how a lot she’d received – I went over to test her declare on the total home and immediately it dawned on me that she had known as on quantity 5, which meant that she received the High 5 jackpot. Everyone was so shocked – we needed to cease the bingo as a result of everybody was dancing round and hugging one another! The girl’s accomplice needed to go exterior to settle down! The ambiance was electrical. The workers have been all so excited for the gamers as everybody received, they usually have been texting their colleagues who weren’t working that day. Gala Ashmore Park is a pleasant membership and Sunday was definitely a day to recollect.”


1,211,740 Gala Bingo members performed the High 5 recreation final month. That’s sufficient to fill the entire 2010 World Cup stadiums greater than twice over! At odds of some one in 1,145 million, Gala Bingo in Warrington noticed two £250,000 wins within the house of simply 6 days within the week earlier than Christmas. The High 5 Jackpot has paid out a complete £17,096,890.09 since its launch in 2007, and it is easy to see why the sport has been one in every of Gala Bingo’s most profitable thus far.


The High 5 recreation presents a singular probability for purchasers to play for a jackpot. With higher prize cash and much more possibilities to win, the linked High 5 recreation is Britain’s greatest bingo jackpot.


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Gala Bingo, galabingo.com and Gala TV are all a part of Gala Coral Group Limited – Europe’s main playing operator.


Gala Bingo

Gala Bingo is the UK’s primary bingo operator, with 145 golf equipment. Gala Bingo hosts a jackpot recreation known as High 5, a singular providing within the bingo business whereby jackpots are shared between membership members. The largest win thus far was in November 2007, the place practically £875,000 was received – half of which was distributed amongst High 5 gamers and the opposite half went to 1 total winner. 


The approach High 5 works could be very easy. If ‘home’ known as on quantity 5, gamers can declare 50 per cent of the jackpot, whereas the remaining 50 per cent is shared by all the opposite gamers on the membership.  There’s one other probability to win if members name ‘home’ on a quantity ending with a 5 – for instance quantity 85 – the place 10 per cent of the overall money is awarded to that participant. 


The High 5 recreation has paid out £2.three million in Jackpot prizes alone since January 1, 2010. That’s the equal of a High 5 Jackpot paid out each single day.


galabingo.com is a number one on-line bingo site with a winner each second (bingo and video games) and provides away £65 million  a 12 months. galabingo.com presents online bingo, chat and different enjoyable video games 24 hours a day, seven days every week.


Gala TV
Gala TV, which awards 200,000 winners a 12 months and provides away roughly £20,000 every night time in prize cash, broadcasts 24 hours a day on www.galabingo.com and Sky and Freesat channel 861. AutoBingo is out there all through the day with stay bingo operating from 5pm-1am. Viewers can register through their distant management, on the web site or through the use of freephone phone quantity 0800 587 4880. Players then press their crimson button to buy tickets for the bingo video games or play on the web site. 


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


Gala Coral is proud to be the primary playing operator to have obtained full GamCare accreditation throughout all its divisions.


The Gala Coral Group employs practically 17,000 folks.


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