Alea, Glasgow

Alea is the largest of the 5 casinos in Glasgow.  The casino consists of 2 floors where you will find casino games, 2 bars and the magnificent Waterfront Restaurant. 

The Alea Casino is at Springfield Quay adjacent to the River Clyde.   Located in a vibrant part of Glasgow, the Alea is in walking distance from the Hollywood Bowl, the Odeon Cinema, the Grand Ole Opry, the Aquatron Dive Centre and loads of bars and restaurants.

The casino is about 1 mile from Glasgow’s Gordon Street Train Station and approximately 8 miles from Glasgow Airport.  

 

Venue Details

Address:  Springfield Quay, Paisley Rd, Glasgow G5 8NP (Map)

Telephone:  +44 (0)141-555 6100

Website:  https://glasgow.aleacasinos.com/

Opening hours:  24/7

Parking:  Casino has its own free car park

Dress Code:  Smart casual

 

Multiple-Award Winning Casino

Alea is a brand owned by Caesars Entertainment EMEA.

Caesars Entertainment EMEA has been awarded the “European Casino Operator of the Year” at the International Gaming Awards 3 years on the trot – 2016, 2017, 2018.

 

Casino Games

You can play at live tables or at betting terminals at Alea Casino.  The casino games include American Roulette, Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Punto Banco, Slots and Electronic Roulette.

 

Gaming

At the Alea, you will find the following live games:

  • American Roulette

    Min Bet: £1

  • Blackjack

    Min Bet: £2

  • Three Card Poker

    Min Bet: £2

  • Punto Banco

    Min Bet: £10

 

Electronic Casino Games

Alea has around 50 electronic machines in the casino.  There are 30 electronic roulette terminals and 20 slot machines.

 

ELECTRONIC ROULETTE

All 30 of Alea’s electronic roulette games are progressives with random jackpots.  You can play touchbet roulette or on electronic red and blue roulette terminals.

 

SLOTS

You’ll find progressive jackpots that go up to £20000.  

The slot machines at Alea Casino are powered by on cutting edge IGT or Novomatic software

Alea’s array of slot games include Pharaoh’s Fortune, Book of Ra, Cleopatra, Dolphin’s Pearl and Lucky Lady, Fort Knox and Mega Kong.

 

FIXED ODDS BETTING TERMINALS

Alea has 2 fixed odds betting terminals with potential £500 jackpots.

 

LOYALTY POINTS

Alea has a loyalty points system.  You have to apply for a “Total Rewards Card”.  When you eat, drink or play at any Caesar’s Casino, you earn reward points.  These can be redeemed for real rewards.  Depending how how many points you earn, you can redeem your reward points for free plays, drinks, meals, luxury items or a trip to Las Vegas. 

 

Poker

The Alea has a poker lounge, where there is live sports on big TV screens. 

 

TOURNAMENTS

There are No Limit Texas Holdem tournaments every day of the week.  You’ll have to check the schedule on the Alea website for the starting times.

 

CASH GAMES

You can play cash games which can run 24/7 if there are enough players around.  The rake for the cash games is 5% and is capped at £5. 

 

LOYALTY POINTS

Alea have a loyalty points system for poker cash games.  These points can be used for buying drinks and food or for playing Alea’s games.  If you collect enough points, you can buy ipads and luxury dinners.  

 

Food and Drink

The Bars

The Alea has 2 bars – the Long Bar and the Sports Bar.  Both are stylish.  The Long Bar is stylish and more glamorous.  This is where you might go to have cocktails, gin and tonics and cold beer. 

The Sports Bar is situated on the ground floor where you can watch sports on HD TV screens.  You can play pool and darts while you enjoy your drink with good quality bar food.  There is also free Wi-fi and a smoking balcony.  

 

Booths

You can book booths in both the Long and Sports Bars.  You can also book the luxurious VIP Lounge which seats up to 10 people.  VIPs get a mini-bar, fridge and a choice of karaoke or an X-box.

 

The Waterfront Restaurant

If you fancy a Scottish A La Carte experience, you should check out the Waterfront Restaurant.  The restaurant boasts modern Scottish cuisine.  You can eat your meal with fine wine, while enjoying the amazing views of the River Clyde. 

 

Events Suite

For conferences, corporate events, team-building events and parties, the Alea Glasgow has a large Event Suite which can accommodate up to 200 people. 

For professional events, the event suite has cutting edge presentation facilities and a stage. 

For more fun stuff (eg birthdays, wedding receptions), the casino can completely transform the Event Suite.  You can have a DJ, a dance floor and the casino offers various catering packages. 

 

Summary

The Alea is a casino that I think is worth visiting.  You have a fabulous location, lots of games, great food and drink and fantastic views over the River Clyde.  Get lucky and win some money and it’s the perfect day out at the casino.  

 

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