With a history that stretches back as far as 1926, Coral has been formally trading since betting shops were legalised in 1961. It went on to become one of the UK’s most popular bookmakers, and grew thanks to a £2.18 billion merger with Gala Bingo in 2005. This made it one of Britain’s biggest bookies, as well as the UK’s largest bingo operator.

The company went on to merge with Ladbrokes in 2016 to create the Ladbrokes Coral Group, bringing together more than 4,000 betting shops and 30,000 employees. Not bad for a business started by a Polish immigrant by the name of Joseph Kagarlitsky, who became Joe Coral when he moved to the UK.

Customer Service

Head to Coral’s help centre for all the assistance you need. See if the FAQ section answers your query, or if not select the ‘Other’ option, followed by ‘Contact Us’.

If the help there doesn’t solve your issue you’ll be taken through to Coral’s contact details and live chat service. A chat box usually pops up if you spend a few minutes on the site anyway, giving you instant access to an advisor if you have any queries.

Payment Options

It couldn’t really get much easier to deposit money into your account. Once your card is linked, just click the deposit button on the homepage, choose your amount and you’re there. You can deposit between £5 and £99,000, and funds are credited straight away. When you want to withdraw, just go to your account and click the link.

The limits are pretty much the same, with a minimum of £5 and a maximum of £100,000. Coral also offers the Connect card, which amongst other things allows you to deposit and withdraw money in shops.

Odds and Coverage

If you’re looking for a bookmaker which is brimming with features, Coral is a decent bet. From info to help you make your selections to live streaming of certain events, all your gambling needs are taken care of.

You can get involved with some live betting while you’re watching something on a live stream, with Coral’s in-play service nice and slick. You just need to make sure you don’t delay placing your bet too much, as the odds change all the time with live betting.

Is there anything else you need to know?

Coral’s website has a simple layout that’s easy to navigate. The things you’ll need the most are in all the right places, including links for accessing your account, depositing funds and reaching different areas of the site.

When you’re betting on sports, there is a selection of quick links where you’ll see the most popular sports and events. If what you’re looking for isn’t there, you can scroll down to an A-Z of sports. Here you’ll find everything from Aussie Rules to cycling, darts, handball and volleyball.

Coral is one of the UK’s leading bookmakers, and aims to provide its customers with a wide range of betting and gaming products and opportunities. This means you’ll find all sorts of things you can bet on, whether it’s leading Premier League games, lower level rugby or even political and entertainment markets.

Use Coral Radio to listen to commentaries on events such as horse racing and cricket, or check out the latest sports news and betting offers in the News & Blogs section. Brush up on your knowledge in the statistics area, before easily adding your selections to your betting slip, then keep an eye on how your bets are doing by clicking the Live Scores link.


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