Aspers Casino The Gate Newcastle

Located in The Gate Complex on Newgate Street in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Aspers Casino Newcastle is the city’s premier entertainment and leisure venue. Operating over three levels and having total floor space of over 65,000, there is no better place for gaming in the region. The casino has a range of slot machines, live gaming tables and the largest poker room in the North East of England with 200 permanent seats. There is also a fantastic fine dining restaurant, stylish cocktail bar and a sports bar that has over 30 screens to watch the latest sport.


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  • Opening Hours: The casino, bars and restaurants are open 24-hours per day, 7 days per week, including public holidays (except Christmas Day)
  • Dress Code: Smart casual (no tracksuit bottoms, ripped or dirty jeans, workwear or hats)
  • Membership: There is no requirement to be a member and entry is free for all
  • Getting There: Thanks to its location in the city centre of Newcastle, the casino is easily reachable by all forms of public transport and is a short walk from both the city’s bus station and train station; Drivers should enter NE1 5TG into their sat nav
  • Parking: Free parking is available at the Gate’s car park though you must get your casino membership card validated to enjoy this perk

Casino Games

Aspers Casino in Newcastle features a wide range of casino games. This includes Roulette, Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Punto Banco and Wheel of Fortune. The casino offers a spectacular electronic gaming experience and has 20 of the latest slot machines that have progressive jackpots of up to £20,000, as well as 70 live electronic gaming terminals and electronic roulette games linked to live tables.


Poker players are well catered for at Aspers Casino Newcastle as it has the largest poker room in the entire North East of England with 200 permanent seats. Cash games are available every day of the week from 2pm onwards and have blinds ranging from 25/25p to £1/£2. Bigger games may be available on request.

Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays sees the casino’s tournaments take place. Prize pools range from £500 to £2500 with buy-ins from £15 to £30. Any player who hits a Royal Flush in any scheduled tournament automatically receives free entry into all tournaments the following week.

The casino is also a regular location for the Grand Prix Poker Tour Mini and also plays host to its own monthly cash poker league where players can win a share of £6500 every month. All you have to do is play 750 hands in cash games per month to qualify for the Final Freeroll Tournament, which takes place on the first Thursday of the following month. Please note that all poker players must be members of the casino.

Loyalty Program

Like most casinos, Aspers Casino Newcastle has a loyalty scheme for regular users of the casino. The scheme is known as Freeplay Extra and it rewards players with points every time they play with the points being instantly redeemable on your slots of electronic roulette cash balances. Build up enough reward points and you can become eligible for Extra status or VIP Xtra status, which means that you qualify for extra food and drink discounts. All members of Freeplay Extra are eligible for a wide range of other events and promotions.

Food and Drink

Fine dining is on offer at Aspers Casino in Newcastle at the fabulous Freya’s Restaurant. Serving modern British cuisine, diners can choose from a range of flavoursome dishes cooked by the able kitchen team. Particularly popular are the Freya’s Favourites Menu and their Grill Menu, which both offer a wide variety of tasty dishes.

Tanzibar is the casino’s stylish cocktail bar that offers a vibrant and cosmopolitan atmosphere unlike any other venue in the city of Newcastle. As well as a wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, there is a tasty snack menu available too. The other bar on offer at Aspers is their wonderful Sports Bar. With 30 individual multimedia screens and a huge 156” HD screen, you can watch live sporting events from around the world at any time of the day.