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22/03/2017 'Welcome to the Fabulous Casino Night' light up 9ft sign

Our Fantastic new 9 ft. casino sign will compliment your casino night, adding the 'wow' factor upon arrival of your guests.

22/03/2017 New 'Chic' Photo Booth

This stylish new photo booth adds that touch of class & sophistication. This booth has all the latest features such as 'Green Screen' & fits up to 6 guests at anyone time.

20/01/2016 Giant Illuminated Love Letters

New in for the 2016 Wedding session are theses stunning high gloss white illuminated love letters with over 48 crystal bulbs, high gloss bright white finish & each letter standing 4ft tall & 3ft wide means that the collection of letters are 12ft long.

09/04/2015 New Money Wheel Table

We are always looking for new games, the Money Wheel is an exciting fast moving game, an eye-catching bright and colourful table great centre piece

02/04/2015 All New Website

The launch of our all new website now 100% mobile friendly

11/11/2014 3rd VIP Photo Booth

We get our 3rd photo booth to keep up with the demands, this time we have gone Square !!

10/06/2013 Casino Tables Re-Upholstered

All of our casino tables have now been finished with the re-upholstering! We want to ensure that our clients don't only receive a great service but they also receive great fresh looking equipment at every event. We take great pride in everything that we offer our clients, ensuring that any table that has the slightest hint of requiring attention, you can be sure it is attended to promptly.

06/05/2013 Illuminated Ostrich Feather Table Centrepieces For Hire

Due to repeated requests we can now hire Stunning Ostrich Feather Table Centres. They are perfect any event from corporate to private house party, you can hire as little as 1 - 25. They can be supplied in a choice of colours to suit your theme. Hire costs start from £18 each

04/02/2013 2nd VIP Photo Booth

Due to popular demand we have now invested in a second photo booth 'The Party Booth'. It is the same as the larger booth, all singing and dancing technology as larger booth, however the second one is slightly smaller to accommodate the smaller venues and house parties. Hire Starts from £395, for further info visit


Another great investment to keep up with the growing trends, the new VIP PHOTOBOOTH HIRE If you want to add more laughter and memories to your event then this is it...the Photobooth! This has been designed and manufactured in house, giving careful thought to every detail when it comes to delivering and ease of assembling without jeopardising the unique look of the photobooth that can also be personalised to suit your event. Step inside the photobooth and imagine you are in Hawaii or even walking the red carpet of Hollywood with our vast range of props. The photos pop out within seconds; upload to your mobile...this endless list of what you can do with the new photobooth is state of the art fun. The VIP PHOTOBOOTHHIRE is available for hire anywhere in the UK and to purchase. Please call or email for further details.

01/03/2012 New Hire & Buy...Las Vegas Sign

We are always striving to keep up with customer demands by re-investing in new equipment. Our latest piece of equipment is the Las Vegas Sign a great prop for anyone wishing to add that Wow to their Casino Party without breaking the bank. The Las Vegas Sign stands 7ft tall X 4ft wideFits into any venue & can be assembled in just 5 minutesThis sign has been designed & manufactured in house giving careful thought to every aspect from assembling, durability and electrical connections The Las Vegas Sign is for hire and purchase, call or email for more details

24/02/2012 Ace of Diamonds offers a free casino event every year, supported by their team of croupiers

The Essex based team voted to support 'Kids Inspire' by donating 3 casino tables with professional croupiers for their event taking place on 24th February 2012. The Event is taking place at Crondon Park Golf Club Stock Essex A big thank you to Penny Theophanous, Jessica Adams, & Samantha Rank who will be the croupiers donating their time on the evening. Kids Inspire is a registered children's charity working with some of the most disadvantaged children to build positive relationships through opportunities, therapy, love and care. Many of our children have suffered horrendous abuse, trauma and neglect. They have had their childhoods stolen and our aim is to show them that they can have the life they desire and deserve and be emotionally healthy, happy, productive members of our society. With a qualified and diverse team of therapists, social workers and holistic practitioners we heal their wounds and make a lasting difference. Kids Inspire have had 60% of their funding cut due to government cuts. Support Kids Inspire by making a donation or signing up for a standing order at Anyone can put their charity or fundraising event forward to be nominated for next year 2013

08/10/2011 Ace of Diamonds continues to support charity events.

Maria Flynns nephew was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (primary bone cancer) on his 14th birthday, he is thankfully now in remission, since his diagnosis 2 years ago he has been raising money and awareness into this deadly disease. Maria was organising a charity ball where all the money raised will be donated to the Bone Cancer Research Trust.We supported Maria and Callum by donating our DIY Casino Package free of charge.The charity ball took place on 8th October 2011 at Leigh Centurion's Sports VillageWith Marias hard work and the support of others they raised £2500

18/03/2011 TV Lime Pictures - ITV 2 The Only Way is Essex

We were delighted when 'Lime Pictures' hired Ace of Diamonds gaming tables and 3 croupiers, Sam, Penny & Jessica for filming on the set of The Only Way Is Essex which is back on our screens on Monday March 20th...we cannot tell you too much more as we would hate to spoil the story line! All we can say is watch Series 2, episode 4 & you may see a glimpse of some of the team from Ace of Diamonds. The Only Way Is Essex "TOWIE" is an ITV2 reality television show based in Essex. It shows "real people in modified situations, saying unscripted lines but in a structured way, if you havnt already tuned in, give it a watch its a real giggle! Thank you to Lime Pictures for hiring casino hire services.

26/06/2010 Ace of Diamonds Supporting Colin Booths Trek for St Luke's Hospice'

Ace of Diamonds continues to offer 2 free casino events every year, supported by their team of croupiers. The Essex based team voted Artic Trek in aid of St Luke's Hospice Basildon as the 2nd free casino event of 2010. Event Date took Saturday on 26th June 2010 & raised over £1500 A big thank you to Jane, Lou, jessica & the team for giving up their free time & ensuring a great night was had by all that attended. The Hospice is available to all living in the area who are terminally ill, the majority of whom have cancer. It strives to provide a warm, loving ,caring environment where the emphasis is on quality care provided through an In-Patient Unit, Day Care Unit, Hospice at Home Service, Bereavement Support, Children's Bereavement Counselling, Carers Support and Sitting Service. Registered charity number 289466 Anyone can put their charity or fundraising event forward to be nominated for next year 2011

27/02/2010 Ace of Diamonds Supporting 'Bond' Fundraising Event at St. Michael C of E School

Ace of Diamonds continues to offer 2 free casino events every year, supported by their team of croupiers. The Essex based team voted St. Michael C of E School as one of the first free casino events of 2010. As a Voluntary aided school, all money raised will go back into the school & help towards musical instruments, pantos, subsidised school trips, books, special needs equipment, outdoor play equipment etc. ST Michaels PTA held their Bond Night on 27th February 2010 & raised £772.78. A big thank you to Jane, Lou & the team for giving up their free time & ensuring a great night was had by all that attended. Anyone can put their charity or fundraising event forward to be nominated for next year 2011

26/06/2009 Ace of Diamonds Supporting Helen Rollason Heal Cancer Charity

Ace of Diamonds continues to offer 2 free casino events every year and this year we have pleasure in supporting the Helen Rollason Charity as one of its free casino events this year so they can continue their vital work. The Helen Rollason Heal Cancer Charity are dedicated to improving the quality of lives of people touched by cancer. Theirnetwork of cancer care centres offer counselling, complementary therapy treatments, information and support to people at one of the most difficult times in their lives. They also run the Live Well Experience, a five-day residential programme in Co. Donegal Ireland; and promote cancer research through the work of our world-class research laboratory and team of research nurses. Charity Registration No 1052861 Postponed - Date to be confirmed

19/05/2009 NEW HIRE...Casino Game Chuck a Luck

Ace of Diamonds are always striving to keep our customers happy by introducing new and exciting games. Chuck-A-Luck is a lively game where three dice tumble in a spinning cage and you place bets on how many dice will come up with your chosen number when the cage stops spinning.This is a popular game at parties, fund raisers and many first-class casinos around the world. It's fun and easy to learn, so beginners take to it quickly, yet the simple premise offers the excitement and high payout that keeps seasoned players coming back for more.

24/04/2009 Ace of Diamonds supporting local fundraising event

Ace of Diamonds continues to offer 2 free casino events every year, supported by their team of croupiers. The Essex based team voted a Family in need as the first free casino event in 2009. The event supported a small local fundraiser in aid of raising money to help the family buy a headstone for their baby that died of cot death. The event was held at The Gardeners Pub in Chelmsford Essex. A big thank you to Penny & the team for giving up their free time & ensuring a great night was had by all that attended. The evening raised £510. Anyone can put their charity or fundraising event forward to be nominated each year.

27/11/2008 Ace of Diamonds Croupiers Hired for BBC1 THIS WEEK Programme

BBC1 hired two of Ace of Diamonds croupiers, Jane Brooks & Grant Taylor to use their dealing skills for the programme THIS WEEK showing on Thursday 27 November BBC1 at 11.35pm. Filming took place in the casino at the Empire in Leicester Square London. You will see Jane spinning the Roulette wheel whilst Andrew Rawnsley talks about Gordon brown, gambling with tax payer's money. Jane moves on to deal Texas Hold'em Poker & Grant plays one of the punters along side the presenters of the programme. This programme is a short political round up of the week looking at the big Gamble that Gordon Brown is taking with the economy.Both Grant & Jane have many years of experience within the casino industry & a wealth of knowledge...making ideal candidates for all types of TV work.


NEW Hire...Giant Scalextric 16FT x 8FT Experience the thrill and excitement of this giant scalextric racing event. Test your driving skills against your co-workers, friends or race against the clock trying to break the track record to become the fastest person on the track.Ideal for team building, promotions, corporate functions, fundraising or any kind of celebration where you would like to challenge & entertain your guests!Hire includes two Pit Crew to ensure the smooth running from start to finish. For prices please call 08445 617 919

02/06/2008 Ace of Diamonds Casino Shop & Show Room Open for Business

Ace of Diamonds show room and casino shop provides an opportunity to view all casino tables & equipment for hire at Fun Casino Events as well as purchasing a full range of gaming equipment & accessories.The shop holds a large selection Poker Tables, Poker Cloths, Buttons, Cards, Poker Chips, Casino Books, DVDs & a great selection of gift ideas. This is the perfect place to come and try before you buy! Best of all you will only encounter experienced staff with a wealth of knowledge & advice. Most items are always in stock, however if by chance we do not have your product in stock we will endeavour to get it within 48 hours & deliver free of charge on orders over 100 within a 25 mile radius.Visitor Opening HoursMonday to Friday 9.30 am - 5.30 pm Saturday 10 am - 12 Noon Sunday by appointment only Telephone 01277 841011Order Line Monday to Saturday 10 am to 10 pm

17/05/2008 Ace of Diamonds Supporting 'Save The Children'

Ace of Diamonds was delighted to support another charity event this year for 'Save the Children' held locally at the Belvedere Public House. Ace of Diamonds donated two casino tables with professional croupiers & a 1 day cruise voucher for the winner of the casino. The event attracted over 150 guests to support the evening, raising over £1700 profit on the night.Feedback from Charlotte Thatcher event organiser & guests was very positive; the casino appeared to be the highlight of the evening. Congratulations to Charlotte for a successful evening.

18/04/2008 TV BBC3 new series Don't Tell the Bride Renegade Pictures

Samantha Director of Ace of Diamonds was contacted by Anthony, the groom to be. He wanted to hire a fun casino for his wedding reception. The new series screened on BBC3 in July 08 which the groom 'Anthony' must choose every detail of his upcoming nuptials, from venue to wedding dress to guest entertainment with 12,000 whilst his fiance is kept in the dark about absolutely everything! The Fun Casino took place at the exclusive wedding venue Boreham House Chelmsford Essex. Anthony hired three casino tables, his wife was over the moon with his choice of entertainment & the evening was a great success.

19/11/2007 TV

Twickenham Film Studios contacted us, to find out if any of our croupiers had heard of, or played a game called Faro. As all of our croupiers have a ray of knowledge and experience from working within the gaming industry, we were able to find a croupier that new how to deal and play Faro. Charles Ornstein was hired as an advisor for the film The Duschess. The film company were so overwhelmed by Charles's expertise, that he was then asked to be the Faro dealer. Charles starred alongside Keira Knightley in the scene as the dealer.Charles has been Involved in casino industry since 1970 hence is vast knowledge and array experience. Charles has also had scenes in: - Cracker, Beau Brummel & The Deal & has advised in many other films where gaming knowledge has been required. The Duchess is being produced by Path Productions and BBC Films and stars Keira Knightley as The Duchess; Ralph Fiennes as her husband The Duke; Hayley Atwell as her best friend Lady Elizabeth Foster; and Dominic Cooper as her lover, Earl Grey. The film will be released sometime next year.

06/07/2007 Ace of Diamonds Fun Casino - Winners of the Basildon District Business Awards 2007

Ace of Diamonds Directors Karl & Samantha Rank are proud winners of the Basildon District Business Awards 2007 for GROWING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR and BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR. The awards took place on 6 July at the Towngate Theatre Basildon. Samantha and Karl shared the moment with family, friends and staff members.

06/07/2007 Samantha Rank BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR winner sponsored by IFDS

International Financial Data Services IFDS is a joint venture between Boston-based State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), a world leader in financial services providing investment servicing, investment management, trading services and investment research, and DST Systems Inc (NYSE: DST), a Kansas City-based leader in the design, development and operation of proprietary shareholder accounting software systems. International Financial is today recognised as the worlds leading provider of ASP (Application Service Provision) and BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) solutions to the global collective investment industry. Supporting over 13 million accounts for over 100 organisations, and with over 2,000 experienced staff based in three locations (Canada, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom).Our UK operation is based in two locations in Essex; Basildon and Chelmsford. We are delighted to be introducing and sponsoring the 1st Business Woman of the Year award for Basildon

06/07/2007 Karl & Samantha Rank winners of the GROWING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR sponsored by Echo

The Echo has been successfully organising business awards across the Basildon district for 12 years The aim of the awards are to project the Basildon district as a progressive area with developing companies across a wide variety of business sectors and to encourage new companies to relocate into the area. We believe that the awards are fundamental in developing a healthy, prosperous and sustained local economy. The awards offer great networking opportunities and relationship building as well as encouraging investment into the area. The awards also boost staff morale, company image and customer confidence.

28/05/2007 Texas Hold'em Poker School

Ace of Diamonds Texas Hold'em Poker School - Venue Ace of Diamonds Billericay - Trainer Mr Terry Pool Again, another successful Training Day and full house!Croupiers from across the country took part in the Texas Hold'em Training day (pot limit and no limit); due to the enthusiasm of each croupier, it truly was a great day.Some of the croupiers that attended currently work for Ace of Diamonds in different parts of the country, whilst others have not yet had the pleasure of working as part of our team.As well as being a training day, it was also a great opportunity for croupiers to meet for the first time & exchange information about the different service providers during lunch.We will be looking to run the next Texas Hold'em Poker School in September.

28/05/2007 Terry explaining the game and terminology


28/05/2007 The group was split into two groups for role play.


15/01/2007 Five News - Television Interview

Five News visited our office to film & interview one of our croupiers about the common cons within the casino industry; what a croupier would look out for, are cons easy to spot etc.This interview was filmed then shown on Five News on 15 January in relation to the story of the three people that coned many casinos with hidden cameras.

05/05/2006 Ace of Diamonds Supporting local charity St Lukes

Ace of Diamonds provides two casino events every year for charity or fundraising events. This was our 2nd charity event we supported this year. This was a great evening, with a good number of guests supporting Tina for her Ice Land Challenge on behalf of St Lukes. We provided three casino tables, two Blackjack & one Roulette, the night raised £1186 profit. Well done Tina & good luck from everyone at Ace of Diamonds.

08/03/2006 Ace of Diamonds Supporting Fundraising Event

Ace of Diamonds supporting our first free casino this year, in aid of The Friends Of Jack Gooding-Harding. This event was an extremely successful evening, local companies and clubs attended giving thier support, donating prizes to the winners of the casino and playing on the casino tables. The night raised a total of £2800, part of this will be donated to the childrens cancer research chartiy.Well done to Mr Morton, who spent hours organising this evening.

06/02/2006 TV

One of our croupiers has just finished working on a short film for Studio Break 71. Our croupier is in a couple of scenes working in the casino.

20/12/2005 Photographic

Our table & croupier was used as an advertising aid for the Gambling Post. Here is the croupier posing for one of the shots on the Blackjack table.

07/06/2005 Photographic

Our tables were recently used in some promotional work for Here is Helen Chamberlain of Soccer AM fame sprawled across one of our blackjack tables. The event was held in London and this is another example of the uses you can have from our equipment.