News From the World of Online Bingo
New UK on line bingo website launched
Wink Bingo launches the hottest new bingo site in the Kingdom! This new bingo site is having a second look at how online bingo can be played. In addition to the usual treats like a 200% deposit bonus and a £10 free bingo bonus the site also offers many games you would not usually look for in a bingo site. Also, they are making the whole game more accessible by offering the first 5p bingo cards, and offering surprisingly refreshing family-oriented prizes, like a family trip to Euro Disney or paying for a complete renovation of your home.
UK bingo site Sun Bingo switches software
Popular online bingo game Sun Bingo is switching its software platforms, moving from Tombola Bingo software to a new Gamesys system. To get its players to sign up again, they are holding a £100,000 giveaway for existing players.
Bingo site gives away BMW
Well, a kind of BMW anyway. UK online bingo site cyberbingo’s latest promotion sees them giving away a special jackpot, one that you can drive away. A brand new Mini. Not exactly a beemer, but still this is probably the first time an online bingo site gives away a car.
Wink Bingo gives away plasma TV
Wink bingo is now offering another great promotion. Each week on Wednesdays, the site will choose one player and award him a 42 inch plasma TV to color up his living room. A ticket to this game is £1 and of course the special prize is in addition to the Jackpot and prizes awarded in the game.
A new sister to Wink Bingo – Tastybingo
A whole new concept of bingo bonuses and gaming experience.
Posh bingo offer £1M Coverall games
This UK bingo site is now offering huge million pound coverall games three times a week.
Vics Bingo offer special April promotion
Online bingo site Vics Bingo, is celebrating April in a unique way. Throughout the entire month, the site is offering a limited time bingo promotion. Every Monday, the site will pay an enlarged bingo deposit bonus of 250% for all deposits, bringing it in line with the sites that offer the highest bingo bonus in the industry, though only on Mondays. If you want to get the best deposit bonuses any day, any month, check out the best bingo deposit bonusesin our site.
Bingo.com celebrates 9 years
One of the first online bingo sites is now 9 years old. The site offers 75, 80 and 90 ball bingo games, in addition to its free bingo games. Like most sites, they also have a variety of side games including lotto andslots games.
To celebrate in style, the site is now offering a free bingo bonus of £9 to all its players.
Cardiff women opt for bingo online
According to a local newspaper, women between the ages of 18 and 35 in Cardiff seem to prefer online bingo games to many other pastimes.
When asked, 22% reported logging into online bingo sites more often than they to the gym. A further 19% said they would rather play bingo online than go out shopping in weekends.
These figures were supplied by an online bingo site, so obviously, they should be taken with a grain of salt, but there is no question that online bingo is becoming a huge hit in Cardiff and the UK in general, this is something that any TV viewer can see quite clearly.
UK player wins the biggest bingo Jackpot ever
MarkJ from Lancashire UK could be entitled to a place in the online bingo history books.
On April 10th, MarkJ won what could well be the biggest online bingo jackpot ever!
After just a few weeks of playing bingo online, mark spent another afternoon playing bingo gold, in one of the more popular UK bingo sites, when he hit the big J and took home a whopping ₤107,647 prize.
The huge payout will be granted in a special ceremony to be held in London, and MarkJ has already told the press that he has plans for his winning – buying a house near the coast and helping out his pregnant sister who is thrilled at her good luck.
Now the only question is : did Mark “J” choose his bingo nickname based on a premonition or was it pure luck?
Online Bingo games prohibition discussed in Congress
If you like to play Online Bingo for real money and you happen to live in the US, you will probably be very happy to hear that the UIGEA is being debated in US Congress.
The Unlawful Internet Gambling Act (UIGEA) prohibits online bingo sites from offering bingo games to US players at all. The controversial law was discussed in an April 2 Congressional hearing, with the appropriate title “Proposed UIGEA Regulations: Burden Without Benefit?”. The House Committee on Financial Services is now required to make a decision about this law.
Arguments against the law are being made not only by the Gaming industry, but also by the financial institutions that have been targeted by authorities and required to prevent USA players from making deposits in online gambling sites. Businessmen from the American Banking Association (ABA) as well as Barney Frank and Robert Wexler are called to present their views on the issue and ways to work around the more problematic aspects of this law.
New UK Online Bingo TV Show to be launched this summer
A new treat for UK online bingo lovers is arriving this summer. The new owners of one of the top online bingo halls are going the Full Monty – and introducing a new concept in online bingo entertainment – a TV show in which local celebrities and comedians host an online bingo game and call out the numbers, with viewers at home crossing off their bingo cards.
Sounds familiar? It should if you are a US online bingo players. The recent airing of GSN’s new treat – the Bingo America game show – also has the game show host calling out numbers with viewers at home marking their cards.
But the UK version of a bingo game on TV seems to be aiming for the core fun bingo experience. A lot of good times and entertainment, no need for any trivia questions thank you! Why spoil the fun?
25 Oct – South African skills game provider, SkillPod Gaming, launches new freebingo website. The new site will offer bingo players regular themes including 75 and 90 ball bingo, as well as special pattern themes including stars, check marks and more for added fun to the game.
23 Oct – www.Rainbowbingo.com to launch new bingo site. This long running freebingo game is planning to debut the new website November 1st, with a brand new design and a new software platform from Interactive Playnet. Prior to the launch rainbow bingo will be handing out bonuses, a brand new dell laptop, and $2500 guaranteed cash prizes.
21 Oct – www.gonebingo.co.uk, a leading UK bingo site is holding a special promotion dubbed “lucy bingo” in which a £5 freebingo bonus is handed out to three lucky bingo players every hour. This great event runs until October 24th, so don’t wait, or you’ll miss it.
19 Oct – www.wink-bingo.co.uk launches new chat games. Dubbed ‘Saturday night TV Dinners’ the new game has tv trivia questions, with related prizes like All Star Family Fortune and X Factor merchandise. Check it out Saturdays at prime time.