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31
JAN

Bingo winner wins surprise jackpot:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 31/01/2008 04:00
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Winning the house prize of the Majestic Club of South Shields was quite satisfying to a 61 year old retiree bingo player. However by the time he reached the door of the club, he was in for a bigger surprise. This was because within 20 minutes of his numbers coming up, the other bingo venues of the country had completed the link game. And this was when it was revealed that no one else in the country had reached a full house in such a few... More

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30
JAN

French court verifies respecting of EU law:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 30/01/2008 03:45
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The decision of the French judicial court to verify the commitment of the government in respecting European Union law has been accepted gratefully by the European Betting and Gaming Association (EGBA). The reason the EGBA is delighted with this commitment is that the Court of Appeal of Versailles’s statement is based on its questioning French gaming legislation and in addition, its compatibility with EU law. With this commitment, the... More

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29
JAN

Prime Time Bingo is a prime online bingo site:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 29/01/2008 10:00
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Prime time bingo is an online gaming site that was established in 2006 and has since then offered its members lots of fun and entertainment through its various online games. The games offered here include bingo, casino games, slots and more and its software was provided by Parlay Entertainment and the Gaming Network. At present, Parlay Entertainment is the world’s leading developer and licensor of internet bingo solutions. It is also... More

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28
JAN

UK bingo winner plans a cruise:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 28/01/2008 19:00
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The first thing one does on winning a jackpot of 45,000 pounds in a national game is to treat all the money to oneself. However there are some people who are not so selfish, like the 59 year old Sheffield woman who had won the jackpot. Instead of spending the money on herself, she has plans of treating her mother on a cruise planned as one of the ways of spending her winnings. She told National Bingo that she was shocked when she was informed... More

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27
JAN

Think Bingo is declared the online winner:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 27/01/2008 10:00
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The recent competition organized by Which Bingo, the ‘Online Bingo Site of the Year 2007’ has been awarded to the site, Think Bingo. This award and competition was declared based on the players’ votes. According to ATE online reports, the number of votes received for the year 2007 was more than double the votes received in the year 2006. More than being happy that Think Bingo has been declared the online bingo site of the... More

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26
JAN

Lucky teenager wins 90,000 in a game of bingo:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 26/01/2008 05:00
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A lucky teenager from Leeds was the lucky recipient of the jackpot prize of 90,000 in the Mecca Club in Balm Road. This teenager is only 19 years old, and prefers to remain anonymous, and had won this money on a Saturday night of bingo. She does not have plans to squander all the money on herself; she intends to share her winnings with her uncle and dad, who were also playing bingo at that time. She had won the National Bingo Game Prize of... More

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25
JAN

Are bingo halls coming to an end?

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 25/01/2008 05:00
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Information about the possibility of Bournemouth bingo hall closing has improved efforts to get the building listed. Though the final decision of the fate of the hall will be made at month’s end, its council has already started efforts to protect the Art Deco building from getting bulldozed for flats. So far the building has not been listed but council officers are approaching the English Heritage for the assessment of the site to find... More

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24
JAN

Jordan axed from Foxy Bingo for her pay demands:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 24/01/2008 03:00
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The glamour Jordan who was involved in the advertising campaign of Foxy Bingo, an online bingo operator, was dropped by Foxy Bingo for her huge pay demands. The real name of Jordan is Katie Price, and dropping her from Foxy Bingo ads has created a renewed focus on the ‘Foxy’ character which is a man with a fox’s head. This character will now appear by itself on both off and online promotional material for Foxy Bingo.... More

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23
JAN

An online bingo provider from Canada acquired:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 23/01/2008 03:00
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The series of acquisition of online bingo providers in the internet world is continuing with the latest acquisition being that of the Canadian online bingo provider, Parlay Entertainment. The provider Parlay Entertainment is a provider who had recently secured a UK license and is soon to be acquired by the PEIC Acquisition Corp. The PEIC Acquisition Corp, on the other hand, is a subsidiary of the Letton group of investments that operates from... More

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22
JAN

US received final payments from Neteller:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 22/01/2008 04:00
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The online payment processor and e-wallet, Neteller had a run-in with US authorities on links with online gambling payments. And this had led to Neteller making its final punitive payment of US$ 38.25 million to US authorities on 16th of January. This is the last installment of the US$136 million that Neteller had to pay US authorities to get off their backs. Neteller is a popular online banking option for bingo players and operators. It had... More

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21
JAN

2008 forecasts a bingo tax reform:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 21/01/2008 10:05
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With the Department for Culture, Media and Sport backing a campaign of Gala and Rank Coral, UK bingo industry is expected to find a tax reform in 2008. The department aims at applying pressure on Chancellor Alistair Darling for tax breaks in the 2008 budget. With the falling admissions for bingo clubs, the age of the customers of bingo clubs increasing, the newly imposed smoking ban and the new Gambling Act of 2007, UK bingo industry is in a... More

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20
JAN

Second bingo visit earns a woman 250,000 pounds:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 20/01/2008 04:00
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To this woman from Prescott, there couldn’t be a better way for her to start her New Year. Pauline Davis, aged 26, scooped the prize money of 264,288 pounds at the Mecca Bingo club of Knotty Ash on Sunday night. She just couldn’t believe her luck of winning so much money, on just her second visit to the club. She is a new member of the club, where her membership started a month ago. She was in total shock, while everyone around her... More

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19
JAN

Get 21 Pounds Of Free Bingo Cash

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 19/01/2008 23:00
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Blackpool club bingo are a new and exciting bingo site that have an unbelievable offer for new bingo players. They are offering all new players 21 of free bingo cash to try their fantastic site. The site has an online flash based version and a software based version that can be quickly launched from your computers desktop. Blackpool club bingo has a well designed homepage which is really easy to navigate and is jam packed with useful tools and... More

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19
JAN

Six people lucky enough to share Mecca bingo million:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 19/01/2008 04:25
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Players of Mecca Bingo across the country are now offered the chance of sharing one million pounds jackpot money, as part of Mecca Million game. This means that the prize money of one million pounds that Mecca Bingo offers is shared amongst the six people calling out the lucky numbers. And with the first contest of 2008, six players share the money, where two people managed to claim more than a quarter million pounds each. One of these lucky... More

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18
JAN

100,000 pounds jackpot won by bingo mum:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 18/01/2008 03:00
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The New Year started out wonderfully for a Halifax woman by her winning 100,000 pounds at a bingo game. The woman prefers to remain anonymous and is married with two children. She is both shocked and elated at this winning, and intends to just spend and spend her money for herself and her family. She said that this was brilliant news, and a beautiful start to the New Year. So surprising is the news that her husband did not believe her when... More

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17
JAN

Crown Bingo is the third best bingo site of the year:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 17/01/2008 09:00
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One of the leading UK internet bingo sites, Crown Bingo was rated the third best bingo site of the year by Which Bingo. This competition is judged through votes players across the UK make towards the different online bingo sites. The rating of the site depends on the quality of bingo games, bingo chat rooms, chat masters, jackpots, customer service and the security and reliability of the site. The managing director of Crown Bingo, Dan Smyth... More

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16
JAN

Pensioner from Morecambe records a win in bingo:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 16/01/2008 04:00
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For this 74 year old pensioner from Morecambe, no other gift would be better to start the new year than her 20,000 pound bingo win on new year’s eve. Preferring to remain anonymous, the woman states that she has not mentioned this win to her family as yet as she wants to surprise them on receiving the cheque. It was at the Gala Club of Marine Road, Morecambe that she had won the prize while playing the game, called ‘Afternoon... More

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15
JAN

UK bingo is looking for tax cuts:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 15/01/2008 07:00
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UK Government’s Department of Culture, Media and Sport, the Financial Times newspaper of UK is supporting bingo companies in fighting for a reduction in tax for continuity in the sector. Land based and virtual bingo groups like Gala Coral and Rank have approached the British Chancellor of Exchequer, Alistair Darling for tax reductions. This is to prevent the closure of bingo halls with the recent economic slowdown and a reduction in the... More

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14
JAN

Playtech is slotted to make Virtue Fusion its new acquisition:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 14/01/2008 07:00
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The leading online gaming provider Playtech looks like its going to acquire the UK online bingo development firm, Virtue Fusion. This news is based on an eGaming review that states that the next acquisition for Playtech is Virtue Fusion. This is an exclusive and unsourced report that was released just when Playtech had announced its intentions to grow in its business by following an aggressive acquisition strategy in the year 2008. The... More

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13
JAN

The small town of Alabama is to receive a bingo palace:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 13/01/2008 05:00
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When you think of the word palace, the first thoughts that strike you are pictures of beauty and luxury fit for a queen. However the palace Alabama is to receive is something more different, it is going to receive a bingo gambling palace. This palace Alabama is to receive is the Wind Creek Casino Hotel and Resort which is to be a sixteen story bingo palace costing about $250 million. This palace is expected to open in 2009; however its... More

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12
JAN

Maintain your health with bingo:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 12/01/2008 05:00
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The latest fitness program in Firstenburg Community Center has created a new spin with bingo where instead of waiting idly for numbers; players punch their cards by exercising, eating right and learning about healthy lifestyles. The name of the game is the Fitness Bingo Challenge that started in January helps players make the most of New Year’s resolutions. There is a $25 fee with 12 modified bingo cards allotted one a week. These... More

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11
JAN

Online bingo awards from Which bingo:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 11/01/2008 04:20
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Which Bingo online bingo awards for 2007 comprises not only of the international award, but also the second UK only award. With so many bingo sites doing a great job, a forum is provided for bingo players to register their appreciation of fun and enjoyment they find in the sites. However, just as interesting these awards may be, awards decided by online public voting don’t actually indicate quality in the sites. they usually indicate... More

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10
JAN

The excitement of team bingo:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 10/01/2008 04:00
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Team games is the biggest craze in internet bingo today where many major sites offer these games to bingo players looking for a more social experience in bingo. The payoffs for team bingo are relatively higher, but you have to know how to play these games effectively. Team games are played to create the same atmosphere that existed in bingo halls when bingo started. As bingo is basically a social game it’s more fun playing with a group... More

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9
JAN

Argentinean bingo player still fighting for the right of her huge jackpot:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 09/01/2008 04:00
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Veronica Baena was a regular player of bingo; and last year, she had hit the huge jackpot of 7.6 million euros while playing the game. She had then played bingo in the Lomas Del Mirador gaming hall. However, she has not been lucky enough to get the money for even after twelve months, she and her husband are fighting in court for the right of her money. Their fight is against Codere, the company that owns the bingo hall. Instead of paying her... More

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8
JAN

Learn bingo chat acronyms to enjoy your game of bingo better:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 08/01/2008 03:00
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The newcomer to bingo who enters a bingo chat room is sure to feel like they had entered a parallel universe as though everyone chats in English; it proves to be difficult to understand what is being said. It is important that you understand what is being said in a chat room as you stand a chance of winning cash prizes just for participating in the chat. So make it a point to learn the basic chat acronyms for a better understanding of what... More

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