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Wink Bingo Review

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 29/02/2008 20:00
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Wink Bingo are a brand new bingo site that has just opened its doors. We have been to play at the site and have to report we are very impressed. As soon as you arrive at the site you will see that it has a great design that is both easy on the eye and practical to navigate. The homepage is full of useful information including the latest prizes on offer - which are suprisingly good for a new bingo site! Every month wink run a great jackpot of... More

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Pensioner gets shock of his life while playing bingo:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 29/02/2008 08:00
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Playing bingo was the passion for this 67 year old pensioner. He is located in Blackwell and has been playing bingo the Mecca Club of Talbot Road since the past three years. He had started playing bingo out of boredom, and is today happy he had actually started playing the game. This is because on Tuesday, February 5th 2008, he had received the shock of his life when he had won more than 20,000 pounds as prize money while playing bingo. He had... More

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Bingo lover from Bracknell is none other than Barack Obama’s stepmother:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 28/02/2008 08:30
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Obama Barack is criss crossing across the USA in his campaigning bid; however not many people know of his Kenyan background and the influence an English pensioner has on his life. This English pensioner is none other than his stepmother, Kezia Obama, aged 67, who is an ardent bingo loving pensioner. She now lives quietly in Bracknell, UK but could pretty soon be living in the White House, if the pundits prediction of Obama becoming the new... More

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Playtech Academy, the latest launch from Playtech:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 27/02/2008 10:00
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Anyone playing online bingo with online bingo operators and on online bingo halls has heard about the gaming company, Playtech. In a bid to take its customers and operators to a new level, Playtech is now launching the Playtech Academy. This is a new academy that aims at not only developing the support service it provides its customers, but also provides numerous seminars that are aimed at providing Playtech licensees a much better... More

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Sun Bingo Offer 10000 Pounds For Mothers Day

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 26/02/2008 21:00
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The Sun Bingo are running a great promotion during mothers day. They are running 10 bingo games with a guaranteed jackpot of £1000. The games are set to run from 6 pm until 11pm on mothers day. Remember mothers day is the 2nd March (this sunday!). The chat rooms are going to be full of chat masters to run some extra special chat games. The CM's at the sun bingo will be sure to keep you entertained! With £10,000 up for grabs make... More

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Patience pays off in bingo:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 26/02/2008 04:00
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There is no limit to the number of years you can play bingo. You will never be bored of the game, and you never actually know when mother luck will shine on you. And this is exactly what happened in the life of this anonymous, 46 year old woman from Sheffield. This is a woman who prefers anonymity, who had won 15,000 pounds as prize bingo in a national bingo game after playing the game for 28 years. She had won the prize while playing at the... More

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Screaming bingo for free sex toys

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 25/02/2008 04:05
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In a bid to collect money for the global V movement for ending violence against women, a week long of events was organized on Feb. 11, 12 and 13. One of these events was a game of bingo where instead of the usual money and prizes, sex toys were awarded to the winners. The name of the game was ‘Sex Toy Bingo’ was organized by Jessica Laigle while Janice Formichella, a Passion Parties representative had hosted the event. The event... More

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Bingo rakes in big money in Arkansas:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 24/02/2008 14:00
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It has been six months since Arkansas has permitted the return of charitable bingo. In Moose Lodge itself, the club pays out $7,500 per night while players spend about $50 for participating in games on Tuesday and Thursday nights. The players say that playing bingo gives them an addictive excitement in their otherwise monotonous lives. It gets you so excited that your heart pumps in winning games that pay $50, $200 or even $1,000. There are... More

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Costa Rica demands compensation from US:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 23/02/2008 14:00
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With the US withdrawing its commitments with the World Trade Organization about online gambling matters, the Central American nation of Costa Rica has now joined Antigua in getting a compensation claim. Online gambling is an important contributor to the economy of the country through online bingo games companies, online bingo halls and online gaming operators. With the new claim, it is expected that the agreement that was reached between EU... More

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Playtech casino software to be licensed to PAGCOR and Bingo Bonanza:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 22/02/2008 17:35
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Gamebuilders Inc. unit, a part of the gaming company AsianLogic Ltd., has signed a deal with Playtech to license the provision of online casino software to the company, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) and Bingo Bonanza. Though it was reported that this deal has come through, its financial details have not been disclosed so far. AsianLogic is a gaming company that has been listed on AIM in the month of December. The... More

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Valentine’s Day gave something special for bingo players at Bingo Boogie

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 21/02/2008 15:00
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Valentine’s Day had produced something special for visitors to Bingo Boogie to give some extra meaning to the romantic week of February. Its site manager Bella Boogie claimed that this was done because February is the month of love, with romance is in the air. Keeping this in mind, they had dimmed the lights on site, perked up the mood and had a very interesting and amorous week of benefits for visitors. One such introduction for the... More

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Bingo halls in for a beating from taxmen:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 20/02/2008 15:00
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Bingo is a game that many people love playing for the thrill it provides at trying your luck at winning money. However today, the taxman seems to be trying to put an end to this enjoyment with its tax hitting more than 8.5 million annual players of UK bingo. With the gross profits tax and VAT that is being imposed to bingo, and along with the smoking ban and other related restrictions, many bingo halls have closed down and many players have... More

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OAP receives 9,000 pounds from Coventry Bingo club after its winning row:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 19/02/2008 05:00
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A pensioner was unlucky that his winning call was not acknowledged in a game of bingo. However as a form of compensation, the bingo club she had played in had agreed to pay 9,000 pounds to her. The 70 year old pensioner, Uda Banks would receive cash from Gala Bingo once they look at the audio footage of the winning bingo game that was played in Pool Meadow of Coventry city center, three weeks ago. This mother of seven and grandmother of six was... More

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Gmed’s latest bid leads to jump in Boss share value:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 18/02/2008 04:00
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Those who have invested in shares of Swedish online gambling company are now delighted with the 25% hike in the value of Boss Media stocks. This hike in stock prices is due to the latest bid of GTech, a subsidiary of GEMEd on the Boss Media stocks. With this bid, the value of Boss Media Company has increased to about Euro 105.6 million. Boss Media was one of the best performers in the latest International Casino Exhibition that was organized... More

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$136,000 missing from Bingo Palace; cashier suspected of theft:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 17/02/2008 19:00
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According to the reports given by Grand Forks police, the cashier from Bingo Palace has been accused of stealing $136,000 from the North Dakota Association for the Disabled site. This money was not sold at one shot; instead it was sold from the association for the past three years. Mike Flannery has declared that the cashier, Heath Volk of age 33 from Grand Forks had turned himself into authorities this morning. The theft of the money was... More

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Christine Bradfield returns to her till; oblivious of being a bingo millionairess:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 16/02/2008 03:00
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A regular bingo player of Methyr Tydfil, Glamorgan Christine Bradfield had struck rich on January 27. She has become a bingo millionaire at the age of 53 by winning the bingo jackpot, after playing bingo in this hall for the past 11 years. Though she had won a large amount of money with the jackpot, she has still returned to her old job as a part time petrol station cashier. This is a job she has been doing for a long time, where she earns... More

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Sweden and Germany receive warnings

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 15/02/2008 20:00
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Various gaming companies have taken up legal action against the latest German ban that has been made on online gambling. The European Commission is in full support of this legal action and with this support, they have issued warnings to both the Swedish and German governments. This warning is basically against the monopolistic policies these two countries have adopted. With the ban that both the German and Swedish governments have to face,... More

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Super Bowl Bingo for seniors:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 14/02/2008 19:00
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The dining room of the Bonner Senior Center was filled with early bird players for the monthly bingo fund raiser on Super Bowl Sunday. The crowd of 53 people was actually expected by the chairman of the center’s ways and means committee of regular games sessions. Even Patti Coffey, who serves the free lunches of the kitchen, was surprised at the turnout of Bonner members. The doors to the hall were opened at 12.15 pm, before the start of... More

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Bingo turned a granny’s life around:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 13/02/2008 19:00
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Debt is something that was troubling grandmother Jeanette for a long time because of her regular, weekly visits to a bingo hall. Her bingo hall visits that started out reasonably under control suddenly spiraled out of control; and this is what changed her life for her. The 60 year old grandmother from Kilmarnock says that the first time that she had played bingo, she had won 360 pounds. Things were running okay then. However one day, when she... More

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Bingo style slot machines to be affected by new rules:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 12/02/2008 10:00
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The casino run by Miccosukee and Seminole tribes use bingo style slot machines may be reclassified or outlawed because of the new regulations of the organization that handles tribal gambling. This move proves to be expensive to tribe across the country where about $1.2 billion a year will be lost in gambling revenue. Funds will also be needed to change machines or get new ones. Class II machines are truly bingo-style machines, and have not... More

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North Bay charities that rely on bingo continue to face problems:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 11/02/2008 07:00
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Local charities in North Bay are now finding the proposed hike in bingo licensing fees to hamper their funding. According to Grace Kingsnorth, a member of Widdifield Lions Club, the additional money they have to pay for fees for each session of bingo will reduce their earnings that are used to support various causes in the community. An increase of $20 per session from the current $75 for a bingo license has been proposed from April 1. Another... More

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Minnesota Bingo Hall getting a makeover with electronic machines:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 10/02/2008 06:00
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Bingo is a very popular game in most parts of the world. Even in Rochester, Minnesota, bingo has been played for a long time in its famous bingo hall, Flamingo Bingo. In fact, it has seen many people play in its hall in its prime time. However today, there has been a dramatic decline in the number of people playing bingo. This is why the owners of the hall have been looking for means of making bingo popular here once again. And this is when... More

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Internet gambling under scrutiny of Dutch government:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 09/02/2008 09:25
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Despite the European Union regulations about the free movement of goods and services between all the member nations of the European Union, the Dutch authorities are holding a tough stand on internet gambling. This has led to tension for online bingo operators and bingo halls with Dutch customers. Though the online bingo games industry in Holland is moderate in size, reports say that the Holland authorities will be holding banks and credit card... More

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Better profits predicted in PartyGaming’s books:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 08/02/2008 09:05
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PartyBingo is operated by PartyGaming where its profits for 2007 are predicted for the year 2007. This is the reason why PartyGaming’s CEO is in a bullish mood for the year 2008. PartyGaming’s CEO claims that the company follows its four pillar strategy which is growth of the player base, broadening of the product base, acting responsibly when playing bingo and localization of the customer offer. All this ensures a solid platform... More

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Bobby is returning for the sake of bingo:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 07/02/2008 20:35
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Patrick Duffy, the actor famous for his role as Bobby Ewing in the famous series Dallas has been called in by GSN to host an interactive game show called Bingo America. This game show is slotted to last 40 episodes and will be channeled on the joint venture channel, Liberty Media Sony Pictures Entertainment. With this venture, Duffy has his game show debut, which is slotted for the end of March. This show is expected to be a blend of classic... More

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