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31
MAR

800 gaming sites listed in Aussie’s ban list

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 31/03/2008 10:00
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In a bid to track down all sites that are not suitable for public consumption, the Australian government had created a list of all banned gambling web pages. As there are many UK online bingo games operators and online bingo halls catering to Australian customers, it is important that these UK online bingo operators and halls take a look at the list. This is because it is possible that some of the sites may have been targeted by the Australian... More

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30
MAR

A possible lawsuit with UK government vetoing Manchester casino

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 30/03/2008 10:25
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The latest news in the UK gaming industry grapevine is that the UK government is planning to veto the plans of constructing a large scale, land based casino in Manchester. This decision was thus resulted in a lawsuit by the Manchester City authorities aiming at protecting all its plans of making improvements in the city. The online bingo industry observers look at this news in a different perspective. They feel that with this decision that... More

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29
MAR

The seventh year anniversary of Bingo Hall.com in the gaming industry

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 29/03/2008 04:35
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March is the months where most bingo players will be happy join in the annual celebration of the existence of BingoHall.com in the online gaming industry. Prizes are allotted for these celebrations that amount to $15,000 to make gaming a more enjoyable experience. To be precise, BingoHall.com is celebrating its 7 years in the bingo industry. The festivities organized for this event started from March 7th where weekly contests were organized... More

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28
MAR

Is Bwin eyeing Sportingbet once again?

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 28/03/2008 12:00
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There is a rumor floating on the grape vine stating that the Austrian online gaming giant, Bwin is looking for a possible acquisition on Sportingbet. This is a piece of interesting news that has been released by a UK independent newspaper. The Austrian online gaming giant, who is also operating online bingo games in the European market, had tried to acquire Sportingbet last year. However his attempts met with a failure. With this rumor, it... More

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27
MAR

Bingo babies are considered to be lucky omens

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 27/03/2008 04:00
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With the exploits of the famous Damien in Omen, many prospective parents are not happy to relate to their child as an omen. However things can change in certain situations like mentioned here. To an ardent bingo fan, the word omen proved to bring positive results with her attempts at shocking her daughter into labor. However this trick was not successful in one way, as her daughter did not go into labor. However instead of this, National Bingo... More

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26
MAR

Land based bingo hall from Gala in market

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 26/03/2008 04:00
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Bingo is a game that most of the senior citizens enjoy playing. There are basically numerous bingo halls for people to spend their evenings away, playing a game of bingo. However there is bad news strewing in the UK land based bingo industry because of worrying news of new rules and regulations related to bingo. This worrying piece of news has lead to a downturn and slip in the progress of the bingo industry with the latest reports being that... More

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25
MAR

The UIGEA witch hunt still goes on

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 25/03/2008 16:00
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There is some news going around saying that the US Department of Justice may be taking action on the online gaming powerhouse PartyGaming for the investigations it had conducted before the implementation of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. The website OCN has some quote from unnamed sources stating that these investigations had taken place after talks were held between PartyGaming and the US officials. The investigations were... More

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24
MAR

European licensees required by CryptoLogic

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 24/03/2008 14:00
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CryptoLogic, the software developer is on the verge of revamping its business methods so that it can place more emphasis on the European market. With this move, CryptoLogic gets to stay away from legal issues that are presently haunting the US market. This piece of news proves to be interesting and beneficial to the online bingo games operators and all the UK online bingo halls that have used its software. It is mainly because of the... More

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23
MAR

Scrapped ITV1’s Play to be replaced by bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 23/03/2008 14:00
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Taking into consideration the increased popularity in bingo, a bingo series has been proposed and fixed to replace the late night ITV Play block. This Play block had been scrapped from ITV1 some time back. It was last year when the ITV Play shows were axed, along with the dedicated digital channel of the same name. This was a play show that charged television viewers a fee just to enter the game by phone. The reason both the Play show and... More

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22
MAR

Pinch of victory for the bingo winner:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 22/03/2008 11:00
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In one of the recent bingo jackpot games played recently, it was reported that about 34,000 pounds prize money was shared by two fans of the game. One of these fans was a 46 year old Greenford woman. This woman was so surprised at this unexpected win according to National Bingo; she thought she had dreamt the win. In fact, so surprised was she that she asked the operator of the bingo club to pinch her when she heard how much money she had won... More

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21
MAR

Bingo Liner UK Bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 21/03/2008 17:00
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Bingo liner were one of the first bingo sites in the world to offer a unique 3d environment to play online bingo. They have improved the system over the years and it is a great place to play bingo. Bingoliner offer every new bingo player £10 free to try their site which is plenty to get you going, they will also match your first deposit 100%, this means if you deposit £10 they will give you £10 free, deposit £20 they... More

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21
MAR

Net entertainment is now an online bingo licensee:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 21/03/2008 07:00
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By signing a license agreement with a top game operator in Scandinavia, the software developer Net Entertainment has now got a stronger hold on the Swedish online bingo market. This anonymous game operator will benefit with the vast knowledge and experience Net Entertainment has in the field of online games software. Net Entertainment is basically a company that develops digitally distributed systems to be used in internet gaming. The core... More

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20
MAR

LVGI now has Steve Smallman with them

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 20/03/2008 08:00
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Bingo technology leader Steven Smallman has joined Las Vegas Gaming Inc (LVGI), the innovator of server based gaming industry as its Senior Vice President and General Manager. Smallman is a man with lots of experience in the electronic bingo industry as he has held various top level Vice Presidential positions in Bingo Technologies Corporation, Blue Dog, Inc and GameTech International. It was in the year 1997 that he had joined Bingo... More

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19
MAR

An increase in the offer to Boss Media:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 19/03/2008 10:00
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The revised and increased offer by GEMed has been recommended by the board of directors of Boss Media. Boss Media is a major online bingo provider that has boosted its sales by 32% to SEK a share. This has led to the value of the company being increased to Euro 149 million. As the Boss’s directors had stated that the previous offer made in February was undervalued, there was a rumor that other bids were in the process. With the revised... More

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18
MAR

Foxy Bingo Celebrate Radio Birthday

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 18/03/2008 20:00
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The guys over at foxy bingo have some special promotions in stall for you this week to celebrate their radio stations first birthday. The station was launched in March 2007 and has hosted lots of exclusive shows that have attracted celebrities from all over the world! These guests also take the time to play bingo at foxy and members are free to ask them questions and have a general natter. Foxy are running some great offers this week on... More

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18
MAR

Online bingo developer Parlay has growing popularity:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 18/03/2008 15:35
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With more than two rival offers being made for the online gaming software company, Parlay Entertainment, the company has now become a popular choice in the acquisition market. This is mainly because of the C$12.3 million bid that was placed by PEIC for the Canadian developer. Parlay Entertainment is a company that offers both online bingo games and online bingo software, as part of its list of products, to online gaming companies. The company... More

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17
MAR

LizTech bingo pins hope for firefighters with fund-raising

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 17/03/2008 13:45
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The LizTech bingo fundraiser was held at Portland Hook and ladder Company No. 1 on Saturday Feb. 16, 2008. A total of 182 men and women had participated in the event where instead of competing for money, the people here were competing for pins from LizTech. It was in 1984 that the jewelry store and craft studio LizTech was founded on Crystal Street of East Stroudsburg, across Danbury Depot. Jill Elizabeth, a jewelry designer had founded it... More

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16
MAR

Bingo tax to be exempted from Darling’s District:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 16/03/2008 10:00
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The UK government has long been urged to remove the value-added taxes it has placed on bingo games. However one of the constituents of Exchequer Alistair Darling has given a boost to this campaign. A bingo caller at Darling’s Mecca club of Edinburgh, James Cook had sent a petition to Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s website, asking for British bingo to be saved by ending the double taxation the bingo industry faces. Companies like... More

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15
MAR

State rules force schools to cancel bingo fundraisers:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 15/03/2008 15:00
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Bingo, which has been a major fundraiser in most schools in Manchester will most likely be cancelled this year. This is because organizers say they are afraid of breaking state finance rules by holding these fundraisers. When the East Catholic High School in Manchester was cited for using a money wheel in a fundraising drive last fall, many parents, school officials and community organizers said they were shocked by the move. However the... More

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14
MAR

The small business jackpot of a bingo caller

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 14/03/2008 20:00
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Bingo is a game that spells success to anyone and everyone involved in it in one way or the other. This is proven by the fact that not only bingo players, but even bingo callers like Gill Barton can strike a jackpot while playing bingo. It was after she had worked for 24 years in a bingo hall that she had decided it was time for her to take a gamble in bingo herself. This was when the 50 year old mother had decided to start her own training... More

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13
MAR

Kent gets a new Mecca Bingo Club

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 13/03/2008 19:00
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Valentine’s Day this year proved to be a special day to the people of Kent with the opening of the brand new Mecca Bingo Club. This club was opened in the Westwood Cross Shopping Center, which is situated off Margate Road of Thanet, Kent. All those living in Kent area considered this as a great piece of news as the millions of bingo players found here can play land based bingo once again. With this development in land based bingo, it is... More

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12
MAR

Bingo is opposed by residents of Barangay Pico:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 12/03/2008 18:00
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The Bingo Socials and Rides that was proposed by the La Trinidad Municipal Council during a mini-carnival in Barangay Pico have been revoked by 62 villagers. This carnival was proposed to run for three months in the town and according to the villagers, the bingo games would destroy the morality of the people, and not preserve. The mayor and Municipal Council received copies of the petition, which also asked for the removal of structures which... More

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11
MAR

New world record set in California Speedway by San Manuel:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 11/03/2008 14:00
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February proved to be an interesting one in Inland Empire with San Manuel of Indian Bingo and Casino and California Speedway introducing bingo to thousands of motor sports enthusiasts, and thus helping San Manuel reclaim its world title of ‘Largest Bingo House”. It was in July of 2006 that San Manuel was first called the ‘Largest Bingo House’ when it broke the Guinness World Record with 53,000 participants playing bingo,... More

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10
MAR

Expansion of a Swedish online bingo firm:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 10/03/2008 15:00
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A well established online bingo games operator in Sweden, who opts for anonymity now, has signed an agreement with Net Entertainment, the leading casino software development company in Scandinavia. This is in a bid to improve the quality and presentation of the games the online bingo game site produces. The reason the operator of the company chose Net Entertainment is because operators practice more caution when choosing software suppliers and... More

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9
MAR

City bingo hall practically goes down in smoke because of smoking ban:

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 09/03/2008 11:00
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With the implementation of the smoking ban, about 80% of the players who used to attend the bingo hall in Edinburgh have stopped using the hall. With this reduced patronage, the hall is forced to close down. The gala Bingo hall in West Granton once boasted of having about 8,000 customers visiting it per week. However the number now has reduced to as low as 1,500 people; this is all because of the smoking ban. Taking this drop in business in... More

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