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Record jackpot payout does not make bingo winner quit job

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 30/04/2008 19:00
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After a bingo winner returning to her job in McDonald’s, a Scottish woman now has retained her cleaning job even after hitting a big win in a bingo jackpot. This national jackpot winner had taken home a grand prize of $2.3 million in the National Bingo Game. In fact, when she had informed her family about the win, her family fell into a state of shock. Soraya Lowell says that she does not plan to leave her job. She says that she enjoys... More

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Celebrity Bingo is the latest promo of NetPlay TV

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 29/04/2008 19:00
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NetPlay, the London based interactive gambling group has just announced its promotional deal with the celebrity British Jim Bowen and double act Cannon and Ball. This promotion will be launched in its new television program called Celebrity TV Bingo. These celebrities will join Greg Scott in the launching of the brand. This show is in turn proposed to be organized as a bingo show for Sky network. With this Celebrity TV bingo show, players are... More

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Enjoy sassy bingo with Wink bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 28/04/2008 14:00
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The recent years has seen an increase in the number of people playing online bingo. There are numerous sites on the internet providing online bingo, and this month, UK bingo enthusiasts can experience the ultimate in bingo while visiting winkbingo.com. WinkBingo.com is a new and saucy site that provides players with the best bingo games with a community of like minded players. Besides providing the usual entertainment of bingo sites,... More

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UK online bingo industry on a high

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 27/04/2008 10:20
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According to the data released by the UK online bingo authority website, BingoPort.co.uk, it has been proven that the use of internet bingo in the United Kingdom has increased greatly over the past six months. This data was collected from September 2007; where it shows that the average daily online bingo players across UK focused online bingo operators have show an increase of 19%. According to Logan, the most important reason for this... More

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Nextgen joins 888

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 26/04/2008 14:30
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The famous online gambling and bingo group, 888.com has signed an agreement with NextGen gaming. This is an online gaming design studio that works at creating supplies of interactive online wagering internet products for online gaming sites. The signing of the agreement is enough proof of 888’s strategy at enlarging its entertainment offerings. 888 is trying to integrate some third party games that will have more signings placed out for... More

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Amy Winehouse Loves Bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 26/04/2008 09:30
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Amy Winehouse is probably not the first celebrity you may associate with the game of bingo, but apparently the North London star has developed a new addiction – this time to bingo and Scrabble! According to her pals, Amy loves a bingo session and is picking up some new lyrics with “Two Fat Ladies” (88) and “Danny La Rue” (52). Aisleyne Wallce, Big Brother pal to Amy has reportedly said: “Amy really loves... More

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10 Reasons Why Online Bingo Is Better Than A Bingo Hall

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 25/04/2008 09:00
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1 – You don’t have to get dressed up, you can play online bingo in your dressing gown and slippers if you like 2 – There’s no added expense of getting a babysitter, worrying what time you’ll be back, will the dog need to go out, etc 3 – You can win just as much money, and sometimes more! 4 – The drinks are free when you’re playing online bingo from home 5 – You don’t have to share... More

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Online bingo site launched by Red

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 25/04/2008 07:00
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The online casino site 32Red.com has introduced new games to its existing list of games with the introduction of the much awaited Microgaming-powered bingo site. The site 32Red.com is a Gibraltar based site. It is stated that the new e-game is based on cutting edge technology which aims at acquiring a very important part of the growing bingo market. In fact, the UK facing site offers the popular 90 ball bingo game with online chat, casino... More

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Fifty grand bingo win splits sisters

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 24/04/2008 16:00
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What would you do if you won fifty thousand pounds? Many people go to bingo together each week and enjoy a great night out playing the numbers, hoping they will get to shout ‘House’. Most of these little groups have an ‘agreement’, saying that they will share whatever winnings they have and often they do, but what about when the ‘big win’ comes up, are they really going to split it? That was the scenario... More

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The Changing Face of Bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 24/04/2008 16:00
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Gone are the days when bingo was just for old women with blue rinse hair. With the recent celebrity endorsement from the likes of Denise Van Outen and Catherine Zeta Jones, the industry is modernising itself. There are even dedicated student nights now. According to recent statistics released by the Bingo Association, over 8.5 million people played bingo last year and with the average age decreasing by more than 15 percent, they say that almost... More

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Bingo! And he set himself on fire

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 24/04/2008 03:40
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A suspected thief had set himself on fire while trying to burn his getaway car. Police think that this thief is one of the thieves who had stolen cash from Gala Bingo on Pallion New Road, Sunderland. The thieves were wearing ski masks and dark clothing, and had stormed into the bingo hall with baseball bats. They threatened the staff before running away with the stolen money in a dark vehicle. The staff at Gala bingo activated the alarm to... More

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1.2 million pounds won by mum at bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 23/04/2008 20:00
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The world’s biggest win in bingo of 1.2 million pounds was won by a cleaner of Hamilton. Sorava Lowell was the lucky winner, who immediately agreed to share the winnings with her neighbor and bingo partner, Agnes O’Neill. A mother of four, and aged 38, Sorava said that she and Agnes had always shared their winnings, however much it was. This rule was no different in this winning either. It was while playing bingo in the Club 3000... More

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Mecca bingo winner experiences beginner’s luck

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 22/04/2008 15:00
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The saying ‘beginner’s luck’ holds true for many people, especially for a lucky 49 year old man from Hull. This man, Paul Smith had joined the local Mecca Bingo Club only in January. However today, he is richer by 24,000 pounds because of his win in the National Bingo Game Jackpot. As Paul and his girlfriend Tracy Millington wanted to do something in the evenings, they had started playing bingo. They don’t actually play... More

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New bingo format with 75 balls

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 21/04/2008 14:00
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DreamBingo.co.uk is an online bingo site that is licensed in Malta. This site has been offering bingo games to bingo enthusiasts for a long time. However it has recently added a new bingo game to its collection, the 75 Ball Bingo game in its Golden Fate room. This new bingo game was introduced after the company saw the success of its 90 Ball bingo games. This site, which is powered by Microgaming states that the 75 ball bingo game is a very... More

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Foxy Bingo releases an e-magazine for better web interaction

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 20/04/2008 05:00
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The online bingo operator Foxy Bingo is set to launch its own e-magazine so that it can help strengthen its relationships with all its customers. With this magazine, Foxy Bingo intends to offer their consumers a better opportunity to interact with this famous Cashcade-owned brand. The reason for this launch is attributed to the extremely busy forum the Foxy Bingo website has. It is on this forum that bingo players get to interact with each... More

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Mecca Bingo makes Wrexham woman 19,000 pounds richer

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 19/04/2008 19:00
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It was while this lucky woman living in Penvcae near Wrexham was playing bingo at the Mecca Club that she had won the National Bingo Game prize. With this win, this player who preferred to remain anonymous had won 17,255 pounds and the regional prize of 2,172 pounds. In addition to this, the lucky woman had also won the house prize of 133 pounds. Actually, the national prize for the bingo game that evening was worth 34,150 pounds. However as... More

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UK Budget Bingo Industry Shocked at Increased Tax Burden

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 18/04/2008 03:00
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Bingo news of the Chancellor of Exchequer Alistair Darling not removing VAT from bingo charges has shocked the bingo industry. In fact, instead, the Chancellor has decided to increase the tax burden levied on bingo through higher rates of amusement machine license duty (AMLD). Paul Talbovs, the chief executive of Bingo Association, describes this piece of bingo news to be ‘a slap in the face’ for bingo players in the country. This... More

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Even cockatoos go excited over Mirror Bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 17/04/2008 04:00
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Family pets become more a part of the family after spending lots of time with them. And this is truly proven in this case when the Taylors were playing a game of Mirror Bingo with their family cockatoo in the hall. Playing Mirror bingo is something this family does together almost every night of the week. As usual, they shout out Bingo! when they score a winning combination in their bingo cards. So one day when the owners Chris, aged 34 and... More

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Sven Goran Eriksson joins footballers in playing bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 16/04/2008 13:35
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All football players seem to be playing bingo today with even Ronaldo playing few games of bingo every now and then. And following suit is Sven Goran Eriksson who plays bingo with his Manchester City football team. The Sun quotes that to entertain footballers; Sven has arranged bingo and quiz sessions every Friday night. It is a known fact that bingo is a social game and studies have also shown that playing bingo helps in keeping the brain... More

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UK sees more of a demand for online bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 15/04/2008 11:15
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According to the data released by the online bingo player portal BingoPort.co.uk which was released last week, internet bingo playing in the UK has increased greatly over the past six months. In fact, the report states that the average number of people playing bingo on a daily basis in UK has increased about 19% since September. However all this data and increase in bingo players has not actually taken people working in the online bingo... More

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Playtech reaches $100 million in the year 2007

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 14/04/2008 18:45
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One of the leading online games developer, Playtech has declared that its revenues for the month of 2007 was very strong, and had topped $100 million. This was because the total revenue of the company had reached $103.6 million with an 86% increase because of the 58% increase in casino revenues and 26% increase in online poker revenues. This improved results in Playtech was reached after the company was made to withdraw from the US market... More

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Bingo scoop shocks catering assistant

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 13/04/2008 05:00
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A woman, working as a catering assistant in Scotland was really shocked when she found out that she had actually won a huge five figure win, while playing bingo. Bingo was a game she loved playing, and winning this money really gave her the shock of her life. This 25 year old Clydebank woman was in the mood of celebrating the money she had won, which was over 33,000 pounds. It was while she was playing bingo at Drumchapel’s Mecca Bingo... More

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Effects of UIGEA is seen in drop in Party Gaming profits

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 12/04/2008 20:00
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PartyGaming blames its huge 68% drop in profits of the company on the implementation of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. This act was implemented in the later part of 2006. And to make things worse for the company, its present CEO Mitch Gerber is set to leave the company next year. PartyGaming is famous for its PartyBingo, and had diversified into the US market basically to make up for the losses brought about by UIGEA. Online... More

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Spectra Bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 11/04/2008 16:20
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Spectra bingo are a globalcom site with some great games and even better jackpots and prizes. They offer their players an astounding twelve bingo rooms to play in, six are 90 ball and six are 75 ball bingo. This gives players a huge choice of rooms to play in. Each room is equipped with a great chat feature which are hosted by some really friendly and helpful chat masters. The cm's at spectrabingo really know how to keep their players... More

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Online bingo is next in line for Ladbrokes

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 11/04/2008 10:00
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The latest trend in the gambling world is online bingo; and in a bid to keep up with this trend, Ladbrokes too has decided to cash in on this latest trend. This gambling giant has thus launched a 2 million pound advertising campaign, so that it can invoke and make as many Brits think about and start playing bingo from home. The main reason Ladbrokes had decided on starting online bingo was after Rank had reported a 30% decrease in the... More

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