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31
MAY

A bingo jackpot makes a memorable birthday

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 31/05/2008 03:00
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Winning a bingo jackpot is something special in one’s life. However winning it on a birthday is something that will make the win much more memorable for the lucky recipient. And this is what happened to a Paisley grandmother. According to this victorious Paisley grandmother, though April 15th is not basically her own birthday, the date signifies something special for her. She told the operating body, National Bingo that to her, this... More

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30
MAY

Bingo hall engulfed in smoke and fire

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 30/05/2008 18:00
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The Central Bingo Hall building which was found in the middle of Barrhead is now non-existing after getting engulfed in smoke a few days back. Many people were evacuated from the nearby buildings while the bingo hall gets engulfed by fire. More than 45 fire fighters from the country had worked to tackle the fire. However they were beaten by the intense flames and heat wherein the fire was declared to be too dangerous for the fire fighters to... More

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30
MAY

Ruby Bingo Offers To Double Jackpots For Early Birds

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 30/05/2008 14:00
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To usher in the month of June, Ruby Bingo is offering all you early morning (late night) players the chance to double up your full house winnings. The prize will be awarded as bonus pounds and will be equivalent to the jackpot that you win. For the whole week beginning 30th May be in the chat rooms and playing bingo between 4AM and 5AM, get the game ID from the CM when you win, and email the site to get your prize. Also in June, the second half... More

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30
MAY

All Out War Between Ladbrokes And Svenska Spel

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 30/05/2008 13:00
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All sorts of trouble has broken out between Ladbrokes (Operators of Ladbrokes Bingo) and Swedish operated Svenska Spel. Svenska Spel earlier this month opened court proceedings to sue Ladbrokes over the use of the phrase “Svenska Spel, Engelska Odds” in its advertising and also for the use of its logo and name. The state owned gambling operator was demanding damages of SEK1 million for each use of the phrase. Ladbrokes has hit back... More

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29
MAY

Bingos Bags Big Slots Winner On Bring Home The Bacon

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 29/05/2008 16:35
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Bingos.co.uk, the online bingo site, has another lucky winner on the Bring Home the Bacon slot machine progressive jackpot. Rachet66 scooped an incredible £109,003.87 while playing the slot machine (one of the side games offered by Bingos.co.uk). The Bring Home the Bacon game has given several lucky winners some serious cash in the past few months. In December, another lucky winner, named 1108 won just over £50,000 on the same game.... More

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29
MAY

Maltese Online Gambling To Retain Open Borders

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 29/05/2008 16:00
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Maltese online bingo probably isn't something you find yourself musing over too often, I wouldn't have thought. And yet, here we are with two snippets of news that, in one form or another, relate to that very topic. OK, so the second snippet might be quite tenuous but there we go. First off the bat, the European Commission (EC) has praised the professionalism of the Malta Gaming Authority. Charlie McCreevy of the EC also stated that he would... More

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29
MAY

Mirror Bingo Raising Money For Children With Leukemia

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 29/05/2008 04:00
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Bingo will go down in the annals of history as being one of the greatest money making charity events conceivable. Churches, parishes, schools, and other local organizations have long enjoyed the funds that charity bingo games have raised and just because the game of bingo has largely moved to online bingo sites, that doesn't mean the charity has stopped. Mirror Bingo yesterday hosted one of the biggest bingo fundraisers ever. The star studded... More

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29
MAY

William Hill Ad For Onlie Bingo Banned

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 29/05/2008 04:00
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The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a Williams Hill advertisement for their online bingo site. The regulator stated that the ban has been imposed because it shows a woman that is desperate to gamble and also keeps her addiction a secret from her family. This type of advertising is said to promote unhealthy and antisocial gambling practices. The ad featured a woman tricking her husband into leaving for work early by winding a clock... More

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29
MAY

Tips for making your own bingo cards

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 29/05/2008 03:00
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The most important accessory required to play a game of bingo is the bingo card. And instead of getting bingo cards from bingo operators, you can also try playing a game of bingo using your own bingo cards. The first thing to consider in a bingo card is the space of the card. You have a choice of making 3 x 3, 4 x 4 or 5 x 4 bingo cards with the help of pictures from a chosen theme. You can also consider substituting the vocabulary words you... More

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28
MAY

Number of online bingo players on the rise

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 28/05/2008 03:00
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According to the latest in bingo news, the number of average daily bingo players all over UK has increased since September. In fact, online bingo operators have recorded a 19% increase in the number of online bingo players since September. This increase in bingo players has been celebrated in Bingo Street as proof of the fact that online bingo is one of the fastest growing niches in online gaming. In fact, to many people in Bingo Street,... More

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27
MAY

Electronic bingo bill dropped by state senator

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 27/05/2008 19:00
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To avoid a heavyweight political fight, a famous Senate Democrat had dropped the legislation that would have made electronic bingo for charities and non profit organizations legal. It was state Sen. Darrell Steinberg, the incoming leader of the state who had moved along with his legislation, in spite of all the opposition he faced from the state’s gaming tribes. He had reconsidered the matter after a lower court ruling had protected... More

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27
MAY

New Mecca Bingo Rooms

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 27/05/2008 11:00
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Mecca Bingo is a name we're all familiar with and while they may not be the largest online bingo site, they have just doubled the number of game rooms they offer with some strong new additions. Overall, there are 5 new bingo game rooms for Mecca Bingo players to enjoy and a greater range of game types and prizes. Speed Bingo is provided through the Turbo 90 room. Games run every two and a half minutes for six hours a day providing the ideal... More

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27
MAY

888 £8,888 Jackpot On 30th May

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 27/05/2008 10:00
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888 Ladies Bingo is throwing the cash away with an £8,888 coverall bingo jackpot being offered on 30th May. If you're interested in winning this mammoth prize then you need to be at the 888ladies 8888Guaranteed room at 21:00 Friday 30th May and if you're the first to cover your entire card then you win the guaranteed jackpot prize. Conditions are simple – buy a minimum of 5 cards, at £1 each, before the event begins. Only... More

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26
MAY

Choosing The Best Online Bingo Site

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 26/05/2008 17:00
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If you've read any of our online bingo reviews then you will have noticed that we list the software employed by a particular site. It may seem a trivial fact, and perhaps something that use just to fill the page with a little more information. However, the truth is that the bingo software a site uses can point to the difference between a fast and easy to use site and a slow and dull service bereft of any entertainment whatsoever. Players use... More

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26
MAY

European Online Bingo Championships Starting At Paddy Power Bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 26/05/2008 17:00
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The Online Bingo European Championships are set to kick off at Paddy Power Bingo with an exceptional list of prizes to be won. Games will be held throughout the month of June providing players the opportunity to win holidays, cash, cars, free bingo, and much more. The format is pretty much as you would expect from a European Championship consisting of ten rounds of qualifiers and a single final event due to be held on 29th June. Qualifying... More

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26
MAY

Playtech to help Betsson with online casino and bingo deal

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 26/05/2008 14:00
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Most of the UK online bingo halls and online bingo games operators today turn to Playtech for their software needs. This is why this popular software platform is the choice of the online gambling company, Bettson with the task of providing the company with an online casino product. According the to license agreement agreed between the two, Playtech will be responsible for providing a download casino portfolio that has a capacity of holding... More

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25
MAY

Mobile Bingo From LadyLuck

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 25/05/2008 21:00
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The train or bus journey to work can be a dull ordeal, at best. While you could listen to your iPod on the journey, why not get in some vital bingo time? Try topping up your winnings and make the time pass quicker by playing LadyLuck's mobile bingo game. Software can be downloaded for free and they're even giving away free money for you to try your luck with and test the software. By entering your mobile phone number on the LadyLuck website,... More

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25
MAY

Bingo.com Set To Expand

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 25/05/2008 21:00
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Bingo.com was primarily an online bingo site geared towards the US online market. However, it eventually made the sensible move of concentrating more on the UK market. Once again, though, they are spreading their wings now hoping to take on the Spanish market followed by markets around the world. In order to achieve this proposed expansions, Bingo.com obviously needs to raise funds. An offering of 2 million shares at approximately 15 pence per... More

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25
MAY

Bingo bill is not considered by the House

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 25/05/2008 14:00
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The electronic bingo sites at the greyhound tracks of Mobile and Birmingham had aimed at getting legalized. However it was because the Alabama House was reluctant at considering this legalizing bill, northing actually materialized. If the bill was passed, then the tax revenue that was generated from bingo games would have increased and in the process, helped in funding the state’s cash strapped Medicaid agency. However, the sponsor of... More

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25
MAY

Netplay Successes In 2007 Lead To Good Growth And Revenue Figures

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 25/05/2008 03:30
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NetPlay has seemingly being enjoying the renaissance of bingo, not only showing an impressive £9.4m revenue for 2007 but substantial growth as well. A number of decisions and moves throughout the year contributed to make 2007 a particularly successful year for the gaming company, who operate both online and offline and in various media formats. Big Box Bingo was one of their biggest successes of the year, and is an interactive TV and... More

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25
MAY

Online Bingo Gets Its Own Official Awards Ceremony

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 25/05/2008 03:20
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Online bingo is big. You know you've made it when you get your very own prestigious awards evening and, to coincide with the Annual Online Bingo Summit being held in June, the Official Bullet Business Online Bingo Awards will be held for the first time presenting awards in seven different categories. Categories are Best Online Bingo Portal, Best Affiliate Program, Online Bingo Software, Best Marketing Campaign, Best Newcomer, and the Online... More

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24
MAY

Online bingo is still the top choice in online gambling

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 24/05/2008 13:00
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Internet bingo sites are increasing in number by the day across the European iGaming space. In fact, there is an increased penetration of these sites in Central and Eastern Europe through proactive campaigns that have been started by bingo agencies, affiliates and bingo operators. These are the entities that have a contributing factor to the success of the online bingo market. In fact, the online bingo market is estimated to reach a staggering... More

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23
MAY

Want To Be In The Movies?

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 23/05/2008 14:25
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Seven and Six is a short film that will feature several well known UK actors and requires Bingo playing extras to be in the film. The film itself is about a woman whose only release from her miserable marriage is through her weekly games of bingo. Seven and Six will be filmed largely at the 37 Puriton bingo hall and volunteer extras are encouraged to attend the hall on May 27th to be featured in the film. Seven and Six, the title of the film,... More

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23
MAY

Rank Set To Receive £36.3m VAT Repayment

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 23/05/2008 14:15
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A UK tribunal has ruled that VAT applied to certain types of interval Bingo played in Mecca Bingo clubs was unlawful. As such, the HMRC will need to repay the £36.3m paid by Rank in VAT. The HMRC has until 10th July to appeal, and if they were to do so this would mean that Rank would not benefit in this financial year although the ruling appears to be reasonably air tight. A number of integral bingo games attract VAT neutrality, and the... More

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23
MAY

Charities profit through electronic bingo

Written by: Nikola Zugic on 23/05/2008 13:00
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With the help of the Kawartha Club Gaming Center, Peterborough charities managed to raise more than $1.5 million. And to illustrate the annual haul, Peterborough MPP Jeff Leal had presented a cheque to Mayor Paul Ayotte. 43 local charities had used electronic bingo terminal profits to raise the money. According to the general manager of Arbor Theatre, Beverley Breedon, the theatre troupe receives funds of about $60,000 a year. It is with the... More

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