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  • Best Bingo Promotions - September 2021

    Best Bingo Promotions - September 2021

    This page presents a round-up of the current month’s best and most interesting promotions at online bingo and slot sites.  Big money games, prize draws, tournaments, freebies and daily bonus promotions are some of things we include, but to make the “outstanding” list, they have to have big prizes, tons of entertainment value or both.  […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Online Bingo - Is It Fixed?

    Online Bingo - Is It Fixed?

    Online bingo in the UK is heavily regulated by the Gambling Commission and UK bingo sites are amongst the most reputable in the world. Sites such as Mecca Bingo,  Paddy Power Bingo and Unibet have won at industry events such as the EGR Operator Awards for social responsibility and fair play.  Despite this many players apparently […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • How to Complain About A UK Online Gambling Site

    How to Complain About A UK Online Gambling Site

    Lodging a complaint against a gambling site is a relatively straightforward process – finding a satisfactory solution not always quite so much. Nevertheless, you will have some recourse if you feel that an operator has failed in its duty of care. Before we begin, we should point out that all of the information that follows […]

    By Dale Shelabarger
  • A Complete Guide To Bingo Promotions

    A Complete Guide To Bingo Promotions

    Part of the fun of playing at a UK bingo site is taking part in all the promotions that they run for players.  Even if you don’t win a prize or collect a bonus, there’s lots of entertainment value to be had simply by participating. What is a bingo promotion? Exclusive vs network promotions Bingo […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • A Complete History of Bingo

    A Complete History of Bingo

    Bingo is a highly popular pastime that attracts significant interest, both online and off. While online slots and live poker are more widely-played, bingo nonetheless enjoys a substantial following, especially in the UK. And as we shall see, the game has quite an elaborate and eventful back-story. So how old is bingo? Well, it’s old. […]

    By Dale Shelabarger
  • How To Increase Your Chances Of Winning At Bingo Online

    How To Increase Your Chances Of Winning At Bingo Online

    How To Win Online Bingo – tips, tricks and secrets Tips, tricks and secrets! That got you excited, didn’t it! First the bad news – online bingo is 100% a game of chance and there are NO cheat codes.  Nor is there any skill involved in the actual gameplay as it all takes place automatically […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Online Bingo Games - A Complete Guide

    Online Bingo Games - A Complete Guide

    Updated for 2021, here is our definitive guide to all the different bingo games that can be played at UK bingo sites. Ever since bingo went online new mutant forms of bingo have been appearing, as bingo sites strive to keep their players entertained with new bingo games to stop them going off in search […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • What Does Wagering Requirement Mean?

    What Does Wagering Requirement Mean?

    A wagering requirement in bingo is an amount of play that must be completed before the player can withdraw their winnings.  Wagering requirements have been a source of confusion and exasperation for online bingo players for many years and if you’ve never played bingo online before it can be difficult to get your head round them. […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Retired Bingo Games & What To Play Instead

    Retired Bingo Games & What To Play Instead

    Sometimes online bingo games have to be retired, whether it’s because they needed Adobe Flash which is no longer supported, the bingo platform they ran on was withdrawn or they were just plain unpopular with players. Here we take a look at some of them – and suggest what to play instead if one of […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • What is Slingo?

    What is Slingo?

    The game of Slingo (so called because it is a cross between bingo and a slot machine) was invented in 1996 by Sal Falciglia Sr (a businessman from New Jersey) and was first launched on AOL.  In Slingo, players have to complete lines and coveralls on a board that resembles a bingo card, by marking off […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • What Is Gamification?

    What Is Gamification?

    Back in 2017 casino gamification was going to be the next big thing in iGaming, promising players entertainment on a whole different level.  Very little of it is now on offer to UK players though, so what went wrong?  And is gamification a good thing or a bad thing for players? What is gamification? Why […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Busted! 13 Fictional Gamblers Who'd Contravene the CAP Code

    Busted! 13 Fictional Gamblers Who'd Contravene the CAP Code

    UK gambling operators are feeling a bit of pressure at the minute, especially when it comes to marketing. Last year, the Advertising Standards Agency published new guidelines under Section 16 of the CAP Code.  These standards are formulated by the Committee of Advertising Practice, an organisation whose members come from across the advertising industry, and […]

    By Dale Shelabarger

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