If you’ve never played online bingo before a no deposit offer or free sign-up bonus is a great way to get started and see whether it is for you. There used to be dozens of bingo sites with no deposit offers but these days there are only a select few, and most of them are offering no deposit free spins rather than a no deposit bingo bonus.
We also have listings for bingo sites with free bingo for newbies – offering the opportunity to play free bingo and win cash or bonus without having to make a deposit. If you still don’t see anything you like, take a look at our Top 50 Best UK Bingo Sites!
Lucky Pants Bingo is a sister site to Kitty Bingo and until October 2020 they had the same bingo rooms. The bingo at Lucky Pants is now by Virtue Fusion with some rooms widely networked and others shared with Mecca Bingo. read Lucky Pants Bingo review
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Mr Q is something entirely new – a brand new bingo site on a brand new platform, with no wagering requirements ever. The people behind Mr Q have years of experience in online bingo so we expect great things from it. read Mr Q review
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Bingo.Games is the latest new site from the operator behind the award winning Rocket Bingo. Like its predecessor it is on the Jumpman platform and until recently that would have made it a bit of a misnomer, but the new Pragmatic Play powered bingo rooms certainly have plenty of bingo games and there’s also several varieties of Bingo Millions if read Bingo.Games review
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The Daily Mirror’s bingo site is BACK with a vengeance for Summer 2020, on the Jumpman platform with bingo rooms by Pragmatic Play. read Mirror Bingo review
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Lights Camera Bingo is an older Jumpman site which has been given a new lease of life by the addition of a no deposit spins offer. As at all Jumpman sites the bingo is a combination of Pragmatic Play widely networked bingo rooms and Bingo Millions games. read Lights Camera Bingo review
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LeoVegas is a very well respected and successful casino and slot site that has recently added Pragmatic Play bingo, complete with a room that’s exclusive to LeoVegas and sister sites. read LeoVegas Bingo review
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mFortune Bingo offers something rather different to the usual bingo experience. It was UK regulated from the start, is mobile based, and you register via a passcode which is sent to your mobile, but you can also play on your PC or iPad. The mobile bingo app can be installed via a link which is sent by text as well as by read mFortune Bingo review
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No Deposit Bingo Sites
Bingo sites with no deposit bingo allow you to start playing (and potentially winning) bingo without having to deposit any money. This can be very useful for those new to online bingo who may not be sure they will like it, or who are bored with their current bingo site and want to try somewhere else out without committing any funds.
Why There Are So Few No Deposit Bingo Offers
Some bingo sites will let you play no deposit bingo in their newbie free bingo room for up to 7 days after registration , but up until August 2017 it was far more common for a no deposit bonus of up to £20 to be offered as well as or instead of this. At that point, the taxation of bonuses changed. Previously, operators only had to pay tax on bonuses if the player ended up winning anything but from then on, tax has been due on the value of the bonus whether the player won or lost. This applies to all bonuses, not just no deposit bonuses, but it was particularly expensive for operators to pay the tax on no deposit bonuses because only about 5% of the players who took up a no deposit bonus ever went on to deposit and play with real money.
It should come as no surprise then, that the vast majority of bingo sites that offered a no deposit bonus to new players changed to a deposit based offer and by the end of 2018 no deposit offers had become as rare as hens’ teeth. And that’s not all – the few remaining free signup offers are mostly for free spins, not a bingo bonus. So while you can sign up and try the site out for free, that won’t include being able to try out any bingo rooms unless there’s a free bingo room of some kind.
No Deposit Free Spins offers
Free slot spins as a welcome offer have been increasing in popularity over the last few years. As well as being more straightforward for operators, they have some advantages for players too:
If there’s a wagering requirement attached it won’t be on the face value of the spins but on the winnings (if any).
They are simple and easy to use and keep track of.
Free spins are normally used, when you open the game in question, before anything else in your account – unlike a bonus which typically won’t be used unless and until your account is empty of cash.
They are fun to play.
No deposit free spins offers usually have some strings attached. There may be a cap on what you can win from the free spins. The winnings may be paid as a slot bonus complete with wagering requirement rather than as cash. Free spins offers also have a fairly short expiry date; 24 hours is not unusual.
Free Bingo Ticket Offers
Free bingo ticket offers have been evolving and have come a long way from their origins. In the earliest free bingo ticket offers, the tickets were all for the same game and you had to go to the bingo room shortly before the game started for the tickets to play. This type of use them or use them offer wasn’t suitable if you couldn’t be online at the allotted time. These days, there’s two distinct types of free ticket offer:
Dragonfish: Free tickets are all for a specific room and are redeemed via vouchers which can be found in the gift box in the top right hand corner of the lobby. If it’s something like the Big 10K which only runs once a month, you’re going to have to use them all in the same game as otherwise they’ll expire. If the room runs games daily or more frequently, you can redeem them a few at a time.
Virtue Fusion, Gamesys & GVC: Free tickets have a maximum face value per ticket, and can be redeemed in games where the ticket price doesn’t exceed that value, in any bingo room that isn’t cash only. So you could redeem 10p free tickets in a 1p or 5p game if you wanted, but you wouldn’t be getting the best value. Only at Virtue Fusion can free bingo tickets be used to pre-buy.
Currently, free bingo tickets are used as part of deposit based welcome offers or given as rewards to existing players. We haven’t yet seen any no deposit free bingo ticket offers for new players. It’s surely only a matter of time though!
Free Bingo Rooms
In a free bingo room, all of the tickets are free and although you still have to claim them shortly before the game starts, you can play in as many games as your schedule and the room opening times allow rather than having a set number of tickets to redeem.
Free bingo rooms for new players, with small amounts of bingo bonus to be won, have been a thing for years; they are typically open for a couple of hours a day and available for a fixed period after registration (usually between 3 and 10 days).
Some of the bigger name bingo sites also run free bingo games for existing players. Unless there’s some sort of play, deposit or loyalty level requirement for entry, these free bingo games tend to have extremely large numbers of players and the chance of winning anything is remote.
Why No Deposit Bingo Offers Are Making A Comeback
Since May 2019, it hasn’t been possible to play with a no deposit bonus, free spins, free bingo or any other kind of free sign-up offer – or even free demo versions of games – until after the bingo site has successfully verified your name, address and date of birth and in some cases this may involve sending them copies of your driving licence or other documents. Most sites also now require phone number and/or debit card verification.
We thought that this would kill off no deposit offers completely, but actually the reverse seems to be true. Because of the commitment required from the player before claiming a no deposit bonus which typically involves verifying a mobile phone number and debit card as well as name, address and date of birth, there are far fewer, well, time wasters claiming them. Hardly anyone who has zero intention of ever actually making a deposit wants to part with all that information. The result is that no deposit offers, although still expensive for operators, are much more effective at attracting genuine real money players than they used to be. That explains why we are now seeing a few more of this type of offer as we go into 2021 and why newbie free bingo is still going strong.
Can I win withdrawable cash from no deposit bingo?
It is possible but not easy to win withdrawable cash from a no deposit bonus. You’ll almost certainly have to fill a wagering requirement on your winnings and there may be a cap on what you can win. You will also have to undergo name, address and age verification and meet any other withdrawal restrictions the site has.
Why do I have to give my card details to play no deposit bingo?
From May 2019 onwards bingo sites have been required by the terms of their licence to verify the name, address and date of birth of new players before allowing them to play any games at all, even free demo versions. Card details and mobile phone number verification help with this process.
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