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Although we've been writing about online bingo since 2013, news postings are a relatively recent feature to arrive at Best New Bingo Sites - in summer 2017. News postings tend to go out of date quite quickly but in case you're interested in the old postings, all of them are collected here.

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  • The Chase Live at Gala Bingo

    The Chase Live at Gala Bingo

    The Chase Live is a new live casino game show by Playtech that is exclusive to Entain.  You can try it at any Entain site, but Gala Bingo is where the big fanfare is taking place with the creation of The Chase Hub to showcase other The Chase games alongside the new game show.  Until […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • National Bingo Week 2024 - What's On

    National Bingo Week 2024 - What's On

    What is National Bingo Week? National Bingo Week 2024 is an expansion of National Bingo Day and runs from 24th – 30th June. National Bingo Day itself is a fairly recent addition to the UK calendar; the British bingo industry imported the idea from the USA (where there’s a national day for pretty well everything) […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Bingo & Slots News June 2024

    Bingo & Slots News June 2024

    National Bingo Day is coming up later this month on 27th June, with a whole week of celebration expected to take place this year. Until then, it’s all about the Euros! Bingo Specials Virtue Fusion bingo sites have the £280,000 Footy Bingo Room which runs whenever there’s a match on, each time with a series […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Paddy's Mansion Heist, A New Live Game

    Paddy's Mansion Heist, A New Live Game

    Paddy’s Mansion Heist is a Playtech live casino game show that is exclusive to Paddy Power and was launched in June 2024. A True Exclusive Operator branded exclusive games are not a new idea and indeed, Paddy Power already has several, but they normally are not true exclusives: Games like Branded Megaways and Branded Slingo […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Bingo & Slots News May 2024

    Bingo & Slots News May 2024

    Bingo Specials At Playtech bingo sites, a series of escalator jackpot promotions are running every Wednesday and Sunday in May.  Unlike in many previous versions of the promotion where the escalator moved up gradually over the course of an evening starting at 6pm, this time they’re not messing around  – each escalator only lasts an […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Slot Games Get Top Billing at tombola

    Slot Games Get Top Billing at tombola

    For many years, tombola have resisted mixing bingo with slot and casino games. Originally the site was strictly bingo only. In 2016, after it became apparent that many bingo players also like to play slots and instant win games, they introduced tombola arcade. It’s a separate site, playable with the same login and wallet and […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Animingo, A New Bingo Game From Pragmatic Play

    Animingo, A New Bingo Game From Pragmatic Play

    What Is Animingo? Just in time for Easter 2024, Pragmatic Play have launched a new bingo game called Animingo.  It’s 50 ball bingo, but without any of those pesky numbers.  Instead, there are 50 different cute animals – a frog, a seal, and owl, polar and brown bears, an ostrich, a lion, a unicorn and […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Stake Limits Coming On Slots And Slingo

    Stake Limits Coming On Slots And Slingo

    Last week, maximum stake limits for online slot games were announced, to come into force in September this year.  The announcement came from the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (which has responsibility for gambling), i.e. directly from the UK government rather from the regulator (the UK Gambling Commission).  The plan requires secondary legislation which […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Escalator Jackpots at Dragonfish

    Escalator Jackpots at Dragonfish

    Dragonfish Escalator Jackpots – How They Work Escalator jackpot promotions are amongst the most popular of all bingo promotions and it’s not hard to see why; bingo games become much more exciting when there is a substantial jackpot that is guaranteed to drop within a specified time frame. UK bingo players are used to this […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Q&A with 4ThePlayer

    Q&A with 4ThePlayer

    At Best New Bingo Sites we’re always interested in hearing about the latest innovations in slot games.  I caught up with Henry McLean, the co-founder and commercial and marketing director at 4ThePlayer for an inside angle from one of the industry’s leading challenger brand game suppliers.  Q: How did you first get started in slot […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Megadozer by Big Time Gaming - A New Slot Game Feature

    Megadozer by Big Time Gaming - A New Slot Game Feature

    Bonanza Falls & Megadozer Big Time Gaming are behind one of the most popular slot games of the last few years and arguably of all time – Bonanza.  The original Bonanza game marked the first appearance of the insanely popular Megaways game feature, which is so loved by players that it has appeared in hundreds […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • 2023 Christmas Bingo & Slot Promotions

    2023 Christmas Bingo & Slot Promotions

    Christmas is traditionally the time of year when UK bingo and slot sites really push the boat out with promotions and we’re delighted to report that 2023 is no exception! Special Bingo Games 11th December  – Festive Bingoton Ballroom from 7pm – 10pm at Paddy Power Bingo. To gain entry to this free bingo room, […]

    By Sue Dawson


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