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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 News postings tend to go out of date quite quickly but in case you're interested in the old postings, all of them are collected here.

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  • £10K Fluffy Megaways Prize Draw Promotion

    £10K Fluffy Megaways Prize Draw Promotion

    What is Fluffy Megaways? Fluffy Megaways – or Fluffy Favourites Megaways to give it its full name – is the latest slot game release in the Fluffy series (the others being Fluffy Favourites, Fluffy Too, Fluffy Favourites Fairground and Fluffy In Space).  The previous games in the series have used a classic 5×3 reels array […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • £1 Million Virtue Fusion Slots Prize Draw Promotion

    £1 Million Virtue Fusion Slots Prize Draw Promotion

    Starting today (22nd March 2021) and for the next 4 weeks, Virtue Fusion bingo sites are running a £1 million slots prize draw promotion with a staggering 50,262 cash prizes to be won over 8 prize draws.   If you think that sounds familiar, you’re absolutely right; this very popular promotion has been run multiple times […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Starburst Gets The Slingo Treatment

    Starburst Gets The Slingo Treatment

    How To Play Slingo Starburst Slingo Starburst, which is currently exclusive to Coral Bingo and other Entain bingo sites, is the latest in the series of Slingo games themed on well known slot games which began back in 2018 with the release of Slingo Rainbow Riches. Slingo Rainbow Riches was revolutionary when it first came […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Beat The Chasers At Gala Bingo

    Beat The Chasers At Gala Bingo

    What is Beat The Chasers? Beat The Chasers is an exciting new “Club Bingo” promotion at Gala Bingo.  It starts on 11th March 2021 and runs from 7.30pm every evening until further notice, in Gala’s Main Event bingo room. The Chasers in questions are Paul Sinha and Jenny Ryan – the Sinnerman and the Vixen […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Bubble Bingo at Tombola

    Bubble Bingo at Tombola

    What is Bubble Bingo? Bubble Bingo is a new bingo game at Tombola, following in the footsteps of games such as Potion and Morph which have been designed to play well on mobile phone screens. What makes Bubble Bingo so different? Tombola bingo games often stray quite far from the classic 90 ball and 75 […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Mecca Bingo Live From Studio M

    Mecca Bingo Live From Studio M

    Live From Studio M is a fabulous live entertainment show on Mecca TV, every Monday to Saturday night in February from 8pm until 10pm.  It’s running in three of the bingo rooms at Mecca Bingo – Main Event, Penny Lane and Rollercoaster Bingo – alongside the regular bingo schedule which has been jazzed up with […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Slot Game Autoplay Ban On The Way

    Slot Game Autoplay Ban On The Way

    Earlier this week the UK Gambling Commission announced a set of new restrictions for online slot games, which all UK licensed bingo sites and slot sites must comply with before the deadline of 31st October 2021.  Some of the restrictions are directly related to slot game design and some are broader requirements to do with […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Roller-Coaster Returns At Tombola

    Roller-Coaster Returns At Tombola

    Roller-Coaster is a one of a kind bingo game at Tombola which has been around for years and has just been given a whole new lease of life. The original version of Roller-Coaster needed Adobe Flash, but browser support for this ancient and poorly performing piece of technology was finally withdrawn at the end of […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Free Bingo Tickets at Foxy Bingo

    Free Bingo Tickets at Foxy Bingo

    How To Get Free Bingo Tickets At Foxy Bingo Until 31st January 2021, Foxy Bingo are running not one, but TWO free bingo ticket promotions (and we’re sure they won’t be the last!): Mega Sharepot – 10,000 free bingo tickets every day.  The first step is to opt in and this only needs to be […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Broadway Gaming - Goodbye Microgaming, Hello Pragmatic Play

    Broadway Gaming - Goodbye Microgaming, Hello Pragmatic Play

    The rather splendid Pragmatic Play bingo product has been taking over huge chunks of the online bingo world over the last 18 months.  First there were the Nektan casino sites, then Jumpman retired their bingo product and brought Pragmatic Play in instead at 150+ white label sites.  Pragmatic Play bingo is a bit like the […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Bingo VIP & Loyalty Schemes Are Changing

    Bingo VIP & Loyalty Schemes Are Changing

    Why Bingo VIP Schemes Are Changing In September last year the Gambling Commission announced “strict new guidance” regarding the running of VIP schemes – including those at online bingo sites.  The new rules came into effect on 31st October 2020 and if you’re interested, you can find a summary on the Gamling Commission website. In […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Virtue Fusion Christmas 2020 £500K Jackpots

    Virtue Fusion Christmas 2020 £500K Jackpots

    Pretty well every Christmas, Virtue Fusion run an escalator jackpot promotion in several of their network bingo rooms, and 2020 is no exception. What’s an escalator jackpot? An escalator jackpot is a way of turning a bingo progressive jackpot into a must-drop jackpot. A bingo progressive jackpot drops when someone wins full house within a […]

    By Sue Dawson

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