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 News postings tend to go out of date quite quickly but in case you're interested in the old postings, all of them are collected here.

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  • Bloom, A New Game At Tombola

    Bloom, A New Game At Tombola

    Back before Christmas, Tombola introduced a new game called Winter Spotlight.  One of the things that was new and different about this games was that it was a seasonal special, designed to have a limited run. Now, Tombola have launched another seasonal special game – Bloom. When Winter Spotlight ended its run at the beginning […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Entain Go Large On Player Protection

    Entain Go Large On Player Protection

    Entain, the operator behind household names like Ladbrokes Bingo and Gala Bingo, have recently made changes to their sites as part of their long term safer gambling strategy which bring player protection to the fore. One of the changes is obvious to everyone – instead being hidden away in the footer, the link to Safer […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Free Vibes, A New Free Daily Game At Tombola

    Free Vibes, A New Free Daily Game At Tombola

    What Is Free Vibes? Tombola‘s free daily game Merge, which was launched in May 2021, was removed in November 2021 to make way for the Tombola Advent Calendar and other Christmas promotions.  Instead of returning after New Year, it’s been retired and replaced for 2022 by a brand new game, Free Vibes. Many daily free […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • We Won Another Award

    We Won Another Award

    Back in February 2019, Best New Bingo Sites won the iGB Affiliate Award for Best Bingo Website against some stiff competition.   And now, we’ve done it again, or rather FTD Digital (the parent organisation of our sister site WDW Bingo as well as us) has done it.  This latest award is the EGR Operator Award […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Dragonfish Sold To Broadway Gaming

    Dragonfish Sold To Broadway Gaming

    Every now and again, a piece of news about mergers and acquisitions sends a seismic shock through the world of online bingo.  On 15th December 2021, the biggest shock piece of news of this type broke since Entain (then GVC) bought Cozy all the way back in November 2017.  Broadway Gaming, the operators of Butlers […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Sweet Bonanza Candyland & Slingo

    Sweet Bonanza Candyland & Slingo

    Sweet Bonanza is one of Pragmatic Play’s best known and most popular slot games.  As well as the regular version, it comes in a minigame version that can be played while inside a Pragmatic Play bingo room and in a special Christmas version, Sweet Bonanza Xmas.  Reskinned as Heart Bonanza, it’s appeared at Heart Bingo […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Bingo Sneaks In At Skill On Net Casinos

    Bingo Sneaks In At Skill On Net Casinos

    PlayJango is a Skill on Net casino that has recently added bingo, but the bingo rooms are EXTREMELY hard to find for the casual visitor and indeed, the only reason that we even know they are there is that the operator contacted us and told us about them!  There’s absolutely nothing about bingo visible when […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • New End2End Bingo Software On The Way?

    New End2End Bingo Software On The Way?

    On 1st November it was reported that a company called End2End had been granted a UK Gambling Commission licence for its Bingo Multiplayer Platform.  There’s nothing about this on the UKGC website yet but we believe that it is for remote bingo.

    By Sue Dawson
  • What's Happening At Heart Bingo?

    What's Happening At Heart Bingo?

    Heart Bingo is one of the oldest and well established names on the UK bingo scene.  On 23rd September 2021, it underwent a radical change. Heart’s long running relationship with their previous operator came to an end when Global Media & Entertainment (the company behind Heart Radio) decided not to renew that contract and instead […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Cash or Crash, A New Live Game

    Cash or Crash, A New Live Game

    How To Play Cash Or Crash Cash or Crash Live is Evolution’s latest “game show” title, set on a vaguely steampunk themed blimp.  In the middle of the cabin is a ball drawing machine containing 19 green balls, 1 gold ball and 8 red balls.  The balls are drawn automatically, live on screen with a […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • Entain Bingo - How It's Going

    Entain Bingo - How It's Going

    Back in July, Entain‘s flagship bingo site Gala Bingo migrated from the extremely well known and popular Virtue Fusion bingo platform on to Entain’s own bingo product, joining the previously migrated Coral Bingo and Ladbrokes Bingo and also the ex Dragonfish bingo sites Foxy Bingo and Cheeky Bingo.  Two months on from the move, how’s […]

    By Sue Dawson
  • July 2021 £250k Escalator Jackpots - IT'S WAR!

    July 2021 £250k Escalator Jackpots - IT'S WAR!

    The extemely popular recurrent Virtue Fusion escalator jackpots promotion is back for July 2021, with a minimum £250,000 in community jackpots to be won over 4 evenings.  This time round, though, it’s extra spicy as there is a RIVAL £250K escalator jackpots promotion going on over the same period! What’s an escalator jackpot? £250K to […]

    By Sue Dawson

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