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All Party, All Bingo

Bingo Life meets the new Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Bingo, Anna Turley MP

Anna Turley is the Labour and Co-operative MP for Redcar. The constituency is a diverse community, stretching to include a range of other towns and villages, including Eston, South Bank, Normanby, Marske-by-the-Sea, New Marske, Ormesby and Grangetown. It has a proud industrial history, with steel forged in Redcar helping to build the modern world from Canary Wharf to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. A lively seaside town, with miles of golden sandy beaches, Redcar also offers donkey rides, amusement arcades, a boating lake, racecourse and the world’s oldest-surviving lifeboat.

How Bingo got its groove back

When you think of bingo, you may picture a hall full of senior citizens shouting out numbers, and you won’t be entirely wrong. However, that image represents only a small fraction of those who play the game. 

The decline of traditional bingo

The number of traditional bingo halls has been in decline for over a decade. Between 2005 and 2014 the number of bingo clubs in the UK dropped by over 30%. While, the traditional bingo halls were in decline the popularity of the game was actually increasing among a younger audience who play their bingo online.

The rise of bingo sites

Winning Tips for Mobile Gaming

For the last several years, the number of people who play and enjoy online bingo has grown exponentially.  Part of the reason for this trend is the number of devices that offer mobile gaming apps to play their favorite games.  Mobile gaming gives users the ability to play anytime and anywhere they choose.

Whether you want to play chess, solitaire, or the latest fantasy game, you’re sure to find a mobile app for it.   Most smartphones, tablets and equivalent devices such as Amazon’s Kindle, have pre-loaded games on them.   These can range from the usual games offered on a device such as solitaire, freecell or chess to newer, more popular games.

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What Types of Slots Can I Play?

One question we do get asked a lot by slot loving bingo players is just what types of slot machines they can access and play online, and as such we thought it would be handy to put together a guide that lists all of the main categories of slots!

Below you will find a range of slots that are all accessible online and slots that can be played either for free and at no risk what so ever or can be played for real money.

What we would suggest if you have never played slot machines before online or for that matter in any playing environment is that you give as many of the different categories of slots listed below some play time, by doing so via the free to play versions of those slot you can play them to your heart’s content without risking a penny, but will also be able to make a note of the one you found more entertaining to play.

Play Bingo Slots on Your Mobile

One thing that can put you off playing bingo slot games in any playing environment is not having any spare cash to play them with, and whilst you can of course play all manner of different slot machines online or on a mobile device for free, there is nothing to beat the thrill of playing them for real money!

There is actually a new deposit option available to players at some mobile bingo and casino sites and it is a way for you to use your phone bill to deposit cash into your account and that deposit will then simply be added onto your next phone bill, or in the case of pre-paid mobile account knocked off your current balance.

How to Select a Site to Play Slots at

Every player needs to know what to look for from any online bingo or casino site that they are thinking of signing up and becoming a player of especially players who have never played in such a playing environment before as some casinos are not run and operated to the very highest of standards.

As such if you are new to playing slot games online then please do make use of the following step by step guide that will walk you through what you should be demanding from any casino or bingo site you do join up to.

Also, if you are an experienced online slot player who is seeking a new casino at which to play all manner of different slots at then make sure you checkout our featured site that will alert you and give you reviews of all of the latest casino slot sites to go live online!

Self-Exclusion: sector wide

Self-exclusion and social responsibility are hot topics in all sectors of the gambling industry. Despite the low occurrence of problem gambling behaviours in club bingo, the sector was determined to be one of the first to develop a system that helped operators to help players that may need assistance

Online Blackjack

Blackjack enthusiasts will enjoy high-energy, interactive blackjack entertainment that meets their personal tastes and gaming interests when they play online blackjack at the All Jackpots Casino online.

All Jackpots Casino offers an exciting gaming venue with plenty of real money options for all players. It doesn't matter whether you have a big bankroll or gamble with modest wagers or whether you're a long-time, experienced blackjack player or someone who is just starting out. You'll be able to enter the casino at any time and from any location on your PC or mobile device and play at your leisure.

Blackjack

Blackjack is also known as the "Game of 21" because the object of the game is to build a hand that comes as close to a value of 21 as possible without exceeding that number. When you play blackjack you compete against the dealer. Whichever hand is stronger wins. 

Hospitality beyond borders

Mike Watret, Operations Director, Carlton Clubs chats to Peter White

What is the history of Carlton Club’s Mike?
Like many other bingo operators, Carlton Clubs Plc evolved from the decreasing popularity of cinema in the 1960’s. Previously operated as CAC (Caledonian Associated Cinemas) the company was the largest Scottish independent cinema operator, based in Inverness and with theatres across all of Scotland including many islands. A management buy in by the current owners in 1998 led to the company rebranding to Carlton Bingo which remains the largest independent operator of bingo clubs in Scotland whilst also operating two clubs in North East England. The company employs 300 individuals and operates from a registered office in the traditional home city of Inverness and an operations office in Stirling, Central Scotland. 

The Unseen Benefits of Video Poker

Did you know that poker machines predate the slots? They do - the first automated poker game was built years before Charles Fey created the first slot machine, the Liberty Bell. But it had its shortcomings - like the fact that it couldn't be fitted with an automated payout system due to the large number of possible winning combinations.

Poker machines were largely forgotten until the 1970s, when they were revived thanks to computers and TV screens. They returned to life never to leave again - today they are among the most popular games at casinos, online and in real life alike.

The game

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