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Online Gaming

Online Gaming is the trend of 21st century that gives the opportunity for gamers around the globe. Online gaming is trending these days alike a viral video on YouTube. The history goes back from the time of video game,

TV games and portable battery operated handy games to the PlayStation and other gaming consoles, So before talking about the online gaming world wide let me first clear the Gaming history first there were so called video games 7os and 80s and old kids love to play on that version of video games on pixilated quality on their televisions.

Bingo is Here to Stay

In the ever changing world of entertainment there are always going to be casualties. When looking at some forms of entertainment, often Bingo is one game that you would think could be at risk. Through the ability to adapt to the changing world though it appears Bingo is here to stay.

Bingo is a social game that has been around for years, but it is also in a world where technology is changing the way we play. As gamers look to check for right bingo sites, it is a risk that this game style could become less popular and seem old fashioned, if of course it didn’t go through a resurgence.

Is Online Gaming Killing the Bingo Halls?

The world of entertainment is forever changing, and technology has a big part to play in it. With more and more games moving online, it seems that playing offline is a things of the past. One popular game that has seen a surge in online game is the good old game of Bingo. Could the rise in online Bingo sites be a risk to the Bingo Halls?

Bingo can be a fun game, but it is also a social experience. Going out for a night to the Bingo hall has been a pastime for many for years. In the age of the Internet though when websites are improving their use of technology and allowing social experiences on our devices, it seems that many may decide to stay in.

Is the Pub Bingo Game at Risk?

Playing Bingo in pubs appears to be a complicated business, especially if it is a high stakes style. In the UK there are laws that control gambling, the important one being the Gambling Act 2005 that is being used to apparently block one attempt to bring Bingo into pubs.

The case of Greene King is an interesting one as it opens up the complicated nature of Bingo and gambling and how the law can apply to such forms of entertainment in pubs. While lenient in some respects, if there is evidence that it could “facilitate” gambling, then it is likely to cause a problem.

When it comes to gambling there has to be controls, that is understandable. We have to know our limits, and even Bingo has to be played with an element of control. It is understandable that the law can block such uses of the game, but should it be more flexible?

Who Plays Bingo in 2016?

You just have to look at the television to see the resurgence of Bingo as a pastime. One thing we often see in these adverts though is a female dominated form of entertainment that men don’t really take part in. Is this an old stereotype though?

It seems it maybe, especially with the rise of online Bingo. What we tend to forget is that Bingo is actually fun, and the fact that it doesn’t challenge the player too much makes it all the more interesting. It seems these days that men are just as likely to play a quick game of bingo on their mobile phones than women.

Bingo has also turned into something of a social phenomenon, and is seen as a good night out. While sometimes we see Bingo put on screen showing old people playing it in retirement homes, the truth is there has been plenty of innovation in this form of entertainment to liven things up. Add some music and freshen up the way the game is called, and suddenly things a lot more interesting.

Bingo Revealed: The 24hr Bingo Dashboard

Imagine having all of the best and most up-to-date bingo information available at your fingertips! That’s what Wink Bingo has created with their newest release, the 24hr Online Bingo Dashboard. Wink Bingo has teamed up with some of the best in the industry to bring bingo players like you live stats that you’ll have to see to believe. From tracking the biggest paydays to following all of the modern trends, the bingo dashboard gives you a peak behind the scenes of the bingo world and what makes it tick.

Through partnerships with over half a dozen different bingo reporting sites including Bingo Reviewer, Bingo Trivia, Gambling Commission and Who Plays Bingo, the bingo dashboard always features the freshest and most current information. All of the data is updated every 24 hours, providing you with executive level bingo secrets that in previous years would’ve cost companies a fortune to have access to!

Bingo by the Numbers

Wild Party Bingo: The world’s most social bingo app

Wild Party Bingo is the latest Bingo app to offer something the gaming world has never seen before. Known as the ‘world’s most social bingo game’, the app aims to make online bingo more interactive, fast-paced and exciting. The app’s creators, Asylum Labs, understand that in the ‘real world’, bingo is a highly sociable game and the company decided to integrate this concept into its online equivalent. As such, Asylum Labs’ philosophy is clear and simple: everything is more fun with friends – a key attraction of club bingo.

There’s no ‘I’ in team

Wink Bingo Launches Content-Rich Winkly Magazine

Wink Bingo, the UK’s leading online bingo provider, recently launched Winkly Magazine, a digital publication devoted to bingo enthusiasts. Their flourishing magazine is packed with unique, informative and instructional content that can benefit players of all levels.

Mecca 40 Year Anniversary

Dedicated Mecca Bingo employee Marilyn Hanrahan celebrates 40 years of service 

A dedicated Mecca Bingo employee from the Sale Mecca club is celebrating 40 years of service this month.
Marilyn Hanrahan started her career with Mecca Bingo in 1975, where she began her journey through the company. Marilyn is now a Senior Assistant and has had the pleasure of watching Mecca Bingo grow and change over the past 40 years.A favourite memory for Marilyn is the last grand opening at Mecca Bingo in Sale, as she fondly remembers all her colleagues and customers were “singing and dancing all day and night.”
Marilyn commented: “There have been a lot of changes over the years, especially the changes in food and Mecca Bingo did not have waitresses back when I started.

The Amusement Industry's EAG International 2016 Exhibition

Peter White chats to Karen Cook Owner Swan Events 


With the countdown to EAG 2016 is very much underway how was the 2015 earlier this year?

Preparations for EAG 2016 are progressing well and the outlook is for another significant event. EAG 2016 occupies its traditional dates in the calendar taking place will take place from 12th-14th January.

EAG International is now an established event in a mature market attracting buyer and specifiers from all over the world.  As you would expect the UK represents a large section of the audience but EAG is exceptional in attracting over 25% of buyers from some 60 countries around the world. After the UK, the countries with most visitors were Italy, Republic of Ireland, France, Spain, Belgium, Sweden, Greece, Netherlands but we welcome guests from as far afield as Iceland, Korea and even the Faroe Islands.

‘What’s new’ for the 2016 show?