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Why players choose to play online bingo?

Over the last decade, online bingo has defensibly gained much more popularity than the traditional bingo halls. This industry is solely worth millions in the UK and is expected to encounter an exploding growth in the near future.

Here we have some justifiable reasons on why online bingo has been so enticing for all the players around the globe. The reasons can vary from player to player, depending on their preferences.This modern bingo allow the players to access or play a game from their own conveniences and even on the move. These benevolent changes makes it quite evident for everyone to prefer and enjoy online bingo.

Another favorable reason behind the player’s willingness to play online bingo is the social aspect attached to it. They get to meet and connect with a lot of like minded people and make some new friends throughout this bingo journey.

Variety Fund Raising

Bingo Industry Unites for Golden Hearts fund raising challeng

All the Independent clubs have now received their fund-raising packs, which include balloons, collection tins, Gold Hearts to sell, and a list of Challenge Events they can take part in as well as a leaflet with lots of fund-raising activities on.

Gala and Mecca will be joining the rest of the industry in fund-raising early September, in the meantime Carlton have kicked off their activity. From 16th March for one week Carlton held a number of co-ordinated events across clubs including free games and draws and staff sponsored events which helped raise over £6,000 in the first week.

Mecca Doncaster colleague celebrates royal success at fundraising event

HRH The Princess Royal rewards charity champion

Local Mecca Doncaster team leader, Lucy Coy, is celebrating after being named regional charity champion for Yorkshire and the Humber, in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal, for her contributions towards charity Carers Trust.

The event, held at The Royal Horseguards Hotel in London, celebrated the whopping £500,000 raised for the charity in the last year. The partnership between the charity and The Rank Group Plc, which owns Mecca and Grosvenor Casinos, began in February 2014 and saw clubs take part in a host of different activities to raise much-needed funds.

Gala gets Gold

Gala Bingo awarded prestigious Investor in People Gold Standard

Everyone loves a winner!

The new National Bingo Game, complete with Jackpot and ‘once in a lifetime’ prizes is just over a year old and what a year it has been!

In the past 12 months 22 Lucky jackpot winners have shared over £3.5 million, as well as 728 National Prize winners each taking home a great cash prize. However, some of these lucky winners also got a bonus.
The National Bingo Game has always been about great cash prizes, but the new format also offers players something extra – not just the jackpot but throughout the year chances to participate in truly amazing experiences and it is going down a storm with players.

Bingo Goes Candy Crush

Online Bingo Life editor Mark McGuinness caught up with Daniel Kajouie, the Founder, President and CEO of IMPERUS

Prior to founding IMPERUS, Daniel was the founder and President of 1Gaming Inc., a privately held company engaged in software development. 1Gaming was the gaming platform that powered MariaBingo.com, a business which was sold to Unibet in 2007 for a record USD$110 million (all cash deal). Daniel is frequently consulted by industry leaders, and publications on the current state and the future of online bingo and gaming. His work has been published by numerous internet gaming publications, and he is a frequent speaker at industry events.

Daniel, can you tell us what Imperus has been doing as a company for the last few months?

Millennial Potential

Rebecca Green chats to Ewa Bakun from Clarion Events ahead of this year’s GiGse San Francisco 

This is GiGse’s 15th Show, what is this year’s show theme and focus and why?

Retail Bingo

Retail Bingo

Mark Jepp Managing Director Majestic Bingo chats to Peter White

Could we commence this interview with a brief history of Majestic Bingo and it’s various Clubs situated in the South England & Wales.

Majestic Bingo is formed from 2 companies – Ex Seldis Cooper 7 x clubs – Hippodrome Bishop Auckland/ Ritz Castleford / Regent Spalding / Roman Bank Skegness / Majestic Worcester / Rio Canvey Island / Globe Donnington (Nr Telford) purchased early January 2014  & 8 Apollo clubs from Top Ten June 2014 – Durham, Barrow in Furness, Mansfield, Mexborough, Caernarfon, Rhyl, Tonypandy, Camborne

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Bingo Down Under

Bingo Down Under

Bill Healey catches up on Bingo down-under with Leeonn Rieck, Owner Operator of Bingo Club Australia

Considered to be the biggest gambling nation in the world (per capita), Australian gaming & bingo venues have been allowed to proliferate throughout the country. Seeing a niche in the domestic market, Bingo Club Australia has provided a unique service by helping players locate a bingo venue anywhere in the country.

Bill Healey spoke with Ms. Leeonn Rieck, Owner/Operator of Bingo Club Australia. With more than 20 years experience it the Australian Bingo industry, her insight is invaluable.

How long have you been involved with Bingo in Queensland (Qld), and what has your involvement been?

Boutique Bingo

Boutique Bingo

Bill Healey talks to Freddie Reyes, Head of Investor Relations at Leisure and Resorts World Corporation Manila

We are fortunate to catch up with Mr. Freddie Reyes, Head of Investor Relations at Leisure and Resorts World Corporation (LRWC) since 2006. Based in Manila, LRWC and its wholly-owned subsidiary Bingo Bonanza are market leaders in domestic gaming, and were featured in the December (2014) issue of Bingo Life Magazine.

Leisure and Resorts World Corporation is a leader in gaming in the Philippines. What is the firm’s present position in both bingo and casino gaming?