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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?

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

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?

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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