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Tombola launch Britain's Biggest Bingo Game
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Oct 3, 2022
Tombola have launched what promises to be Britain's Biggest Bingo game, with a full house prize that is already pushing north of £125,000!
Buzz launch Go Go Bingo room
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Feb 15, 2022
Buzz Bingo launch a new exclusive 80 ball bingo room based on the retail Go Go Bingo interval games
Tombola sold for £400m! What happens next?
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Nov 18, 2021
Wayne reacts to the shock announcement that tombola has been sold to Flutter Plc for around £400m. What does this mean for the site, for players and the future of Flutter's other bingo brands?
Wayne's Blog #2: Opportunity Knocks
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Oct 14, 2021
An update from Wayne about HowAbout Bingo and the amazing opportunity he's taken on over at Buzz Bingo.
Olly Murs launches the New Heart Bingo
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Sep 23, 2021
Pop sensation Olly Murs has become the face of the brand new Heart Bingo website, which relaunched on Pragmatic Play software this month.
Gala Bingo relaunches with new bingo software
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Jul 22, 2021
Gala Bingo has finally said goodbye to Playtech's Virtue Fusion platform and migrated to the Electraworks bingo platform, owned by parent company Entain.
Tombola launch new Nevada bingo game
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Jun 24, 2021
Wayne takes a closer look at the brand new card-based game from tombola, known as NEVADA.
The Chat Host Who Became MD. Kevin McGinnigle Interview
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Jun 21, 2021
In this episode Wayne chats to Kevin McGinnigle, founder of online bingo specialists Positively Distinctive Media. Kevin discusses his career in online bingo, from humble beginnings as a chat host, to eventually rising through the ranks to become Managing Director of 8 Ball Games, then to launching his own bingo business, PDM Ltd.
Paddy's Full House Slot Game
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Jun 2, 2021
Wayne takes a first look at the brand new bingo themed slot from Eyecon - Paddy's Full House.
Wayne Reacts To Bingocams Winners
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May 26, 2021
Wayne takes a look at some of the live win moments on Bingocams and reacts live to some of the best (and worst) celebrations.
Back to the Bingo! Clubs across the UK Re-open
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May 19, 2021
Bingo fans rejoice as clubs reopen across the UK on 17th May. Here is a collection of news stories from around the clubs on opening day.
Are You Gonna Bingo? Adam Scott Interview
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May 18, 2021
In this week's episode, Wayne sits down for a one-to-one with Adam Scott, Gaming Operations Director of News UK. Adam has had a long career in the bingo industry, beginning in clubs before moving to online. We discuss Adam's career, his time working for Gamesys and his new challenge looking after one of the biggest UK bingo brands - Sun Bingo.
Tombola Introduce £500 Monthly Loss Limit
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Apr 28, 2021
From 1st May 2021 tombola are introducing a monthly net deposit limit of £500. This puts a cap on how much money you can lose within a calendar month and encourages withdrawal of winnings.
Fluffy Faves - Paul Gielbert Interview
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Apr 28, 2021
Wayne sits down to chat to Eyecon's Paul Gielbert about his career, Eyecon and the enduring success of the Fluffy Favourites brand.
Rank Launch New 'Mecca Raffle'
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Apr 20, 2021
Mecca Bingo have unveiled a new feature called RAFFLE, where players can buy tickets into various raffles to win some amazing prizes.
Flutter launch Jackpots Drop Bingo room
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Apr 13, 2021
Flutter owned bingo brands Paddy Power, Betfair and Sky Bingo have released a new Jackpot Drops Bingo room, which features five additional jackpots guaranteed to drop by specific times.
Let's Mecca Podcast - Chris Ashton Interview
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Apr 6, 2021
Wayne has a chat with Chris Ashton, strategic campaign planning manager for Mecca Bingo, about his role at one of Britain's biggest and well loved bingo brands.
HowAbout Facts - Are More Men Playing Online Bingo?
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Mar 31, 2021
A recent poll by WhichBingo revealed more men are playing bingo than ever before, but just how accurate are these figures? We tried to find out by asking the operators directly.
Buzzone! Roger Knowles Interview
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Mar 15, 2021
In the first episode of the HowAbout Bingo Podcast, Wayne chats to friend and ex-colleague Roger Knowles, who now works for Buzz Bingo as the host of their weekly livestream shows.
Live From Studio M - Wayne Gets On Mecca TV!
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Feb 9, 2021
Wayne takes part in a game of Higher or Lower on Mecca Bingo's new nightly livestream event - Live From Studio M
Gala Bingo's Drag Queen Livestream
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Feb 3, 2021
Wayne takes a closer look at a special Session Bingo event at Gala Bingo hosted by drag queen Davina De Campo.
Tombola Rebuilds Its Rollercoaster
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Jan 28, 2021
Tombola have rebuilt one of their oldest bingo games; Rollercoaster. Previously the game was built in Flash, but as that system came to an end the site needed to update the game to work on modern web browsers. Cue the tombola Rollercoaster 2021 edition.
The Big Bingo Quiz
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Jan 26, 2021
Wayne took part in the Big Bingo Quiz at Quizingo this week and came away with a bag full of prizes. Check out the video.
Foxy Bingo To Sponsor First Dates
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Jan 19, 2021
Foxy Bingo announces a year-long sponsorship deal of the popular dating show, First Dates, from January 2021.
Wayne's Blog #1: Ready For Launch
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Jan 14, 2021
Wayne takes a look back at everything that's happened on the site and in the world of online bingo, since launching the site back in December.
Gamesys Donate £83k In Memory Of Barbara Windsor
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Dec 23, 2020
Gamesys have made a donation of £83,000 to Alzheimer's Research UK in memory of the late Barbara Windsor, who famously appeared in their Jackpotjoy ad campaigns.
Mecca Gets A Makeover
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Nov 4, 2020
Wayne takes a closer look at the brand new Mecca Bingo website which has been given a major redesign.
Rank Change Their Lucky Pants
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Oct 14, 2020
Lucky Pants Bingo makes the move to Playtech and picks up a number of bingo rooms that were previously exclusive to Mecca Bingo.
Gemma Collins & East 17 Launch PlayOJO Bingo
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Sep 11, 2020
TOWIE star Gemma Collins hosted a special drive-in bingo event to celebrate the launch of PlayOJO Bingo in Manchester, alongside East 17 and Mr Motivator.
Let's Talk About Hex, Baby!
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Aug 18, 2020
Tombola are at it again with a new 30 ball variant, Hex (not to be confused with HexaBingo). The twist? Even if you lose, you could win your stake back.
Relax Gaming Launches HexaBingo
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Aug 9, 2020
Relax Gaming launches a brand new bingo game where you're up against just two other players in a quick -fire bingo battle!
Ladbrokes Bingo Ditches Playtech
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May 14, 2020
Ladbrokes Bingo finally make the move to their GVC owned Electraworks bingo platform.
Jumpman Jumps to Pragmatic Bingo
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Mar 23, 2020
Jumpman bingo is no more as network replaces entire bingo product with Pragmatic Play's solution.
Gala Bingo Rebrands Like A Boss
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Mar 2, 2020
Wayne takes a closer look at the new TV ad and rebrand from Gala Bingo.
Sky Launch Deal or No Deal Multiplier Bingo
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Mar 11, 2020
Sky Bingo launch an exclusive Deal or No Deal Bingo variant