ASA Ruling on Mecca Baga Chipz Instagram Post

Mecca have had a bit of a telling off from the ASA after a whopping TWO PEOPLE complained about one of their Instagram posts, featuring Baga Chipz. It wasn’t exactly a flagrant breaking of the rules, and to be honest, i’m on the fence over whether I think it goes against the guidelines or not…

Baby Boy Born in a Bingo Hall in Blackpool

What’s the biggest prize you have ever won at the bingo? A few hundred pounds? A cuddly toy? Well for Tammy Hall, the answer to that question would be a new born baby! That’s right, it was ‘Doctor’s Order’ at Club3000 in Blackpool, as one woman went in pregnant and came out with a babe…

Gala Bingo ‘All the Calls’ Promotion: Win £20k!

I’ve got to hand it to Gala bingo, their latest promotional campaign is brilliant. Titled ‘All the Calls’, not only is the commercial entertaining, challenging, amusing, clever, and well thought out, but it also offers the chance to win a share of £50k in prize money too, with a top prize of £20k going to…

New Digital Bingo Lounge to Open in Swindon

I might be scraping the bottom of the barrel a bit for positive bingo news here, but i’ve found something. Amidst the seemingly never ending succession of bingo hall closures in recent times, a new bingo venue is going to open in Swindon town centre. Is it going to be a grand bingo hall in…

Bingo Halls Wouldn’t Survive Without Slot Machines

There are going to be some statistics and what not in this post, but don’t let that scare you off. Data for the last financial year has shown some pretty interesting things about the way we bingo players use our bingo halls, and the surprising thing is, bingo doesn’t seem to be the main attraction….

Football Referee Mike Dean Brings BAR to Mecca Bingo

Here’s a combination you don’t see every day; football and bingo. Mike Dean, probably the most famous referee (now retired) from the Premier League, seems to have found a new line of work by officiating bingo games for Mecca Bingo! What on earth is going on here you might be wondering? Well, I will have…