What Happened To BGO Bingo? UK License Surrendered October 2021

If you have tried to play at BGO Bingo, Power Spins, Chilli Casino or Vegas Luck Casino since the 15th October you may have noticed you can’t play any games.  New players can also no longer join. This is because the UK Gambling Commission suspended the license for BGO Entertainment Limited, the company that operates…

BGC New Campaign Gets You To Think

“Take Time To Think” is the new slogan released by the UK Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) taking a fresh approach to reducing gambling addiction and harms. It replaces the now very well known “When The Fun Stops Stop” that we have seen on bingo websites and all gambling website. We have seen it so…

BGO To Pay £2 million Following Failings Highlighted In Licence Review

The UK Gambling Commission has conducted a full licence review on BGO Entertainment Limited in relation to failings observed making them in breach of their licence responsibilities.  Two other operators have also been identified by the UK Gambling Commission in having failings in their procedures to protect customers. These operators are: GAN Plc and NETBET…

Using A Credit Card To Play Bingo To Be Banned from April 2020

The United Kingdom Gambling Commission has been in the process of reviewing and overhauling the country’s gambling industry in recent times. This has seen it introduce a number of changes, including a reduction in the maximum bet possible on fixed odds betting terminals. Yet, the latest move from the regulatory body will have larger effects…

Cross Party Parliamentary Group Produce Report In A Call To Cut Online Gambling Stakes

The Gambling Related Harm All-Party Parliamentary Group (GRH APPG) has yesterday produced an interim report calling on online gambling operators to reduce the maximum stake players can place on online slots similarly to the £2 stake imposed on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) in UK high street betting shops. Shares Plummet The news of the…

Are Bingo Brand Names Appropriate and Compatible With Advertising Laws?

Last year The Advertising Standards Authority ruled that Rehab Bingo should change its name, declaring that the association between bingo and rehab is an unacceptable one in the modern age. Owned by Broadway Gaming, the site would come up as an option when ‘rehabbingo’ was searched for on Google thanks to a paid advert that…