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Nova Scotia Group Worried that Charity Bingo is a Dying Game

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Bingo has become a hugely popular game over recent years, and is played not only for pleasure but also as a means of raising money for good causes and charities. However, despite the popularity of bingo over the years bingo promoters in Nova Scotia are concerned that the government is not doing enough to help [...]

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Salford Raider May Have Wanted Bingo Winnings

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There are been a lot of concern over the safety of bingo goers who are travelling home alone after attending a bingo hall, which has been heightened recently after a woman in her sixties was attacked after leaving a bingo hall. The thug who attacked her had been after her £140 bingo winnings and officials [...]

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Gala Bingo Robbers Charged In Court

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Last year, four men burst into the Gala Bingo Hall in Kettering and roughed up staff members who were working there.  This violent raid happened at around 09.40 in the morning and saw several of the staff members assaulted.   The four smartly dressed men arrived at the door and knocked to be let in.  [...]

June 28th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Bingo Players Get Advice on Crime Prevention

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Whilst bingo is a game that is enjoyed by people from all walks of life these days, and by all age groups, there are still a huge number of older people who attend bingo sessions as a regular hobby. This often provides the perfect opportunity for information that is aimed at an older age group [...]

June 28th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Alabama Vote Rigging Trial Hots Up

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The Alabama vote rigging trial is getting ever more complicated as details emerge linking several prominent, past and present, senators and governors to the scandal.   This week saw Gilley, one of the partners in the Country Crossing casino development, tell the court that McGregor, who owned more of the establishment than he did at [...]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Church Hoodwinked By Bingo Operator Scam

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There seems to be a huge case brewing over illegal bingo games in Henrico County in the US.  Apparently, the operator, one Anthony L. Fusaro, 46, ran the games over the past few years and pocketed what could run into several millions of dollars’   In the US at the moment, only bingo games directly [...]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Bingo Becomes Popular Part of Festivities

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Bingo is a game that has been synonymous with entertainment for older people for decades, and any movies you see dating back to the 1970s and 1980s where people are seen playing bingo will show a lot of people with very grey hair playing the game!   However, since the middle of the 1990s bingo [...]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Safety in Numbers or Safety Online?

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In years gone by many older people were excited and eager to get out to their local bingo clubs on ‘bingo nights’ and playing bingo has become a traditional amongst many older groups. However, these days older players have to look out for more than just the numbers being called when they head out for [...]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Mecca Bingo Cashes In On Smartphone Sector

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It seems that younger players are now getting in on the online gaming phenomenon that is growing by the day and all because they can now play on their smartphones.   Rank brought out a mobile phone ‘apps’ to test the waters, so to speak, but has been amazed that this free download has already [...]

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Bingo Sites Offering Loyalty Points to Match Instant Wins

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It has been announced that a number of online bingo sites that are on the Dragonfish network have provided a fresh incentive to get players onto their sites – in the form of loyalty points to match players’ instant wins. For many online bingo fans this will be a big reason to use the sites, [...]

June 24th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »