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New Jumpman Gaming Sites Coming Soon

Saturday, Aug. 19th 2017 2:12 AM

Jumpman Gaming

Jumpman Gaming

As regular readers of our site will know, we are always on the hunt for news of new and coming soon bingo sites. Usually what happens is we will see an influx of new sites on a certain network or software and it would appear that it’s currently the turn of the Jumpman Gaming software. There are two networks powered by this software, 15 Network and Wheel of Slots Network (WSN), and both have new sites coming soon.

We are not sure on the launch dates for any of the brands that we are looking at, and to be honest, we could be waiting some time if Spins Bingo is anything to go by.

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Reduction In Minimum Withdrawal Amount At Ignite Brands

Tuesday, Aug. 15th 2017 7:58 AM

The world of online bingo is one that is always changing, always evolving and for a few years now, this has often been in favour of the player. With responsible gambling at the fore we have seen changes in wagering requirements, clearer terms and conditions and many other changes that have enhanced our gaming experience.

Earlier in the month we received an interesting email from Ignite Bingo, the company responsible for marketing brands like Costa Bingo and the most recent launch from this company, Real Deal Bingo. The email was waxing lyrical about the minimum withdrawal amount at all of their sites.

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WTG Bingo Launches On 15 Network

Thursday, Jul. 20th 2017 7:56 AM

It’s been a little while since we saw a new brand launch on the 15 Network, the people behind the network look to be concentrating their efforts on slots of late. However, a couple of weeks ago we saw WTG Bingo join the ranks but whilst it is a new site, there is nothing exciting about it. It’s for this reason we haven’t rushed to bring it to your attention because actually, this site is just like many of the others, the only difference being the design.

Where some brands on the network (Rocket and Lollipop to name a couple) make a bit of effort to stand out from the crowd, WTG Bingo doesn’t appear to have made any effort at all. Even the design is rather dull and uninteresting.

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Silk Bingo Reduce Wagering Requirements

Tuesday, Jul. 11th 2017 7:38 AM

Silk Bingo is one of those brands that we don’t visit very often but in one of our bonus checks recently, we had cause to check out all that they had to offer. Upon landing at the site, it was clear to see that the virtual painters and decorators had been in! The logo has changed, and the overall aesthetics of the site had improved.

It was then that we noted the cash match bonus on first deposit had been reduced significantly. Further investigation revealed that the wagering requirements have been reduced too so what might, at first glance, look like a negative thing, actually has some positive connotations too at Silk Bingo.

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BeGambleAware Advert Banned For Being Offensive!

Tuesday, Jun. 27th 2017 7:41 AM

GambleAware

BeGambleAware
Advert Banned

For the most part, when the ASA publish a ruling we’re in agreement but every now and again we’re left scratching our heads and wondering ‘why?’. This is certainly the case on a recent upheld complaint about the BeGambleAware ‘Voices’ campaign using online bingo as the gambling example. If you read our original article about the Gamble Aware campaign here, you will see that we were really impressed.

Whilst we might have been impressed, a cinema goer was not and was so ‘offended’ by the clip that they took the time to complain to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The complainant (which can be read along with the ruling here) felt that the male character came across as sexually abusive and predatory and for this reason, was offended by it.

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Prepare Yourself For Big Boy Bingo!

Thursday, Jun. 15th 2017 7:46 AM

Big Boy Bingo

Big Boy Bingo
Coming Soon

a time we have referred to the names of new bingo sites as ‘scrapping the bingo barrel’ but the latest brand name to reach our ears has us sat at our desks with our heads in our hands, after we had facepalmed ourselves! The name, and we’ll just leave it sitting here for a bit, is BIG BOY BINGO….

If you were from California, you could be forgiven for thinking that the popular fast food resturant, Big Boy, had chosen to diversify into online bingo. We’re not in California, we’re in the UK and the words ‘big boy’ have many different connotations, some of which are a bit near the knuckle.

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Foxy Zero Vanishes!

Thursday, May. 18th 2017 7:05 AM

Bingo News

Foxy Zero
Closes Down

Over the last few months we have seen many changes to popular brands under the Cashcade / bwin.Party hat. The changes include a change of mascot at Foxy Bingo and Casino, a makeover for Cheeky Bingo and today, we have found the Foxy Zero is no more!

Foxy Zero launched a few months after Cheeky Bingo opened in February 2009 so has been around for quite some time. However, whilst it may have been around a while, in all that time is has always been in the shadows when compared to the likes of Cheeky and Foxy Bingo. You only had to look at the overall design of the site before it closed to see that it had gathered dust. Where the main Foxy brand had received a swish new look, Zero aged.

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Swag Bingo Joins BBN

Thursday, Apr. 27th 2017 7:00 AM

Earlier this month we saw a new bingo site join the Best Bingo Network (BBN) and it’s called Swag Bingo. When we first heard the name we were a little shocked at the choice of name. The reason for this is that to us, swag is something that a thief has. In our head, we could see the typical cartoon depiction of a burglar – stripy black and white jumper, mask over the eyes and a bag with swag written on it – not the look you really want for a gambling site!

However, that’s not the definition of swag for Swag Bingo, they’ve gone more for your Urban Dictionary look – baseball caps, bling and YOLO! Sadly the design overall isn’t very enticing and with first impressions counting, we don’t think the brand does enough to encourage players to register and play.

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