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Bingo Advert Music Chart

Tuesday, Sep. 18th 2012 7:29 AM

Turn on your TV screen and the chances are that you will you see at least one bingo commercial during your viewing time. Each of these adverts differ in quite a few ways but many will feature bingo balls, a woman and a laptop. However, some think outside of the proverbial box and come up with something a little more interesting, often with a well-known song as the background music.

Here we have compiled our very own Bingo Advert Music Chart, a top ten of the music featured in commercials based on the chart position that they have reached and how much we loved the music. The most recently launched commercial from Jackpot Joy features “I Believe In A Thing Called Love” by The Darkness, a single that reached number two in the UK Charts in September 2003.

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Most Annoying Bingo Adverts According To Twitter

Thursday, Aug. 9th 2012 7:09 AM

Twitter (Follow Us @playingbingo) is fast becoming as popular as Facebook in the Social Media stakes and although not a prolific “Tweeter” myself, I do use it occasionally for research and a 140 character catch up with friends. One of the things that I had noticed recently was how many people were tweeting about online bingo adverts on TV, for the most part how annoying some of them are. This is where the inspiration for this article came from; I thought I’d take a look at what people consider, via their Tweets, the most annoying online bingo adverts.

The overall consensus today seems to be a toss up between Cheeky Bingo and Sun Bingo but is this simply because they air more than any of the others? For me personally, if I had to choose the two that irritate me the most, it would be Up Your Bingo and Nutty Bingo.

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