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bgo Fined By UK Gambling Commission

Saturday, May. 13th 2017 7:35 AM

bgo Entertainment recently received a rather hefty fine from the UK Gambling Commission for breach of their license requirements. bgo fell foul of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) after they were approached time and time again with regards to how they marketed and advertised free bets and bonuses. The fine they were landed with was £300,000 and is the first of its kind issued to a gambling company.

If you’re a regular reader of our pages then you will know that many online bingo and gaming companies have had their virtual wrists slapped by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over how they advertise their products. We have seen many commercials banned because of a breach of the BCAP or CAP codes but the ASA do not have the power to impose a fine. The UKGC

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Mega Fortune Jackpot Win For bgo Player

Tuesday, Jan. 3rd 2017 7:33 AM

When it comes to gambling online we all do it with the hope that we’re going to win a big jackpot. Although bingo very rarely offers a jackpot that is going to change your life, the slots available at all sites do. At bgo it was one of the slot games that a recent winner was spinning the reels on when he landed a progressive jackpot worth a life-changing £6.2 million!

The game that was being played to land this impressive amount of cash at bgo was Mega Fortune, a NetEnt game that was introduced to their portfolio in 2009. The chance to win millions is created when the Mega wheel pops up randomly and then you just have to hope each spin lands on an arrow to take you through to the next wheel.

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bgo Underfire From The ASA

Saturday, Oct. 22nd 2016 7:07 AM

It was only a short while ago that we reported on the fact that gambling adverts may well be banned on television before the 9pm watershed [read more here]. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) furnished us with details of figures of complaints about gambling / betting adverts and although they were quite small, of the rulings for the week 19th October, there were FOUR that were gambling related.

bgo, Titanbet, Coral and LeoVegas all appeared in the rulings on the ASA page and three of the four complaints were upheld! There were three parts to the complaint about the bgo commercial but only one of the three was upheld.

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Can U Beat The Boss At bgo

Saturday, Jul. 9th 2016 7:25 AM

Verne Troyer has been The Boss at bgo for quite some time now and not so long ago he was joined as Paris Hilton in a selection of commercials for the brand. That in itself would have had quite a price tag on it but the most recent adverts for the brand will also have cost quite a lot.

The reason for the hefty price tag on the latest commercials is more than just the cost of filming and location because bgo have used an iconic tune in their advert. bgo have created their own parody of the iconic 90’s tune, U Can’t Touch This by MC Hammers and called it U Can’t Beat This. Watching the advert you’re not quite sure how you should be feeling; embarrassed for Mr Troyer strutting his funky stuff to the tune or just taking it for what it is, a bit of fun that grabs the viewers attention.

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A Change For XBingo

Tuesday, Oct. 2nd 2012 6:55 AM

If you have tried to visit XBingo over the last couple of days then you will no doubt be well aware that this brand is undergoing a few changes. Players visiting the site currently are welcomed with a page explaining the “upgrade” that is happening to this standalone brand from the Mandalay Media Group (recently renamed BGO Entertainment).

On Thursday 4th October 2012 XBingo will be no more as BGO Bingo steps in as the rebranded version of the site. The home page tells players of what exciting things will be available on the BGO site including “bigger jackpots, more free bingo games, better bonuses and a brand new Vegas style slots area”. Taking a look at the new design, Lotto also seems to be an addition to the new site.

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