Are Mecca Bingo in the process of cracking ‘it’? By ‘it’ we mean one of the biggest problems facing land based bingo operators, how to get young people through the doors and engaged in what is considered a bit of an ageing past-time. Perhaps inspired by the success of Bongos Bingo, Mecca Bingo are launching a Bonkers Bingo night at their Burton bingo hall.
Young people are promised a night of fun, which includes food and cocktails with shots, beers and burgers. Obviously food and a tipple are available on regular bingo nights, so there’s also a DJ. And to make the youngsters feel at home, there’s going to be a change to the traditional bingo calls. Little Mix replacing number six is the only one we’ve heard of so far. But, we’re guessing that there are going to be some saucy new calls!
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