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Social Responsibility Failures Cost Butlers Bingo

Tuesday, Dec. 12th 2017 7:26 AM

Over the last few months we have seen some quite large fines levied against a number of gambling operators for failures around the social responsibility policies. Gala were fined £2.3 million and 888 a massive £7.8 million. Broadway Gaming (the company responsible for Butlers Bingo and a number of other online bingo sites) appear to have got off quite likely with a fine of £100,000 for their shortcomings.

The Gambling Commission (UKGC) chose to investigate the company after an Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruling that was published back in June 2016. There had been one complaint about an onsite advert that focused on the welcome offer, an offer that was ‘Deposit £10, play with £25’. The complainant felt the ad was misleading because the significant terms around wagering were not clear. The ASA agreed and upheld the complaint.

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Win A Car From Butlers Bingo

Tuesday, Dec. 5th 2017 7:37 AM

When it comes to promotional offers there are some brands that really stand out from the crowd. Butlers Bingo is not a name that we would usually associate with ‘stand out’ offers but recently they upped the ante! Last week we saw the site launch a promotion that put the site well above some of the other big names from the world of online bingo.

The Win A Car promo got underway at the start of the month at Butlers and continues until 1st January 2018. That is unless someone manages to win the car before that date! This promotion isn’t one that sees you need to earn draw entries to be in with a chance of winning the car. For this offer, it’s all about calling bingo in a predetermined number of calls.

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ASA Ruling on Butlers Bingo

Monday, Jul. 11th 2016 7:46 AM

Broadway Gaming Ltd, the company that owns and operates Butlers Bingo have this week had their wrists slapped by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have they were reported for misleading information on their mobile home page. The complaint was brought after their page featured a promotion on the 15th April offering “Deposit £10. Play £35”.

The complainant contacted the ASA after challenging whether the offer was misleading or not, as it failed to mention that there were wagering requirements attached to the offer before players could withdraw any winnings. Broadway Gaming Ltd apologised and started that the missing wagering requirements were an oversight, and the page was updated to include the relevant information.

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Bingo On Silver Platter From Butlers Bingo

Tuesday, Apr. 28th 2015 7:53 AM

When you take a look around social media sites like Twitter you’ll see many a non-bingo player, and even some that do play the game, complaining about the number of commercials on TV advertising online bingo. Well another brand has just joined the many others currently selling their wares on the small screen but will Butlers Bingo fair any better with the critics than the likes of Winner Bingo or Foxy?

If we’re honest, the commercial for Butlers Bingo is a bit repetitive as it tries to ensure that viewers known the brand can be played from your mobile, tablet and laptop as well as your desktop. It’s tedious to watch and the time spent in the 30 second commercial favouring the devices you can play on may have been better spent selling the features of the site.

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Bingo Withdrawals – Why The Headache?

Thursday, Sep. 25th 2014 7:27 AM

When I first started playing bingo online the withdrawal process came as a bit of a shock when I was in a position to actually cash out. Although this was some 10 years ago, I still remember the experience quite clearly. I’d deposited £10 at a site, one that has long since closed, played a little bingo and then spun in a win of £100 on a slot game. I was ecstatic and instantly went to withdraw rubbing my hands with glee and already spending the money in my head. I’d not met wagering requirements, it was flowed back to my account and I spent it up trying to meet the wagering requirements.

For me winning at bingo should be exciting and being able to withdraw your money should be an easy process. Sadly this is often not the case and can prove to be more than a little bit frustrating, even for the player who has been around for a while like me.

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Spinner Room To Open At Butlers Bingo

Saturday, Aug. 30th 2014 7:13 AM

Often when we write news articles for Playing Bingo we find ourselves repeating the same promotion or news from different brands, the same promotion but with a new name and it can get pretty tedious. However, now and again a brand will introduce something that really catches our attention and definitely whets our bingo appetite. This is true of the latest news from Butlers Bingo despite our first impressions not being overly favourable.

We received news of a new room set to open in a couple of days at Butlers Bingo, the Spinner Room opens on 1st September. At first glance we thought that this was to be just another exclusive room for their players but it also brings with it a new concept and it was this we weren’t overly impressed with at first.

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The Butlers Ballroom At Butlers Bingo

Sunday, Apr. 27th 2014 7:22 AM

The time has come for yet another Butlers Ballroom session every Thursday, a room that is open to only players at Butlers Bingo. The month of April has been filled with these special events, the good news is that they will be in action every Thursday from now on. Created in sync with the third birthday of Butlers Bingo, the exclusive events, which are for Butlers Bingo players only, have gone from strength to strength within the online bingo community.

Last Thursday, the 24th of April, the special even in the room was called “The Bankroll Builder” and it played between 6pm – 8pm. Butlers Bingo had a whole host of treats for all the roomies who were in attendance. Jackpots ranged from £10 all the way up to £250.

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Triple Slot Winner At Butlers Bingo

Friday, Aug. 30th 2013 7:04 AM

Butlers Bingo is one of many brands online today that are powered by the Microgaming software and whilst we aren’t overly impressed with the bingo offering at the site, we do love the slots that they have available. One player at the site probably likes them a whole lot more than us but that would be because she has managed to win nearly £70,000 in just 12 months at the site.

Sukaya, real name Susan H, who is 55 and from Northampton first struck lucky in a big way at Butlers Bingo on 24th August 2012 when she landed a win worth nearly £5,000 on the Retro Reels Diamond Glitz game.

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