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Friday Night Failure For Gamesys

Friday, Nov. 29th 2013 11:25 PM

If you’re anything like us, then an enjoyable Friday night is logging on for a few games of online bingo, but if you logged onto any of the Gamesys sites tonight, you may have noticed a serious Friday night failure on the part of the network. Every site that uses Gamesys software, including Sun Bingo, Virgin Bingo, Heart Bingo and Fabulous Bingo are all down and giving error messages. If you wanted to log on for a few games, you won’t be doing so on the Gamesys software.

An error message across the sites say that they are carrying out site maintenance, to make the experience even better than before. We don’t know what they mean by that, or whether they are actually making improvements. Could this be the point we see mobile bingo launching, or is there some other planned maintenance that players didn’t know about?

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Gamesys In Virgin Games Buy Out

Tuesday, Jan. 8th 2013 7:45 AM

Virgin Bingo has been around for quite some time and since launch the brand has gone through several changes. Owned wholly by Richard Branson and rebranded to Virgin Games, it offers the whole gaming experience from one platform with bingo, side games and an online casino all rolled into one. However, now we hear that the brand will be going through yet another change with a buy out from Gamesys.

Gamesys are one of the market leaders in online bingo, especially recently with the development of a Facebook app and more mobile options, taking the brand to the next generation of bingo players. No numbers have been announced with regard to the sale, but it’s thought that the value of Virgin Bingo is quite considerable indeed.

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