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Land Bingo Is Alive And Well!

Saturday, Mar. 11th 2017 10:59 AM

The past couple of decades have been tumultuous for the land based bingo industry. The only real reprieve came from the taxation reduction in the 2015 budget which was literally a lifeline for many struggling bingo halls.

One main perceived threat to bingo halls has been the growth in online bingo. We say ‘perceived’ as we have yet to see any research which ‘proves’ that Foxy and friends are actually stealing customers from the halls. If the internet ‘broke’ overnight would we really see the bingo halls being flooded with desperate new players or, are online players a different species altogether?

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Bingo Money Laundering?

Friday, Feb. 24th 2017 11:02 AM

It seems that Mecca Bingo are vigilant when it comes to ensuring that money spent in their clubs is not the result of criminal activity. They recently banned a player from their Greenock hall under suspicion of money laundering. But, have they got it right?

Mecca employees ‘swooped’ on Linda Bannon while she was playing bingo in their club, apparently in front of everyone. They gave her the opportunity to prove that her money was from legitimate sources by suggesting that she provide proof in the form of bank statements, a pay slip or a P60 tax form, which she declined.

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Puppy Power In Glasgow Mecca Bingo

Thursday, Jan. 19th 2017 2:09 PM

Over the past few years we’ve seen some strange promotional activities in bingo halls, strippers at Mecca Ayr is one that immediately springs to mind! And the latest one is also in a Scottish club, cute dogs to cheer up players with the winter blues in Mecca’s Glasgow Springfield Quay club.

Mecca Bingo have got together with Guide Dogs Scotland to offer bingo players the chance to ‘cuddle a mutt’ to help uplift their spirits during the month that for some people is just plain depressing. The stripping night did end in complaints (not from the customers…), but we doubt that there will be any complaints this time around.

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Olympic Promotions From Mecca Bingo

Monday, Aug. 15th 2016 4:42 AM

Whilst our athletes are over in Rio, battling it out for national pride and hopefully a medal or two, you should be spending your time at Mecca Bingo. They have lined up three sporting themed promotions, starting with a Speedy Sprint, running every Saturday night between 7pm and 11pm in the Turbo Gold room. There will be 100 games in total with cards costing 10p each, and every one comes with a £100 guaranteed cash jackpot.

On Friday 19th August, you’ll be able to take part in Mecca Bingo’s Triple Jump. Between 8pm and 10pm there will be a series of Hop, Skip and Jump games in the Turbo 90 room, and the more you pay the more you can win! Hop game tickets are 1p each and you can win £25, Skip game tickets are 5p and there is £50 prize money and the Jump games are 10p a ticket but each one has a £100 jackpot.

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The Great Gift Giveaway At Mecca Bingo

Monday, Jun. 20th 2016 6:26 AM

2016 is flying by at an alarming rate, and we already in mid-June, with the kid’s long summer school holidays just around the corner. Just because the month is coming to an end though, it does not mean that Mecca Bingo do not have time to slip in an extra promotion. The Great Gift Giveaway is running until 23:59 on Wednesday 29th June, and it comes packed full of prizes.

For each day you log into Mecca Bingo and spend just £1 real cash on bingo games, you will gain access to the free Firecracker room. This special room is open three times a day, each time for a one hour session of ten bingo games. During these free 90 ball bingo sessions, all one line and two line winners will walk away with guaranteed cash jackpots ranging from £5 to £15.

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Mecca Bingo Wagering Requirements Change

Tuesday, May. 17th 2016 7:13 AM

Until 3rd May 2016 the wagering requirements at Mecca Bingo were quite simple. When you deposited and wagered your original deposit, this was considered to be wagering requirements met. The bonus was not added to your account until you had spent your initial deposit on bingo, but when you did get the bonus, there were no additional wagering requirements.

However, on 3rd May 2016 we received notification that there rules had changed at Mecca Bingo. The change is quite significant but even with the new wagering requirements enforced, they are below industry standard so should not put you off the brand.

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Mecca Launches Burst Bingo On Mobile

Saturday, Mar. 26th 2016 7:00 AM

It was always Tombola that took the title “Most Innovative” in or opinion thanks to the brand always rolling our new games at their site. However, of late we have seen a new contender for the title in Mecca Bingo, at least in their mobile offering. It was only in September 2015 that they introduced Emoji Bingo to their players, this week another new product has been launched. Burst Bingo is another twist on the traditional game and like the Emoji offering, it’s faster paced with just 10 numbers required to be a winner.

Burst Bingo features a collection of cute and colourful balloon animals with the bingo numbers in the balloons. As the numbers are called, you simply have to pop the balloons. Once you have popped all ten, you’re a winner.

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Slots Giveaway At Mecca Bingo

Monday, Feb. 1st 2016 7:16 AM

If you prefer slots to bingo than you are in for a treat this month thanks to Mecca Bingo. They have lined up a massive giveaway with 60,000 prizes totaling a whopping £1 million being given away before the end of February. To be in with a chance of winning a share, all you need to do is log into your account, play the featured slots games and earn your prize draw entries, and you can do this online or via your mobile device thanks to their dedicated apps.

The Slots Giveaway is made up of a series of prize draws, with two taking place each week during February. To guaranteed your name is included, simply play the featured slots games, but they do change every few days so make sure check to make sure you are playing the current ones.

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