January 2006 News Stories

TOP STORY: Get Fit By Playing Bingo? – 30 January 2006
Online Bingo UK muses on the possibilities of Ranks’ new chief executive mixing past experience with his new roll. Read more…(Dead Link)

Rank To Appoint New Chief Executive – 27 January 2006
Rank, owners of the Mecca Bingo chain will be hiring health club boss Ian Burke to replace the current Chief Executive Mike Smith on his retirement in March. Read more…(Dead Link)

Play Bingo On Your Mobile Phone – 24 January 2006

Abiro add Bingo to their range of gambling games playable on Java enabled mobile phones. Read more…(Dead Link)

Microsoft Bingo For The UK – 23 January 2006

MSN, the Microsoft web portal will be featuring its own bingo game online, supported by Bingos.co.uk and Parlay. Read more…

GMTV Offers Tips On Playing Bingo – 19 January 2006

Britain’s favourite morning TV show offers some advice on maximizing your chances of winning at Bingo both real and online. Read more…(Dead Link) You can play GMTV’s own brand of online bingo here.

RehabBingo.com Charity Bingo Raising Funds – 17 January 2006
Ireland’s first online bingo game is dedicated entirely to raising money for charity, aiming to cash in on the growing popularity of online bingo. Read more…(Dead Link)

News About The Disappearance Of Gala Online Bingo – 17 January 2006

Down but not out. After severing its contract with St Minver, Gala’s online bingo site will return with a new supplier in February. Read more…(Dead Link)

Online Bingo For Free – 14 January 2006
If you’ve wanted to try online bingo but were afraid of losing some money, play with virtual £s for free with new game. Read more…(Dead Link)

Gala Buys Scottish County Bingo Chain – 10 January 2006

In a move to expand its empire in Scotland, Gala buys up 10 halls from it rival for £64m. Read more…(Dead Link)

The Sun Launches Own 90 Ball Online Game – 10 January 2006
With the growing popularity of online bingo gaming, national newspaper The Sun launches its own 90 Ball game for UK players. Read more…(Dead Link)

Breakthrough For Blind Bingo Caller – 10 January 2006

After a struggle, ex soldier Ray Peart can lay claim to the title of the UKs first blind Bingo caller, thanks to a specially modified machine. Read more…(Dead Link)

Rank Share Holders Set To Get Rewards – 03 January 2006
Share holders in The Rank Group, who own the Mecca Bingo chain, should see a nice return on their investment as Rank uses money from recent sales to buy back their share holding. Read more…(Dead Link)

Bolton Man Sells His Bingo Chain – 03 January 2006
Bolton business man Panico Panayi has sold his Buckingham Bingo chain for a staggering £90m. Read more…(Dead Link)

Biggest Online Jackpot Won – 02 January 2006

As Christmas 2005 dawned, an Indiana woman scooped what’s believed to be the biggest online bingo Jackpot ever won – $25,000. Read more…(Dead Link)

Top Ten Acquire New Bingo Business – 02 January 2006

The Bingo chain Top Ten have acquired Apollo bingo with halls in the north of Wales and Blackpool. Read more…(Dead Link)

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