February 2006 News Stories

TOP STORY: Online Players Vs Bingo Hall Players – 27 February 2006
Binghall.com reveals that its online demographic is very different from the usual groups who visit Bingo clubs, skewering towards a younger age range for the online variety. Read more…(Dead Link)

One Night Smoking Ban For Two Welsh Halls – 23 February 2006
Testing the water for the 2007 smoking ban in the UK, TOp Ten Bingo introduces a one night smoking ban in Pembroke Dock and Milford Haven. Read more…(Dead Link)

ThinkBingo Goes UK Style – 22 February 2006
Online Bingo supplier ThinkBingo introduces the UK style 90 number version of the game thanks to increasing demand. Read more…(Dead Link)

Free Bingo Magazine On Its Way – 22 February 2006
Thanks to the growing success of the game, Future Publishing has announced it will publish a free magazine aimed at online female players. Its yet to be titled and should be available from May. Read more…(Dead Link)

Cyberslotz Seeks Face – 21 February 2006
One lucky person could win a holiday to the Bahamas and be the face of the Cyberslotz new Bingo game in new competition announced today. Read more…(Dead Link)

Gala Acquire Top Liverpool Casino – 14 February 2006
The company best known here for their many Bingo clubs and disappearing online site grow the Casino side of their business with a major buy. Read more…(Dead Link)

Lycos Add Online Bingo To Their Roster – 13 February 2006
Lycos are the latest big net company to add Bingo to their portfolio of games. They’re teaming up with Bingos.com for branding and the ever present Parlay software for the technology. Read more…(Dead Link)

Parlay Unveil Latest Version Of Their Bingo Software – 10 February 2006
With version 4, Parlay have added a streamlined user interface and improved chat facilities. Their new software will be the foundation of many online bingo suppliers. Read more…(Dead Link)

New European Bingo Association – 09 February 2006
Bingo is now having its interests looked after the EU level with the launch of a new European body. Read more…(Dead Link)

Top Ten Buy Bravo Bingo – 06 February 2006
Adding to its growing portfolio of clubs and, Top Ten Holdings have bought three new clubs from the Bravo chain. Read more…(Dead Link)

A New Spin On The Lucky Seat Story – 06 February 2006
It’s not UK news, but so fun it had to be included! A lucky lady from Dallas wins a Bingo jackpot on her mobile phone whilst sat on the loo! Read more…(Dead Link)

Scottish Dance Hall To Be Demolished – 03 February 2006
The latest in a sadly long line of grand old Bingo Halls, the Mecca Palais at Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, is set to be demolished shortly. Read more…(Dead Link)

Pensioner Wins National In Doomed Scottish Bingo Hall – 03 February 2006
In a last gasp win before demolition begins, a 93 year old wins the £200,000 jackpot on the National Game at the Mecca Palais at Fountainbridge, Edinburgh. Read more…(Dead Link)

Littlewoods Gets The Bingo Bug – 01 February 2006
The pools and casino firm Littlewoods is the latest to see the potential of online bingo and get its own site, teaming up with St Minver. Read more…(Dead Link)

Women’s Web Portal Goes Into Online Bingo – 01 February 2006
iVillage.co.uk is set to launch its own branded Bingo site as part of its online games channel, teaming up with St Minver. Read more…(Dead Link)

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