Interesting, now this I’d like to visit. The Fountain Park Mecca Bingo club in Edinburgh has gone fully electronic. This has seen visitors double and revenue’s increase.
‘Bingo has not changed from a manual, pen and paper-based game in more than 500 years,’ said Mario Vilela, director of electronic gaming at Rank. ‘But with competition from electronic gaming and consoles, we needed new ways to present the game to capture a larger market.’
Now, if they could let you surf the web and play the Bingo at the same time, I’d be there more often (but only if it was non-smoking!) It’ll be interesting to see if the buzz in the club changes with this new system. If it’s like the online game, you don’t need to concentrate and the numbers mark off on their own, you don’t need to be quiet anymore. I wonder how long it is before people start organising ‘Save our Bingo Pads!’ campaigns. Read More…(Dead Link)