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Old News - Playing Bingo

Over the years, Playing Bingo has taken various guises and forms on the web. With our latest revision we had to move a number of our old sections into this Old News archive. We used to use to create our blogs, but they took away support for FTP publishing back in 2010 which meant we could no longer use that service to continue our blog sections here at the site.

This old news is collected here as an archive for future posterity. There are a number of interesting old posts in there that may still be of interest as well as other bingo info that now is no longer news. You can search it using the google search box in the top right, or navigate through via the links in this archive section.

In The Old News Section

We have two distinctly different old blogs featured here. Details on them are below, click through to start exploring our old news stories, opinion pieces and bingo related blogging. We've also collected information on the now discontinued NGBA Bingo Caller Of The Year competiton.

  • The Playing Bingo Blog & UK Bingo News - With a reputation for outspoken bingo commentary and opinion, the news section featured stories on all aspects of bingo. Covering both online and retail bingo, there's a wealth of stories dating from 2005 - 2010. Visit
  • Brett's Corner - Brett Hyrjak was crowned Bingo Caller Of The Year back in 2006. Alongside his work as a live caller on Gala TV, he took time out to entertain Playing Bingo readers with his behind the scenes info, stories and bingo world gossip. Visit
  • Bingo Caller Of The Year - The premier bingo calling competition was run by the National Bingo Game Association. The last contest was held in 2007, then discontinued due to changes in the way the National Game was run. The info here is a record of what went before. Visit

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