Sunday, November 28, 2021

Tag: bingo hall

Ruling the waves: Britain driving global preference for online gaming

YouGov report online gaming
Solidified by pandemic lockdowns over the last 18 months, Britain’s increasing preference for online gaming over retail makes it a nation driving the global trend - with 63 percent of gamblers globally preferring online to offline, according to YouGov.

Buzz Bingo player wins £170,000 jackpot with a little help from the rain

buzz bingo win
One lucky player at Buzz Bingo Southampton has won more than £170,000, following a month-long jackpot rollover. Buzz Bingo, the UK’s largest retail Bingo operator, has announced the winner of a life-changing £169,046.81 jackpot, plus a £2,500 Full House prize in-club, after the prize money was rolled over for a total of 32 days. Thirty-three-year-old Gareth Bedford, from Southampton, took home...

Bingo hall to close after 50 years

bingo hall, Hartlepool, Carlton Bingo club
A bingo hall in Hartlepool is set to go up for sale in the coming weeks, calling time on what has been more than half a century of operation. The Carlton Bingo club has been a mainstay of the local community since 1968 but changes in the retail space over the past decade have impeded its financial feasibility. Mike Watret, Carlton...

Bingo hall revamp aims to cross X Factor with Who Wants To Be a Millionaire

bingo hall, Hartlepool, Carlton Bingo club
The traditional British bingo hall is set for makeover from the founder of ping pong bar Bounce and mini golf club Puttshack. Adam Breeden, founder of Social Entertainment Ventures says his version of the British favourite - called HiJingo! - will be combine Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, the X Factor, and a rock gig. "We are in the process...

No let up in Elephant & Castle campaign

Elephant & Castle campaign London
The campaign to block a £1bn regeneration of London’s Elephant & Castle area continued this week with campaigners due to gather at Southwark Town Hall on Tuesday for a second time in two weeks.   The campaigners fear that the plans, submitted by development firm Delancey, despite having been blocked by councillors on January 16, could still gain consent at some...