Friday, December 3, 2021

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Fury, Flintoff and Redknapp take a bite of American Pie at Buzz Bingo Morecambe

Buzz Bingo Morecambe TV
Tyson Fury, Freddie Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp were spotted in Buzz Bingo Morecambe on 3 November, as filming gets underway for A League of Their Own: Road Trip.

Oxford Buzz Bingo to become multi-use leisure site

Former Buzz Bingo site possible multi-use leisure facility
A former Buzz Bingo at Oxford’s Ozone Leisure Park could become a multi-use leisure facility, should local planners approve a change of use submitted by Firoka (Oxford Leisure) Ltd.

Bingo’s back: Reopening excitement confirms the game’s role in the community

National Bingo Day
The Bingo Association gathered some directors and managers from around the sector to talk to Coinslot about the return of bingo to our high streets.

Bingo halls hail “wonderful” reopening response

Bingo Halls reopening response
Bingo halls across the UK have told of the “relief” of reopening last month, with initial visitor numbers proving that demand is still high for the national game.

“It’s great to be back”: Local papers back industry return

reopening local paper news industry return
As arcades, FECs and amusement centres reopened on 17 May, local media across the UK were some of the first through the door, with reporters keen to celebrate the return of the business of fun.

Leo Leisure Weymouth licence approved

Leo Leisure bingo licence approved Weymouth
Brown Leisure has been granted a premises licence for its new Weymouth bingo club, allowing the sale of alcohol, live music, entertainment and events from 10am till midnight.

Scottish bingo clubs receive £50,000 funding lifeline

Scottish bingo clubs receive £50,000 funding lifeline
After a well-orchestrated campaign by the Bingo Association, independent bingo operators in Scotland will finally get the same financial support as similar hospitality businesses across the country.

Buzz Bingo Weymouth set to reopen as Leo Leisure

Brown Leisure Weymouth Bingo application
A former Buzz Bingo on Weymouth’s Crescent Street that closed last year could be set for revival as a bingo hall, after Brown Leisure submitted plans to reopen the venue.

Caledonia drops Buzz stake for “nominal amount”

Buzz Bingo Caledonia stake
Six years ago the company was worth £240 million, last week the financial buzz amounted to just a ‘nominal’ amount as Caledonia Investments offloaded Buzz Bingo to fellow investor IGC.

Buzz champions bingo’s community support and backs national campaign against loneliness

Buzz Bingo champions bingos community support campaign
Buzz Bingo has echoed the importance of the industry’s community focus, by revealing the results of a recent survey showing 57 percent of UK residents feel lonely.

Buzz Bingo launches No Nonsense Bonus Promise

Buzz Bingo no nonsense bonus promise
Buzz Bingo has updated its player friendly No Wagering Requirements policy with a new No Nonsense Bonus Promise, ensuring customers have instant access to their winnings.

Buzz Bingo backer buoyant despite pandemic

Buzz Bingo buoyant
The investment trust which owns Buzz Bingo has presented shareholders with interim financials that detail its fund having increased net assets by nearly 10 per cent since the beginning of the pandemic.

Buzz Bingo launches “Get Ready to Win” campaign

Buzz Bingo xmas ad campaign
Buzz Bingo has launched a new ad campaign urging players “Get Ready to Win,” as it prepares to give away £1m in prizes before 3 January through its Christmas Spinner game.

Buzz Bingo scoops top prize in WhichBingo Awards

Buzz Bingo Award
Buzz Bingo was named Best Bingo Site in the 2020 WhichBingo Awards, hosted online on 17 September by Christopher Biggins, Linda Lusardi, and Rustie Lee.

Lockdown takes its toll on Buzz Bingo as 26 clubs close in CVA arrangement

Buzz Bingo CVA
It was the kind of news no-one wanted nor expected, but Covid-19 claimed another victim from the industry this week as Buzz Bingo, considered in the prime of its health pre-coronavirus, found itself in the grip of a CVA.

Bingo begins its recovery with phased re-opening

BJs Bingo phased re-opening
UK bingo has one of the toughest tasks ahead in terms of getting Covid-ready; its demographic and role in the community is a key challenge for operators. But the sector has responded with a blend of caution and vigour to ensure that it’s a full house, if not in numbers, definitely in spirit.

Buzz Bingo launches new Buzz Live platform

Buzz Bingo has announced the launch of its new online platform Buzz Live, allowing customers to play online games hosted by live callers.
Buzz Bingo has announced the launch of its new online platform Buzz Live, allowing customers to play online games hosted by live callers.

Buzz Bingo announces The Voice UK partnership

Buzz Bingo The Voice UK
Buzz Bingo has announced a new three-year agreement with ITV to act as the official gaming partner for The Voice UK, covering advertising rights and usage of the show’s theme song.

Blueprint Buzzing with confidence following latest bingo business win

Buzz Bingo Blueprint Deal
It’s a nice way to start the year; two new deals and further expansion into the bingo sector. Blueprint Operations has signed up 119 Buzz Bingo clubs for the installation..

National bingo caller of the year announced

Bingo Caller of the year
The winner of UK-wide national Bingo Game Caller of the year competition has been named. Donna Kunyo from Club 3000 MIddleton came out on top at the..

Buzz Bingo announces Poundland trolley dash promotion

buzz bingo poundland
Buzz Bingo is teaming up with Poundland to offer bingo-goers a chance to bag a load of bargains in clubs next week. Buzz Bingo, Britain’s biggest bingo club has teamed up with Poundland to offer more than a quarter of a million pounds worth of prizes at clubs across the UK next week. The partnership will see a special selection of...

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...

Buzz Bingo wins big at WhichBingo Awards

Buzz Bingo scooped two prestigious accolades at the the 2019 WhichBingo Awards - Best New Bingo Site and Best Marketing Campaign. Buzz Bingo found itself on a winning streak at the 2019 WhichBingo Awards this week. The UK’s largest retail Bingo operator was crowned Best New Bingo Site and Best Marketing Campaign at the awards ceremony, which took place on...

Winners announced for the 2019 WhichBingo Awards

whichbingo awards
The winners of the 2019 WhichBingo Awards were revealed on 26 June in a ceremony at London's world-famous Madame Tussauds. The gala event offered the teams behind the UK's biggest online bingo and slots brands a chance to come together and celebrate and toast the success of the industry's leading lights. After a red-carpet welcome, the evening saw 15 different winners...

Buzz Bingo marks charity milestone with celebrity appearance

Jo Brand will appear at Buzz Bingo Tooting to mark the raising of more than £5000,000 for Alzheimer's charities. Buzz Bingo, the UK’s largest retail Bingo operator, has announced a 'Thank You' charity event in partnership with Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer Scotland to celebrate the raising of more than £500,000 in donations for the organisations. Taking place on Saturday 15 June...

Buzz Bingo players on winning streak

Buzz Bingo has announced the seventh winner of the national £50,000, following a mammoth six winners in just two weeks across UK towns including Feltham, Blackburn, Wednesbury, Dover, Arbroath and Gateshead. This comes as Buzz Bingo players have celebrated as many £50,000 wins in 2019 to date as they did in the whole of 2018 on the National Bingo Game....

Jamie Queen joins Buzz Bingo as CCO

Jamie Queen is joining Buzz Bingo – the UK’s largest retail Bingo operator – in the newly-created role of chief commercial officer. Buzz Bingo underwent a £40 million re brand from Gala Leisure Ltd last September - across its estate of 2.3m square feet - as well as launching its successful online platform. It has a nationwide network of 119 bingo...

Buzz Bingo wins hat-trick of awards

Buzz Bingo, wins, awards, innovation
Buzz Bingo has been crowned innovator of the year by the 2019 International Gaming Awards in addition to winning “best new bingo site” and “best Playtech bingo site” at the BingoPort Player’s Choice Awards. The brand picked up the innovation award for the way in which it allows its land- based customers to extend their play experience into online -...

Debut marketing campaign is generating Buzz

Buzz Bingo campaign
A new marketing campaign on the part of Buzz bingo is already achieving a shift in the company’s new player demographics, according to its marketing director...

Buzz Bingo in Tooting heralds near-completion of Gala re-brand

Gala Leisure’s rebranding exercise is almost complete, with the relaunch of its hall in Tooting, London, representing one of the last to convert to its new Buzz Bingo operation. The hall’s reopening ceremony was hosted by Britain’s Got Talent contestant Danny Oliver, and sees the Grade I-listed art-deco former cinema relaunched under the new Buzz livery. The event comes on...