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Buzz Bingo wins hat-trick of awards

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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

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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...

Gala rebrands 98 more bingo halls

Gala Leisure is continuing the rebrand of its retail bingo halls with 98 more venues set to launch as Buzz Bingo throughout September and October. Following the company’s initial announcement in May, which saw only a handful of clubs make the rebrand, Gala Leisure is pushing forward to launch 49 more clubs by 15 September,with each club hosting its own...

First Buzz Bingo sites launch

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The first wave of Buzz Bingo venues has started with the Clactonon- Sea branch celebrating its celebratory opening on 30 June. The company, led by CEO Chris Matthews and backed by Caledonia Investments, stated its hope that the relaunch will...

Playtech secures omni channel agreement with Gala Leisure

It has been confirmed that Playtech will be the lead omnichannel systems provider for Gala Leisure as the operator makes its multi-million pound transition to the Buzz Bingo brand. The technology group has already started the initial rollout of its Playtech ONE system across Buzz Bingo properties as it moves to create unity between its online and land-based verticals. Chris Matthews,...

Buzz Bingo makes 99-year-old bingo lover’s dream come true

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Bingo fanatic, Mima Heaney, who celebrates her 100th birthday on 20th July, is the oldest resident in Banknock, Scotland - a fact she is extremely proud of. The bingo superfan, who was born into a family of children in 1918 – as the First World War ended, always played bingo with her husband and now plays with her daughter. As...

Gala Leisure is to relaunch all Gala Bingo clubs as Buzz Bingo with £40 million investment plan

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Gala Leisure, owners of the UK’s biggest chain of bingo clubs, which currently trade under the licensed name, Gala Bingo, has relaunched as Buzz Bingo. The re-launch comes with a surge of investment, rolling out in five clubs initially, with investment to all clubs following in the months after. The team at Buzz Bingo, lead by Chris Matthews, CEO, and...

Gala Leisure to relaunch all clubs as Buzz Bingo with two-year £40 million investment plan

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Bingo is back, according to Gala Leisure, as the operator prepares to re-launch all its clubs with a new name; Buzz Bingo - and the aim of bringing a bigger sense of community to Britain’s favourite game. Gala Leisure, which currently trades its bingo hall’s under the licensed name Gala Bingo, is set to re-launch as Buzz Bingo. The new...