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Cozy Games Drop Bingo Names 0

Posted on 25, November 2014

in Category Bingo News, Site Closures

Since the 1st November 2014, when the regulatory changes from the UK Gambling Commission came into force, we have seen a number of closures from the Cozy Games brands. There wasn’t any actual notification to players, nor to affiliates like ourselves who promoted the brands – you simply visited the site to be shown a page similar to that you can see later in this article

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East Ham Gala Bingo Hall To Close 0

Posted on 31, October 2014

in Category Bingo Hall Closures, Bingo Halls, Bingo News

In 1991 the Gala Bingo hall in Barking Road, East Ham welcomed patrons for the first time. On November 13th the club is set to hear the last bingo numbers called and the final winners made as it will be closing. In 1976 the club was actually the Granada Bingo hall until Gala took over in 1991 so it has quite a number of bingo years under its belt

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Winners Bingo in Bury St Edmunds Closes 0

Posted on 28, September 2014

in Category Bingo Hall Closures, Bingo Halls, Bingo News

During the last budget we saw the crease in tax levy against the bingo industry. Despite this we are still seeing bingo halls clients up and down the country. Winners Bingo in Hatter Street, Bury St Edmunds is the latest to close. The club closed its doors for the last time on September 21st making twenty-two members of staff redundant.

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Yahoo Bingo Close Affiliate Program 0

Posted on 2, September 2014

in Category Bingo News

Yahoo Bingo is one of several different brands that offer online games to players through the G2 Gtech software. Recently we received an email informing us of the impending closure of the affiliate scheme through which sites like ours promote the bingo offering to readers. The reason for the closure was not stated, it was simply said that ‘Yahoo Bingo will no longer be promoting their brand via any affiliates on the G2 Affiliate network as of September 25th’

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Gala Bingo Venue In Dartford Up For Sale? 0

Posted on 21, August 2014

in Category Bingo Hall Closures, Bingo Halls, Bingo News

Over the last couple of weeks it seems that we have been reporting on quite a few bingo hall closures, something we didn’t expect considering the recent drop in the tax levied against bingo. A report at Kent Online by Thom Morris [read original here] tells of the Gala Bingo hall in Spital Street being up for sale!

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Seven Bingo, Folkestone Closes 0

Posted on 5, August 2014

in Category Bingo Hall Closures, Bingo Halls, Bingo News

Although there has been a dramatic cut in the tax levied against the bingo industry, a slash of 10% in the last budget, for some clubs the reduction is too late. We were saddened to read recently of the closure of the Seven Bingo club in Dover Road, Folkestone. The owners, Mike Barnard and Peter Hargreaves attribute the closure to ‘dwindling visitor numbers and high rates”

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Bingo Friendzy Closes 0

Posted on 29, May 2014

in Category Bingo News, Facebook Bingo

In August 2012 the first ever pay to play Facebook bingo game launched. Whilst other apps were free to play on the social media site unless you wanted to purchase more credits and/or power ups, Bingo Friendzy was the first real cash money game offered by Facebook. Less than two years later the app is closing along with Slots Friendzy, its sister brand

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Inside Riva Bingo, Cardiff 0

Posted on 31, October 2013

in Category Bingo Hall Closures, Bingo Halls, Bingo News

As we are well aware there have been many closures of land based bingo halls of late but it is rare to actually get to see inside one of these halls. A recent article that appeared on Playing Bingo shows pictures of the Riva Bingo hall in Cardiff as one of the writers actually attended the venue as a prospective buyer

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