Posted on 28, December 2014
in Category Bingo Halls, Bingo News, Charity Bingo
On Christmas Eve two news stories caught our attention because of their bingo links, stories of charitable donations from two big players in the land based industry (although both have online bingo sites too). Mecca Bingo, Devonport and Crown Bingo in Tyne Dock, South Shields both spread a little Christmas cheer recently and we know that these will not have been the only clubs to do so
Posted on 3, April 2014
in Category Bingo Hall Closures, Bingo Halls, Bingo News
In February 2014 it was reported that the Crown Bingo club in Kingston Road, Portsmouth was going to close after 25 years. Many different factors had been attributed to the impending closure including the smoking ban, the rise in online bingo sites and of course, the tax levied against bingo. The latter has now been reduced by 10%, which has meant a change in the future of the bingo hall!