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Bingo! Why Brits Still Love To Play Bingo


Bingo originated in Italy, and as it touched the UK's borders, Brits fell in love with it instantly. The love affair resulted in the springing up of bingo halls and charity games all over the UK in no time.

As a traditional game dating back to the early 16th century, it later became typecast by youngsters as a game that older people play. Towards the end of the millennium, bingo lost its sheen to draw crowds to charity halls. But over the years, some radical changes of playing bingo from bingo halls to the online platform helped it regain its former popularity., one of the UK's most popular online bingo comparison website, provide the reasons people feel attracted to playing bingo now:

●The tempting huge welcome bonuses

●The option to play various versions of bingo (75-ball and 90-ball) with side games like slots and table games

●Generous offers

●Easily accessible on mobile phones

●The range of payment options

●Safe and fair playing experience

●24/7 Customer service

Why Are Brits Still In Love With Bingo?

Apart from the fun that goes along with it, there are many reasons why Brits still love this game.

#1 The Brits Love Bargaining

Bingo gives the option of playing economically and earning more. The bingo sites provide plenty of promotions, and free playing offers to players. It gives them a chance of winning something without spending much.

#2 The Brits Enjoy Socialising

Before online bingo, people congregated in church halls to play bingo with their friends and family. Thanks to the online chatrooms, as it provided everyone with the opportunity of social networking that added to the excitement of playing it online.

#3 Blightys are Tech Fans

Blimey, you won't find a Brit without a smartphone!

So the bingo fans have numerous bingo apps to enjoy the game at the ease of their time and mood. The buzzing atmosphere of bingo rooms with fabulous prizes on various bingo apps woo Brits more than ever.

#4 Social Media a Part of Brit's daily life!

Brits use social media above the global average. Bingo games built within social media platforms (like Facebook) further allows them to play bingo whenever they like, with their friends and family.

#5 Bingo is like a British Institution

Brits love tradition, and bingo is still the favourite pastime game, adapted to the mobile-friendly era brilliantly. There is nothing more traditional for Brits than enjoying a few rounds of bingo, as-and-when they wish playing it with everyone.


Whether it's a night out at the bingo halls or online game playing, Brits know bingo will always entertain them. Besides, the marketers promoting bingo through bingo affiliates allow them to reach Brits already interested in the game.

Moreover, the revival of bingo halls in the UK with sequin-clad, glamorous drag queens as bingo callers make it further popular. When pubs started using bingo to attract customers, it leads the game to become more lovable by Brits. 

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