Another Jumpman Gaming Bingo site, Carlton Bingo is one place where you definitely get your eyes down for a full house. You can get repeated tries on the Mega Wheel to rewards. There’s the benefit-busting VIP scheme to climb as well!
Once you have made your first deposit of at least £10 at this site you are handed one extra spin on the Carlton Bingo Mega Wheel. This is a ‘wheel of fortune’ divided into nine sections. Each section (except one) has a bonus award. The top bonus is for five hundred extra spins on Eyecon’s slot Fluffy Favourites. There are other extra spins awards and an Amazon voucher.
One of the sections is marked ‘unlucky’ and if you land this one then you do not gain a bonus. This means you have a one-in-nine chance of winning nothing after making your deposit.
If you get an Amazon voucher it is emailed to you. You cannot earn more than £8 per ten extra spins, and £250 in total. All winnings need to be wagered 65 times over before cashing out.
We think those WRs are too tight, and we don’t like the fact that you mightn’t get anything!
*New players only, 18+, min deposit £10, £8 max win per 10 spins, max bonus conversion £250, 65x wagering requirements and full T&Cs apply here.
You can have a go on the Carlton Bingo Mega Wheel once per day as long as you meet specific minimum deposit criteria. Be aware that you can only play if you do not have a pending withdrawal.
There’s a VIP scheme here too. This is split over five levels and everyone who registers for the site joins it automatically as a ‘Member VIP’. The top-level VIP status is ‘Black’. All VIPs receive fantastic rewards. The higher the VIP level, the better the benefits received.
There are only two types of bingo games available at Carlton Bingo, but at least they are the most popular types of bingo in UK-style 90-ball bingo and US-style 75-ball bingo. The site only has five bingo rooms, which is a bit of a shame.
Only one bingo room called ‘Lucky Stars’ seems to be open on any kind of a regular basis. There are two ‘no fee to pay’ bingo rooms which are open two or three times a day. One room is for VIPs and the other is for regular Joes. The ‘Pay Day Jackpot’ room is open once per month.
You can deposit here using a valid credit or debit card, PayPal, Paysafecard or Pay by Mobile. You can deposit as little as £10, and your payment should be processed immediately.
Withdrawals can be any amount and you can withdraw to any payment method you’ve used to deposit from. If your withdrawal is for less than £10 then you need to contact the support team, and if it is for less than £30 there’s a £2.50 fee. Withdrawals are kept pending for three days and will appear in your account in another three days.
This are not the friendliest banking terms we’ve ever seen.
There’s not a huge community feel at Carlton Bingo, but that’s mainly because there’s not a huge amount of bingo going on. Each regular room does have its own chat host though whom does their best to make all bingo players feel welcome and encourage a bit of bingo banter if the players are up for it. You might even be able to make some brand-new bingo buddies.
The bingo rooms are also the best place to get help if you get stuck as you can open a private channel with the chat host and work out your bingo issues there.
As with the majority of bingo sites these days there’s a full-on mobile experience awaiting you at the site. There’s no Carlton Bingo app or such to speak of, so don’t go hunting around the App Store or Google Play. To use the Carlton Bingo mobile site just head there using your favourite mobile browser. The HTML5-powered site will download in your browser temporarily, enabling play.
Because the site is rendered in HTML5 the majority of games will work on the majority of tablets and smartphones, including those rarities not powered by iOS or Android.
A ‘Carlton Hotel’ is one noted usually for being splendid. We would like to be able to say the same thing about Carlton Bingo, but we can’t, as there is more, we dislike about this site than we like.
We don’t like a bonus where the chance of winning is nothing, we don’t like the fact that there’s only one bingo room open on a regular basis, and we don’t like those long pending periods or fees for making withdrawals.
That’s why we can only give Carlton Bingo two and a half stars out of a possible five. Why not try Carlton Bingo yourself and see if you agree?
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