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News Roundup w/e 6th September

While you’ve been busy playing your favourite bingo and side games, Britain’s biggest bingo operators have occupied with developing new promotions and special features, including Mecca Bingo and Gala Bingo. Plus, the BGC has unveiled new advertising guidance to protection under 18’s from being exposed to online gambling ads while Tau Gaming has introduced a brand-new online bingo brand. There’s also an exciting new slot to play and Mecca’s Dream Come True prize list to peruse!

For all the details and more breaking news, continue reading.

Mint Bingo goes live

Tau Gaming has just unveiled its latest new online bingo site.

Mint Bingo boasts a bright and breezy appearance and is packed full of Dragonfish bingo games and slots.

There are 90-ball, 75-ball, and 52-ball games as well as weekly and monthly specials like The Big £10k. Also, there are more than 500 top slots, instant wins, and casino games from big names like NetEnt and Microgaming.

The site is fully optimised for mobile devices, and you can deposit and withdraw as little as £5 per transaction.

For the complete low-down of what you can expect to find at Mint Bingo, read our in-depth review.

Pragmatic Play releases Peaky Blinders slot

If you’re a huge fan of Peaky Blinders, you’ll definitely be excited to hear that Pragmatic Play has just released a Peaky Blinders video slot.

The game was produced with permission from the TV show’s producer and owners, Caryn Mandabach Production and Endemol Shine and it uses 5 reels and 20 paylines.

The most valuable symbols include Peaky favourites, Michael, Arthur, Polly, and Thomas, and there are several exciting special features such as Shelby’s Betting Shop Free Spins and Peaky Blinders Free Spins.

BGC releases new advertising code

The Betting and Gaming Council has brought in a new code that advertisers must follow from 1st October. The latest standards are part of the BGC’s ongoing drive to protect minors from being exposed to or targeted by online gambling ads after the industry took a hammering in a recent report from the ASA. Read the full details of the new rules.

Gala Bingo plans soap-themed bingo sessions

You could soon be getting the latest spoilers and gossip from your favourite soap stars thanks to Gala Bingo.

Gala’s planning to host both an Emmerdale and Corrie Star Q&A session which will also feature bingo games. To find out when the events are due to take place, sign up for the latest news via the Gala Bingo promotions page.

Over on the brand’s Facebook page, there’s a fun competition asking readers to submit pictures of their dogs misbehaving. You have until 11.59 PM on Monday, 7th September 2020 to take part, and the team’s favourite entry will receive a £100 Love2Shop holiday gift card.

Mecca Bingo reveals Dream Come True prize list

Last week, we mentioned that Mecca Bingo’s Dream Come True promotion was returning, and as promised, we’ve finally got some more details of this exciting September special.

The grand prize list has just been revealed and it’s full of money-can’t-buy experiences that we’re sure you’re going to love!

Gemma Sheppard, who’s responsible for styling some of Britain’s biggest stars, is giving one lucky winner a complete makeover in a top London location. The day will be filmed by a live crew and you get to keep all the clothes and accessories.

Kate Thornton will be hosting a special Celebrity Stories event, and you could be joining her to interview some real-life celebrities.

A group of design gurus including TV’s Claire Sweeney wants to do up as many as three rooms of one winner’s home. The transformation will be filmed by a TV crew too.

Other prizes include free bingo for a year, top tech goodies like iPhones and iPads, and holiday vouchers.

The Dream Come True promotion runs from 28th August to 27th September 2020, and you can find out all the qualifying information and terms and conditions by visiting the Promotions page at Mecca Bingo.

Mecca video streaming feature coming soon

Not content with running one of its biggest promotions of the year, Mecca Bingo has also been busy this week giving its bingo lobby a fresh new look. As well as the redesign, the operator is planning to bring you an exciting new video streaming feature. Watch this space for further details!

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