Gamesys software is found on just a small number of sites, but all are well known names including the likes of Jackpotjoy, Heart Bingo and Virgin Games. This means that players enjoy something of a unique experience at each of the bingo sites it operates on.
Gamesys are well known for their innovations in coming up with new unique games which extend not only to bingo, but to slots, chat games and other fun promotions. Exclusive slot games include Houdini, Secret’s of the Phoenix, Wonderland and Valley of the Kings.
Many of the bingo sites have their own standalone bingo rooms, but some are brought together for linked games to offer better value game play.
In 2015 Gamesys won the honour of being voted Best Online Bingo Software in the WhichBingo Awards thanks to thousands of happy players who enjoy the games on the platform day in, day out. Sites powered by Gamesys were also well represented as Jackpotjoy took the title of Best Online Bingo Site, together with Best Chat Team and Best Promotion – a good night for the development team at Gamesys.
The year before, in 2014, Gamesys brands won a total of five WhichBingo Awards, including ‘Best Online Bingo Site’ for Jackpotjoy and ‘Online Bingo Game of the Year’ for Game Show Bingo.
Winner of Best Online Bingo site for 2017, Heart Bingo has become one of the UK’s coolest Bingo brands. With great games and promotions, an amazing Chat community and a super Mobile App, they are rapidly becoming the feel-good destination for Bingo.
Heart Bingo prides itself on its community. It is a place not just for gaming, but for chatting, making friends and generally having a good time. This is what makes their Bingo and Slots offering better than the rest. Their Chat rooms are full of players who want to wish each other well and share their winning moments. If you’re looking for a feel-good Bingo site, then Heart Bingo is the place to be!… Read more
* New members only, opt-in required. Min £10 deposit and wager. Spins on Paper Wins only. Bingo game restrictions apply – £50 value on 25p tickets. 30 day expiry from opt in. Rules apply. 18+
There is much to like about playing at Jackpotjoy, but the best things without doubt are the variety of unique games, the great promotions and the low withdrawal and wagering requirements compared to other sites. You will also find the friendliest bunch of UK based chat hosts you would ever hope to meet.
As of March 2018 the site has adopted a ‘no wagering’ policy with its free bingo tickets and free spins offer that is triggered if you opt in and spend just £10 as a new player.
It is a brand you are likely to be very familiar with thanks to its prolific TV advertising. This featured Barbara Windsor as the Queen of Bingo from 2010 to 2017, at which point she handed over her crown to Paddy McGuinness…. Read more
* New members only, opt in required. Min £10 deposit and wager. Spins on Double Bubble only. Bingo game restrictions apply – £50 value on 25p tickets. 30 day expiry from opt in. 18+. Full T&Cs apply.
Woman’s Own Bingo is one of the UK’s favourite bingo sites. It boasts a huge range of slots, casino games and bingo rooms, plus a very friendly online community.
The site got a much needed update in July 2017 and feels like a brand new experience when you land on it. Inside though you will still find all your old favourites in both bingo and slots.
The chat team is excellent and the range of chat games is second to none. You can access Chat-o-Vision from here. Pioneered by Jackpotjoy this lets chat hosts interact at various time of the day with the players via video streamed into selected chat rooms. During these programmes players are offered the chance to win bonus funds and take part in fun competitions…. Read more
* New members only, 18+. Opt in required. Min £10 deposit and wager. Spins on Double Bubble only. Bingo game restrictions apply – £50 value on 25p tickets. 30 day expiry from opt in. 18+. Full T&Cs apply.
Bingo Lounge – found at Jackpotjoy this is a 75 ball pattern bingo game. It’s a popular game with prizes and a progressive jackpot funded by player numbers and stakes, plus some guaranteed prize hours. However, the number of players mean the game prizes are good and the progressive grows rapidly. Available 24 hours a day and tickets always cost just 10p each. Buy from 1 ticket to 100 tickets either just before the game or on a pre-buy basis.
Session Bingo – a Gamesys innovation. To add value for money players can buy one hours’ worth of bingo tickets in the dedicated Session Bingo room. There are 15 games in every session and they are a mixture of 90 ball, 80 ball and 75 ball bingo games and there are four sessions every day. The price for the session varies with the time of day.
Speed Bingo – This is speed bingo like you have never seen before. A 75 ball game that is over in less than 30 seconds – blink and you will miss it! Tickets are just 1p each with a maximum purchase of 100 tickets. Game prize based on stakes laid by players and a fast growing progressive jackpot too.
Double Bubble Jackpot – A progressive jackpot version of the ever-popular Double Bubble game originated by Gamesys and a massive favourite with players. Coin size is 1p to £10 on this 20 payline slot game. It features a bonus Bubble Line, a Bubble Pop bonus game and Wilds. The progressive is triggered within the Bubble Pop game.
Wonderland – Based on the Alice in Wonderland characters, Wonderland is a 100 line slot with four magical bonus games and four progressive jackpots – the progressive you win depends on the stake you are playing. Join the fun with Alice, the Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter.
Paper Wins Jackpot – This 15 payline slot is based on a famous tabloid newspaper and what you really want to land on is the newspaper extra bonus round. This takes you to a bonus where you pick carefully to earn free spins and prize multipliers. Minimum stake is 1p and maximum stake is £10 per line.
Owner: Gamesys Ltd
Awards: Really too numerous to mention, but here are just a few:
5 trophies at the WhichBingo Awards 2014
4 trophies at the WhichBingo Awards 2015, including Best Online Bingo Site for Jackpotjoy
2 EGR Awards in 2015 for Best Innovation in Bingo and Best Bingo Marketing campaign for Jackpotjoy.
More recently they have been winning hearts and awards for Heart Bingo picking up 3 awards at the WhichBingo Awards 2018, including Best Mobile Bingo Experience and Best Online Bingo Site.
The success of Gamesys and its products has been hard won against some very tough competition. The company launched in 2001 with Jackpotjoy as its core product and has gone from strength to strength ever since.
There are now more than 900 employees worldwide, but with a London base. When this platform comes up with a concept you know it won’t be gone in the blink of an eye – the commit to it fully and it is reflected all around their offices.
The multiple awards won by the platform and the sites that sit on it are testament to an excellent range of products and a very loyal player base.
These sites have the friendliest chat hosts around and are very active on social media, so you know you, the player, are at the heart of everything they do.
Unique games, both bingo and slots, and exclusive promotions across the brands make all the sites well worth a visit.