Bingo business is booming in the UK 03/30/17

Believe it or not, the popularity of playing bingo has increased a lot in the last period in the UK. But there is no wonder that this has just happened, due to the fact that there are many people who find this activity both relaxing and fun. Even if bingo has started as a club game, the majority of players prefer the online versions of games.


According to statistics, nowadays, there are a lot of people who have fallen in love with th4ese online bingo games and who play in more than tennis, for example. Even if tennis is a highly appreciated sport in this country, there are only 1,7 m Brits who play it, whereas there are more than 1,9 m bingo players every month.

The transition from bingo clubs to online bingo  

Bingo is a game which comes with a very long history and tradition. If you do a small research, you will see that firstly this game was played in Italy, sometime around 1530 and it was called “Il Gioco del Lotto d’Italia”. Then, in the 18th century, in France, the calling out of numbers and tokens were added. Later in the 1920s, the history shows that a game similar to bingo was widely played at carnivals which were organised in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania. After some time, people decided to create some special bingo clubs where they could gather and play games together. It was also a way of socialising.

But, in 2017, things have changed a little. As mentioned before, bingo is one of the Britain’s favourite games, due to the fact that it can also help players to get some extra money. The experts say that the number of online bingo players usually increases with 50% in December, the period which is also known as the “bingo season”. Why is that so? People love the comfort and they prefer playing this game right from their favourite armchair or sofa. And the only thing they need is a good Internet connection and some good luck. On the other hand, there are players who say that bingo is not just a matter of luck, but also a game which is based on intuition.

In case you wonder how it works, you should know that it is based on a random number generator. This idea of playing online was launched in 1996 and then it became a good alternative of having fun.

The advantages of playing bingo online

There are many advantages of playing bingo online, but the most important of them are the following ones:

  • You can use the chat for socialising and also for getting some good tips from other players. Modern bingo sites are interested in increasing the interaction between players in order to help customer retention.
  • You can receive good bonuses and jackpots if you choose a trustworthy website.
  • You can learn the rules better. You have plenty of time to do your research and then, when you feel prepared, you can enjoy a room.
  • You can exercise more if you play it online. Experts say that first, you should play for fun and then you can improve your techniques and play for money.

All in all, it seems that the popularity of bingo is growing more and more. This means that if you are serious about your ambitions of playing it, you can have fun and also get some money.