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Pensioner Fred Freeston wowed the crowds recently when he went along to pick up his winnings from Boston’s Gliderdrome on last Friday.  The small bit of paper handed to him was a cheque for a whopping fifteen thousand pounds which he had won on a link game. Mr. Freeston, eighty six years young, not only scooped the top prize, he did it by only playing with three tickets.  As anyone who plays bingo will know, playing six cards means that there are that many more chances to win, but Mr. Freeston... 

 

Rank Group seems to be on a winning streak of late since its overall profits have gone up by seven percent in the past ten weeks.  The Group saw its revenue increase by four percent for the year up to week 25.  Like for like profits also went up by four percent (this means for the same period last year) so it would seem that they can do no wrong at the moment. They are also celebrating their refund of one hundred and sixty million pounds from the VAT office and this they have been fighting for... 

 

A teenage boy who worked at a bingo hall has been locked up for theft from his employer according to recent reports. Liam Knights, aged nineteen, is said to have taken a huge sum of cash from the Gala Bingo Club in Keighley and then proceeded to blow a massive £24,000 on a drug fuelled trip to Amsterdam with his friend. In the courts a judge told the boy that he had abused his position of trust at the bingo hall by taking the money to ‘simply to lead the high life for a couple of weeks.’... 

 

It seems that not so long ago online bingo was a new and revolutionary idea that brought the excitement of the bingo halls right into our homes, piquing the interest of both younger people and older bingo fans. However, bingo sites have been around for some years now and their popularity has continued to grow with more and more of these sites popping up. This is good news for players and fans of online bingo, as it means that they have more and more choice over which site they play on. It has also... 

 

Channel 5 had its knuckles rapped this week when Ofcom told them that they had overstepped the mark with their free online bingo games offer.  The channel had promised ‘real’ cash prizes for games that are played for free. In the thirty second advert, it was said that those who signed up could play the free bingo games on five.tv.  However, when people did sign up, it was revealed that the games were paid out in high street vouchers and not cash as the promo stated. When viewers complained...