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Bingo News: Healthcare, Seniors & Smoke

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Put down your bingo daubers and pay attention to this. There’s a lot of interesting things happening in the world of bingo and this week we’re covering interesting things going on in the land-based world. From great news of impressive donations to health centers thanks to Bingo games organized by great non-lucrative organizations in Canada, to an interesting and smokey problem which will end the bingo fun for a community in Phillipines. Let’s take a look at what the Bingo News are for this last week of March. Hospital receives $5,000 donation thanks to bingo It’s not just bingo players who love bingo. Those who have never played the game have reason to celebrate in Bowmanville, Canada. The Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary Branch 178 has handed a $5,000 check to the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation. While that might not seem like a lot for hospital care, every little bit helps. [...]

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What is Buzzword Bingo?

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We all know that bingo has been an incredibly popular game all over the world for quite a long time, but did you know that this game has even been brought to the corporate world? Not only has it gone to the corporate world, but this new version of bingo is now being used as applications on iPads and iPhones. Why would this type of bingo become such a big deal? Well, Buzzword Bingo was created to have fun at corporate meetings. Not only have fun, but also in some way, it prevents presentations of corporate leaders from becoming dull and repetitive. Somehow, it has become a criticism of the corporate jargon, but it has also become a proactive tool to help communication become easier and more productive. So what is Buzzword Bingo? Buzzword bingo is a game played during meetings with cards featuring buzzwords. A buzzword is a word [...]

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Interesting Bingo News From The World

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This week, there’s a lot going on in bingo news. While most of the interesting stuff is happening offline, online bingo does come into play. Wherever you like to scream, “Bingo!”, this week’s stories could affect you, so read on. From a great outlook from an important project which thrives to mix live bingo and efforts to improve senior citizens health in Georgia, through a significant drop in attendance at Bingo Halls in Indiana, up to a positive solution presented by a Canada province to make sure Bingo continues to be a profitable and alluring entertainment choice, specially for youngsters… there is plenty to inform about today! Bingo can improve the health of senior citizens The headline might seem a bit odd at first glance. Sure, we all know that fruits and veggies are good for us. So is daily exercise. But bingo? Seems like a bit of a stretch. [...]

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Bingo Scary Stories

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I’m sure you have also heard many of them. Those scary stories that stick to people and they can’t seem to stop themselves from sharing them. If you have ever been part of a bingo hall, you might have heard a few scary stories. Almost every bingo hall I’ve ever been to, has always entertained me with some kind of urban legend. We asked our members to send us scary bingo stories that they might have heard from fellow bingo players or stories that they might have experienced themselves. Check them out, because at least two of them really got me spooked. If you have stories to tell us, don’t hesitate to send them our way! Loving Bingo…Forever “I work part time as a janitor in the Community Center of the town where I have lived all of my life. I won’t say the name of the town, because we’re [...]

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What Happens When Bingo Hits the TV?

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It’s not news that bingo has been on TV for a while and that bingo shows around the world, have indeed become people’s choice for entertainment amongst other things. We are lucky that our favorite game has become so popular that nowadays we can even stay home to play it like if we were at the bingo hall. But this post is about unexpected results or funny stories that have developed from bingo being on TV. I always find it interesting when stories grow due to media exposition and many domino effects take place. In this case, bingo is not the exception. Super Bowl Bingo Due to exposure on a talk show, a bingo game created by a family for this past Super Bowl, became a great economic success for the family. The Live with Kelly & Michael television talk show highlighted the game during the show’s segment on Football [...]

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British grandmother pops £115,000 bingo jackpot

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We love a feel-good bingo story. And at 123BingoOnline.com, we pump out a lot of winners every day. Bingo fans can play from the comforts of home and enjoy great bingo games for fun or real money. And while we love online bingo, we still love live bingo. We love the social aspect of it. We love the smell of freshly printed bingo cards and brightly colored ink daubers. And we love to hear people scream “Bingo!” live and in person. Once place we would have loved to be was the UK, where just this week 74-year-old Pat Alcock won £115,000 playing bingo. The Mecca Bingo hall she was playing it was participating in the National Bingo Game. Essentially, the game is kind of like a hybrid between live bingo and online bingo. You physically play bingo in a live setting, but your hall is linked with a number of [...]

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