Bingo tips

Bingo calls: A complete list of bingo nicknames

Bingo Calls - Mecca Bingo

If you’ve ever played a game of bingo, you’ll probably have heard the caller saying a lot of strange – and sometimes cheeky – phrases that relate to specific numbers. These long-used terms have taken on their own meanings over time, becoming part of the bingo world’s dictionary. Take a look at our complete list of bingo calls and the meanings behind them.

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Keeping to your Bingo Budget | Tips & Strategies

Do you love the thrill of bingo, but sometimes struggle to reign in your spending? If you routinely burn through your monthly allowance, an effective budgeting plan may be in order.

Although playing bingo is a fun social activity, players often begin games without a budget in mind. With no long-term plan in place, temptation is certain to kick in as soon as the game gets going, and you may burn through your deposit before you even know it.

If you are looking for ways to maximise your winning potential, take a look at our top tips for keeping to your bingo budget. You can thank us later!

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Bingo scenes from film and TV

From animated blockbusters to cult comedy shows, Bingo is a big deal in the world of film and TV. Do any movies with bingo scenes immediately spring to mind? If not, we’ve pulled together some great bingo clips you might have forgotten about that show how popular our beloved game is.

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7 Things Only Bingo Players Will Understand

Excitement, joy, anticipation… you’d never think those harmless little bingo games could spark off so many emotions. But there’s so much more to a game than meets the Kelly’s Eye, as players will know from bingo halls across the nation. If you love a good bit of bingo then you probably know just what we’re talking about with some of these…

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Can I Trust Online Bingo Sites? What You Need to Know

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Unfortunately, inadequate bingo sites are rife across the internet. The worst offenders often have poor security and insecure payment methods, which can result in bingo players having their personal information compromised.

Do you know what to look out for before joining a bingo site? To help you find the best of the best, we have compiled some of the most important things you should look out for before choosing a bingo site.
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Becoming a Bingo Chat Host

If online bingo is in your blood, then a job as a bingo chat host could be your calling.

When you play with Mecca Bingo, you will likely spot the great work our Chat Moderators (CMs) do in the online bingo forums. If their friendly approach inspires you to join our trusty team of Chat Moderators (also known as “CHs”, short for “Chat Host”), you’ll be pleased to know it couldn’t be easier to follow in their footsteps – all you need is an understanding of our rules, as well as a knack for great customer service.

Interested in making the move from player to moderator? See what it takes to become a Mecca Bingo chat host, below.

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How to Host a Bingo Night at Home

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Next time you can’t get out to play this fun game in a club, why not host a bingo night at home? Armed with some great food, your cosiest clothes and even a drink or two, it can be just as much fun (if not more so!) as ordering in a takeaway and sticking on a film.

So, what are you waiting for? Pull on your slippers, get out the snacks and crank up the music: we’re going to tell you how to host your very own bingo night at home!

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Secret Santa Bingo Card

Christmas is fast approaching and it’s time for that yearly tradition… Secret Santa! It’s always the same: someone forgets and rushes out for a last minute purchase, and there’s fake smiles as people pretend to like their gifts! Tick off the clichés below in our Secret Santa Bingo…

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Secret Santa Bingo Card

 

Christmas Illusions – Can you spot the bingo balls?

As it’s the season of goodwill, we’ve designed some sneaky illusions that are sure to bamboozle the most eagle-eyed puzzler. All you have to do is spot the bingo balls hidden among some well-known Christmas items: simple, right? No-Ho-Ho!

You’ll have to search through big shiny baubles and crowds of Christmas trees to find the eye-shy balls. There’s four puzzles in total, each as mind-boggling as the last, so take a deep breath, grab the glühwein, and keep your eyes peeled. Yule love them!

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