The origins of Bingo can be traced back to around 1530 in Italy with a lottery game.  It gradually developed and spread across Europe in the following years, arriving in the UK around 1780.  It has faded in and out of popularity since, but made it’s real rise in the 60s with Bingo halls popping up all over the world.  Today, with the advent of online bingo, the game is enjoying it’s third age.  It is attracting a whole new market, with some staggering statistics.

The World's Bingo-ing Mad!

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