Sun Bingo Review
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The Sun has been the best-selling newspaper in the UK for decades now. It may not have the most complex writing you’ve ever seen but every day people rush out and buy a copy and not just to look at a certain page.
It’s not all about the latest news though and the Sun Bingo site has been a tremendous success. It’s packed with the games that you love to play and has some that are exclusive to them. With lots of promotions and some great prizes to be won, it’s a site that is full of entertainment.
The Sun Bingo site is owned by News Group Newspapers Limited Casinos and holds licenses with the Alderney Gambling Control Commission and the UK Gambling Commission.
Those of us of a certain age will remember the days when the Sun started putting bingo cards in its newspaper. There were adverts on the telly and as well as reading the news and all the celebrity gossip, we found ourselves pen in hand hoping to get a big cash win. Years later, bingo has become larger than ever and now there’s the Sun Bingo website with games galore to play.
The Sun Bingo website launched in 2006 and has been impressing its clientele from day one. Not just its players though as the site has won several awards over the past 12 years including Site of the Year, Best Chat Team and Best TV advert.
Joining Sun Bingo
Signing up at Sun Bingo doesn’t take at all long to complete It’s a simple and straightforward process with no tricky questions. They are the kind you have probably answered plenty of times before when joining up with other similar sites. Once everything is sorted out, it’s time to start looking around the site and your mouth will be watering at what lies ahead for you.
That starts with the excellent welcome bonus at Sun Bingo. You simply need to make an initial deposit and then spend £10 on bingo tickets and this will see you receiving a grand total of £30 in bonuses. This amount is split between a £20 Bingo Bonus and a £10 All Games Bonus.
The Bingo Bonus can be used in any of the site’s Bingo Rooms, while the All Games Bonus can be spent playing slots or the other games on the site, more about those soon. Hopefully that bonus cash will result in some good wins for you but to withdraw any real cash from your account you need to wager your bonus amount either 3x for the Bingo Bonus or 30x for the All Games Bonus and this must be done inside seven days. If that’s not been achieved then the entire bonus balance is removed, so be careful to ensure that doesn’t happen.
Enter the Learner Room
There’s plenty on offer at the Sun Bingo site and lots to learn too. Although the site has an excellent support service -something we’ll look at in more depth later in this review – new members have the opportunity to go into the Learner Room during their first week at Sun Bingo. Here you will receive four hours of free bingo between 11am and 12.59pm and 6pm to 7.59pm. This gives you the chance to meet the site’s chat hosts, start making friends and have lots of fun so nothing like being at school at all. It is a good introduction to the site though and a great idea. Any winnings you get while in the Learner Room are added to your bonus balance.
Sun Bingo definitely like their prize draws and there are some healthy amounts to be won in them. There always seems to be a few on the site, more at special occasions such as Christmas. These can be linked to slot games such as ‘Mighty Black Knight’ or just the chance to win cash/bonus prizes if spending a certain amount on the site, so keep an eye out for them.
The weekend is a time for relaxation and if you are lucky, also a share of the £130,000 that can be won on the site. There’s the chance to play popular bingo games and then at 10.30pm each night it’s the Everyone Wins game. Don’t despair if you fail to get a line or a full house as those who don’t still win as they get a share of the consolation prize pot.
Friday Fever and Super Saturday both have £50,000 up for grabs with a consolation pot of £5,000. The weekend ends with Winners Night on Sunday with a £30,000 prize fund and a £3,000 consolation pot.
Rainbow Riches £10k Prize Night
The Rainbow Riches slot game continues to be massively popular and on every second Friday of each month there’s the chance to win your own pot of gold. There’s £10,000 on offer with two Bingo prizes, a Jackpot prize and a Feature prize.
There are plenty more promotions to look out for including the Game of the Week where players can receive 100% of their losses back up to £10 but with a 30x wagering requirement.
Join the 100 Club
The weekend gets even better and hopefully more prosperous with a guaranteed £100 prize for one line, two lines and a full house. That’s in each of the ten games in the Candy Room, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 8 and 9pm.
If you fancy some free bingo, then head over to the Breakfast Club between 7 and 9am and the Jazz Room from 8-10pm every Tuesday and Thursday. Any winnings are paid in real cash with no wagering requirements.
Plenty on Offer at Sun Bingo
Variety is the spice of life and winning cash on lots of different kind of games isn’t too bad either. There’s no possibility that you are going to find yourself playing the same old games each and every night and longing for something a bit different.
The Sun Bingo site is packed with games and two years ago they started using the Playtech software (Virtue Fusion) and the revamped site has seen some big improvements. With so much on offer, there’s the ability to both launch and play in more than one bingo room at a time. Music can be emotional, and this site now has 1tg heartbeat sound increasing the excitement of playing their games, though you might hear your own heart beating when needing just one number for a big full house.
Players will find a good offering of 75,80 and 90 ball bingo games at the Sun Bingo site. There’s the Candy Room that can produce some sweet wins, the Cash Cave and the Winning Headlines Room and of course The Sun do love their headlines. This Sun Bingo review believes you will love the chatroom hosts that are in each of the rooms and they supply many a laugh. You will also make plenty of friends when in the chatrooms so it’s not all about bingo.
The Winning Headlines Bingo was launched in September 2017 and has just the 36 balls and the amount you win depends on how much you stake with the ticket prices ranging from 10p to £2. Full details on the website but it’s always good to see another variation on a theme with sections of the newspaper such as TVBiz replacing numbers.
There’s also a bingo quiz on a Monday night and tournaments too, full details about those in the chatroom section of the Sun Bingo site and you might even become the Bingo King or Queen of the week.
Great Selection of Slot Games
It’s not all about bingo on this site. As much as you may love playing bingo, sometimes a change is as good as a rest. If you want a break from the bingo rooms, there’s a fantastic range of slot games for you to play and win on.
Those Winning Headlines are back again, but this time as a slot game, see I told you The Sun love their headlines. There are plenty of games here that will be familiar to you and new ones are continually being added.
There’s ‘Cleopatra,’ ‘The Pig Wizard and ‘Mighty Black Knight’ to name but three. Spinning those reels and winning a life-changing amount of money is always an attractive prospect and the Sun Bingo site has lots of jackpot games for you to play. These include ‘Jackpot Giant’ and ‘Clover Rollover’ that could both see you becoming a millionaire.
In addition to the slot machines there’s also a good range of casino games so you really are spoilt for choice when deciding to join the Sun Bingo site.
Banking is No Problem
The last headline The Sun would want is one about a financial nightmare for its players and that’s most definitely not the case here. As you would expect from a site with such high standards as this, there are no hazards awaiting you when making financial transactions with Sun Bingo.
There are plenty of way in which you can make your deposits and withdrawals with all the major players accepted including Maestro, Visa Mastercard, Visa Electron, PayPal, Skrill and Paysafecard.
The minimum withdrawal you can make from your Sun Bingo account is £10 and the processing time varies depending on which withdrawal method you are using, full details are on the website along with all the other financial information you require. Photo ID, proof of address and copy of card may be requested.
Help and support
There’s plenty going on at the Sun Bingo site, so you are bound to have the occasional question about it. This Sun Bingo review is pleased to tell you that the site provides plenty of help and support to its customers. You can access the FAQ section which is extremely helpful. If you are still stuck, then there’s online chat available, email service and phone line, all available between the hours of 8am and 1am.
Just as you can read their newspaper whenever and wherever you want, the same applies to the Sun Bingo site. All you need to do is get hold of their app for Apple or the one or Android. Then you’ll be playing on your tablet or mobile phone. You can also access Sun Bingo simply by typing in sunbingo.co.uk on your mobile or tablet device.
The mobile version of the Sun Bingo site has all the features that you can play on the desktop version. Just like that version, it’s easy to navigate your way around which is so important when there is so much going on. You won’t encounter any difficulties making your financial transactions on the mobile version of the site.
Keeping up with all the latest news is so much easier these days. The Sun Bingo site has plenty of promotions going on all the time, so you don’t want to miss out on anything. They have a Facebook page that is packed with information about everything that’s happening on the site and a fair few laughs along the way. You can also follow their Twitter page and there’s even a YouTube channel featuring all their TV adverts with that woman who seems to follow the Bet Lynch form of fashion and interviews with the chatroom hosts and big winners.
This Sun Bingo review concludes that this is a fantastic site to join. There’s never a dull moment and more promotions than you can chuck a newspaper at. It’s easy to join up and then there’s an attractive welcome offer to greet you with the wagering requirements not that bad, especially if just playing bingo.
The Learner Room is a great idea to ease new players into the site. Another great part of the site is the box that tells you how long till the next game begins and that’s never very far away. Financial transactions are no problems, there’s an excellent support system in place and the games will keep you entertained all the time, so join the Sun Bingo site right away.