Pay By Phone: The Lightning Fast Payment Method

Spoilt for choice.. When a casino or bingo player tries to make a deposit online at their favourite casino and bingo sites, they have an abundance of payment methods to choose from. It used to be a question of whether to get the debit card out or give paypal a whirl, but now with pay by phone technology emerging onto the scene, its given punters yet another way to spend their money.

What Is Pay By Phone?

Pay By Phone technology uses a players mobile phone and adds their deposits to their monthly phone bill (for those who have a phone contract). Making a deposit using this method is straight forward and simply requires a player to enter their phone number and the amount they’d like to spend into the cashier section of the casino website. Shortly after the player will receive an SMS in order to verify and complete the transaction. Read More

Bingo – The Beginning

When enjoying your favourite game of online bingo have you ever wondered how such a phenomenon ever came to be? Well the earliest chronicles of bingo can be followed back to Italy asearly as 1530 where it was played as a lotto styled game, arriving in France around 1778. The modern version which is both familiar and popular today is believed to originate back to1929 in the form of a carnival game in what was then labelled ‘Beano’.

The name ‘Beano’ was chosen since players marked their cards with pinto or lima beans.

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A travelling toy sales man named Edwin Lowe, happened across the game at a busy carnival in Jacksonville, Illinois, USA, and was inspired by the entertainment it provided and the keen interest surrounding it. He witnessed players attempting to form basic horizontally, vertically or diagonally covered lines of numbers on cards from numbers drawn from a cigar box, to win the grand prize –  a doll. Read More