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

Top Game reveals New Titles to Portfolio

One of the online gambling industry’s leading providers of casino software, Top Game, has revealed that they have added two new games to their portfolio. Scratch card Weed Whacker is set in a garden where gamers have to mow the grass and unveil multipliers. Casino War meanwhile is an online card game set in an elegantly designed atmosphere.


Scratch Card Game Weed Whacker

For players who love scratch cards and want a horticultural twist to their game, Weed Whacker is the ideal option. Set in an overgrown garden, players use their mouse to operate a mower around the screens six sections. Each section, once mowed over, reveals a multiplier between one and 80. If players gain three or more equal multipliers their bet is paid out depending on the matching multipliers seen. Wagers range from $0.05 to $10, and for players who don’t want to necessarily mow each section, an instant reveal button is available. Read More