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31st March 2012
Feeling oh so blue……………
I was playing 80 ball bingo and the game was so fast paced, decided to dip my finger in a bit more crazy action. It’s after midnight and I can’t sleep so I decide that since I don’t have a knight in shining armor to keep me busy I’ll turn to the next best thing…Bingo Knights.
One of my favorite Parlay slots is Super 7’s. To be honest I am surprised I like it because it is more of a class slot with 3 reels and one pay line. What set this slot apart from other classic slots is the jumping reels. It gives me a second chance to win on a non-payline. The symbols above will jump down to the pay line when there is an arrow marked on it.
I started out with a $30 bankroll and played .25 for a total of $1.25 per spin. I wasn’t really hitting too many winning reels so I upped my bet to .50 at $2.50 per spin. Now things started to rock a bit when i saw the glorious color blue!
Three blue 7’s kicked my bankroll up $62.50. I know I shouldn’t complain but darn I wish the Super 7’s logo symbol was in there somewhere because it would of doubled my win. Or better yet two of them would of paid 4x’s the win.
Feeling blue takes on a brand new meaning when playing Super 7s slot. Next time I want to see gold and I won’t have to travel to California to find out!
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30th March 2012
I really wanted to play bingo so I wasn’t really choosy. Sometimes it could turn out to be good; like in this case. I chose Hats Off Bingo because it has a nice and refreshing look with lots of rooms and games but everything seems to be in its place; I like when everything is easily accessible. Bingo section has a lot of different rooms but when I was checking them only one had a higher number of players.
I entered “1001” room that had over 70 players. The ticket price was €1 and at first I didn’t have any luck. After a few games I had only €10 on my balance. Well, what else could I do but buy 10 tickets; it paid off as I actually won a bit over €11. I decided to stay in the same room even though people started coming into other rooms, too. Next logical step was to buy 11 tickets – too bad that luck didn’t follow my logic - I lost these €11. Having only €0.44 on my account I needed to look for other rooms with cheaper tickets. The rooms with ticket prices at €0.20 in “Onnenpotti” and €0.40 in “Ysikymppinen” were empty. So, my dilemma was, after I buy tickets for €0.40, what to do with €0.04 – I guess I will need to deposit again.
Bingo is slowly starting to get under my skin. There is a special kind of excitement waiting for your number to be called so I will definitely go back and deposit more in order to taste that sweet thrill as soon as possible.
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29th March 2012
This week took me back to Bingo Castle. Would I be a princess or a frog?
There was a game already in progress so I just bought my tickets and waited patiently. The prizes weren’t high but the jackpots were looking juicy. The progressive jackpots could be won if the house was called in either 33 or 28 calls. I’ve never won a progressive and it would be unbelievable to win the £400 or £600 prize. I think I’d be in shock.
As I daydreamed, my game began. I was off to a decent start with 2tg pretty quickly. My numbers weren’t being called but I was being set up nicely for the double line prize. With 3tg I could just make the purchase price of my tickets back. I now had 2 cards with 2tg, then 1tg. I needed # 14 and they called #4. I cringed as someone else took the prize.
I was close for the full house but not close enough. Feeling like a frog, almost getting there made me want to stick around for more. I bought more tickets and counted down every second until the next game.
I won the line prize this time for £1.30. It wasn’t life changing but I was redeeming myself from the last game. My cards were stuck on 2tg for what felt like forever. The rest of the game was a bust but I was okay with that. A tiny win felt good.
It’s not easy being green.
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28th March 2012
I’m always excited to try the sites that are listed on LatestBingoBonuses.com. We recently listed 888 Games and I immediately checked them out. The selection of games is amazing and the no deposit bonus is nice too. It took me a little while but I found the perfect slot game for me.
I spotted Cool Bananas and I had to play it. Three or more banana symbols trigger free spins. I really like this game because you get at least 24 free games. We’re lucky if we get 10 on most other slots. For each banana symbol, the player is awarded 8 free spins. After a minute or so of playing at £1.25 per spin I hit 4 banana symbols for 32 free spins. I was in awe as the bonus retriggered for another 24 free spins. In total my free spins were worth £142.70.
The free spins just kept coming. Cool Bananas was on fire and I’m glad I was there at the right time. I made a decision that I was only going to play a little while longer. As I was trying to decide on when to stop, I got a winning combo for £17. I remember playing this game at InterCasino back when the USA was allowed to play there. It was one of my favorite games and still is.
The payout was slowing down. It’s funny how it follows the same pattern I remember, a spurt of pays followed by a lengthy down swing. I was up about £90 and that was good enough for me.
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27th March 2012
I realized that it’s quite important how I feel and how positive I am before playing either bingo or slots. Most of the time I do feel better while playing them but sometimes a tone is set up beforehand and not much can be changed. The sun was shining and what else could I think of but South Beach Bingo. The rooms were full of people but I didn’t feel like talking.
I wanted to start at “Desperate Housewives” room but the game has already started so I chose “Funny Farm” room. The tickets were $0.25 and I bought 20 and got 9 for free. I didn’t win a dime; the same scenario happened twice. I went back to “Desperate Housewives” room and I wish I didn’t. The ticket prices were $0.20 and I decided to start off with 25 tickets plus another 12 that I got for free. I didn’t have any luck so I tried the same again but in vain – I wasn’t even close to calling Bingo. I gave it one more try and I bought 36 tickets for which I got 18 free. It was going well and very soon I needed just one number – I-20 but it looked like as if some force did everything to stop me from winning.
I gave it one last try in “Nickels” room but my strike of bad luck continued. I decided to call it a day; I lost around €30 and I wanted to save some money for some next time – I will try a new strategy then.
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24th March 2012
Searching around for new bingo sites, learning new stuff and gaining experience are great things. While I was checking out different sites I decided to try my luck at RogersBingo. I really liked the site and its mascot, a red pom - pom, actually cheered my up.
There were a lot of tournaments and games so I didn’t know where to start. So first, I pre-purchased the tickets for some bigger tournaments; with £50 and £1000 prizes. I wanted it to start instantly but since I had to wait I decided to play some smaller but equally exciting games.
I spend some time playing in 90-Ball Blitz Bingo, Dirty Knees and some 75-Ball Bingo games. There were only few people playing so I didn’t stay there for much longer. I won some small prizes – up to two dollars.
Then I entered 90-Ball Bingo UK; the prizes weren’t anything spectacular – to cover all, the prize was around 15 dollars and later on it went up to $20. However, it was so much fun since there were a lot of people, over 40; it was very chatty and time flew by. As a bonus, my balance was almost $45 which meant that I actually won almost $10 on the day. A few times I needed to share my prizes with other winners; honestly, I didn’t enjoy that but I stayed in a good spirit anyway.
I had so much fun that I actually forgot about the tournaments that I pre-purchased the tickets for. I needed to go out before the tournaments had started and I was trying no to think about that. When I got back home, I had to check it straight away but unfortunately I didn’t win anything.
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23rd March 2012
It’s a Steal of a Deal…..
So many online bingo sites offer slot versions of Deal or No Deal, but
there are little if any for US player sites. The one bingo portal I
found that comes close is 123 Bingo. It has to be one of my favorite
slots on Treasure Island. While sister sites Bingo Flash and Bingo
Knights have the same specialty games as Treasure Island, Deal or
Steal is the exception and can only be played at 123 Bingo.
It is as good if not better than any version out there. There are 2
bonus round features to Deal or Steal slot. I hadn’t played in a long
time and was anxious to head over to Treasure Island island give it
The Deal or Steal bonus feature is my favorite because for as little
as .20 per spin you can win some serious cash. I hit this bonus round
twice early in the game and made a nice profit. The bonus game
launches a new screen with a series of safes. I picked a safe that
would be mine if I should hold out until the end of the game revealing
the cash inside. Just like the TV game show there is a pay table on
both sides with cash prizes that climb up to 100000 credits.
Each round I had to select 5 safes and hope I did not uncover a large
cash prize. The object is to pick the lowest prizes on the board.
After picking 5, I have a choice to take the prize money offered to
quit or press my luck and continue on for 5 more safes. I was offered
$12.50 to stop and take the deal but I decided to risk it. After
picking 5 more safes and revealing the bigger cash prizes my deal
greatly reduced to $7.25. I decided to settle on that considering that
most of the big cash prizes were gone.
The other bonus round is triggered when three bonus symbols are on the
reels. Launching to another screen again there are four numbers to put
in the correct order and unlock the safe. Every time your combination
of numbers is wrong the prizes drop. Any correct numbers in the
correct sequence will be revealed and you try again with remaining
numbers. My cash prize for getting it right the first time was 4800
credits. Then it drops substantially to 400 credits which I won.
If you are looking for an awesome Deal or No Deal version slot this is
about as good as it gets. It’s a slot that involves a bit of skill and
a whole lot of stealing!
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22nd March 2012
Online bingo was completely new for me so when I decided to try it out, I was very excided. I played my first online bingo at BingoCanada. Everything was very colorful and I felt a bit lost at first. I entered “Dollar room” which actually was the first on the list.
I played my first game with only a few cards and I chose them very carefully – I thought that I would lose the money easily. It turned out that bingo is relatively cheap and affordable game to play. Of course, I easily lost the first few games.
I finally came to my senses and I bought 18 cards and I won on that occasion. The prize was just over $51. I couldn’t describe the feeling that I actually won something. Of course, I forgot to take a screenshot and brag about it; I was very happy at that moment. I also wanted to see other rooms, so I went to Retro Room and Candy Room but I wasn’t so lucky. Every time I needed a few numbers to win.
On the next few occasions I was very unlucky and the prizes I could have won amounted to $200. In four games, back to back, I needed just one number to win - it hit me hard because my hopes were high. My balance was still good but I wasn’t in it. If I had known better I would have stopped but the good thing is that I learned on my mistakes.
At the end, I went to the Penny room, I had $0.15 and of course, I bought 15 tickets. I needed just one number to win $0.71 but it wasn’t meant to be. But at that moment bingo became a great addition to my online experience.
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21st March 2012
As a kid I can remember learning to play Rummy with a friend. My mother is an excellent player and when she knew that my friend and I could play she asked us to play all the time. Mom always won. She didn’t take it easy on us young girls. She through down her melds all at once. She would hold them until the last second and clear out her hand in the blink of an eye. Through the years I’ve had many opponents at many tables. I downloaded Rummy Royal to meet some new ones.
I kept mom’s strategy in mind. Now that I’m all grown up, I realize that it was a strategy to hold all your cards and throw them down at the last second. I played a few games in fun mode and practice mode to get familiar with the software. Rummy Royal is simple to use and they have several games that you can play such as Rummy, Gin, Kalooki, Canasta and others.
I was feeling confident and I jumped in a tourney. We went head to head with three rounds of Rummy. It was me against another player. I won the first game and had to wonder what was going on. This guy didn’t put down any melds. It was almost like he was letting me win. This was too easy. Before I knew it, I had won all three rounds.
Rummy was a nice change. The software is really easy to use and there is plenty of support for those us that are a bit rusty or don’t know how to play any of the games they offer. I will continue to play at Rummy Royal and I enjoyed reminiscing about all people I’ve sat around a table with.
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20th March 2012
I wanted bingo and cheap tickets and I wanted it now. Paddy Power Bingo was the obvious choice.
I had my mind set on playing bingo but somehow between depositing and playing I ended up spinning on a slot game. I don’t even remember how I got to Casper’s Mystery Mirror but there I was. Before I knew it I had 15 pence left. I realized that I had better find some cheap bingo to play.
I’ve made a habit of playing every penny of my balance even if it means playing just a few tickets. I found the Sapphire Room with tickets going for 2p each. I jumped in and purchased 7 tickets. My hopes weren’t high but there was no time to think as the game began. I was among 60 players and luckily I had one card that was not too bad. This wasn’t one of those games with nice prizes and cheap tickets. The house was worth £5.55. Let’s cut to the chase, just as I thought I didn’t win a single thing. To my surprise there was a Last Chance Saloon game. All of the players get a scratch ticket at the end of the game for a chance to win. I scratched away only to read “Better Luck Next Time”.
I still had a penny left in my balance. Oh yes, I searched for a penny room and bought one ticket. This was the Speed Trap Room and the game went fast. With one card I actually did pretty well but not well enough. I could hear the heart beat as I waited for one number for the line and then for the double line.
I should have stayed away from the slots but even with only 15 pence left, I managed to play in two games of Paddy Power Bingo.
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19th March 2012
Like a Spider in a Web………
What is it that they call someone who has a fear of spiders? Let me Google that because I forgot how to spell it! Ok back, it’s Arachnophobia. I don’t exactly relish spiders but wouldn’t say I have an extreme fear of them either. But if a big black spider was crawling on me I would probably jump a mile high…….
Canadian Dollar Bingo is one of my new favorite spot especially after they redesigned the site. It is a Parlay Entertainment software site and they welcome US players. The bingo room was active with 36 players just the right size to liven up things up and not too many where my odds of winning are slimmer.
It was BOGOF so I purchased 48 bingo cards and got a whopping 48 free. With 96 cards in all I felt I had a pretty good chance of at least coming close. I love the different patterns offered at this site with 100’s to play on.
I really didn’t think things were going too well because I only had 1tg on a single card. I was feeling a bit doubtful as I thought to myself how could this be with all the cards I have.
I needed O63 to bingo and as I waited my instinct was telling me I just may be able to pull this off! Like a spider waiting in a web the caller announced my bingo number and it was hallelujah time!
It was a nice size cash prize too $85.94. That will buy a whole lot of side games and slot spinning. I like the bingo rooms here because I can play so many different side games including Video Poker.
Isn’t there just something glorious about the color red? It has to be the most vibrant, gorgeous, incredible and amazing color in the entire bingo spectrum!
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13th March 2012
When I want a bit of the big city I go to Landmark Bingo. With all the freebies they give away, it’s impossible to stay away.
I entered the Big Ben room. A game was already in progress so I had some time on my hands so I just sat there and waited. I took that time to focus my chi. Sales for the next game opened and I bought 31 cards. I honestly don’t even know how I ended up with 31 cards. I must have inadvertently clicked something as I was deciding how many to buy. I went with it though as maybe it was a sign of good luck. The Big Ben room always has a great deal on cards anyway and this time I got 12 free.
The prizes were pretty good at £11.73, £18.05 and finally £28.88 for the house. My only complaint is the caller’s voice. It’s boring and makes me want to slip off into a deep sleep. 60 calls and the game was finally over. Needless to say, I hadn’t won a thing nor come close to it. I guess the lucky 31 cards theory was out the window.
I thought about it and decided to play another game. This time I bought 59 cards with 22 free. I spotted another lucky charm with this game. I ended up with 81 cards total which was the year I was born. I just had to win this time! I needed 1 number for the double line prize in this game but it didn’t happen in time. I was miles away for the house too. Another theory out the window.
I’ve had better trips to the city but there’s something that draws me back. Maybe it’s the good prizes, friendly roomies or just the good Landmark Bingo reputation. One thing is for sure, I will visit again.
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12th March 2012
I can’t imagine a better place on earth than a bingo castle. A beautiful structure filled with all things bingo? The next best thing is the virtual Bingo Castle. I was in search of bingo with a touch of royalty.
I entered the active 90 ball room at the time which was the Majesty Room. The card special was buy 4, get 2 free. I purchased 20 cards and got 10 free. The game began and the prizes were a little low but I believe it was the time of day that I was playing. It was probably a bit too early for all the Bingo Castle players up playing late night.
As I was looking around the room and checking out the prizes, someone had already won the one line prize. The window popped up and I realized that it was me. I took £3.87 for the line. The thing that threw me off was that the cards don’t change color. They remain green throughout the game.
The double line was won pretty quickly and I had a good chance to win the house needing only 3 numbers. Call after call came out and I was no closer to winning with still 3tg. £9.46 was won by another roomie.
I hung around for another game. Again, I purchased 20 cards with the same BOGOF deal. The prizes were basically the same with a few pence difference. I did horribly but I did like the fact that there were always different winners. It wasn’t always the same player which gets so frustrating.
I didn’t win a life of luxury this time but I certainly did feel at home in the Bingo Castle.
10th March 2012
All I could hear playing in my head was “All little less conversation, a little more action, please. All this aggravation ain’t satisfactionin’ me. A little more bite and a little less bark. A little less fight and a little more spark. Shut your mouth and open up your heart and baby satisfy me. Satisfy me baby!”
As I opened the Elvis- A Little More Action slot game at XBingo, I felt the urge to turn on the old Elvis classics. I’ve played this slot game on other sites and have never had luck but I was keen to give it another try. The minimum bet is 50 pence per spin on this 50 line game so I started there. Each spin resulted in minimal wins like 30p or 10p. I didn’t have much to begin with but even so, this slot never pays in my experience. I began to wonder why I was giving it another chance.
At that moment, I wanted the Action Free Spins more than I wanted anything. I must admit that the music was helping my mood. I actually wasn’t even upset that Elvis was taking my cash. Now, I was listening to Devil in Disguise. Somehow I found it fitting since this is exactly what this slot game is.
My money was gone and I was left feeling like someone had stomped all over my blue suede shoes…
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6th March 2012
You’ve got to laugh at some of the names given to online casino and bingo sites are no exception. Some bingo sites have really interesting names and I often wonder how they come up with them. Robin Hood is known for robbing the rich and giving to the poor. I can see the connection. With all the good things I’ve been hearing about Robin Hood Bingo, I just had to try them out.
I made a deposit and received a Welcome Bonus. Something grabbed me by the ear and dragged me to the slots. I blew my cash on the Cleopatra slot game and got nowhere. I moved over to bingo next to spend my bonus. Many of the 90 ball games were not to begin until later in the day or even days later. I joined the room with the highest prize and purchased 96 cards.
During my first game, there was only 1 other player in the room. Things were moving very quickly and I had 7 cards with 1tg. The other player took the prize but I took the double line and house prizes which made up for it. What I like about Robin Hood Bingo is that they automatically give you the option to go to the next game. Just click “go” and you’re directed to the next room.
I bought 72 cards this time at 6p each. I won the line of £1.66 and this time there 5 of us playing. To my surprise I went on to win the double line. I was bouncing from room to room and I played in so many games I can’t even keep them straight.
I checked out the site a little too. Oh yes, I must mention that within a minute of making a deposit I was awarded with 50 free coins. As you purchase tickets the cash comes from your coins balance first. This is an awesome feature.
There is much to be explored at Robin Hood Bingo. Sorry, but I need to get back to it. I expect to see you there.
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5th March 2012
Enquiring Minds Want to Know………
I love to read the gossip magazines while waiting in the check out lines. I especially like to see what the stars are wearing on the red carpet and the no no fashion disasters. It makes the time go faster when the lines are super long. To be honest there are those moments I wish I wasn’t next to put my order on the conveyor belt when reading an interesting hot juicy story!
I haven’t played at 2 4 1 Bingo in quite awhile and decided today was as good as any. It’s a pretty cool site particularly for US players who are welcomed. Last time I played the Paparazzi Slot I had some good luck and decided to see if lightening could strike twice.
This is a 9 line, 5 reel slot with more than one Bonus game, but my favorite is the Cover Shot Bonus. I wagered 5 cents a line with a total bet of $2.25 per spin. It is great when after only a couple spins to hit the bonus round and that is exactly what I did!
I don’t know if this has ever happened to you but sometimes when I see the credits won I think it was much less than it actually is. I won 2385 credits and literally thought it was $23.85. When I looked up at the total win I was like holy smokes that is $119.25 and I was happy as a lark.
Paparazzi is a slot that is either very hot and keeps on giving or very cold. If you can play when it is on a roll it will continue to hit the bonus games and nice pay line payouts.
If your not camera shy and like the bright lights and celebrity gossip this is a awesome slot to play. And if you need a fix in between playing pick up the latest gossip magazine to keep you busy until you get home!
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1st March 2012
Jackpotjoy Bingo has a brand new slot game called Valley of the Kings. I was looking around for something to play and I spotted it. I thought I might be crazy and just hadn’t noticed it before. Yes, it’s Egyptian themed but it has some cool features.
The minimum bet on Valley of the Kings is only 50 pence per spin. Even though it has 50 lines I was surprised at how cheap it was to play. I started out at £1. The first thing that caught my eye was the wild. It’s an expanding sarcophagus that gets extra special during the free spins bonus. They describe it as expanding but that’s not exactly the case in regular play. It can take up the entire reel or just a portion of it. I got off to a steady start but I wanted 3 Valley of the Kings symbols to launch a round of free spins.
I hit the “J” symbols with a wild on several different lines for a £10 win. I was down a bit so a bonus would be perfect. My next spin also included several winning combos for £12. I was on my way up. My eyes widened at what happened next. I had a wild covering nearly all of reel 2 and covering all of reel 4. The wins came from various lines but all together my total win was £50. Now I was up. Oh bonus! Where are you?
No bonus but within minutes I had another amazing spin worth £40. Valley of the Kings was hot and I was on a roll. I was up nearly £80 and I would play only £20 more to see what happens. Finally! I triggered the feature. The cool thing here is that any portion of a wild showing on a reel is “nudged” to fill the entire reel. That makes for much better wins. I cleared the free spins bonus with £26.10.
I didn’t want to push my luck so I stopped. I didn’t want to end up in the Valley of the Kings myself.
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