If your standard for being fabulous is splashing around copious amounts of pink, then it's mission accomplished for Fabulous Bingo. If it's the usual metrics for a top UK online bingo site then it's a bit more of a mixed bag, but Fabulous Bingo still has some things going that are worth looking at.
As is on trend with UK bingo sites these days, a small casino is folded in with the various bingo rooms. You'll find slots and a limited variety of table games here as well. No live casino as of this writing, however.
One interesting point of note here is that Fabulous Bingo is owned and operated by News Group Newspapers, publishers of famous (or perhaps infamous) tabloid The Sun. It's pretty rare for traditional media companies to venture into the online gambling space, particularly one that's attached to a company like News UK. One can now say that Rupert Murdoch is in the gambling business, at least indirectly!
Let's take a more thorough look at what Fabulous Bingo has to offer in today's post.
Available Games and Software
You'll find a total of about 150 games here as of this writing. That's small as compared to UK online casinos, but it's right about on par with what the bingo-focused sites usually have to offer.
Slots make up about 100 of these games. Though it's a small selection overall, Fabulous Bingo really has a laser focus on player favourites - Buffalo, the Age of the Gods games, Cleopatra and so on. One you'll see here and nowhere else is The Sun Winning Headlines Jackpot. With a max payout of £55,000 and an RTP of just under 93%, it's a middling slot title overall but you may have some fun with it if you enjoy the salacious sex-and-murder scandals and all things Brexit. There are also about a dozen games with progressive jackpots, including several that regularly range over a million pounds such as Cleopatra's Chest and Block Bashers.
There is a token offering of table games at the time - two varieties of roulette and a Casino Hold 'Em game. However, one of the roulette options is the Age of the Gods game, which builds up some very substantial progressive jackpots on the side bets.
Of course, there is quite a bit of bingo to be played here as well. There is a broad variety of games in the 75-, 80- and 90-ball formats. Game options also include quick local games with smaller prizes, and the bigger networked games that have participants from other bingo sites in them (and generally have much larger prizes). You generally have multiple games to choose from around the clock, and they run through the mobile apps as well.
Deposit and Withdrawal Options
Fabulous Bingo accepts the standard core of payment options, with the exception of Neteller and PayPal: Visa, MasterCard / Maestro, Paysafecard and Skrill are all good here. The £10 minimum deposit is fairly standard, and there are no deposit fees.
Withdrawals are to a previously used deposit method and have a lower minimum than usual at only £5. However, Fabulous Bingo disclaims that it could take "up to 14 days", a length of time you don't even usually see for bank transfers. That's a bit worrying without further specifics.
Safety and Security
Though their style of news coverage may not be to every taste, the site is under the umbrella of one of the biggest media organizations in both the UK and the world. This is definitely not a dodgy operator that is going to fold their tent and vanish in the night.
Bonuses and Player's Club
The Fabulous Bingo welcome package focuses mostly on bingo, as one might expect. After your first £10 deposited and wagered at bingo games, you'll receive a £20 bingo bonus (with a 3x wagering requirement) and a £10 side games bonus (with a 30x wagering requirement). "Side games" is the site's catch-all term for just about anything that is not bingo. Not a huge amount, but a bonus £20 isn't too shabby for something that only has to be wagered three times at bingo to clear.
You can opt to add on a second deposit bonus that is applicable to games outside of bingo. This one gives you a 50% bonus up to £25, with the same wagering requirement to clear (30x). Do note that this is only available for use at "select" slot games, with a current list available at the Fabulous Bingo promotions terms and conditions page.
Most of the ongoing promotions here are temporary or seasonal. These include big cash prizes and paid vacations to places like Las Vegas.
There are some regular promotions to take advantage of, however. For example, every second Friday of the month is the "Rainbow Riches" £10,000 prize night at the Rainbow Riches bingo room. Some amount of free daily games are available to anyone who has made a deposit within the last 30 days. And on weekend nights, you'll get a £100 bonus in the Paris bingo room for each 1-line, 2-line or full house win.
Is Fabulous Bingo Worth It?
The bingo welcome bonus has good potential to turn into at least a small amount of actual cash winnings, and they run enough regular bingo promotions here to make it worth keeping tabs on for fans of the game. The casino collection and promotions are mostly uninspiring at the moment, but at least they stock the slots titles that many people want to play.
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