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Bingo: the Secret Star of our Favourite TV Shows
casino blog
29 August 2012

Now more than 450 years old, bingo is one of the oldest games on the planet, reinventing itself time and again for generations. From church hall favourite, and one of the biggest crazes of the 1940s, to becoming an online sensation at sites like Jackpotjoy, the game’s simplicity and versatility - not to mention the fact that it’s a lot of fun! – has helped bingo go the distance. Now you can play bingo whenever you want, online, and even on your TV set and if you use one of the promotion you can play bingo for free.

Shows like National Bingo Night and Bingo America emerged in 2007, allowing bingo-lovers to play along at home via their TVs for the first time. But this isn’t the first time bingo has appeared in our living rooms. As testament to the game’s popularity, it’s been popping up in TV shows since the beginning of television itself.

While sites like Jackpotjoy have opened the game up to a whole new audience, it’s a game that used to be heavily associated with the working classes and OAPs. Although no TV show has yet featured the modern online take on bingo, with players crossing their fingers at home as they play at sites like Jackpotjoy, TV producers have used the bingo hall time and again, both to lampoon the game, and to celebrate it. So let’s take a look at the top TV hits that have featured our favourite game over the years.

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