Mecca Bingo Review
Mecca Bingo has been operating in the UK since 1961, and its market-leading online bingo offering takes the company’s wealth of experience to the digital platform. Owned and operator by The Rank Group, who happen own some of the world's largest gambling brands including Grosvenor, Mecca Bingo has a wealth of resources and experience standing behind it.
Mecca Bingo at a Glance
|📅 Online Since:||2003|
|🎁 Welcome bonus||Spend £10 & Win up to £120 on Welcome Wheel|
|⚖️ Gambling Authority||UKGC, AGCC|
|🎲 Number of Games:||250+|
|💻 Bingo Software:||Virtue Fusion, Blueprint|
Mecca Bingo has chosen specialist provider Bede Gaming to power its bingo site. The exclusively browser-based venue is easily accessible from most computers, with the bingo lobby and rooms quick to load via Flash.
Smartphone owners can also access a selection of Mecca Bingo's services from their mobile, with a 90-ball bingo app available to download on both Android and iOS devices. Android, iPad and iPhone users can also play a range of slot and instant games by visiting meccabingo.com via a mobile browser.
The bingo software has crisp and clear graphics throughout, with a simple main lobby making it easy for users to pick their preferred game via tabs taking you to different game categories.
In bingo rooms themselves, realistic bingo cards also make for a familiar gaming experience, which is complemented by automatic card marking and a friendly caller voice. The same simple and user-friendly graphics can be found in the Mecca Bingo slots section.
Game Options and Features
Mecca Bingo has gone the extra mile when it comes to game variety, with dozens of bingo rooms offering everything from standard 75, 80 and 90-Ball Bingo, to themed X-Factor and Deal or No Deal options. Paid bingo games start from as little as 1p per ticket, while there are also frequent free games, as well as jackpot games giving players the chance to win even bigger prizes.
Beyond the bingo options, there are more than 250 different slot, scratch card, casino and hi-lo games to keep players entertained in between games, while Mecca Bingo customers can even play a small variety of mini games directly from their bingo room without having to stop their main game.
The success of any bingo site depends on its community, and Mecca Bingo certainly has a friendly and animated base of players. Each bingo game comes with its own chat room where players can interact, with dedicated moderators keeping the conversation flowing and running their own special chat competitions.
The site also plays host to a number of lively user-driven community features, including a 'Submit your Mecca moment' option on YouTube, and a dedicated Facebook page for users to chat on. There are also charity fundraising opportunities and chances to contribute to Mecca's new magazine which can be found in their physical bingo halls - all designed to keep the community spirit of this great game alive and well.
As with all of the best online bingo sites, Mecca Bingo has put together a great range of promotions, with new players benefiting from generous first deposit bonuses and free play deals. Regular promotions for existing members include everything from weekend jackpots to mobile prize draws, and TV tie in specials to free bingo cards.
In addition to the numerous promotions, Mecca Bingo also operates a comprehensive loyalty programme ('Mecca Treats'), with players earning points for every card they buy - there are five different levels to the scheme, each with a variety of different benefits, including free games, birthday bonuses and regular prize draws.
Support and Banking
Security is a key concern for Mecca Bingo, and the tech team has ensured that all of the usual safeguards are in place. Customers can rest assured that their payment information is well protected, with effective SSL encryption employed on the browser version. The mobile platform, meanwhile, benefits from the safe and secure HTML5 platform.
In terms of support, this site operates a toll-free number and email service, which is available from 8am to 11:59pm each and every day of the week.
Players can make deposits into their account via most major credit/debit cards, along with other popular online payment methods like Skrill.
Overall, this is a highly impressive bingo offering, with great graphics, a lively community and top-notch game variety making it one of the best sites on test.
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| great graphics|| no 24/7 support|
| mobile platform benefits from the safe and secure HTML5 platform|
| comprehensive loyalty programme ('Mecca Treats')|
Please note the following terms and conditions of Mecca Bingo
The Mecca Bingo "New Player Welcome Bonus" promotion ("the Promotion") is only available to new members registering for the first time on Meccabingo.com who are aged 18 years or over.
New customers must accept to receive the New Player Welcome Bonus.
To be eligible for the New Player Welcome Bonus offer, your first deposit must be at least £10 and there must be an initial spend on bingo of at least £10 within 7 days of the initial deposit.
The New Player Welcome Bonus is offered to you as soon as you spend £10 cash on Bingo. Should you not wish to have the bonus, it can be removed by contacting Customer Services who will be able to remove it manually.
The New Player Welcome Bonus includes:
£30 bingo bonus
£20 bonus on the game Reel King Mega
£10 club voucher
The New Player Welcome Bonus is capped to £60, regardless of initial deposit and spend and any customer who initially deposits and spends less than £10 on bingo will not be entitled to the New Player Welcome Bonus.
The £30 Bingo Bonus is available to spend on bingo only and is subject to 5 times wagering requirement on bingo before winnings are withdrawable. You will need to spend a minimum of £150 in bingo before winnings are withdrawable.
The £20 Reel King Mega Bonus will be available to claim once customers have completed the staking requirements. Customers need to claim the bonus from My Bonuses section in My Account or from the Promotions page at MeccaBingo.com/promotions.
The £20 Reel King Mega Bonus is available to spend on Reel King Mega game only and is subject to 20 times wagering requirement on the same game before bonus and winnings are withdrawable. You will need to spend a minimum of £400 in Reel King Mega.
The maximum stake allowed while the £20 Reel King Mega Bonus is active will be £0.40. Please note that cash stakes will also be capped to £0.40 while the bonus is active.
Cash stakes on eligible games* will contribute to the wagering requirements of an active bonus.
*Eligible games vary from bonus to bonus however a list of eligible games can be found in the terms and conditions of each bonus.
If you have an active cash balance all wagers will be first taken from that balance followed by your bonus balance. This is with the exception of Bingo Bonuses, whereby the Bingo bonus will be used first, followed by cash. Should any pending winnings be available however, these will take precedent over all other balances.
When placing a wager that uses a combination of cash and Bonus funds, any winnings generated from that wager will be credited proportionately to your cash and Bonus balances.
Customers have 7 days from the date the bonus is added to their account to fulfil any wagering requirements before the bonus expires and the remaining bonus balance is forfeited.
Once you have claimed this Bonus, you will only be permitted to withdraw any winnings contained in your Bonus Balance once the Wagering Requirements have been met.
You can withdraw funds in your Cash Balance at any time. However, upon withdrawal of some or all funds from your Cash Balance, you will forfeit any funds in your Bonus Balance which have not yet met the stated Wagering Requirements.
For further information about your withdrawable funds and bonus balances, please see our General Terms & Conditions or alternatively speak to Customer Services on 0800 083 1988.
There is no cash or other alternative to the stated or awarded prizes in whole or in part. The prizes are not transferable.
Qualifying customers will receive 2 x £5 vouchers (£10 in total) worth of club vouchers via email within 7 days of registration. The voucher is valid on Bingo tickets only. You must have a valid email address in order to receive this. To view your account communication settings, please visit My Account.
Bonus funds are valid for 7 days after credit. The bonus will cease to be valid if none of it has been used by the end of this period, and any remaining bonus funds will be removed from your account.
If part of the bonus is used, but it is not used in its entirety, the remaining unused bonus will be removed after 7 days. However, the amount used will still be subject to x1 wagering until the requirement is met.
Clubs reserve the right to amend or refuse vouchers for any reason or withdraw it from any player who we believe is not eligible to claim it.
Any winnings achieved from bonus funds will sit as "pending winnings" until the wagering requirement is met. Even if the promotional period expires and remaining bonus funds are removed the pending winnings can be used towards the remaining wagering requirement and any remaining can be withdrawn after the wagering has been met.
Only one new Player Welcome Bonus per person.
The Promoter reserves the right to amend or withdraw this Promotion or to amend these terms and conditions at any time and without notice.
The Promoter reserves the right to take reasonable steps to verify any claim. If breach of these rules, or fraud is suspected, the Promoter may refuse to process the claim.
Any abuse of the Promotion may lead to all bonus funds being withdrawn.
The Promoter reserves the right to void any entry if it suspects that the person participating in the Promotion is not eligible to do so.
Customers whose accounts have been closed or suspended or who are found to have multiple accounts when a Promotion has ended will have their bonus forfeited.
The Promoter is the sole arbiter of this Promotion and its decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into.
This promotion is subject to the standard MeccaBingo.com terms and conditions.
The Promoter may at any point before, during or after the Promotion, ask for valid proof of identity, such as a passport to verify your identity, age and residency. If you are unable to produce such documents you will automatically be excluded from the Promotion and will forfeit any prizes that have already been allocated or awarded to you, without compensation.
This Promotion is being run by Rank Digital Gaming (Alderney) Limited (Company Number 1480) whose registered office is at La Corvee House, La Corvee, Alderney, Channel Islands, GY9 3TQ. We can be contacted at email@example.com or 0800 083 1988 from within the UK or +44 8000831988 from outside the UK. If you need to send us something in the post, our customer services address is Mecca Bingo, TOR, Saint-Cloud Way, Maidenhead, SL6 8BN
Last Updated: June 1st, 2021
Dan Doran O'Reilly
"I've spent over 8 years in the iGaming and Gambling Industry across Customer Services, User Experience and Player Operations."
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