Jingle Bingo Review
Back in 2015 the battle for festive bingo hearts and minds kicked off with the launch of another Christmas themed site. Following in the snow prints of Season Bingo came the better - in our view - named Jingle Bingo. It's described as "the merriest place to play in UK" but will you be dashing through the snow on any kind of transport to play at this festively named brand?
Jingle Bingo was launched by the 888 camp in time for Christmas 2015. It joined other brands such as Spy Bingo, Celeb Bingo and T-Rex Bingo at a time when 888 were expanding their numbers. At launch it was a festive looking site featuring Santa and Rudolph. However, UKGC intervention means we now have a very average looking bingo site with very little to generate the Christmas spirit.
New players to Jingle Bingo are welcomed with a 300% bonus up to £105. This bonus is split 50/50 with bingo and slots and wagering terms apply. These terms are x4 (deposit + bonus) for bingo and x80 for games. The latter is high but compared to other Dragonfish sites which can be as high as x99 it's reasonable. The one positive for Jingle is that the minimum deposit to receive the bonus is just £5.
There is a no deposit offer for new players. Register and login to access the Daily Doozey for three days. Inside this room you'll be able to play free bingo games for the chance to win bonuses. These bonuses will attract wagering terms. Other free bingo rooms are available but you'll need to be a regular depositor to qualify for these particular games. Free bingo rooms include Quids In, On The House and Freebie.
As a Dragonfish Networked site Jingle offers you the usual 75 and 90 ball bingo rooms. These are joined by a 52 ball playing card game and 52 ball bingo roulette. Additionally there are daily jackpot games plus a couple of free games including the £250 Sunday Sizzle and £1000 Magical Monday. The biggest game takes place at 10pm on the 10th of every month and is called The Big £10K. This is an invite only game where everyone's a winner!
The Big £10K is just one of the main promotions at Jingle Bingo. Other popular offers include Happy Hour and The Late Night Show. You won't find anything exclusive at Jingle. There are however plenty of top slots and instant win games. Amongst the games provided by Eyecon, Netent and Slingo you will find Starburst, Fluffy Favourites and Millionaire Genie. Most games and bingo rooms are accessible via mobile, tablet and desktop.
Like Season Bingo, we feel that Jingle Bingo has a limited shelf life of one month every year. That's fine as long as the site in the spotlight delivers something exciting and new - and sadly Jingle doesn't quite hit the mark. The festive theme only reaches the front page and since UKGC changes it's even less Christmassy. We think players would choose this site to keep the festivities going on all year - so why don't 888 oblige?
Of course there are some positives! We like the free bingo for no depositors and regular players. The £5 minimum deposit to receive the welcome bonus is also a plus. However the rooms, slots and promotions are all standard for sites on this network. Is it the merriest bingo site to play at in the UK? We're not so sure but you may like to pop in if you're a fan of the Dragonfish platform.