Bret Allen

Bret Allen

Bret is from Staffordshire in the UK, where he studied Journalism and Media at university and has worked as a bingo chat host and freelance writer for websites and books. Bret is a podcaster and writer with 10 years of experience in the gambling industry, a published book of fiction and a suspiciously handsome cat.

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Would you Wish Upon a Leprechaun?

Lovers of the emerald isle, there’s a new Irish slot in town! Move over Irish Luck and Rainbow Riches, Wish Upon a Leprechaun is here from the same studio who made Romeo and Juliet and Winstar. That means that you can expect a good level of quality and entertainment from this Blueprint game, so let’s… Read more »

Yggdrasil excels with Easter Island slot

Yggdrasil Gaming is known for some beautiful and unusual slots, such as Ozwin’s Jackpots, Gem Rocks and of course Vikings Go Berzerk. The company has just released a new game that coincides nicely with Easter, but puts a rather Polynesian spin on it! Easter Island is set on the famous Pacific Ocean island where explorers… Read more »

Sailor Bingo ready to set sail!

If you like things nautical but nice, Sailor Bingo is definitely the place to set sail for this week! The site is offering a big welcome bonus for first time players, which will give you a boost to your funds from your first deposit. Check out the offer on the site and remember to read… Read more »

Lake’s Five takes us on a city heist adventure!

Elk Studios are known for some quirky games, such as the monster-themed Kaiju and nautical Wild Seas. This time they’ve gone in a more fun and cartoony direction with Lake’s Five, a heist-themed slot where five animal friends set out to rescue their kidnapped pal. The evil Mr Romano has kidnapped a little monkey, but… Read more »

Go back to the 80s with Hotline, NetEnt’s hot new slot!

Do you love the 80s? Especially the cheesy TV shows like Miami Vice? Well now you can go retro in the slots world thanks to Hotline, the latest game by NetEnt. The studio who made Finn and the Swirly Spin and Hansel and Gretel are well-known for fun ideas, but this is one of the… Read more »

Volcano Riches takes players on a fiery ride!

In the mood for something fiery, to lift you out of the winter blues? Quickspin is on point with Volcano Riches, a hot-hot slot that’s set in the heart of an active volcano. With a touch of the mystical, this slot features a beautiful volcano spirit with red skin and golden hair. The game is… Read more »

Bright lights and free spins at Mr Jack Vegas!

Fancy checking out a flashy new casino site? With a welcome bonus and plenty of funky slots? Mr Jack Vegas is a fine place to start, with a strong welcome bonus right now and a host of slots by NetEnt, Elk Studios and more. New customers can enjoy a series of welcome bonuses that include… Read more »

Win cash for quizzing at Jackpotjoy!

Jackpotjoy is the place to be for quiz fans this week, with the fun Winston’s Daily Puzzler promotion! You can find the offer by popping to Jackpotjoy and looking in the promotions area- Winston is a cute owl so you can’t miss him. The promotion is nice and simple, involving a different brain teasing question… Read more »

iSoftBet releases Cash Camel for Arabian fun!

The team behind slots like Stacks O’ Gold, Million Coins Respin, Forest Mania and Luxury Rome HD, has released a new Arabian themed slot called Cash Camel! The studio is iSoftBet and they have a long roster of successful slots, so Cash Camel is expected to be popular with old and new players alike. The… Read more »

Grab a £50 welcome bonus at Ted Bingo!

Hope you’re having a grrrreeat day! Or are you bear-ly out of bed? Either way, it seems a fine day to visit Ted Bingo, where new players can take advantage of a big welcome bonus right now, along with a host of bingo rooms, slots and promotions. The mission, if you choose to accept it,… Read more »

Mega Fortune Dreams changes lives with £3.6m jackpot!

The slots developer NetEnt is continuing a great start to 2018 with a huge jackpot pay out for one lucky player. The player won a €4,084,430.35 jackpot, which equates to £3.6m, on the progressive slot game Mega Fortune Dreams! A player in Sweden won this life-changing sum of cash on the 7th of March, playing… Read more »

Win a TV with Jackpotjoy’s On the Box!

Are you a telly addict? Are you a buff at what’s on the box? Do you consider yourself knowledgeable about classic UK TV? Then this is a great time to use that knowledge on Jackpotjoy’s On the Box competition! There are five TVs to be won and they’re pretty nifty, 43 inch LED sets- Sony… Read more »