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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Microgaming unveils two new games this October.

Players at Microgaming casinos and bingo sites have a choice of setting sail for adventure or revving up their engines for excitement, thanks to the major developer bringing out two new slots this month. Lovers of racing will enjoy hitting the road in Monster Wheels, while fans of adventure and literature will enjoy the legendary… Read more »

Deposit £10 and play with £35 at RedBus Bingo!

This is a great time to hop aboard RedBus Bingo if you aren’t already a member, as right now the site has a convenient 250% welcome bonus on your first deposit. That means that you can deposit £10 and you get £25 bonus money, leaving £35 to play with as you explore the bingo rooms… Read more »

I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here to be sponsored by Tombola!

I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here is returning to our screens this November, the reality TV show which puts 12 celebrities in a jungle and watches them scrabble and squabble over their next meal. Though little has been revealed about the show so far, the official sponsor of this season has been revealed… Read more »

Nab up to 500 free spins at Bingo Boutique!

The folks over at Bingo Boutique have a very pretty offer for you right now, if you join up to the site and make a deposit. Instead of the standard welcome bonus, this Jumpman Gaming site is using the exciting Mega Wheel to randomise a welcome gift! Getting you playing games right off the bat,… Read more »

Playtech introduces Age of God Live Roulette

Playtech has unveiled a new game which aims to be the ultimate cross-platform casino play. The worlds of slots and live roulette are set to collide, thanks to the new Age of Gods roulette game- based on the popular jackpot slots of the same name. This is the first of a new Playtech series called Playtech… Read more »

Fancy Bingo has a Friday 13th surprise for you!

Friday the 13th is always a little bit spooky, right? There’s one just around the corner and it happens to be pretty close to Halloween, so it’s a double whammy of chills. Especially if you suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia, fear of Friday the 13th! But it doesn’t all have to be scary- in fact, over at… Read more »

Special bingos offer prizes at Chit Chat Bingo!

Calling all fashionistas and bingo fans! This is a great time to visit Chit Chat Bingo, which is hosting a special game with a very swanky prize this week. The special game has a stunning first prize of a Mulberry Satchel, worth £425! Now that’s what we call high fashion. The big game takes place… Read more »

Win an Alton Towers trip with City Bingo!

For those who haven’t visited already, City Bingo has a really fun City Cat mascot who really gets around- right now, he’s visiting Transylvania to celebrate Halloween! If you visit now you’ll not only see a new spooky background and some special art, but also, you’ll find the Shocktober bingo game. This spookily-named bingo game… Read more »

There can be only one Highlander slot for Microgaming fans!

“There can be only one!” is the unmistakeable catchphrase of the iconic movie Highlander, the classic fantasy movie starring Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery. Thanks to slot developer Microgaming, there can be only one official Highlander slot game, thanks to a licensing agreement with Studiocanal. The 1986 film has cult status, following the adventures of… Read more »

Smile Bingo has up to 500 free spins for new players!

The latest offer at Smile Bingo is sure to put a smile on your face, so now’s the time to check out this fun Jumpman Gaming site. New joiners get to spin the ‘wheel of slots’ after making a deposit of £10 or more. The wheel randomises your reward, offering up to 500 free spins!… Read more »

Grab up to 500 free spins at Bingo Minions!

Bingo Minions has a great welcome bonus right now, provided by the fun folks at Jumpman Gaming. It’s called the Mega Wheel and puts a new ‘spin’ on welcome bonuses. When you join the site for the first time and deposit £10 or more, you get to spin the Mega Wheel with a fun animation… Read more »

Epic 400% bonus and £10 free for newbies at Becky’s Bingo!

There’s a mighty fine offer on for new members at Becky’s Bingo this month, where your first deposit can be matched by a huge 400%! This big bonus starts at a minimum of £10 and has a maximum of £500, so big spenders are sure to be attracted. A £10 deposit will give you £40… Read more »