Could the Anti Cigarette Law in England Take Bingo Players On to the Web?

by Heath on January 6th, 2018

An abundance has been stated in the press not long ago regarding the bingo industry being hit because of the anti smoking law in Britain. Conditions have grown so bad that in Scotland the Bingo industry has demanded massive tax cuts to help keep the industry afloat. But does the web variation of this classic game present a salvation, or might it never compare to its bricks and mortar equivalent?

Bingo is an ancient game usually played by the "blue rinse" generation. Although the game of late had witnessed a recent increase in appeal with younger people opting to go to the bingo halls rather than the clubs on a Saturday night. This is all about to be reversed with the legislating of the anti cigarette law throughout England and Wales.

No longer will players be permitted to smoke at the same time dabbing numbers. Starting in the summer of 2007 every public place will not be permitted to allow smoking in their venues and this includes Bingo parlors, which are possibly the most favorite places where many people enjoy smoking.

The effects of the cigarette ban can already be felt in Scotland where cigarettes are already not allowed in the bingo parlours. Profits have plunged and the business is literally fighting for to stay alive. But where have the players gone? Of course they have not forgotten this established game?

The answer is on the net. People are now realizing that they can enjoy bingo in front of their computer while enjoying a beer and cig and in the end, enjoy massive jackpots. This is a recent development and has timed itself bordering on perfect with the ban on cigarettes.

Of course betting on on the net is unlikely to replace the collective part of going over to the bingo parlour, but for a group of people the governing edicts have left a number of bingo enthusiasts with little alternative.

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