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About Sun Bingo

Sun Bingo is the official online bingo site of The Sun Newspaper and was born from the popularity of the bingo game first introduced on paper cards issued with the paper – which is still going strong today.

Sun Bingo is a household name and will be familiar from its TV ads. The welcome bonus is a good one and it has straightforward and simple wagering requirements.

The brand swapped to Playtech software (Virtue Fusion) in August 2016, but the good news is that the brand identity remained intact. The site design or logo did not change at all immediately following the changeover so players were in no doubt that they were still in good hands.

When the transfer of Sun Bingo to the Playtech platform took place there were some features missing. Cash Cubes and the Deal or No Deal Bingo games were not present at the relaunch, but this was addressed in October 2016 when all three were added to the revamped site.

At the same time other enhancements were made:

  • Bingo Multi-Room option – the ability to launch and play in more than one bingo room at a time.
  • Bingo Chat Emoticons are now be available in chat.
  • 1tg heartbeat sound – when you get to 1tg you will hear the heartbeat sound to build the excitement.

Sun Bingo offers simple bingo fun at great value prices.

The Sun Bingo

The Sun bingo has a good welcome offer, with lots of additional deals going on around the site

New player offer

Spend £10 get £30 bingo and games bonus.*

When you sign up for an account with Sun Bingo and make your first deposit of £10 or more and stake your first £10 cash on bingo tickets you will receive a £20 bingo bonus, a £10 all games bonus.

The bonuses will remain in the account for 7 days before being retrieved if not used.

New players at Sun Bingo can also take advantage of its ‘Learner Room’ for a full 7 days following registration. The room opens from 11am to 1pm and again from 6pm to 8pm. Play free bingo, meet the CMs and lots of other newbies.

*18+. New players only. Wagering requirements apply.

Bonus Terms & Conditions

Terms & conditions

Spend £10 Play with £40 – Welcome Bonus

Sign up for an account with Sun Bingo and make your first deposit of £10 or more. Then stake £10 CASH on bingo tickets to receive a £20 Bingo Bonus and £10 All Games Bonus.

Players can withdraw the remaining balance of their deposit at any time

 

Instructions for Entry

1.     Register a new account on Sun Bingo after 31.05.2017

2.     Make your first deposit of £10 or more

3.     Stake £10 CASH on Bingo Tickets.

Significant Conditions

1.    The £20 Bingo Bonus and £10 All Games bonus (“Bonus“) will be automatically credited to the “Bonus Balance” section of your account when you meet the qualifications criteria specified above.

2.     Before the Bonus can be transferred from the “Bonus Balance” to the “Cash Balance” of an account, it must be wagered a minimum number of times.

a.       Bingo Bonus must be wagered a minimum of 3 (Three) times.

b.       All Games Bonus must be wagered a minimum of 30 (Thirty) times.

3.     The Bingo Bonus can only be wagered on bingo tickets, and the All Games Bonus can only be wagered on Mini Games within the Bingo Room, or on games from the Play Slots page. Stakes made on Casino Games, or games from the ‘Games’ page will not be counted towards the wagering requirement.

4.     If the wagering requirement is not met within 7 days of the Bonus being credited to the “Bonus Balance”, any part of the Bonus which remains in the “Bonus Balance”, including any pending funds derived from the Bonus, will be forfeited.

5.     Any remaining bonus funds will be removed upon withdrawal requests.

 

 

Standard conditions

1.       By participating in this promotion, you will be deemed to have accepted, and agree to be bound by, these terms and conditions and the Terms and Conditions for Sun Bingo.

2.       Players must be aged 18 years and over. Proof of identity, address and age must be provided on request.

3.       Only one entry may be made per registered account.

4.       If the Bonus does not appear in your “Bonus Balance” automatically after sign up (new customer) or log in (existing customer) during the Promotional Period, please contact our Customer Services team and the Bonus will be credited to you.

5.       A “wagering requirement” means that players will have to wager the bonus a specified number of times in order to withdraw any of their winnings from the Bonus. The wagering requirement for the Bonus is 3 times.

6.       Only stakes on bingo games (“Qualifying Games“) count towards the wagering requirement. Playing on any other game other than the Qualifying Games specified will not count towards the wagering requirement.

7.       Only wagers made on real money games will contribute towards the wagering requirement.

8.       Once the wagering requirement has been met, any winnings will be transferred to the “Cash Balance” account.

9.       The promoter of this promotion is VF 2011 Limited (“Virtue Fusion“).

10.    Employees of the Playtech plc group, the News UK group or any other company associated or involved in the promotion of this competition will not be eligible to enter this promotion.

11.    This promotion is intended for recreational purposes. We reserve the right to reclaim bonuses awarded if a player is found to be tampering with, or abusing any aspect of, this promotion, as solely determined by us. In such instances, we will terminate the player’s eligibility to participate in this promotion. Any attempts to manipulate or abuse any aspect of a promotion may also lead to exclusion from future Virtue Fusion promotions and/or closure of a player’s account.

12.    In the event that a player’s account is deemed to be ineligible (as solely determined by us), the player will be ineligible for the purpose of this promotion.

13.    In the case of any breach of these terms and conditions and/or a player being ineligible to participate in this promotion, Virtue Fusion reserves the right to withhold payment of any promotional amount or bonus.

14.    Duplicate or associated accounts will not qualify for this promotion. All promotional offers are limited to one per registered account / person. If we find that you have used more than one account to participate, we reserve the right to withhold payment of any promotional amount or bonus earned on the duplicate account(s).

15.    Your personal details will be kept in accordance with relevant data protection laws and our Privacy Policy. We will use the personal details you supplied for the administration of this promotion.

16.    Virtue Fusion reserves the right at any time and from time to time to amend, withdraw, temporarily or permanently, this promotion at its sole discretion.

17.    These terms and conditions shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. The entrant irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

18.    Please gamble responsibly. For more information, visit our Responsible Gaming page.

Games available

Most rooms are dedicated to 90 ball bingo, but there is a good offering of 75 ball and 80 ball bingo also available.

  • 90 ball bingo
  • 75 ball bingo
  • 80 ball bingo
  • Cash Cubes
  • Winning Headlines Bingo 36 ball
  • Rainbow Riches Bingo
  • Bouncy Balls Bingo
  • Deal or No Deal Bingo – 90 and 75 ball
  • Slots
  • Casino games
  • Scratchcards

Bingo games

The bingo lobby is very comprehensive and easy to move around and gives access back to the Home page should you need it and the Welcome page shows the most popular bingo and slots games of the moment. This area also gives access to Games, Scratchcards, Session Bingo and the Daily Free Games.

Once you opt to play bingo you get even more options. The tabs guide you to All, Exclusive, 90, 75/80, Specials, All Winners, Breakfast Club and Free Bingo.

The range of exclusive rooms for just Sun Bingo players is amongst the biggest we have seen – these rooms are Showboat, Cabaret, Candy, Romance, Fashion, Jazz, Free and Breakfast Club.

The All Winners tab are the daily and weekly specials for winners of selected games in the 90 ball rooms to play for bigger and better jackpots for free thanks to the tickets they are awarded as well as their cash prize winnings.

Winning Headlines Bingo – In September 2017 Sun Bingo got its own 36 ball game – Winning Headlines Bingo. In this game you can purchase one ticket for a price of your choosing from 10p to £2 and the prize available varies with the price of the ticket chosen. Each ticket features a sequence of 12 numbers and symbols relating to the popular Winning Headlines slot game such as Bizarre and TVBiz and these take the place of some of the numbers. It’s straight through for the full house on these games.

Many of the 90 ball games have special features:

1TG and 2TG games – Get a share of a prize pot if you have either 1tg or 2tg bingo tickets when house is called. More chances to win in every game.

Roll on Bingo – Creates up to 20 more winners. Once the house has been won the game keeps playing until all Roll On prizes have been won. Number of extra prizes stated at start of game.

Superbooks – Play for free or buy tickets to trade up the prizes.

Last Chance Saloon – A free scratch card that is given to all players that purchased 6 tickets or more and didn’t win a prize in the game.

7.5 Total Score
Making Headlines!

Sun Bingo is a household name and will be familiar from its TV ads. The welcome bonus is a good one and it has straightforward and simple wagering requirements.

Welcome Offer
7.5
Overall Design
8
Mobile Friendly
8
Games & Rooms
7
Customer Service
7
PROS
  • Loads or bingo rooms & games
  • Plenty of additional promos
  • Good software & platform
CONS
  • Slots everywhere
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Withdrawal and wagering

  • Minimum withdrawal: £10
  • Processing time: 48 hours
  • Bingo wagering requirement: 3x bonus
  • Games wagering requirement: 30x bonus

Wagering requirements differ depending on the games you choose to play. See website T&Cs for further details as requirements may have changed since the time of writing.

A £10 deposit must have been made prior to requesting a first withdrawal.

Photo id, proof of address and copy of card may be requested.

Help and support

  • Live Help
  • Tel: 0800 458 4667
  • Email:support@sunbingo.co.uk

Promotions

Whether it’s giving away thousands of pounds every week or a car a day for a whole month, Sun Bingo comes up with the biggest and best offers and usually all that is required is to play your favourite games to earn prize draw entries.

Second deposit bonus – 50% bingo bonus on your 2nd deposit worth up to £30 bonus.

Third deposit bonus – another 50% bingo bonus, this time worth up to £50 in bonus.

Minimum £10 deposits to qualify for these bonuses.

100 Club – Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 8pm and 9pm there is a prize pot of over £3000 to be won. That means a guaranteed £100 prize for 1 line, 2 lines and the full house in every game. Play in the Candy Room to enjoy these spectacular games.

Weekly Winners Night – Play for a share of £30,000 every Sunday in the Cash Cave Room and enjoy bingo games with loads of different features, including Last Chance Saloon, Roll On and 1 & 2TG. The Winners Night enhanced schedule operates between 5pm and 11pm every Sunday (except the last weekend of the month, when the £500k Weekend runs).

Session Bingo – Players can take advantage of the discounted Session Bingo offer which results in a total saving of over £30 a day if players buy into each of the four sessions – 10am to 11am; 3pm to 4pm; 7pm to 8pm and 11pm to midnight. Play them all or choose just one, it’s great value.

Mystic Meg was the resident astrologer at The Sun newspaper for many years and she has her own place on SunBingo.co.uk. The Mystic Meg ‘Wheel of Destiny’ is a free daily game that offers the chance of cash prizes and free slot spins. Every depositing player that has spent £1 in real money in the day gets to play the free scratch game.

Guinness World Records set at Blackpool Tower

Saturday 3rd June 2017 saw Sun Bingo attempt to break two bingo world records:

The biggest bingo balls

The biggest bingo ticket

Full bingo games had to be played with this giant items to fulfil the requirements of the records, so Sun Bingo have called in reinforcements in the shape of 400 of their online bingo players.

The event took place in Blackpool on the seafront and in the Blackpool Tower Ballroom and it was a fun day for everyone taking part:

12pm         Record 1 – game with the biggest balls

1pm           Lunch in the Blackpool Tower ballroom

2pm           Sun Bingo Having A Ball Show and record 2 – biggest card

4pm           Live music from The Fizz and Boyzlife

6:30pm     Afterparty at Madame Tussauds

Rustie Lee and Chico were in attendance and leading events on the day, together with Having a Ball host Chris Hopkins.

World Record 1 – Biggest Physical Bingo Balls

1 metre squared bingo balls – Numbers randomly generated – 12 members playing on A3 size bingo cards

World Record 2 – Biggest Physical Bingo Card

4 x 4 meter card – Chico marking the card and members playing along on standard tickets.

Congratulations to Sun Bingo on being a record breaker.

All promotions will come with specific terms and conditions so be sure to check at the site before taking part.

Social media

In the Promotions section there are a number of tabs to help you get to where you want to be and among the options for Daily and Chat promos there are direct links to the social media pages run by Sun Bingo. We do know they take this side of the business very seriously and regards it as vital to good customer relations.

Facebook: Never miss a big game, what is going on with the Having a Ball team, plus quizzes and surveys which could bag you some very nice bonus or real physical prizes. Over 14,000 people have ‘liked’ the page so it must have something going for it. If you miss an episode of Having a Ball in the chat rooms, you can always catch up with the highlights on the Facebook page.

Twitter: Quizzes, bonus giveaways and soap updates and surveys on this active Twitter page.

YouTube: All the Sun Bingo TV adverts and all the best bits from Having a Ball are here. Plus if you want to know more about the chat hosts from the site Rustie Lee has interviews with most of them on this page and she has also been to see some if the bigger winners too.

Sun Bingo on mobile and tablet

You can access Sun Bingo via any mobile device on the relevant mobile browser. The games are fully optimised for mobile play.

The layout of the mobile version of the site is much better for newer users than the app version. The home screen looks similar to the desktop version, it’s simple, very well laid out and easy to understand. You can also access the bingo lobby and slots lobby directly from the homepage, which makes navigating the site even faster.

The menu is located at the top left hand side of the screen and lists contents for all the sections of the site, such as ‘Bingo’, ‘Slots’, ‘Promotions’ and ‘Community’.

The mobile version of Sun Bingo has all the same games as the desktop version, such as Deal or no Deal Bingo, Cash Cubes Bingo and Rainbow Riches Bingo.

The layout of the games are simplistic and easy to understand, which makes Sun Bingo on mobile even more straightforward to use.

Overall the mobile version of the site is great, however in our opinion the app version is not as enjoyable an experience when compared to the mobile browser version. We would certainly advise new players to use the browser version and then use the app version once you know which games your prefer to play.

iOS App Store – The Sun Bingo iOS app is visually very simplistic and more aimed at existing customers to quickly access their preferred games. The app does contain all the usual online bingo sections, such as bingo lobby, slots, promotions and community, but they are tucked away in the menu and are not on the homescreen of the app at all.

The sliding navigation bar at the top of the screen of the bingo games lobby isn’t clear that you can access/filter different game types from here.

The Sun Bingo app loads fast and had no crashes during our testing time.

Google Play – There is presently no app available from the Google Play.

Android – Sun Bingo provides an alternative way of downloading an app to your android phone. Simply go to Sun Bingo on your mobile. Go to ‘promotions’ and then ‘mobile’ in the menu and tap on ‘download now’ under the Android section. You will have to remove particular security settings on your phone to allow the app to download correctly onto your phone.

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