Bingo Idol Review
Launched in early 2019, Bingo Idol has probably been one of the most anticipated bingo sites ever since it was announced a few months earlier. The reason behind all the hype is a well-known brand manager, Tau Marketing Services, a UK startup company in charge of a wide bingo network with more than 25 bingo brands, including Sundae Bingo, Yay Bingo, Bingo Besties, and Cracker Bingo.
The site itself is operated by Cassava Enterprises Ltd and runs on 888 Holdings owned Dragonfish software, tested by eCOGRA (an independent UK-based internationally acknowledged software testing agency). Players from all over the world are welcome to join Bingo Idol community (with the exception of certain territories listed under Terms & Conditions), and new account holders will be greeted with the welcome bonus bundle offer unlocked by the first deposit, as well as the loyalty points awarded for activity.
Promotions at Bingo Idol
The welcome offer at Bingo Idol is redeemed with the promo code IDOL, which becomes valid immediately after submitting the first £10 deposit. The package consists of £100 worth bingo tickets and 10 Free Spins. The bonus rounds will be at your disposal immediately, while the tickets are divided into two sets which can be used when the relevant bingo rooms are open:
- Street Party room (opens every day at 19.30) – 100 tickets with a total value of £50
- Big Bang room (opens on the 10th of every month) – 5 tickets, each worth £10.
The free spins can be used on any slot game of your choice and the winnings generated from the bonus rounds are limited to £0.50. Unused spins will be removed from the player’s account in 7 days and the winnings can be withdrawn immediately as no wagering requirements are attached to the offer.
The loyalty at Bingo Idol is rewarded with comp points added to the player’s account after every £1 bet. Points are updated every 24 hours and the following incentives will be triggered, depending on the level achieved:
- Level 1 – Daily Free Spins + Daily Free KACHING Bingo Room Tickets
- Level 2 – Big Bang Bingo Room access
- Level 5 – Monthly Cashback (starting with 1%)
- Level 6 – Ace Club Bingo Room access
- Level 11 – VIP level with Ace Club Diamond Bingo Room access
- Level 12 – VIP manager
- Level 15 – VIP mystery gift
Additional promotions can be claimed inside the bingo lobby, where the members will be able to play Daily Jackpot Games or win up to £500 in the Mystery Jackpot room. Daily offers with free spins are also regularly launched and available to all depositing members who created the account 24 hours before the promotion was activated.
Games and Software
Bingo Idol has two separate gaming lobbies – the Slots platform with more than 300 releases (supplied by NetEnt, Scientific Games, Eyecon and Pragmatic Play) and the Bingo section with both funded and free bingo variants. Once you select the Play Bingo option, you will be directed to the Bingo lobby, which has three sectors: My Profile, Bingo, and Promotions. The Bingo section consists of the following divisions:
- On the Go – 8 rooms (with 90-Ball, 75-Ball, and 52-Ball Bingo rooms)
- Guaranteed Jackpots – a total of 6 rooms: £10K Sunday Blast, £600 Monday Chill, £1,500 Tuesday Rocks, £500 Wednesday Chic, £1K Thursday Groove + KACHING
- Gobsmacked – a funded room with 100 Free Spins prize pool
- Bingo Roulette room
- Free – three rooms: Free4U (75-Ball), Saucy Sunday (funded, 75-Ball), and £1K Mondays (funded, 90-Ball)
- Ace Club – exclusive, invite-only bingo rooms (two 75-Ball and one 90-Ball bingo room)
The ticket prices are determined by the room, ranging between 3p and £10, and the prize pool can reach £10,000 inside the Sunday Blast and Ace Club Big Bang rooms. If you are a bingo newbie, an extensive overview of the rules and bingo rooms chat guidelines can be found under the Help section (at the bottom of the site page)
Bingo Idol players can choose one of the following payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, (credit or debit), Pay by Phone (available to the UK and international players at the toll-free number +44 (0) 0808 238 9814), PayPal, Paysafecard, Wire Transfer, Entropay, and Apple Pay. PayPal and Apple Pay options are available in all accepted currencies – EUR, USD, and GBP – but can be used by the UK residents only. The minimum amount is £5, or £10 if you would like to claim the free bingo tickets and spins bundle, awarded on sign up.
Withdrawals are not conditioned by the playthrough requirements and the members can cash out via credit/debit cards, MasterCard (UK members), PayPal and Wire Transfer immediately after the payout is generated. The requests are processed in 48 hours and can be cancelled only in the first 24 hours of processing time. Once marked as completed, the payments should appear on the player’s account in 2 to 7 working days:
- Credit or debit cards – 2 days processing time + up to 5 working days settlement time
- MasterCard (UK residents only) – 2 days processing time + 2-3 working days settlement time
- Wire Transfer – 2 days processing time + 4 -7 working days settlement time
- PayPal – 2 days processing time + 4-5 working days settlement time
Bingo Idol is supervised and licensed by the UK Gambling Commission (remote bingo and casino gambling services licence) and the Government of Gibraltar (issued by Gibraltar Betting & Gaming Association). The operator’s services across the European market are handled by Virtual Digital Services Ltd, a company registered and licensed in Gibraltar.
Support and Contact Details
Bingo Idol FAQ page provides the most important information regarding the player’s account, deposits, withdrawals, promotional offers, free spins, complimentary bingo tickets, licensing, and safety regulations. If you need to contact Bingo Idol support team, the representatives can be reached via live chat (accessible inside the bingo rooms), online form (filled in and submitted online) and phone (0808 238 9814 toll-free for Bingo Idol members who resides in the UK). The lines are open every day from 10 AM and 2 AM. Complaints should be forwarded to [email protected] and escalated with eCOGRA, the same entity that certifies Bingo Idol software.
Bingo Idol has an active Facebook page that already has several posts which refer to the perks of creating an account and playing at Bingo Idol. To visit the social media platform, simply scroll down to the bottom of the site page and click on the Facebook icon. The representatives can be communicated through the Facebook messaging system, however, using the customer support channels available on the Bingo Idol site is always a preferred option.