Scottish Bingo is UK Bingo with a warm Scottish twist. In Bingo halls throughout the Scottish countryside, the game is hugely popular.
Online Bingo games in Scotland are also taking off in a big way, with games like Bingo Scotland and Scot Bingo gaining a huge following in the country.
These games are 90 Ball Bingo games, but they are themed and targeted towards their Scottish players. Scottish callers and Chat Hosts, and unique Scottish chat lingo make these games extra special for players that come from Scotland – wherever they are living in the world.
Playing Bingo in Scotland
Playing Bingo in Scotland is one of the most popular activities, despite a drop in numbers since a law was passed to stop smoking in bingo venues in Scotland, Whales and Ireland, with many other UK venues reported to follow suit.
Scotland saw the launch of its 6th and biggest casino to date recently by Harrah’s Entertainment, the US gambling group that owns
This move towards bigger Bingo venues could change the face of Bingo as its known in Scotland.
Most players are still loyal to their favourite clubs however, and will fit in a few games whenever they can manage.
Recently, Margaret Shearer, 46, won an incredible £1m jackpot at a lunchtime bingo session at a Mecca club in Glasgow.
This win came very soon after the previously strict gaming laws in Scotland were relaxed to allow big prizes in clubs.
Scottish Bingo Halls
The most well-known Scottish Bingo halls is the Calton Bingo Club, closely followed by Gala Bingo Club and Mecca Bingo Clubs, all of which have halls across the country.
Here are some of the cities in Scotland where these clubs can be found:
- Carlton Bingo Club: Alexandria, East Kilbride, Edinburgh, Elgin, Glasgow, Grangemouth, Inverness, Livingston, Partick, Stirling
- Gala Bingo Club: Aberdeen, Arbroath, Dumfries, Dundee, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Fife Leven, Glasgow, Kilmarnock, Montrose, Peterhead
- Mecca Bingo: Aberdeen, Ayr, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Greenock, Hamilton, Wishaw
Next time you’re in bonny Scotland, head down to the nearest Scottish Bingo club to get a taste of how this game is played in the country.
Otherwise, you can even check out an online Scottish game of Bingo – whether you live in Scotland or London, you can still get that Scottish flavour!