Online Gaming Site Gets Real.Bingo is big news. And the biggest news from the cyber-bingo world is that bingo.com has made the leap from play-for-fun portal to a real-cash bingo buff’s paradise. The Canadian software group, Chartwell Technology, will provide Bingo.com with its gaming system, offering players the experience of flash based 75 and 90 ball bingo games, complete with chat features and the opportunity to play Chartwell's full suite of soft games which are offered as side games or intermission entertainment.
Bingo.com boasts a player base of over one million registered players and attracts over 30,000 visitors each day. According to recently published figures, the online bingo site also averages over 800 new player signups per day and has served up over four billion Bingo cards to date on a play for fun basis.
Darold Parken, President and CEO of Chartwell commented: "Community based gaming has become one of the fastest growing segments of the gaming industry and the launch of Bingo.com's play for cash offering gives Chartwell a strong industry partner and represents a significant step towards positioning the Company as the leading bingo software provider to this exciting gaming market segment."
"We are excited to be working with the Chartwell team," added Tarrnie Williams, CEO of Bingo.com. "Collaborating with Chartwell will ensure a smooth transition into the cash bingo business and position us to take advantage of our strong market position.”
Online bingo already attracts more than five million players and is expected to make a significant contribution to the growth of the online gaming industry.