Can the Anti Cigarette Law in Britain Take Bingo Players On to the Web?

An abundance has been stated in the press just a while ago concerning the bingo industry being hit as a consequence of the smoking ban in Britain. Conditions have grown so bad that in Scotland the Bingo industry has requested massive tax cuts to assist in keeping the businesses from going bankrupt. But will the net adaptation of this classic game provide a escape, or will it in no way compare to its land based peer?

Bingo has been an age old game historically enjoyed by the "blue rinse" generation. In any case the game of late had witnessed a recent resurgence in acceptance with younger men and women deciding to visit the bingo halls rather than the bars on a Friday night. This is all about to be reversed with the introduction of the cigarette ban throughout UK.

Players will no longer be allowed to puff on cigarettes at the same time dabbing numbers. Starting in the summer of ‘07 every public location will no longer be allowed to permit cigarettes in their locations and this includes Bingo halls, which are possibly the most favored locations where many people like to smoke.

The results of the anti smoking law can already be observed in Scotland where smoking is already not allowed in the bingo parlours. Numbers have dropped and the business is literally fighting for to stay alive. But where did all the players go? Obviously they haven’t cast aside this familiar game?

The answer is on the web. Gamblers realize that they can gamble on bingo using their computer at the same time enjoying a beer and smoke and still have a chance at big cash rewards. This is a recent anomaly and has timed itself almost perfectly with the ban on cigarettes.

Of course betting on online will never replace the collective part of going down to the bingo parlor, but for a group of men and women the law has left many bingo players with no option.

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