Can the Anti Smoking Law in Britain Force Bingo Enthusiasts Online?

A lot has been stated in the papers just a while ago regarding the bingo industry being hit as a consequence of the anti smoking law in Britain. Things have grown so awful that in Scotland the Bingo industry has called for huge aid to help keep the industry from going bankrupt. But does the online variation of this quintessential game present a reprieve, or will it in no way compare to its real life peer?

Bingo has been an age old game generally played by the "blue haired" generation. Although the game lately had seen a recent increase in acceptance with younger men and women deciding to visit the bingo parlours rather than the clubs on a Friday night. This is all about to be reversed with the legislating of the cigarette ban across UK.

Players will no longer be permitted to smoke at the same time dabbing numbers. Beginning in the summer of ‘07 all public locations will no longer be allowed to permit cigarettes in their buildings and this includes Bingo halls, one of the most favorite areas where people enjoy smoking.

The effects of the cigarette ban can already be observed in Scotland where smoking is already forbidden in the bingo parlours. Players have plummeted and the industry is beyond a doubt fighting for to stay alive. But where did the players go? Of course they have not given up on this classic game?

The answer is on the web. Gamblers know that they can play bingo using their computer at the same time enjoying a cocktail and cigarette and still enjoy huge prizes. This is a recent development and has happened bordering on perfect with the ban on cigarettes.

Of course gambling on online could never replace the collective part of heading down to the bingo parlor, but for a group of people the rules have left a lot of bingo enthusiasts with little alternative.

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