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Circus Bingo Verdict
Circus Bingo is more unique than most Cassava/Dragonfish bingo sites, and also more generous with its welcome offer. There are an impressive number of bingo rooms plus a host of side games that are regularly expanding. If you’re looking for a busy and friendly online bingo community to join, roll up and take a seat at Circus Bingo.
Design & Usability
Thanks to the effort that’s been put in to make Circus Bingo unique, the website looks very far removed from most Dragonfish bingo sites. The purple, red, and yellow colours, and images of big tops make it appealing to both sexes, and we like that underneath the welcome offer, there’s an invitation to “Join the Show”.
The registration process is particularly effortless and lets you join and commence playing within just a couple of minutes. If you’re browsing the site without an account, the navigation is made easier by the expandable drop-down menu system, which allows more information to be included on the homepage.
There’s plenty of useful detail on the types of payment methods that you can use, what games you can play, security, customer service, promotions, VIP perks, and mobile compatibility. Plus, there are links provided for those of you who’d like to keep up with the latest site information via Circus’ Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Software & Gameplay
Circus Bingo operates on Dragonfish software, which is known for being exceptionally user-friendly, well-designed, and error-free. It allows players to pre-buy tickets and browse the daily schedule of games.
The rooms at Circus are nicely busy, which means that the chat is always lively throughout the day. Chat hosts are on-hand to greet and congratulate roomies, run chat games, and answer questions.
The software platform allows you to enjoy side games such as slots and casino games while you’re playing bingo, but if you prefer, you can play them separately.
Safety & Security
Circus Bingo uses 128-bit SSL encryption to protect your payment card details, and employs an RNG (Random Number Generator) to ensure its games give fair and random results. The site is licensed and regulated by the UK Gambling Commission, and displays the “eCOGRA – Safe and Fair” logo. You can read about responsible gaming, fair play, and safety and security in further detail by clicking the links at the bottom of any page.
Payments & Withdrawals
You can fund your account using Visa, MasterCard, Neteller, Entropay, and Paypal are the available banking methods at Circus Bingo. You can top-up and cash-out £10 or more per transaction, and withdrawal requests are processed after 48 hours.
Circus offers its members 24/7 customer support, and the methods that you can use to get in touch are email, telephone, and the Instant Help room. The Contact page also includes a link to How to Play guides for 90-ball, 75-ball, and 52-ball bingo, chat guidelines, FAQ, and terms and conditions.
Bonuses & Promotions
The welcome package for new customers is particularly generous. It lets you claim £100 of free bingo cards and ten free spins with your first deposit of £10 or above. But, even better is the fact that any winnings gained from your free bingo cards are paid to your real cash balance without the need for you to fulfil any wagering requirements. However, the free spins do have 30x wagering requirements, and once fulfilled, you can only convert a maximum of £1 to your cash balance.
There’s a good assortment of other promotions such as birthday bonus gifts, £10 bingo bonuses for friend referrals, the ability to claim exclusive rewards and bonuses by joining Circus’ social media community, twenty free no-deposit spins when you verify your mobile phone number, and daily free spins through the site’s VIP scheme.
The Mobile page explains how you can play at Circus Bingo on-the-go. You can either download the free mobile apps for iOS and Android devices, or log-in via the mobile website. Both methods deliver equally good results, and an excellent selection of mobile-optimised games.
Variety & Originality
90-ball, 75-ball, and a small selection of 5-line bingo games are on offer to members. There are free games to take advantage of in the Daily Doozey, Freemium, and £250 Sunday Sizzle rooms, as well as plenty of penny and cheap bingo games in Chatterbox, WOW, Bingo Buddies, and Sunny 90’s. Plus, the daily jackpot games allow you to play for cash prizes ranging from £500 to £10,000. Although there’s an “Exclusive” tab in the bingo lobby, it doesn’t contain any rooms which is a shame.
Slots, jackpot slots, and casino games are also offered, and include titles like Rainbow Riches Pick ‘n’ Mix, Cleopatra, Starburst, Guns N Roses, Shaman’s Dream, Montezuma, Mega Fortune, Millionaire Genie, Live Roulette, Deuces Wild, Side Bet Blackjack, Baccarat, and Caribbean Stud Poker.
Loyalty & Rewards
The VIP programme is open to anyone who spends at least £1 cash on bingo. As you continue to deposit and play, you move up the ranks accordingly, starting at Level 1 and achieving a maximum of Level 15.
Depending on your current level, you could benefit from daily free spins, free bingo rooms, and weekly cashback on your losses.