updated
byAva Louise

Newbies Bingo review

69%
Score Breakdown

0-29%

30-49%

50-69%

70-89%

90-100%

Full review criteria
updated
byAva Louise
0%
This standard Cozy Games site could use more new ideas to tie into the brand
bonuses & offers
first deposit
300%
reload bonus
150%
free spins
N/A
min deposit
£5
bingo wagering
4x

Over 18s Only. New players only. Wagering requirements apply. See website for full T&Cs.

score Breakdown
design & Usability
customer Support
bonuses & Promotions
software & Gameplay
device Compatibility
safety & Security
variety & Originality
payments & Withdrawals
VIP Programme
pros
  • Big no deposit bonus
  • Five different bingo variants
cons
  • Tight limits on withdrawals
  • Too similar to other Cozy sites
about Newbies Bingo
platform
  • Cozy Games
owner
  • Cozy Games
licence
  • Isle Of Man (Cozy Games Ltd)
Launched
  • Nov, 11, 2016
payment methods
  • Debit/Credit Card
  • Neteller
  • Paysafecard
  • Skrill
contact information
  • 02036 081305
  • Contact Form
social media
  • N/A

Newbies Bingo verdict

Newbies Bingo is one of the newest sites on the Live Bingo Network (LBN) and uses Cozy Games software to power both its promotions and games. Like its sister sites (including Becky's Bingo and Big Love Bingo), it offers newcomers a no-deposit bingo bonus, stocks five online bingo variants, and promises to be “the most upbeat bingo station in town that you will have to fall in love with”. Despite its name, Newbies welcomes both new and seasoned players, but is it novel enough to grab your attention or does it fade into the background among all the other Cozy bingo brands?

design & Usability

While it’s nice to see that Newbies Bingo has chosen not to use the standard Cozy Bingo homepage layout, the result is a little underwhelming as if the designer only had a small budget to play with. There’s a bright yellow banner advertising the current welcome offer, followed by a brief introduction to the Newbies brand, and the navigation menu appears down the left-hand side along with a list of latest winners.

customer Support

The customer service team are happy to help you 24/7 via live chat, support ticket, email, or live chat.

bonuses & Promotions

Newbies only publishes the standard LBN offers, which means that there are no unique promotions to make the site stand out. However, the offers that exist are reasonable enough. In particular, the £15 no-deposit bonus is well worth claiming. You can get your hands on it by adding valid card details as part of the registration process. You have 30 days in which to use it, and before you can cash out any associated winnings, you must meet the 8x bingo or 20x slots wagering requirements.

There’s also a 500% bonus to enjoy with your first deposit of £5 or more, up to a maximum of £500. The wagering requirements for the welcome bonus are lower than that of the no-deposit bonus – 4x bingo or 10x slots.

When you deposit at least £25 per week, you become eligible to claim between 5% and 20% casino cash back.All funded members can enjoy playing in the site’s Free Bingo Room where £4 fixed pot games run 24/7.

Update (16/10/17) - Newbies Bingo has restructured their welcome offer, and removed the No Deposit bonus. Now, your first deposit comes with a 300% bonus (up to £120), while your second and third bonuses are boosted by 150% and 100% respectively.

software & Gameplay

Cozy Games is the software that’s used to run Newbies Bingo and other sites on the LBN network. It’s by no means flashy, but it does a good job of offering a stable, secure, and easy-to-use platform on which you can enjoy five online bingo variants, a selection of slots and scratch cards, and make easy deposits and withdrawals.

device Compatibility

The dedicated Mobile page includes tabs for a range of devices, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, and Nokia, although these aren’t strictly necessary as there’s no app to download. Simply visit newbiesbingo.com and play via your device’s web browser.

safety & Security

The site is regulated and licensed by the UK Gambling Commission, so if you’re a UK resident, you can play with confidence. The Trustwave SSL certificate indicates that your personal and credit card information are kept secure during transmission, and a random number generator ensures fairness.

variety & Originality

Newbies’ rooms and jackpot games are almost all networked, which means you have fewer chances to win but bigger prize pots to play for. One of the best features of Newbies (and other LBN sites) is that it boasts five online bingo variants (90-ball, 80-ball, 75-ball, 50-ball, and 30-ball). Plus, there are about eighty slots, casino games, video poker games, and scratch cards to choose from, including Treasures of King Arthur, Classic Blackjack, Deuces Wild, Keno, French Roulette, and Arabian Nights.

payments & Withdrawals

The payment methods you can use include Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Solo, Switch, Skrill, Neteller, Boku (Pay by Mobile), Paypal, and Paysafecard, which is a pretty impressive choice. However, there are some downsides which lower Newbies’ rating in this category such as the £30 minimum withdrawal requirement and the fact that you can only request one withdrawal in any five-day period.

VIP Programme

Newbies Bingo uses the standard LBN loyalty scheme which consists of four tiers. You can progress through the scheme by earning loyalty points as you play eligible games with real money. The higher your tier, the bigger the deposit bonuses you become eligible for. While Newbies’ VIP programme is better than nothing, but there simply aren’t enough VIP perks for our liking.

conclusion

Overall, we feel that a lot more could’ve been done to make Newbies Bingo more newbie-friendly and unique as, after all, everyone could use a helping hand when they first start playing. But at the end of the day, all you get are the standard LBN/Cozy games, rewards scheme, and promotions, which might be enough to satisfy the needs of some, but probably not the more experienced players.

Write your own review

Have you played at Newbies Bingo? Leave a review and share your experience with thousands of other players.

Your rating:

By submitting your review you are giving OnlineBingo.co.uk the right to edit and post your review
on this website and other media. Your review will be posted within one to three business days as
long as it conforms to our review guidelines.

about Newbies Bingo
platform
  • Cozy Games
owner
  • Cozy Games
licence
  • Isle Of Man (Cozy Games Ltd)
Launched
  • Nov, 11, 2016
payment methods
  • Debit/Credit Card
  • Neteller
  • Paysafecard
  • Skrill
contact information
  • 02036 081305
  • Contact Form
social media
  • N/A