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Stash Bingo Verdict
Stash Bingo is a solid site with some good offers and good games. The site is let down slightly by a weak theme and a few layout issues, plus the fact that they don’t have anything unique, but you’ll get as good a game of bingo here as anywhere. Room for improvement, but a good site to visit and grab some bonus cash for your stash!
Design & Usability
The unusually-named Stash Bingo has a kind of cash theme which is never quite explained, but it looks good! They focus on sparkly backgrounds and piles of coins and notes, which of course we all like to think of when we play bingo. They use some lively animations to bring the site to life.
Getting around is pretty easy, but the site layout does get clunky in places, with the pages feeling a bit squashed and menus not fitting quite right. There’s a neat button at the top left to tell you what the next game will be, or you can visit the Stash Bingo Facebook page.
Software & Gameplay
Stash Bingo uses the reliable and popular Dragonfish software, so it’s smooth and easy to use. You may recognise the lobby layout, with account info on the left and tabs for bingo rooms. The main lobby page is overtaken somewhat by ads for promotions.
The bingo looks good and uses big quick-buttons for selecting tickets, which may appeal to those with sight problems. You can expand to full screen without making everything ugly and stretched, too. We immediately found a room with a host playing a chat game and people joining in, but overall the site is a little quiet.
Safety & Security
The site is licensed and regulated by the UK Gambling Commission and the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner. You’ll also find GoDaddy verified security and the eCOGRA seal of approval, so you’re in very good hands here.
Payments & Withdrawals
You can use several payment methods at Stash Bingo, such as phone banking, wire transfer and of course online credit and debit card payment. E-wallet users have PayPal and Neteller, plus they accept EntroPay and PaySafeCard. Overall a really strong selection.
The cashier itself is easy to use, built around clicking icons. Withdrawals take a little over average to process.
There’s a help page linked on the main navigation bar at Stash Bingo, but it only takes you to a very basic FAQ page. You need the Help link at the bottom of the page to reach support, which may throw off newcomers a little.
While there are some guides for new players, you only have phone and email for support, plus the option to pop into the help room in bingo. In fairness, we found a help operative right away.
Bonuses & Promotions
The welcome bonus at Stash Bingo is a 200% cash match, up to a max of £100. However, this needs to be wagered through six times before you can withdraw, which is above average.
Other promotions include saucy Sunday nights in chat, free bingo on Sunday mornings and special jackpot games. It’s good to see some interactive promotions, but several bingo sites offer the exact same. A decent selection nonetheless.
You can access Stash Bingo on a mobile device by simply visiting it with your phone or tablet browser. They use the standard Dragonfish mobile software, which is actually really good. Though there’s nothing about the mobile site that’s unique to Stash Bingo, it is very easy to use and smooth.
The presence of a big chat window on mobile is a plus point. The main site could do with a page to explain their mobile situation to new players. The site does not have any apps.
Variety & Originality
Stash Bingo has a standard Cassava site selection, so there’s not much originality here, but a decent variety. You can play 90 ball, 75 ball and high 5 variants, spread over more than 15 rooms. There are special jackpot rooms and four free bingo rooms for various purposes. Overall, a strong selection.
You’ll find a good set of slots here, all with good artwork and features. The Ghostbusters slot tie-in is a favourite, plus several have progressive jackpots.
Loyalty & Rewards
Stash Bingo uses the xCite VIP system, which is used by several bingo sites. There are four tiers, from Rookie to Champ, which you rise through by depositing to gain points. Rewards include bingo cashback, access to free rooms, birthday bonuses and more, depending on your level.
There are also some rewards for those who are more traditional, invite-only VIPs. These include seasonal gifts and even invites, so they sound pretty luxurious. This system is very, as it offers both the high roller experience and a lower grade tier for everyday users.