Drive to the bingo hall in style…
Sometimes, you can win a lot more then money in an online bingo game. Just remember, for prizes as big as these, there are usually no transfers or alternative cash prizes available. One reward which kept cropping up again and again in 2014 was cars! Let’s take a stroll down memory lane to look at some of the biggest auto-mobile jackpots in bingo room history. Who knows – the next winner could be you!
1. Fiat 500 from Paddy Power Bingo AND Jackpot Joy AND Posh Bingo
The Fiat 500 must be one incredible car, since it’s been up for grabs at THREE different bingo sites – every other car in this list was only featured once. Perhaps the Fiat Company is particularly generous to bingo sites, or maybe the car itself is just much loved by bingo players. Fiat 500 has a small, cute design, mostly popular with women.
Auto Express Review – “The retro 500 city car has become the cornerstone of Fiat’s range. Buyers love the cute, curvy design lifted straight from the original 1950s ‘Cinquecento’ but the underlying mechanicals are strong too, the 500 is efficient, fun and great in town.”
2. Seat Ibiza from Ladbrokes
Well done to NumBumTidders73 for winning a bright red Seat Ibiza from Ladbrokes Bingo just last Friday! This competition was so recent, our lucky winner probably hasn’t even received her prize yet! Fingers crossed it gets to her soon.
Auto Express Review – “The Ibiza offers sharp lines and a sharp driving experience but SEAT’s supermini is showing its age compared to the pick of today’s small car crop. At east that means buyers should be able to negotiate a good deal.”
3. Citreon C1 from Mel B’s Grand Prix (at Costa Bingo)
Mel B, the face of Costa Bingo, gave away a super modern and high tech Citreon C1 earlier this year in May 2014. Tickets cost a bank-breaking £5 each, compared to the usual bingo card prices of £1 or less. However, lots of free tickets were also given away in qualifying games, hopefully balancing out the cost.
Auto Express Review – “Citroen is returning to form and the new C1 city car is prime evidence of that. With distinctive looks and a raft of personalisation options, it’s an urban runabout designed to get you noticed while keeping costs down.”
4. Kia Picanto from Va Va June Prize Draw at Mecca Bingo
Va Va June (as opposed to Va Va Vroom) was a prize draw promotion event by Mecca Bingo earlier this year. Competitors had the chance to kick-start their Summer with a brand new Kia Picanto 1. Not to mention, entry was super easy! Hopefuls just had to deposit and wager at least £10 in June – something most bingo players would do anyway!
Auto Express Review – “The Kia Picanto is a small car with a grown-up feel. It might not be as crammed with technology and funky design as some rivals but it looks good, offers high levels of comfort and Kia’s 7-year warranty is hard to beat.”
5. Vauxhall Adam from Sky Bingo
Congratulations to mrsmassage who won a gorgeous Vauxhall Adam from Sky Bingo! In October, Sky Bingo members received one entry into the prize draw for every £5 they gambled on site. The car was valued at a retail price of £13,890.00 and the winner received complete choice of colour/interior; anyone would be chuffed to win!
Auto Express Review – “Vauxhall‘s Adam is a style-led supermini designed to seduce buyers with a huge array of options that allow them to spec their car in exactly the way they like. It offers a fun driving experience but noisy engines and overly light steering let the side down.”
*Special thanks to the editors and experts at Auto Express for their contributions.
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