We use cookies to analyse traffic and for ad measurement purposes, including for personalizing ads. More Info Accept Cookies
Bare-faced Cheek Bingo!
Harrison Score
Harrison Score

Bare-faced Cheek Bingo!

Now we like to bring you news from our UK shores, but this story broke from Australia and it made us wonder how we Brits (with notoriously stiff upper lips!) here would react!

Thomastown, a suburb of Melbourne in Australia has become a little more famous lately due to some rather naughty antics!

The bingo hall there is being investigated after it booked strippers to a recent bingo session.

They were holding a special X-rated Hen’s and Buck’s fun night, where a group called Men in Action took their clothes off for female players and The Ladies performed for the men.

More than 600 women turned up to the event to try and win a $10,000 prize, in what was described as “one of the most popular bingo nights in years.”

Whittlesea Council however, were not so impressed; they have since ordered an investigation into the fun night.

Council planning spokesman Murray Ness said a planning permit was issued in April 2012 for the premises to be used as a bingo centre.

“There is no permission for ‘strip shows’ or similar, within the scope of the permit, and no such activities were contemplated in the application for the permit.”

Thomastown Bingo Centre managing director Doug Wilmot was bemused the event had attracted so much attention.

He said that patrons had requested the event: “All that were there wanted to be there. Nobody’s twisted anybody’s arm.”

Posting on its Facebook page, the bingo centre apologised for not posting any pictures from the night. “It was fun – too bad we can’t show any photos.”

Customers were divided.

Carol Ann Potts posted: “Thank you TBC for an enjoyable night last night…will come to more of your fun nights when you have them.”

Other deleted posts slammed it as “tacky”.

Andrew Marigliani, of Men in Action, said it was the first time the group had been booked at a bingo centre.

We wonder if this is a one-off occurrence, or perhaps the beginning of a growing trend, due to its popularity in this Aussie town?

One thing’s for sure, it’d definitely spice up our bingo halls here!


Comments are closed.

10
Notifications

*New players only. Valid until further notice. Min dep £10. 200% Bingo Bonus [BB] max £20 + 100% Game Bonus [GB] max £10. WR: 4x (dep+BB); 50x (dep+GB). WR vary by game. GB valid on selected games only. GB wins cap: £100 + initial bonus. UK: deposit balance can be withdrawn at any time. Country restrictions apply. 18+. Full T&C apply. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*18+. New Customers Only. Opt in required. Available first 3 days, on first deposit. Min. £10 deposit. Max. bonus £150. Max. stake £5. 50x wagering applies. Max. conversion £1000. 50 Free spins at 10p a spin awarded once £20 cash is staked on selected games. Bonus and Free spins expire 7 days from issue. Eligibility, game restrictions and terms and conditions apply. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*1st depositors only. Country restrictions apply. Min £10 deposit, get 300% Bingo Bonus [BB] (max £200) + 30 Free Spins [FS] on Fruit Blast. Must be claimed within 7 days. BB valid on specific rooms only. FS wins capped at £6 Games Bonus [GB]. Wagering requirements apply; 30x GB funds (vary by game) GB wins capped at £100, exc. PJP win. Wagering req. apply: 2x (deposit + BB funds); Country restrictions apply. T&Cs Apply *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*18+ New customers. Deposit and spend £10 on Bingo tickets within 30 days of registering. Get 500 Bingo tickets for Heart Bonanza, 7 days expiry + 25 Free Spins on Heart Bonanza Slot Game, 7 days expiry. Click for T&Cs. | begambleaware.org | Please gamble responsibly *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*Terms and conditions apply. New customers only. Min £10 deposit. Max win from bonus money £100. Max stake with bonus active is £5 and 35x wagering on Slots only. 50 cash Free Spins released over 5 days. Expires 14 days after deposit. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*18+ new players only. Maximum £50 bonus. Minimum deposit: £20. Deposit Bonus wins are capped at £500. Max bet with active bonus: £2. Wagering requirement 100% match deposit bonus: 30 times sum of deposit + bonus. Winnings from Free Spins are credited as Real Money without wagering requirement. Some games may not be played with an active bonus. Games may contribute differently when wagering a bonus. Deposit Bonus expires after 30 days if wagering requirement has not been met. Free Spins expire after 3 days. One bonus allowed per person, address, device, IP. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*New members only, must opt in. Min £10 deposit & wager. 30 day expiry from deposit. Free Spins: on Double Bubble. Spins value: 20p each. Bingo: Advertised ticket value based on £1 tickets. Game availability & restrictions apply. 18+. **£10 lifetime deposit required. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*New Players Only 18+. Minimum Deposit: £10. Maximum Offer: 100% Bonus up to £50 & 100 Spins on Starburst. Players will be credited with 20 Spins per day, across 5 days. Bonus & Spins winnings must be wagered 35x before withdrawal. Spins expire after 5 days. Promo Code: 100SPINS. Withdrawal & full T&Cs apply. Valid until 31/12/2022. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*New members only, must opt in. Min £10 deposit & wager. 30 day expiry from deposit. 18+. Free Spins: on Secrets of the Phoenix Megaways. Spins value: 20p each. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*New customers only. Min deposit £10. 25x wagering reqs. 10x max convertible. 20 free spins on Gonzo’s Quest Megaways only. 5x wagering on free spins. 10x max convertible. Valid for 7 days. T&Cs apply. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad