Fun Bingo Network (FBN) was one of the smaller networks, with just half a dozen or so titles. These included Dandy Bingo, Epic Bingo and House of Bingo. They were all managed and designed by Cozy Games. Licencing and registration for the entire network was organised via the Isle of Man.
The network has since merged with the Best Bingo Network (BBN)
You can rely on the designers at Cozy Games to provide good, functional and well-organised sites, and these are no exception. All run nice and smoothly and it’s easy to find your way around. All feature relatively uncomplicated designs with a vaguely old school look. Very two dimensional with quite plain backgrounds, there’s nothing to distract you from the bingo offering. The options provided are 90, 80 and 75 ball varieties, and again the low key atmosphere is emphasised by the lack of a “speed” ball option. Prizes and jackpots are certainly worthwhile, but as this is a relatively small network, life-changing wins are rare. It’s all very homely and friendly, and does indeed live up to its name. Bingo on this network IS fun, with the chat rooms in particular providing an atmosphere akin to a small social club, where “everybody knows your name”. It’s all very laid back and reminds me of being on one of those scenic but sedate seaside resorts. Some love the easy pace and beautiful scenery of Morecambe or Swanage; others prefer the frenetic, lively and bawdier atmosphere of Blackpool or Southend on Sea. I’m a Bournemouth man myself, so something a bit in between! No prizes for guessing where we think Fun Bingo members sit on this spectrum. This certainly should not be taken as a criticism. These sites have a real charm about them; it’s just that if you are a bit of a high octane adrenaline junky, you may need to seek your thrills elsewhere.
It’s easy to make a deposit on Fun Bingo sites: Visa and MasterCard credit cards and Visa and Maestro debit cards are all acceptable. A few e-payment options are also available for good measure. Wagering requirements are pretty typical for the online bingo market too. You will need to spend about four to eight times your deposit + your bonus amount, depending on the precise promotion your bonus falls under. If therefore, you were to deposit £10m and receive an introductory bonus of £25, you would need to wager around £140 – £280 (4 or 8 x £35) in real funds before making a claim. Always check the precise Terms & Conditions on the individual site if you are unsure.
In conclusion, Cozy Games’ Fun Bingo Network provides a well-run and charming collaboration of sites. There’s nothing particularly remarkable or innovating about these titles, just plenty of good old fashioned bingo. There is room for all sorts in the online bingo market and FBN have carved themselves a nice cosy little niche of their own.