When you create an account at Sun Bingo then deposit and spend £10 cash on bingo cards, you’ll gain a £20 bingo bonus and a £10 Mystic Meg slot bonus. Both bonuses expire 7 days after receipt.
If you’re not quite ready to become a funded player, you can still take advantage of the site’s Learner Room without having to make a deposit. You get 7 days access to the room after completing the registration process.
It is illegal for anyone under 18 years of age to open an account or place a bet at Sun Bingo, as well as at other sites that run on the Virtue Fusion network. If you’re over 18 but you share your computer with a minor, the operator suggests installing filtering software such as Cyber Patrol.
To comply with UK gambling laws, the operator must carry out verification checks on all its customers. Therefore, you may be asked to provide copies of your passport, driving license, a bank statement or a utility bill to comply with these requirements.
Site Launch Month and Year
Sun Bingo was launched by News Group Newspapers Limited in April 2007, and it’s owned by the same company that publish The Sun tabloid newspaper.
Bingo Rooms Type
The bingo lobby at Sun Bingo gives you the option to browse all rooms or by room type such as 90 Ball, Exclusive, Specials, 75/80 Ball, and All Winners.
The 90 Ball rooms include Candy where you can play 10p BOGOF games, Jazz which hosts penny games, Showboat where you can enjoy speed games, Age of the Gods, Romance, Fluffy Favourites, Cabaret, Cash Cave, Value, Jewels, and Retro 90.
Glamour and Deal or No Deal 75 are the two 75-ball rooms, and the 80-ball rooms is called Heart.
The Specials give you the chance to play even more themed games like Mystic Meg, Pick ‘n’ Mix, Winning Headlines, Cash Cubes, and Rainbow Riches Bingo.
You also have the option to play exclusive side games such as Winning Headlines Blitz and Having a Ball, as well as jackpot slots like Jewel Mine, Adventures in Wonderland, Clover Rollover, Pirate Plunder, and The Best Witch, casino games like 3D Roulette and Live Blackjack, plus scratch cards such as Night Owl, Sleep Barista, and Spa Break.
There are many promotions at the site aside from the welcome bonus.
- Everyone’s a Winner makes a regular appearance, and it gives you the chance to win up to £1,000 cash daily by collecting draw entries each time you spend £5.
- On Triple Points Monday, you get triple loyalty points for every £1 cash that you spend on game cards.
- With the Super Sunday promotion, you can qualify for a £500 bingo session in the Guest List room by spending £5 on bingo cards.
- Plus, when you wager just a £1 at the site, you get to play either the exclusive Mystic Meg Free Scratch or the Winning Headlines Free Scratch.
- In addition, you can take part in 14 free bingo games every day for the chance to win a share of £280, provided you’ve deposited at least £5 in the last 30 days.
- And, during your first week as a member, there’s 4 hours of free games to take advantage of each day in the Learner Room.
Loyalty Levels and Benefits
You can only join The Sun’s loyalty programme if you’re invited to do so, but if you’re lucky enough to get your foot through the door, you’ll be able to start working your way through the different tiers to unlock new and exciting benefits.
Some of the advantages of the scheme include weekly deposit match bonuses, daily cashback, dedicated account managers, and invitations to VIP events.
Parent Software and Partnered Game Developers
Sun Bingo operates on Playtech’s Virtue Fusion software and bingo network, and it offers a range of games from software developers including Eyecon, Playtech, Novomatic, Bally, IGT, Bede Gaming, NetEnt, IGT, and Greentube.
Wagering and Withdrawal
The wagering requirements at Sun Bingo are fairly typical, and they require you to wager bingo bonuses 3 times and slots bonuses 30 times before you can convert your bonus winnings to real cash and make a withdrawal.
You can cash-out as little as £10 via the Cashier once the wagering requirements have been met.
The minimum withdrawal amount is £5 while the maximum is £50,000 for all payment types except Paypal (which is £5,500). It usually only takes a couple of days for withdrawal requests to be processed, but it can potentially take up to 7.
Two of the biggest highlights when it comes to jackpots at Sun Bingo are £20,000 Prize Night and the Fluffy Favourites Jackpot.
£20,000 Prize Night runs from 6 PM in the Glamour Room on the first Friday of the month. Tickets cost between 5p and 50p and there’s a massive, guaranteed £20k prize pot.
The Fluffy Favourites Jackpot begins from midday on the first Saturday of the month. With each hour that passes, the ball call count increases by 1 until it’s won. 50% of the prize fund goes to the full house winner and the other half is shared between all players who’ve purchased tickets for the game.
Sun Bingo wants you to enjoy your playing experience at all times and also help you stay in control of your time and money. The Play Responsibly page gives tips and well as a GamCare test that can identify potential gambling problems. You also have the option to set deposit limits, request a time-out or be completely excluded from the site (via the self-exclusion policy) for up to 5 years.
Sun Bingo is licensed and regulated by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission and the UK Gambling Commission.
You can deposit as little as £5 to your Sun Bingo account using Visa, MasterCard, Visa Electron, Maestro, Paysafecard, Paypal or Skrill. However, you’ll need to deposit £10 or more if you wish to claim the welcome bonus.
The site is operated by Newspaper 'The Sun'