Can the Anti Cigarette Law in England Force Bingo Players Online?

An abundance has been reported in the press just a while ago regarding the bingo industry being hit as a result of the anti smoking law in England. Things have become so poor that in Scotland the Bingo industry has called for huge aid to help keep the businesses alive. However can the net version of this classic game provide a salvation, or will it in no way compare to its bricks and mortar peer?

Bingo has been an ancient game normally played by the "blue haired" generation. In any case the game recently had undergone a recent comeback in appeal with younger people deciding to hit the bingo parlours rather than the discos on a weekend. All this is about to be destroyed with the legislating of the anti smoking law across United Kingdom.

Players will no longer be permitted to puff on cigarettes while dabbing numbers. Starting in the summer of 2007 every public place will no longer be allowed to permit cigarettes in their buildings and this includes Bingo halls, one of the most popular places where many people like to puff on cigarettes.

The results of the smoking ban can already be seen in Scotland where smoking is already prohibited in the bingo halls. Numbers have dropped and the industry is absolutely struggling for to stay alive. But where have all the players gone? Certainly they have not given up on this familiar game?

The answer is on the net. Players realize that they can bet on bingo using their computer whilst enjoying a drink and fag and still enjoy huge cash rewards. This is a recent anomaly and has happened almost perfectly with the anti cigarette law.

Of course playing on the internet is unlikely to replace the collective part of heading down to the bingo hall, but for a group of people the governing edicts have left a number of bingo enthusiasts with no choice.

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