Monthly Archives: April 2017

Check out our Branded Superhero Slots

This Friday coming (28th April) is National Superhero Day and was originally created by Marvel Comic employees back in 1995. The day aims to celebrate both real and fictional superheroes so here at Lucky Cow Bingo we thought we would take a look at some of our favourite super hero slot machines!

Batman

The Caped Crusader is a legendary character within superhero folklore and there have been several online slots dedicated to Batman over the years. To us, NextGen Gaming’s is the best and this game has 50 paylines as well as a Bonus Bet mode and the fantastic Descent into Madness bonus feature. You will encounter legendary characters from the Batman universe including The Joker and Jim Gordon. It has a fantastic comic book feel and is definitely worth a few spins.

Green Lantern

Arguably, one of the lesser-known DC Comic’ superheroes, the Green Lantern’s powers are revolved around those special rings that he wears. The character enjoyed somewhat of a resurgence in 2011 when the feature film featuring Ryan Reynolds was released and this slot machine offers the player a Bonus Bet feature and plenty of free spins. The aim of the game is to spin the reels and help the Green Lantern defeat his enemies Hector Hammond and Sinestro. Tonnes of fun!

Iron Man 2

You could argue that Iron Man is the most famous of the marvel superhero characters. Tony Stark is played by Robert Downey JR in the film series and this game is based on the second film in the trilogy. Players will enjoy the simple base gameplay and the fantastic graphics and will encounter characters such as Natasha Romanoff and Ivan Vanko. There are big jackpots to be won and we love the explosive gameplay.

Justice League

When the DC Comic superheroes team up together they are known as the Justice League and in this game, players will get to play as Batman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and more. You can spin this game from just 30p and there is a fantastic 300X jackpot up for grabs as well as the popular Super Hero Power-Up feature. The return to the player is also pretty high so it is definitely worth a few spins if you are a fan of DC Comics!

Superman: Last Son of Krypton

We couldn’t talk about superheroes without mentioning Superman! There are several slots dedicated in his honour but Last Son of Krypton is a great choice with some fantastic 3D video animations and bonus rounds to enjoy. Superman is heavily involved in this game but players will also interact with other characters such as Lois Lane and Lex Luther. There are plenty of morphing wilds on this game to help you win big with a 200X jackpot up for grabs. A super slot worthy of Superman himself.

If you want to get all dressed up for the day, then grab your capes and play on these ace games.

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Bingo Glossary for Beginners

Whether you are a bingo newbie or bingo pro we try and cater to all levels of players here at Lucky Cow Bingo and our blog is here to educate, enlighten and entertain! For this week’s post, we thought we would look at the language that players use when they play the game and new players will perhaps benefit from this blog post the most but you may learn a new term that you haven’t encountered before. Picking up the lingo doesn’t take too long and there is no need to use Google Translate if you are read our exclusive glossary.

Bingo Game Variants

90 Ball Bingo

– The most popular game by far in the UK with 3 rows of 9 columns each. There are 15 numbers on each card and prizes can be shared.

75 Ball Bingo

– Arguably, the second most popular game played on a 5X5 card and the aim of the game is to complete a pre-announced pattern. The best variant for players that do not want to share the jackpot.

5-Line Bingo

– A fast-paced game offering 5 chances to win. The game is played on a card that is similar to a 75 ball card and is tonnes of fun.

General Terms

1TG & 2TG

– TG stands for “to go” and essentially means the number of squares you have left on your card before you win. For example, 1TG means “one-to-go”. Simple!

Bingo Card

– This is essentially your grid that you are filling in with numbers while playing. The cards have to be completed to win the game.

Bingo Etiquette

– These are the generally accepted rules within a bingo room and offer an unofficial platform for the way in which players interact with each other. You will pick up the etiquette of a bingo room as you play.

Bingo Rooms

– These are the online equivalent of the land-based bingo halls. We have plenty of different bingo rooms to choose from and these are entered through the lobby. Think of them as virtual spaces where players convene.

Chat Terms

Chat Host

– The individual who moderates or monitors a chat room on a bingo site. These individuals are usually employees of the site and they aim to keep things fun and fair so look out for them next time you play.

Chat Game

– Side games that are played during the main bingo game within a chat room. These are light-hearted and fun and can be word or number games in a lot of cases.

Roomies

– Quite simply roomies are the players that you are playing with in the bingo/chat room. You become a roomie as soon as you enter a bingo room!

Warm Up

– Usually the first bingo game in a session of games. Often referred to as the early bird game when a bingo room opens for the first time that day.

Now that you have all that lingo at hand, get into the lobby and get playing!

Check out the Easter Island Slot

With Easter weekend fast approaching and our Easter Egg-Stravaganza promotion in full swing we thought we would give our roomies an overview of the Easter Island slot. We have big prizes to give away so if you haven’t already read about our new promotion you can do so here. We have big prizes to give away but you have to play the Easter Island slot and not all of our readers will have played slots before so how exactly can you jump in and begin playing Easter Island with ease?

Going Egg Hunting

We won’t go into too much detail on how to play slot machines in general so if you are unfamiliar with them then read our slot guide for beginners for a general overview. For Easter Island you have to spin the reels and complete winning combinations and this game has been developed by Eyecon so there are also some additional bonus features to enjoy as well. The game will certainly suit those with a sweet tooth and there are some interesting bunny rabbit characters to interact with.

Game Design & Setup

This slot has 25 paylines in total so there are plenty of ways to pick up winning combinations. The game will run perfectly well on most devices and on the reels you will find several different looking rabbits and plenty of Easter eggs. The music and sound effects are great although you can turn them off if you wish and the Easter Island background makes for a pleasant and exciting atmosphere.

Bonus Features

Eyecon slots always have some excellent bonus features and the Prize Pick is our favourite. You need to land three or more of the Easter bird symbols on the reels to trigger it and you will be allocated a random prize which can be up to the maximum of a 100X wager for your line bet. There are also free games on offer for players who can land three or more of the scattered bunnies and these games will begin immediately. Finally, we have the wild symbol which replaces all others and can help complete line wins as well.

Betting Strategies

Players can gamble from just a tiny penny per spin but remember if you are looking to take part in our Easter Egg-Stravaganza then you will have to wager at least £10 on Easter Island to receive your ticket for the prize draw. You don’t have to spend the £10 all in one go so wager on the slow however you like. Overall, it’s the perfect game to play at Easter and you can play it right here at Lucky Cow Bingo. Good luck and we hope you win one of our fabulous prizes!

Play in our Easter Egg-Stravaganza Slots Tourney

We absolutely love Easter here at Lucky Cow Bingo and our eggcellent new promotion is live now! As always, we have some absolutely fantastic prizes to give away and players can play our fantastic Easter Island slot to try and claim some free spins. It certainly is shaping up to be a brilliant Easter so why not spend it on Lucky Cow Bingo and you never know, you could win one of our big prizes so what exactly is there to play for?

Baskets of Prizes!

We are pulling out all the stops to offer our roomies prizes that will have you bursting with excitement. We are giving away over 2000 free spins and some exclusive Cadbury’s Easter Hampers. Wow! This promotion will run for the entirety of April and there will be 10 X 50 free spins and 1X Cadbury’s Hamper up for grabs in each promo week so there are plenty of chances to win a prize.

Promotional Period

Easter Egg-Stravaganza is running for the full month of April and split into the following promotional weeks:

  • Week 1: Monday 3rd – Sunday 9th April
  •  Week 2: Monday 10th – Sunday 16th April
  • Week 3: Monday 17th – Sunday 23rd April
  • Week 4: Monday 24th – Sunday 30th April

How to Qualify…

This is a slot promotion so if you are a bingo player perhaps another of our promotions may be more suitable and you can find these in the promotions section above. To qualify for the weekly prize draw you have to play the Easter Island slot machine game that is available on our site and for every £10 wagered on Easter Island will result in a single entry for the prize draw. Winners will then be credited on the Monday morning following the draw week if they are successful and you will also be notified by email so be sure to check that your Lucky Cow Bingo details are up to date.

Spinning the Easter Reels

Easter Island is an interactive 5 reel video slot by Eyecon and it really is a super fun game to play at this time of year. Players can interact with loads of Easter bunny rabbits who are there to help you win big. You have to spin the reels to complete winning combinations and there are wild combinations and free spins on offer as well so it really is the perfect game to play this Easter!

Terms & Conditions

Of course, there are terms and conditions to be aware of and we would recommend reading these on our site before wagering any cash on Easter Island. Remember you can read the rules of the slot game as well if you haven’t played it before. Good luck!

How Bingo Boosts Your Brainpower

Here at Lucky Cow Bingo, we are well aware of the extra benefits our favourite game can have other than just providing a fun and potentially profitable experience. We have previously discussed the health benefits of bingo in a general sense but for this week’s blog, we thought we would look at how playing bingo (online or offline) can have a positive effect on the brain and what you can do to get maximum benefit out of the game.

Brain Training

Research has shown that bingo can have a positive effect on the way in which your brain processes information. Your thinking capacity gradually begins to decline as you get older but playing bingo has been proven to actually counter this. This is due to the stimulation of the cells in the brain that help you process and retain information. Cool huh? Playing more complex bingo games such as 75 ball with more difficult patterns can actually help improve this part of the brain so maybe consider trying some harder bingo games next time you play on Lucky Cow.

Reaction Times

This is another area where bingo is effective and this is due to a combination of factors. Playing bingo requires you to memorise numbers and patterns under time constraints which can help boost your reaction times and your concentration in general. We found that for reaction times and memory stimulation, other games such as Sudoku also had a beneficial impact, just like online bingo!

In More Detail…

Upon further reading of our sources, we also discovered that the mental stimulation that bingo provides can even play a role in preventing cognitive disorders that could emerge in later life such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s! Greater memory recall is required when playing bingo regularly and this can have a therapeutic impact on the brain in the medium to long term. Playing the game in short bursts regularly is the way forward.

How Often Should You Play?

Of course, overdoing it won’t make you a genius so take everything with a pinch of salt. Try and play for fun every now and then, perhaps a couple times a week to get maximum enjoyment out of the game. Our advice would be to try a memory test to see how your memory is, then, try out the same test in a month or so to see if there has been any improvement through playing bingo.

New to Lucky Cow?

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