Celebrity Bingo Players

Bingo is such a popular game that even celebrities enjoy playing it. Though they don’t need the money they play for their love of the game. Many U.K. stars count Bingo among their favourite pastime activities, and many celebrities from other countries of the world also have a passion for playing bingo, too.

In fact, many famous people may also have worked in bingo clubs or bingo halls when starting out in their career, and in this article I am going to be taking a look at some very well known people you will surely have heard of that do have a true passion in one way or another for playing bingo!

Vic Reeves

Eccentric celebrity Vic Reeves is a huge fan of Bingo. As a huge Bingo fan, he is the spokesperson for the 888Ladies, an online Bingo venture. The advertising campaign for 888Ladies consists of Vic making sure he is home alone before getting dressed in drag in order to play with the other ladies.

One thing Vic is best known for is his his whacky sense of humour and that is certainly reflected in the advertisements that you will see him in, but at the end of the day always keep in mind that playing bingo online should be fun and entertaining and a cost effective way of you passing some time too.

So always make a point of checking out any promotional offers and deals in detail that you may see being advertised by any celebrity!

Barbara Windsor

Star of many Carry-on Films, Barbara Windsor is a household name in the UK, but sadly she is currently suffering from dementia and as such is no longer appearing on TV, radio or the stage, but she is a well-loved actress with legions of fans even in her now enforced retirement.

Barbara was, before her dementia diagnosis picked to be the face of Jackpot Joy Bingo and did appear in a great number of television adverts for that bingo site, and would welcome players to that bingo sites website with her face being used all over it, and she did add a touch of fun to that site and their adverts too, being the bubbly and instantly loveable character she is.

Robbie Williams

Pop star Robbie Williams is also well-known for being an avid Bingo fan. He entered a competition in Hollywood that involved a game of Bingo. As a result, he won a handbag made of leopard skin and donating to charity in order to support research for breast cancer.

He does have a huge number of fans, and as they are now of a certain age, many of them too do share a passion for playing bingo also. Robbie’s love of bingo does prove that no matter who you are or what you do for a living there is no getting away from the very real and true joys of playing bingo!

David Wheater

Middlesbrough football team member David Wheater often plays Bingo with his girlfriend, whilst I am sure he may get a lot of ribbing from his team mates, there is actually a lot to be said for a night out playing bingo, especially with your friends, family and the ones you adore too!

Many other footballers do also enjoy playing bingo, so make sure the next time you do head out for a bingo playing session you keep your eyes peeled, for you never know who you may just bump into in your local bingo club!

Sharon Osborne

Gala Bingo is proud to have Sharon Osborne as their spokesperson. In advertisements for the company she is too busy playing bingo to live her lifestyle as a celebrity.

She did however once say on one of the TV  reality shows she was the judge on, that Bingo paid for the expensive dress she was wearing, now whether that was through her fee for being the face of that bingo site or her bingo winnings, well I will leave that to you to decide!

Denise Van Outen

Denise Van Outen is also a huge fan of Bingo that frequents Bingo halls throughout the U.K. In fact, she has also had a fair bit of luck when visiting such venues too, and that could also be the case when you set about playing bingo, for any player could win big at any time.

But do keep in mind though, that you are always going to be able to play bingo online and will never have to spend any amount of time making a trek to your local bingo hall when you do play from the conform of your own home!

Ricky Tomlinson

British comedian Ricky Tomlinson, famous for playing The Royle Family’s Jim Royle, has even released an interactive Bingo game on DVD. He voices the game’s various Bingo callers and brings a unique style to each of the game’s five callers.

Being from Liverpool he does have an unforgettable accent that may people simply adore, which is perfect for calling bingo, and many Liverpudlians also have a passion for playing bingo too, and there are certainly no shortages of bingo clubs in and around Liverpool you may fancy paying a visit too!

Prince William

Bingo is such a powerful game in the U.K. that even members of the royal family enjoy playing it. Prince William has been spotted spending five pounds on Bingo games. The queen herself is also a fan of Bingo, though her playing habits are kept very private.

Whilst I do doubt you are going to stumble across Her Majesty playing bingo in your local bingo club, you never know, Prince William may suddenly make an appearance as part of the charity work he does take part in or for one of the many charities that he actively promotes too.

Barack Obama’s Step-Mother

The step-mother of U.S. President Barack Obama is also said to be an avid Bingo player. Since President Obama’s step-mother is such a fan of the game that there are bingo cards appearing online that are tied in with the President’s speeches. Bingo cards contain phrases and words he may say during a speech and those words are marked on the Bingo card when he says them.

In fact, your step-mother may also be a huge fan of playing bingo if you have one, however whilst you can pick your friends you cannot pick your family members, and some people would find it abhorrent to sit down and play bingo in any playing environment with some of their extended family members!

Russell Crowe

U.S. movie star Russell Crowe is also a huge fan of Bingo. Before he became a celebrity he even worked as a Bingo caller but was let go for uses phrases considered inappropriate for the game. When Russell Crowe is traveling for work, he can be found in local Bingo halls.

There are plenty of celebrities out there that may also have worked in bingo clubs and bingo halls in their youth.

Many celebrities in the UK for example would have started their careers at Red-Coats or Blue-Coats as holiday camps such as Butlins or Pontins, and at one point in time or another when working on those holiday camps they would probably have had to call bingo!

With so many celebrities showing such as interest in Bingo it is not surprising that the game has grown so much in popularity in recent years. This game is played by people living all over the world and each country has its own take on the game.

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Gordon has been playing online bingo for over a decade and is a keen bonus hunter, seeking out the best offers for players around the globe. He has written for a number of popular online publications and enjoys brining his experience to other players to help them get the most from their bingo playing experience. You can reach him by sending an email to gordon@thebingoblogger.com.

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