Bingo Apps Go for Gold on Google Play
Isabel Connor | Friday, 25th of August 2017
Google has become the latest company on the lips of iGaming industry supporters after the firm revealed that it would begin lifting its ban on real money casino gambling apps. For many years, Google prohibited real money apps from being offered on its Play Store – but due to unrelenting demand from players across the globe; the company has now changed its policy to allow verified apps to be offered to players in the UK, Ireland, and France.
The change has been a long time coming, but is expected to result with Google changing its policies worldwide to allow gambling app developers to offer their software on the internet giant’s app store platform.
Of course, any developers who wish to list their apps on the Play Store will be required to undergo a stringent application process first, as well as having to evidence their licenses in any region in which they wish to target players.
bet365, Gala Bingo, Mecca and 888 Add New Apps
This is understandably huge news for the mobile bingo industry. Since Google’s announcement, dozens of prominent online and mobile bingo operators have begun to gear up towards this brand new niche by developing their own real money apps for British players.
Some of the first big brands to add their new real money apps to the Play Store have included the likes of bet365 Bingo, Gala Bingo, 888ladies Bingo, Mecca Bingo, Sky Bingo and Tombola. This isn’t all that UK bingo fans will be able to enjoy, however, as Jackpotjoy, Heart Bingo, and Paddy Power Bingo have also added their own unique apps to the mix.
More Verified Bingo Apps Expected To Appear Soon
Gala Bingo Brand Director Angus Nisbet commented on Google’s recent move, noting that his company was ‘really excited’ when it heard that the multinational firm had decided to start accepting real money gambling apps in its Play Store.
The move has allowed the brand to create its own Android bingo app for GalaBingo.com, the spokesman revealed, that offers great graphics and bingo games. According to Nisbet, the new app will provide a fun experience for users, allowing its players to enjoy bingo on the go at all times.
Gala Bingo also offers several other gambling apps like Gala Casino and Gala Spins, and bet365 offers separate apps for poker, sports betting, casino games, and live ‘Vegas’ casino gaming. Sky has added its Sky Bingo app to a collection of Sky Vegas, Sky Bet, and Sky Poker, and many other sportsbook operators also have their own bingo divisions that could soon translate into exciting new apps for British players.