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Jackpotjoy is one of the best known online bingo sites and with great marketing that has included numerous celebrities over the years, impressive game options, and a fantastic overall gaming experience, it’s clear to see why players keep enjoying all it has to offer. From the moment you register, it’s a site that boasts fun from start to finish.
The brand first appeared in the world of online gaming back in 2002 and has gone from strength to strength in the years that it has been offering bingo to the masses. It’s considered to be one of the best sites for bingo and slots and even boasts its very own in house games as well as exclusive titles. These often have extra bonus features, more chances to be a winner. This can be with extra calls after the game has been won or similar.
Over the years it has won many prestigious awards in the online gaming industry. It has really strong brand recognition thanks to numerous television marketing campaigns that have featured the late Barbara Windsor, and more recently, well-known TV personality, Paddy McGuinness. Once you’ve signed up to play, it soon becomes clear why it has won so many awards and enjoyed success for many years.
|Welcome Offer||On a £10 deposit can choose to receive £50 of free bingo or 30 slot spins.|
|Best way to Deposit||Debit card|
When you hit the deposit button for the first time at JackpotJoy you have a choice to make. Do you wish to take advantage of the £50 worth of free bingo tickets or take 30 free spins on Double Bubble with your initial deposit and spend of £10?
The 50 free bingo tickets are applicable on any bingo game with the exception of Session Bingo and Playoff Palace. It is worth noting that they have a maximum value of £50 (if spent on a £1 game) but just 50p if you opt for penny games. If you opt for the 30 free spins you should be aware that these can only be used on the Double Bubble game.
There are no wagering requirements on the bonus awarded on your first deposit and any winnings from the bingo tickets or free spins are credited to your real cash account. This means that they are available for withdrawal.
There are some limitations to the welcome offer though, but nothing that we wouldn’t expect to see. Free bingo tickets or free spins are only available for 30 days from the day you opt-in by choosing which offer you would like and making your first deposit with Jackpotjoy.
Deposits and Withdrawals
Jackpotjoy has a number of payment options advertised on their home page:
- Visa Debit
- Visa Electron
- Maestro UK
- Apple Pay (Only on supporting iOS and macOS devices)
*Paypal is not available to anyone who registered after 25 November 2020. Only those that used this payment option prior to this date.
A visit to the promotions page at Jackpotjoy revealed quite an array of special deals and offers. Some of these were quite time-limited but there were plenty of ongoing offers to choose from.
- Daily free game – if you have made a minimum deposit of £10 with the site then you can enjoy one of four daily free games.
- Progressive Jackpots – check out the main bingo lobby for which rooms have a progressive jackpot available.
- Bingo Chat – you can win bonuses by participating in the chat games that are hosted by the site.
The promotions page is worth a regular visit because it updates regularly.
Bonus codes are not a staple part of what JackpotJoy has to offer because, from what we have seen, this site looks after its players with a multitude of special promotions and offers. However, it could be worth registering to receive marketing material from the site because it may be that they offer bonus codes as one-off deals through email or SMS.
Operated by Gamesys, Jackpotjoy is able to offer players a huge array of games. These are both in-house and others from well-known developers in the online gaming industry. You have the option to play bingo, slots, casino, poker, instant wins, and live games – the choice is yours, depending on what you are looking for from your time at the site.
For bingo, you have a choice of many different rooms, 16 at the time of this review. In these rooms you will find three bingo variants; 75, 80, and 90 ball bingo. In addition to the standard games, you will find a selection that offer an array of extra features. An example of this would be Bingo Royale. This room has a bonus feature of five extra balls after a full house winner has been found which means five more chances to be a winner!
With bingo available 24/7, it doesn’t matter if you are a night owl or an early bird – you’ll find a game to suit you at this bingo site. Some of the rooms feature progressive jackpots and from the main lobby, this is indicated by a PJ. Other information available about each room includes the number of players, ticket cost, and time until the next game.
If it’s slots and casino games that you are looking for then this site has over 450 different titles to choose from. These include table games, live dealer options, roulette, video slots, and much more. Providers for the slots and casino games include Eyecon, NetEnt, Gaming Realms, Gamesys, Microgaming, and many others. There’s quite the choice!
As far as support goes from Jackpotjoy, there is an extensive FAQ section to the site that covers most bases. Payments, Promotions, Account, Responsible Gaming, Technical, Games, General, and Popular Questions are all part of this area of the site. However, if you cannot find the answers that you are looking for in the FAQ section, then you have the following options for contact support:
- Live Help
- Freephone number 0800 458 0770
- Submitting a request form from the Contact Us page
The bingo brands that are considered Jackpotjoy sister sites are:
- Heart Bingo
- Smooth Bingo
- Virgin Games
There have been so many Jackpotjoy TV adverts over the years, and many featuring A-list celebrities. At the time of the review (February 2020), it was Paddy McGuinness who was the brand ambassador. He took over the role from Barbara Windsor, The Queen of Bingo, back in 2017.
Although there have been other commercials since the one we have listed here, the handover between the two giants of television has been one of our all-time favourite online bingo TV adverts.
There’s only really one star-rating that Jackpotjoy could receive and that’s top marks – an impressive 5! From great advertising to one of the best online gaming experiences from start to finish, we couldn’t find fault with what this particular bingo brand had to offer. There’s such a great choice of games; so much more than just bingo, and so many exclusive promotions and games that you’re never going to find yourself getting bored playing here.