LONDON, 22 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – Mecca Bingo celebrated its 60th anniversary last weekend by beating a Guinness World Records title.
It was certainly an unforgettable evening on Saturday November 13, because Mecca announced to all customers, staff and bingo enthusiasts that it has officially beaten the Guinness World Records title for the most birthday wishes / greetings videos uploaded to a bespoke platform in an hour .
After the original UK bingo brand called on the nation to share its love for Mecca by submitting a birthday wish video, Mecca hosted a big birthday party at all of their 71 clubs across the UK and took the opportunity to celebrate their new title on the night with a range of special games, music and party, with over 267 videos submitted in one hour.
Videos were uploaded by bingo enthusiasts across the country, from Mecca clients and team members to celebrities, including Bobby norris, Duncan James, Antoine Costa, Sandi Bogle, Robin windsor, Jess Impiazzi and Susan hill, who all contributed to wish Mecca a very special 60th birthday.
Sam fay, Head of Strategy at Mecca Bingo, said: “We wanted to mark our 60th anniversary with an achievement that truly represented us and our customers, who are at the heart of who we are and what we do! We are delighted to have beaten this Guinness World Records title, which simply shows the love we receive every day from our bingo fans and the importance of Mecca Bingo across the country. We couldn’t be prouder! “
Alan Pixsley, official referee at Guinness World Records, said:
“Securing a Guinness World Records title is no easy task, so a big thumbs up to the participants and employees of Mecca Bingo for achieving the Guinness World Records title with the most number of birthday wishes / greetings videos uploaded. on a bespoke platform in one hour with 267 videos.
It was a truly amazing, fun and passionate evening and a fitting way to celebrate 60 years of victories and smiles. Happy 60th Birthday Mecca Bingo!‘
About Mecca Bingo
Owned by Rank Group Plc, Mecca Bingo is one of the UK’s largest bingo and slot machine operators.
Mecca offers entertainment at its UK-wide and online sites, including free and paid games, as well as bingo rooms that raise funds for charitable partner Carers Trust.
Mecca Bingo is firmly committed to safer gaming with a range of tools and support services to ensure customers can always have fun. These include deposit limits, reality checks and breaks, as well as direct assistance from the customer service team.
For more information on retail sites and online gambling, visit: www.meccabingo.com
Rank’s operations mainly include:
Grosvenor Casinos – The UK’s largest multi-channel casino operator. 52 casinos in Britain;
Mecca – Rank’s multi-channel community gaming brand for the UK market. 72 bingo clubs in Britain;
Enracha – Rank’s community gaming company for the Spanish market. Ten bingo clubs at Spain;
Rank Interactive – Rank’s UK digital business follows a multi-brand strategy, using a combination of its proprietary and non-proprietary licensed software to deliver online bingo, casino and slots games; and
YoBingo – A leading online bingo operator in Spain.
For more information on The Rank Group Plc, visit www.rank.com
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