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Mecca Bingo is attempting to tap into the latest mobile craze with a promotion planned to help bridge the gap between its online and retail environments.
The UK bingo sector has seen a 10.1% drop in the number of bingo halls in the past year, however the Gross Gambling Yield has increased by 4.9%.
Designed primarily to appeal to Mecca’s bingo hall customer base, the ‘My Mecca App’ app reflects the company’s target to offer a seamless experience across the channels.
Developing multi-channel convergence is a long-term but essential journey for operators, Simon Beacham, the Head of E-Gaming at Rank, told attendees at the International Casino Conference (ICC).