Monkey Bingo is the latest addition to the Ignite stable which has already seen Bingola, Rio, Treasure, Wish and Angry swell it’s ranks during 2014. The site introduces yet another animal mascot to the bingo world in the shape of Marvin and visually this is an exciting looking site. Sadly the excitement doesn’t go much further as this simply apes the other brands we’ve already mentioned.

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The cute thing about this site is the theme so you get stuff like “New Monkey” instead of “New Player”, “Orango Offers” instead of “Promotions” and “Prime Mate” instead of “Community”. It’s a fun touch and fits in well with the look and feel of the site. New players who deposit £10 will receive 120 free bingo tickets. These tickets can be played in four different rooms. Any wins from these tickets will paid as cash. No wagering terms apply.

Second and third deposit bonus offers are also available. These are now 60 tickets and 30 tickets respectively. Like with the first deposit bonus the wins are paid as cash. If you are seeking free bingo then the only offer for non-depositors is access to The Bingo Academy room. Register and you’ll have access to this room for just 24 hours.

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Monkey Bingo uses the well known Cassava platform and is part of a network of sites. This means you will find overlaps with the bigger brands from Ignite such as Sing and Costa. It can get a little confusing and quite often it’s unclear if there are exclusives. Still you will find the usual 90 and 75 ball rooms plus a stack of slots to enjoy including Fluffy Favourites and Millionaire Genie. Every Friday there are 5 x £1000 depositors game that’s free to play – it’s the same game as the Costa Crazy!

Promotions wise it’s early days for Monkey! But we have seen the first exclusive since it’s launch in November 2014. Players are being given the chance to win a Sony 50” 3D TV with Soundbar worth £750. As with other Ignite Bingo sites tickets are either bought, picked up by swapping rewards or come as freebies earnt from deposits or completing challenges. Hopefully Monkey can build on this offer and maintain a high level of exclusives.

Can The Monkey Become A Fox

On the positive side this is a great looking site and potentially a big brand. Everyone loves a Monkey and if a fox can become popular in the bingo world then Marvin could be on to a good thing. The downside is that so far we’re not seeing enough that is new. Ignite obviously want a bigger chunk of the pie and are trying to land grab with multiple brands – a policy akin to The Live Bingo Network and 15 Network. It’s a nice plan but it’s not one that will come together A Team style in our view. The free bingo offer, abundance of free games and the great image of Monkey though may well just see this one work a bit better than the rest.

 

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