Top highlights: Fun, relaxed vibe; colourful graphics
VIP or loyalty programme: No
Other offerings: Slots; scratchcards; Slingo; roulette; blackjack; poker
Cheeky Bingo has been around since 2006, and has long established a reputation as a chilled-out place to play bingo online. The site is operated by ElectraWorks Limited, and is instantly recognisable on account of its logo featuring a glamorous female emoji.
Register at Cheeky Bingo today, and you'll see not only a variety of bingo games, but also the likes of slots, roulette and blackjack, which helps to make it an alluring all-round gambling destination.
The promos that any given online bingo portal serves up make a big difference to its appeal. Cheeky Bingo has evidently recognised this – at the time of this review, its promos included a hefty welcome bonus for those putting down a deposit for the first time, as well as more periodic and seasonal offerings.
In particular, Cheeky Bingo is known for its free bingo games that enable you to compete for real prizes – although you'll still need to deposit first.
A major factor in one's enjoyment of playing online bingo will always be the sheer range of games that are available to be played on any given site.
Sure enough, bingo rooms like Cheeky Newbies, 80s Babies, Flirty 30, Cheeky Rewards and Boosted Bingo will go a long way to keeping you inspired by Cheeky Bingo for a while to come. These games encompass 90-ball, 80-ball, 75-ball and even 30-ball bingo – the latter a less common variety of online bingo that could boost your chances of landing a full house.
Such bingo rooms are complemented by games in various other categories, including slots like Fluffy Favourites and Rainbow Riches, table games such as Live Three Card Poker and Blackjack Party, and even Slingo games – the latter being games that combine elements of slots and bingo.
Whichever games you play at Cheeky Bingo – bingo or non-bingo – you can expect an easy-to-use interface and colourful and fun graphics, as well as a laid-back communal vibe. Indeed, the chat rooms here make it easy for you to make friends with other players, which is likely to be as much of a highlight of the site for you as the chance to play some of the top bingo online.
The bingo experience at Cheeky Bingo is powered by the renowned 888/Globalcom platform, while the site's other instant-play games are provided by various highly rated software providers, such as NetEnt, IGT, WMS and many more.
While the site does have a nicely optimised mobile site that can be accessed directly through your smartphone’s web browser, players here also have the option of downloading the dedicated mobile app. Both make for an enjoyable and slick navigation and game play experience.
Not only bingo rooms such as FRIENDS Bingo (yes, the officially branded bingo room of the sitcom!) and High Five, but also slots games like Buffalo Blitz and Game of Thrones 243 Ways, have been beautifully re-jigged for convenient play on a smaller screen.
To play some of the best online bingo at Cheeky Bingo, you first need to sign up. Click the yellow 'Register' button in the top right-hand corner of the screen, and you will be asked to provide your email address, country of residence and currency, as well as to create a password.
This will be followed by supplying such details as your first name, last name and date of birth - you'll be done in just a few minutes.
Cheeky Bingo pleasingly offers a broad range of accepted payment methods, when the time comes for you to put down a deposit. These include common options like Visa Debit, Mastercard Debit, Maestro and PayPal, as well as the lesser-spotted Diners Club International, MuchBetter and Instant Payments by Citadel.
If you need help at any point when playing online bingo at Cheeky Bingo, the obvious first resort is to click the 'Contact Us' link at the bottom of the page. This doesn't immediately take you to a list of contact details for the support team, though - instead, you'll be asked to choose between various help 'topics' such as 'Promotions and Bonuses', 'Withdrawal', 'Deposit' and so on.
Go through the 'Other' category, though, and you'll eventually be guided to 'live chat', telephone and email contact options. So, while the 'Help' section of the site is definitely a little awkwardly structured, you should be able to find what you need in the end.
Cheeky Bingo largely lives up to its billing as a down-to-earth and, erm, 'cheeky' place to dabble in bingo online. It's unspectacular in terms of its features, but also graphically pleasing and offers a range of bingo and non-bingo games that should satisfy the vast majority of players.