Jackpotjoy.com is the Nation's Favourite Bingo Site!

Sep 01, 2010, 02:59 ET from Gamesys

LONDON, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- If you can measure how good a Bingo site is by the number of visits it gets, then Jackpotjoy.com is officially the UK's best Bingo site over the past 6 months, according to Experian Hitwise who measure the market share of visits to all the country's top Bingo sites.

Back in March Jackpotjoy.com completely re-launched their Bingo site, not an easy thing to do in a competitive market like online Bingo. If the public didn't like what they saw, Jackpotjoy could see even their most loyal members disappear. For more on Jackpotjoy.com's Bingo please see http://www.jackpotjoy.com/bingo/games/bingo-games/bingo-sites.html.

But Jackpotjoy.com's seven years of experience haven't gone to waste and from January to June 2010 they ranked number 1 against all Bingo sites in the UK, beating the likes of Foxy, Gala and Tombola, according to leading global online competitive intelligence service Experian Hitwise.*

To play Jackpotjoy please visit http://www.jackpotjoy.com

"It's been a real team effort," explains head of Jackpotjoy, Adele Lawton. "We're all delighted with the achievement."

The re-launch saw a new look site, as well as a brand new Bingo product. For more on what's new at Jackpotjoy, please see http://www.jackpotjoy.com/whatsnew

"Change is always very challenging," Adele told us, "both for the consumers and for the business itself. Our success here reflects the ability we nurture around the office as well as the strength of the Jackpotjoy brand in the market place."

The Bingo site was re-launched at the end of March 2010, and it was quickly followed by a Hitwise Number 1 Ranking for April.

"It was interesting to get the first award almost at the same time as launching the site. It meant that we'd gone into the launch with a market leading position which we then had to keep hold of with a completely new product.

"The fact that we've maintained our position for the next three months as well - between April and June - is firm proof that the re-launch worked."

This latest news precedes a major push at Jackpotjoy.com that's been planned for some time.

"Yes, it's true," Adele confirms, "we do have a big push coming this autumn. I'm not going to reveal too much but, as we've said before, we'll be going into homes across the country, turning Jackpotjoy.com into a household name. It's very exciting..."

* Experian Hitwise, based on UK market share of visits to Gambling - Bingo websites, Top 10 Awards January - June 2010

For more details on the story, please see Jackpotjoy's blog at http://blog.jackpotjoy.com/2010/08/29/best-bingo-site-jan-jun-2010/


The Gamesys Group was founded by Noel Hayden in April 2001 with a small team of developers. The aim was to build a profitable online entertainment business providing Instant Win, Bingo and Casino games to a worldwide audience using proprietary gaming software.

After eight years, the Group's leading brand, Jackpotjoy.com, has built an audience of over 3,000,000 members and pays out in excess of GBP 90 million every month. The success of Jackpotjoy.com has established the Gamesys Group as one of the UK's leading online gaming businesses. In 2006 they were named No. 1 in the Microsoft/Sunday Times Tech Track 100 League Table, and they're now one of only four companies to have appeared on the list four years in a row. This feat reflects both the company's capacity for sustained growth and its remarkable resilience resilience during periods of financial instability.

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    Aga Reszka

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