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Celebrities that Love Playing bingo


24 January

The appeal of bingo stretches far and wide, bingo draws in crowds of people no matter what their age, background or financial status is. The community is welcoming to everyone and anyone.

As there is an equal chance for anybody to win the jackpot, winning is based on complete chance with there being little to no strategy to succeed, there is not the kind of snobbery in the game as you would find in other games that involve gambling - visit Lucky Niki Casino. Perhaps because of this welcoming atmosphere in the bingo community, many celebrities have been known to enjoy a game of bingo. 

Catherine Zeta Jones 

The Welsh born Hollywood superstars love for bingo became way before she became an actress. In her native Wales, Catherine Zeta Jones often spent her childhood playing games of bingo with her family. Allegedly she was first able to afford dance and acting classes when her father won the hefty sum of £10,000 by playing bingo. Hollywood superstardom hasn't changed Zeta Jones' passion, as she has been holding bingo parties with her family, including her husband, actor Michael Douglas! 

Prince William 

Even royalty enjoys a game of bingo. Prince William has been known to host many games of bingo between himself and other members of the royal family such as Prince Charles! Williams' love of bingo began when he was attending military service, he would often be found unwinding at the local bingo hall enjoying a few games in his spare time. As time continued, his passion for bingo persisted and he has been spotted playing at bingo halls, often using an alias. He has used the alias ‘William Harry' on occasion, however he didn't win anything. 

Matthew Mcconaughey 

The Academy Award winning actor has hosted his own Bingo sessions which you can watch for yourself! During lockdown, Mcconaughey decided to host a bingo party for residents of a local Texas care home who were feeling a little isolated by the world's lockdown. Through the magic of technology, the actor was able to become a bingo caller for the elderly residents despite the restrictions taking place. There is even a popular video online of Mcconaughey's attempt at bingo caller if you want to check it out. While he shouldn't quit his day job, his passion and excitement clearly shines through!

Sharon Osbourne 

Sharon Osbourne may be the well known better half of rock star and Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne, but she is also a keen bingo player! She has tried her hand at being a bingo caller, starred in adverts for Gala Bingo and has even set up her own bingo site which was created for players to get advice and strategies from! 


It's clear that bingo is a game that can be enjoyed no matter who you are, that's the brilliance of bingo! It doesn't matter if you are married to and manage a world famous rock star, an oscar winning actor and actress or even a royal. Bingo is welcoming to everybody!