Mecca Bingo, one of the UK's top online bingo, and retail bingo operator has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for the most videos of birthday wishes/greetings uploaded to a bespoke platform in a single hour.
The achievement came as the beloved bingo brand celebrated its 60th birthday at all of its 71 bingo clubs up and down the UK.
After the UK’s original bingo brand made a call to the nation to share its love for Mecca Bingo by uploading a birthday wishes video, Mecca hosted a Big Birthday Bash celebration in all its 71 clubs and took the opportunity to celebrate the new record with an array of special games, music and partying. Mecca entered the Guinness Book of World Records with more than 267 videos submitted in just an hour.
Videos were submitted from bingo lovers across the UK, from Mecca customers and team members to celebrities including Blue's Duncan James and Anthony Costa, Sandi Bogle, Robin Windsor, Jess Impiazzi, and Susan Hill, who all submitted videos to help celebrate a very special 60th birthday for Mecca Bingo.
Sam Fay, Head of Strategy at Mecca Bingo, said of the achievement:
“We wanted to mark the occasion of our 60th birthday with an achievement that truly represented us and our customers, who are at the heart of who we are and what we do! We are thrilled to have broken this Guinness World Records title, which simply shows the love we receive every day from our bingo lovers and the importance of Mecca Bingo throughout the nation. We couldn’t be prouder”
Alan Pixsley, Official Adjudicator at Guinness World Records added:
“Securing a Guinness World Records title is no easy feat so a huge congratulations to participants and employees at Mecca Bingo for achieving the Guinness World Records title with the most videos of birthday wishes/greetings uploaded to a bespoke platform in one hour with 267 videos.
It was a truly incredible, fun, and passionate night and a fitting way to celebrate 60 years of grins and wins. Happy 60th Birthday Mecca Bingo!”
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