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Mecca’s Got Talent Goes Online

Meccabingo.com, the official online gaming partner of Britain’s Got Talent, is searching for the UK’s most talented acts in its very own online ‘Mecca’s Got Talent’ search.

Missed the chance to appear on this year’s Britain’s Got Talent? Well on Monday, 14th June, Meccabingo.com is giving budding performers nationwide the chance to showcase their talents, simply by uploading their videos onto the Meccabingo.com Facebook Fan Page.

Until 6th July, Mecca Bingo will be searching for two lucky finalists to take part in the Mecca national finals event along with eight Mecca Bingo Club winners. Hosted by popular TV presenter Lorraine Kelly, the ten finalist will battle it out on 4th September to win a £3,000 cash prize and the once in a lifetime chance to perform at Wembley Stadium in May 2011*.

Angus Nisbet, director of gaming for Meccabingo.com, comments: “Mecca’s Got Talent has been running in our Clubs for the last three months and we have already seen some very exciting acts.

“Our online competition is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who believes they have talent, as well as for any contestants who missed out in the Club finals. We’re looking forward to viewing all the entries and want to find something really special.”

Acts have until Tuesday, 6th July to register and upload their videos online for ‘Mecca’s Got Talent’. Official Mecca Bingo judges will then announce five finalists on 7th July and customers will get the chance to vote for their favourites to help decide which act goes through to the national finals.

Online winners will be announced on Friday, 6th August and the national finals will take place on 4th September at Mecca Bingo in the Midlands.

To take part simply visit Meccabingo.com or go to the Mecca Bingo Facebook Fan Page at www.facebook.com/MeccaBingo to register.

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For more information please contact Nicole Minty at Rank Interactive on 0207 984 4966 or e-mail nicole.minty@rankinteractive.com
*The performance at Wembley will take place at half time during the Blue Square Play Off Final in 2011

Notes to Editors

About Britain’s Got Talent

Britain’s Got Talent is the UK’s highest rated entertainment show of the last 5 years. Airing on ITV, the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster, it is produced by talkbackTHAMES (a FremantleMedia company) and Syco TV. The official Britain’s Got Talent website, www.itv.com/talent, is produced by talkbackTHAMES digital with ITV and is the online home of Britain’s Got Talent 2010. Britain’s Got Talent is sponsored by Domino’s Pizza.

About Rank Interactive and Meccabingo.com:

Rank Interactive is a remote gaming and betting business, principally comprising Bluesq.com (sports betting, casino, poker and games) and meccabingo.com (bingo). Remote gaming and betting is the fastest-growing area of the gambling market. It uses internet and telecommunications technologies to allow people to place bets and play a variety of games (including bingo, casino and poker) from their computers and mobile phones. Remote gambling is a legal and formally regulated activity in Great Britain, which is the primary market for Rank Interactive.