Bingo rules of the two famous Bingo games
Bingo is a very simple game. Players have to match the selected numbers with
the numbers on their cards. Every bingo game has a pre-determined pattern
,which has to match with the selected numbers. The first player to match the patterns, has a BINGO and wins the game. When more than one player finishes the pattern at the same time, the jackpot is shared accordingly.
There are two main variants of the Bingo game: 75-ball bingo, which is mostly played in the United States and 90-ball bingo, mostly played in the Europe and Australasia.
This is the most commonly played Bingo game, played in the United States and South America. The game is called 75-ball Bingo, because there are 75 balls in the game and these are in 5 columns of 15 balls. Each column has one of the B-I-N-G-O letters on the top.
The cards in this game have 25 squares, five across and five down, and each column is also market with the letters of B-I-N-G-O. The card is filled with random numbers from 1 to 75.
The purpose of the game is to match the pre-determined pattern
with the balls called. Some Bingo Rooms help the players, by
“shading” the pattern on the cards. It is also possible that the pattern
is completely random. There are more than 6000 patterns possible
at 75-Ball Bingo games.
The first player who finishes the pattern, wins the game. If a players
has the “balls to jackpot” number, he wins the progressive jackpot,
in most cases a very big prize.
In the 90-Ball Bingo game, you play with tickets, instead of cards.
Each ticket has 3 rows and nine columns. You buy …