Bingo House Rules

75 Ball Bingo

Overview

75-ball bingo is a popular game played in North America A caller calls out numbers randomly between 1 and 75. If they appear on a player's card, the player covers them or 'daubs' them. The first player to complete a pre-determined pattern with covered numbers wins the game.

Tickets

Tickets are formatted with a 5x5 chart of numbers. Each spot on the chart presents a number, apart from the centre square, which is labelled "FREE".

In order to play, it is required that you purchase at least one ticket in a game of 75-ball bingo.

You'll be able to see the price per ticket on the ticket or in the purchase panel.

Pay-outs and Jackpots

In most cases, the size of a game's pay-out is determined by the cost per ticket and the number of players who took part in the game. The higher the ticket price and the more players that join a game will cause the prize to be larger.

Occasionally, some games have a fixed minimum prize regardless of the number of players that participate and the price of the tickets.

Extra progressive jackpots can also be on offer in a select number of bingo games.

Playing the Game

After you purchase ticket for a bingo game, the next step is to wait for the game to begin. "Game Starts" countdown will appear in the top left corner of the bingo screen. The tickets will daub and claim automatically if you have a winning pattern.

Winning

If a player has a winning pattern on their bingo ticket, the game will stop to display a message informing you who won the game and how much they won.

90-ball Bingo

The most well-known version of bingo is 90-ball bingo. A caller calls out numbers randomly and if they appear on a player's ticket, the player covers them. The game plays for a 1 Line, 2 Line and Full House pattern.

Tickets

Each row contains 5 numbers and 4 blank squares. 15 numbers appear on every ticket.

In the 90 Ball Bingo game, a strip is a group of 6 tickets. Every possible number from 1 through to 90 will appear on each full strip.

The numbers are arranged as follows:

  • 1-9 in the 1st Column
  • 10-19 in the 2nd Column
  • 20-29 in the 3rd Column
  • 30-39 in the 4th Column
  • 40-49 in the 5th Column
  • 50-59 in the 6th Column
  • 60-69 in the 7th Column
  • 70-79 in the 8th Column
  • 80-90 in the 9th Column

The game is based on strips of 6 tickets. One strip displays the total of the numbers 1-90 spread around the 6 tickets, so that a number is covered at each bingo call.

Pay-outs and Jackpots

There are 3 patterns that can bring you a win and each pattern has its own prize.

Any 1 Line – Cover all the number in any single row

Any 2 Lines – Cover all the number any 2 rows

Full House – Cover all 15 numbers on a ticket

In some cases, players can win all 3 of the prizes during one game if they are the first to achieve all 3 patterns.

In most cases, the size of a game's payout is determined by the cost per ticket and the number of players who opted into the game. The higher the ticket price and the more players that join a game will cause the prize to be larger. Occasionally, we offer a fixed minimum prize regardless of the number of players that participate and the price of the tickets.

Extra progressive jackpots can also be on offer in a select number of bingo games.

Playing the Game

After you purchase tickets for a bingo game, the next step is to wait for the game to begin. "Game Starts" countdown will appear in the top left corner of the bingo screen. The tickets will daub and claim automatically if you have a winning pattern.

Winning

If a player has a winning pattern on their bingo ticket, the game will stop to display a message informing you who won the game and how much they won.

5 Line Bingo

Overview

5 line bingo is 75 ball based bingo game, the numbers for this range from 1-75. The card for 5 line bingo has 5 columns 5 rows and 25 squares which means unlike traditional 75 line bingo there is no free space.

Pay-outs and Jackpots

5 line bingo offers more chances to win. The winning lines are as follows:

  • 1 line
  • 2 line
  • 3 lines
  • 4 lines
  • 5 line (this is the same as Full house)

Playing the Game

After you purchase ticket for a bingo game, the next step is to wait for the game to begin. "Game Starts" countdown will appear in the top left corner of the bingo screen. The tickets will daub and claim automatically if you have a winning pattern.

Winning

If a player has a winning pattern on their bingo ticket, the game will stop to display a message informing you who won the game and how much they won.

Disconnections

If your internet connection is lost while you are playing a game, the system will continue to auto-daub for you and you'll be awarded any prizes you may have won during your short time disconnected.

Created/Modified 17 August 2018