How to Play Bingo

Bingo is a game that can be played by people of all ages. It can be played in the home with the kids or it is often used as a fundraiser for charitable organizations. These types of bingo games are usually played for fun although there may be some prizes awarded.

There are also places that people can play bongo with the chance to win real money or prizes. Bingo games played at RSL clubs and bowling clubs offer people a chance to win big jackpots. There are plenty of us that decide to play these bingo games and there are many that walk in without knowing the one key thing. They do not know how to play these bingo games. They may not be the same bingo games that are played at home with the kids. If you want to be successful, you need to know how to play the games of bingo that are offered at these venues.

The Basics

There are different types of bingo that can be played and different versions of the game. All of the games are based on a player getting a card that has a series of numbers. The amount of numbers may vary, but the general rule is that each card has 15 numbers within a certain range.

During the game, random numbers will be drawn. The player tries to match the numbers on their card with the numbers that are drawn. Players try to get a specific pattern on their card to win the game. If they are able to get that pattern they win the game.

Types of Bingo

There are three types of bingo that are played.

  • Type 1 – The numbers in this game range from 1 to 90. They are announced as they are drawn
  • Type 2 – The numbers in this game range from 1 to 80. They are announced as they are drawn.
  • Type 3 – The numbers in this game range from 1 to 75. They are announced as they are drawn.

Versions of Bingo

Each game will be one of the three types of bingo. There can also be different version hat re played. The version is based on the amount of numbers that need to be matched to win or a player will need to have a specific pattern of numbers that they match on their card.

The cards that are used will generally have the numbers spread out in rows and columns. A pattern can be filling in all of the numbers on one line of a card or matching the first and last numbers on each of the rows of the card. When you are able to match the pattern, you have the opportunity to win.

How do you win?

The winner is the first person that is able to get the pattern that is called for during a game. That person will have to let the person running the game know that they have achieved the pattern or have gotten the required amount of matching numbers in order to win.

It is also possible that each game will include different versions of the game. In this case there can be multiple winners within each game as people match the different patterns.