Bingo is a popular game of chance that comes in many forms. The game is found in casinos and can also be played online. The player of bingo game has to choose the game type to play. In general, the player will be assigned a set of numbers in which he or she has to mark-off the assigned numbers against the ones given randomly for the game type chosen. To win the game, the player must complete the lines. This game may be played by many players competing against each other.
There are free online bingo games that may be played. These online games are also available in various forms of this popular game. The players may win prices from these games.
What are the types of bingo games?
There are many types of bingo games available both online and in casinos. There is 90-Ball, 75-Ball, 80-Ball, Pattern, Bonanza, Coverall, Mini, and Money-Ball game, to mention a few.
75-Ball game — the game has a grid of 25 boxes. Five rows with letter columns contain 24 numbers. There is a free box in the middle. The numbers appear in the columns, and they range from 1-15, 16-30, 31-45, 46-60, and 61-75. The winning player must have marked the 5 numbers in a row on the grid, a diagonal, and a column.
80-Ball game — this bingo game is popular in the UK as the place of invention. Players use a ticket with 4×4 matrices. There are different numbers in each row. They range from 1-20, 21-40, 41-60, and 61-80.
90-Ball Bingo game —this is the well-known game in the United Kingdom where players play on a ticket with 15 numbers spread on 3 rows. There are 5 numbers in each row on the ticket. The numbers are 90 in total and the player has to cross the number called. While in a competition, the player who completes the first line of 5 numbers wins. A full house is when all the 15 numbers are marked off.
Mini Bingo game — the game comprises 30 balls played on a ticket of nine squares in 3×3 matrices. The game is popularly played online because of its fastness.
Coverall game — this game requires the player to cover all the numbers on the ticket assigned. The game is identical to full house game.
Pattern game — the combinations of numbers in this game must form a particular pattern. It may be letter T, 4 corners, or letter L. These patterns are predetermined prior to the commencement of the game.
Bonanza games—45 numbers are selected in this game and the players have to mark them on separate cards. The game involves covering all the numbers. The numbers will be called until a coverall is accomplished by the winner.
There are more types of Bingo games available. The abovementioned games are not all-inclusive.