How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the regular form of bingo played in the UK. The Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards at Jackpot Cafe have random numbers that range from one through 90. Once the bingo game has begun, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out all 90 Bingo balls – at random – from a pool of 90 balls.

You will see the numbers on your bingo card get marked off when the numbers are called automatically during the game. If your bingo card has the number that is called, then that number is marked off. In 90-ball bingo at Jackpot Cafe, if the pattern on your bingo ticket matches the predetermined winning pattern, you will win Bingo and be eligible to win a prize amount.

First place goes to the player that covers any 1 line pattern, the second place winner is the player that covers any two line pattern, and the “Full House” winner goes to the player that covers all 3 lines on their card.

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90-Ball Bingo Cards
The sold for 90-ball bingo games at Jackpot Cafe have a 3×9 grid of numbers. Each line of 9 boxes displays 5 numbers and 4 empty spots.

The vertical columns are arranged in this manner:

  • 1-9 in the First Column
  • 10-19 in the Second Column
  • 20-29 in the Third Column
  • 30-39 in the Fourth Column
  • 40-49 in the Fifth Column
  • 50-59 in the Sixth Column
  • 60-69 in the Seventh Column
  • 70-79 in the Eighth Column
  • 80-90 in the Ninth Column

In 90-ball bingo games, the tickets always contain 9 vertical columns and 3 horizontal lines. Because each line contains five numbers, each ticket has a total of 15 numbers.

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Winning Patterns
At Jackpot Cafe, there are 3 successive patterns in 90-ball bingo games that can give you a win, and each individual pattern has its own prize amount.

Succeeding 90-ball bingo patterns are:

  • Any One Line (Cover all of the numbers in any 1 row)
  • Any Two Lines (Cover all of the numbers in any two rows)
  • Full House (Cover all 15 numbers on any ticket)

Sometimes, players at Jackpot Cafe can collect all 3 of the prize amounts during a game if they’re the first one to acquire all 3 of the patterns.

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: Jackpots & Prizes
In Jackpot Cafe’s , the prize amount largely depends on the number of bingo cards you purchased and how many players are playing in the bingo game.

All bingo games at Jackpot Cafe are played for a Jackpot. The Jackpot amount varies based on predetermined patterns and times of play. The first player to hit “BINGO” within a specific number of balls wins the jackpot. In the event no one wins the jackpot, the jackpot is carried over to the following game.

Sometimes, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a select number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has named this the “Mega Vault” (aka Bingo Bonanza) Progressive Jackpot and it is played across all participating Leapfrog Gaming sites.

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In-Game Options
A lot of game options exist within Jackpot Cafe. You can switch the automatic dauber (aka Autoplay) on/off, buy more bingo cards, or play video slots while you’re waiting for the next bingo game to commence. To suit your personal preferences, you can also customize the Jackpot Cafe interface.

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Purchasing Bingo Cards
The purchase of at least one bingo card is a prerequisite for playing in a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe.

On the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “Quick Buy” tab, you have the option to purchase bingo cards by selecting a specific number of cards via the plus/minus arrows or by clicking the pre-defined buttons (Minimum cards, 6, 12, 24, Maximum cards). The price per card can be seen on the left-hand side of the the “Buy Cards” pop-up display.

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Bingo Cards Selection
It is required that you buy at least one 90-ball bingo card to be able to play bingo at Jackpot Cafe.

On the “Buy Cards” popup display under the “Select Cards” tab, you can choose specific bingo cards to purchase. You can either select cards one-by-one by clicking each card individually or you can select the whole row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button. After a card has been selected, the colour turns from grey to orange.

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Playing the Game
After you buy cards for a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe, you’ll then need to wait for the game to begin. You can check how much time remains until the game starts by looking at the “Next Game” countdown timer, which can be seen on the left-hand side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

New bingo games at Jackpot Cafe begin every few minutes – so you’ll not have to wait long before the next game commences. While you’re waiting, you can play directly from within the game screen.

As soon as the bingo game starts, all game details can be seen in the information area at the top of the interface. For example, you’ll see the the winning pattern, the prize and jackpot, total number of players, etc.

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TIP: Best Time to
If you’d like to find out which days and/or hours are specifically the best times for playing bingo online, keep reading…

As far as AM/PM is concerned, playing online bingo games at Jackpot Cafe at daybreak, lunch time, nightfall, or bedtime, makes absolutely no difference at all. Although, some Jackpot Cafe players have suggested that the best days to bet online have been on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s, during the middle of the week, and not ever on Mondays. As for Saturday’s and Sunday’s, most remain divided.

Even though there is no physical evidence to support these views (on when is the best time to play online bingo), online bingo game operators such as Jackpot Cafe assure players that playing bingo on the Internet at any time, on any day, provides the same odds of winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Auto-Playing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms allow you to decide whether you would like to manually daub your bingo card yourself (by clicking your mouse) or have the Jackpot Cafe computer automatically daub your cards for you. Letting the system for you will make sure you never miss a number.

You can choose any of the bingo cards you purchased at Jackpot Cafe for autoplay functionality via the “Buy Cards” popup display under the “AutoPlay” tab. Just hit the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you want to have daubed automatically. Also, you can turn off the autodaub feature anytime by hitting the “Turn Off” button or by removing the checkmark beside the card you chose to autoplay. Of course, you will always have the option to switch Autoplay back on whenever you so desire.

Whether you daub your numbers manually or you have the system autoplay for you, neither choice will affect the game outcome. In case your bingo card is a winner, Jackpot Cafe will award you the jackpot and/or prize – signed, sealed, delivered!

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Chat Whilst Playing Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe is not only about playing your cards and counting your chips… It is also about chatting with others and making new friends!

That’s why chat games are such a thrilling aspect of playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe. As a matter of fact, chat games take place in each 90-ball bingo room and are moderated by Chat Leaders. To start a chat, you can easily post a message to the chat board and just as easily close a chat using the click of your mouse.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Hosts are always reachable to have a chat and provide assistance – all the while keeping things entertaining. Just make sure you familiarize yourself with a bit of first!

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Winning Bingo
You will be eligible to win a prize amount in 90-ball bingo games at Jackpot Cafe if you hit BINGO on any of the following three horizontal line patterns: One Line, Two Line and/or Full House.

1st place goes to the player that covers any one line pattern, second place goes to the player that correctly marks off any 2 horizontal lines, and the “Full House” winner covers all 3 lines on the card.

If the winning pattern matches the pattern on your bingo card, the game will end and your Jackpot Cafe username will open up in a display message showing that you’re a winner of that game and prizes and/or jackpots you have won.

All of your winnings will then be credited to your Jackpot Cafe account.

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In-Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe is well aware that from time to time, the Internet powers off and you can get disconnected when playing a game. In the event that this takes place, the Jackpot Cafe system continues to autodaub for you and award you any prizes and/or jackpots you may have won during the time you are away.

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6 thoughts on “How To Play 90-Ball Bingo”

  1. Noel says:

    Always on this game.. I’m totally addicted.

  2. Zoey says:

    Best game ever!! I have met a lot of lovely people while playing this game. Always makes me smile. :)

  3. Carolann says:

    The funnest bingo game by far! I prefer this game the most out of all the bingo games i have played online. I recommend this game to every single one of my friends and family!!

  4. Leandra says:

    Phenomenal game! I am so addicted to this game. I could play it all day every day.

  5. Synthia says:

    I did give this game 5 stars because it is my favourite!

  6. Laci says:

    Really love playing and like it so much better than other bingo games that I have downloaded.

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