How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the most popular form of bingo played in the United Kingdom. At Jackpot Cafe, the Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards have random numbers ranging from one through 90. Once the bingo game commences, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out (in randomized order) all 90 Bingo balls from a pool of 90 balls.

You’ll watch the numbers get marked off on your bingo card when the numbers are called automatically during the game. If the number that is called is on your bingo card, then that number is marked off. If the pattern on your bingo card matches the winning pattern, you will get BINGO and be eligible to win a prize in 90-ball bingo at Jackpot Cafe.

The 1st place winner is the player that covers any 1 line pattern, 2nd place goes to the player that covers any two line pattern, and the “Full House” winner is the player that covers all 3 lines on the ticket.

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90-Ball Bingo Cards
The sold inside Jackpot Cafe for 90-ball bingo games display a 3×9 chart of numbers. Each line has 9 boxes displaying 5 numbers and 4 empty spots.

The lines are arranged in this manner:

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

The cards contain 9 vertical columns and 3 horizontal lines in 90-ball bingo games. Each line contains five numbers; therefore each bingo card has a total of 15 numbers.

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Winning Patterns
At Jackpot Cafe, there are 3 winning patterns in 90-ball bingo games that can bring you a win, and each unique pattern carries its own prize amount.

Succeeding 90-ball bingo patterns are:

  • Any 1 Line (i.e. Cover all of the numbers in any one row)
  • Any 2 Lines (i.e. Cover all the numbers in any two rows)
  • Full House (i.e. Cover all 15 of the numbers on a ticket)

Occasionally, Jackpot Cafe players can collect all 3 of the prizes during one game if they are the first one to achieve all three of the patterns.

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: Jackpots & Prizes
In Jackpot Cafe’s , the prize amount is dependent on the number of people who are playing in the bingo game and how many bingo cards you bought.

All bingo games at Jackpot Cafe are played for a Jackpot. The Jackpot amount fluctuates based on times of play and predetermined patterns. The first person to hit “B-I-N-G-O” within a set number of balls wins the jackpot. In the event nobody wins the jackpot, the jackpot rolls over to the next game.

From time to time, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a specified number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has labeled this the “Mega Vault” (often referred to as Bingo Bonanza) Progressive Jackpot and it is played across all participating Leapfrog Gaming sites.

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Game Options
A lot of game options exist inside Jackpot Cafe. You can turn the autodaub (aka Autoplay) on/off, purchase 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 even customize the Jackpot Cafe interface.

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Buying Bingo Cards
REQUIRED: To join a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe, you have to purchase at least one bingo card.

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

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Selecting Bingo Cards
In order to play bingo at Jackpot Cafe, it is required that you purchase at least one 90-ball bingo card.

On the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “Select Cards” tab, you can select which bingo cards to buy. You can either select an entire row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button or you can select cards one-by-one by clicking on them individually. After a card is selected, the colour changes to orange from grey.

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Playing the Bingo Game
After you buy cards at Jackpot Cafe for a bingo game, you will then wait for the game to commence. You can check on the time remaining until the game starts by checking the “Next Game” countdown timer, which is visible on the left side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

New bingo games at Jackpot Cafe start every few minutes – so you’ll not have to wait long for the next game to commence. While you wait, you can play straight from in the game interface.

Once the bingo game starts, all details about the game appear in the info area at the top of the interface. E.g. you’ll see the the prize and jackpot, total number of players, the winning pattern, etc.

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TIP: Best Time to
If you’re curious as to which days/hours are specifically the best times for playing Internet bingo, continue reading…

As far as AM/PM is concerned, playing Jackpot Cafe’s Internet bingo games at daybreak, afternoon, evening, or night, makes absolutely no difference whatsoever. Nonetheless, some Jackpot Cafe players have suggested that their best days to gamble online are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, during mid-week, and never on Monday’s. With regards to Saturdays and Sundays, most are totally divided.

Even though there is not any actual evidence to back up these thoughts (on when is the best time to play online bingo), online bingo games operators such as Jackpot Cafe assure players that playing bingo on the Internet on any day, at any time, gives the same odds of winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Auto-Daubing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms allow you to choose whether you would like to daub your bingo card manually yourself (by using your mouse) or by having the Jackpot Cafe computer daub your cards automatically for you automatically. Having the system for you will make sure you do not miss a number.

At Jackpot Cafe, you can select any of the bingo cards you bought for autoplay functionality on the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “AutoPlay” tab. Just press the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you would like to have auto-daubed. Also, you can switch off auto-daubing anytime by pressing the “Turn Off” button or by clearing the check-mark beside the card you chose to autoplay. Of course, you’ll always be able to switch Autoplay back on whenever you choose.

Whether you let the system auto-daub for you or you manually daub your numbers, neither choice will alter the game result. Should your bingo card win, Jackpot Cafe will award you the jackpot and/or prize – no doubt!

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Chat Whilst Playing Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe is not just about playing your cards and counting your chips… It is also about making new buddies and socializing with other like-minded folks!

That’s why live chat is such a thrilling aspect of playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe. As a matter of fact, chat games go on in all 90-ball bingo rooms and are supervised by Chat Leaders. You can easily post a message to the chat board to create a chat or similarly end a chat with the click of a button.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Moderators are always around to have a chat and provide assistance – all while keeping things interesting. Just don’t forget to catch up on a bit of first!

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Winning BINGO
In 90-ball bingo at Jackpot Cafe, you’ll be eligible to win a prize if you get B-I-N-G-O on any one of the following 3 patterns: One Line, Two Line and/or Full House.

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

If the pattern on your card matches the winning pattern, the game will end and your Jackpot Cafe username will pop-up in a display window stating that you’re a winner of the game and the amount you have collected.

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

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In-Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe is well aware that sometimes the Internet unexpectedly powers off and you can get disconnected during the middle of a game. Should this occur, the Jackpot Cafe system will continue to autodaub for you and award you with any jackpots and/or prizes you may win while you were 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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