How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the most popular type 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 commences, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out all 90 Bingo balls – from a pool of 90 balls – in randomized order.

As the numbers are automatically called during gameplay, you will see the numbers get marked off on your bingo card. If the number that is called is on your bingo card, then that number is marked off. You will hit Bingo and be eligible to win a prize amount in 90-ball bingo at Jackpot Cafe if the pattern on your bingo card matches the pre-determined winning pattern.

The first place winner is 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 goes to the player that correctly marks off all three horizontal lines on the ticket.

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

The vertical columns are arranged like so:

  • 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)

In 90-ball bingo games, the cards always have 9 vertical columns and 3 horizontal lines. Each line contains five numbers; thus each card totals 15 numbers.

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Winning Patterns
When it comes to 90-ball bingo games at Jackpot Cafe, there are three winning patterns that can get you a win, and each individual pattern has its own prize amount.

Winning 90-ball bingo patterns are as follows:

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

On occasion, players can get all three of the prize amounts during one game if they’re the first one to collect all 3 patterns.

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: Prizes & Jackpots
In Jackpot Cafe’s , the prize amount is mostly dependent on the number of bingo cards you bought and the number of people participating in the bingo game.

All bingo games at Jackpot Cafe are played for a Jackpot. The Jackpot amount fluctuates based on hours of play and pre-determined patterns. The first player to hit “BINGO” within a specific number of balls wins the jackpot. If nobody wins the jackpot, the jackpot is carried over to the next game.

Occasionally, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a select number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has coined 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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In-Game Options
A slew of game options exist within Jackpot Cafe. You can turn the auto-daub (aka Autoplay) ON or OFF, buy new bingo cards, or play video slots while you are waiting for the next bingo game to commence. To suit your personal preferences, you can also personalize the Jackpot Cafe interface.

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Buying Bingo Cards
REQUIRED: You must purchase at least 1 bingo card to join a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe.

You have the option to buy bingo cards on the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen under the “Quick Buy” tab by selecting a set number of cards using the +/- arrows or by clicking the predefined buttons (Minimum cards, 6, 12, 24, Maximum cards). The price of each card is visible on the left-hand side of the the “Buy Cards” popup display.

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Bingo Cards Selection
It’s a requirement that you purchase at least one 90-ball bingo card at Jackpot Cafe in order to play bingo.

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

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Playing the Game
After you buy cards at Jackpot Cafe for a bingo game, you will then wait for the game to start. You can check how much time remains until the game begins by looking at the “Next Game” countdown, which appears on the left side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

New bingo games at Jackpot Cafe occur every few minutes – so you’ll never have to wait long before the next game commences. While you are waiting, you can play straight from in the game screen.

As soon as the bingo game begins, all details concerning the game will be visible in the information area at the top of the interface. For example, you will see the the winning pattern, the prize and jackpot, total number of players, etc.

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TIP: Best Time to
If you’re curious as to what days/hours are specifically the best times for playing bingo on the Web, read on…

As far as AM or PM is concerned, playing Jackpot Cafe’s online bingo games during the morning, lunch time, sundown, or bedtime, actually makes no difference at all. However, some Jackpot Cafe players have said that their best days to wager online have been on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s, during midweek, and at no time on Mondays. Regarding Saturday’s and Sunday’s, they are strictly down the middle.

Although there is not a thread of concrete proof to back up these speculations (on when is the best time to play online bingo), online bingo game providers like Jackpot Cafe assure its players that playing bingo online at any time, on any day, offers equal odds at winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Auto-Daubing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms allow you to decide whether you want to have the Jackpot Cafe computer automatically daub your cards for you or to daub your bingo card manually yourself (by using your mouse). Having the system for you will ensure you never forget to daub a number.

You can choose any of the bingo cards you purchased at Jackpot Cafe to play automatically on the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “AutoPlay” tab. Just press the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you’d like to have auto-played. You can also turn off auto-daubing at any time by pressing the “Turn Off” button or by removing the checkmark beside the card you selected for autoplay. Of course, you still be able to switch Auto-daub back on anytime you decide.

Whether you let the system autoplay for you or you daub your numbers manually, neither choice will affect the outcome of the game. If your bingo card wins, Jackpot Cafe will award you the prize and/or jackpot – guaranteed!

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Chat While Playing Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe is not just about playing your cards and counting your winnings… It’s also about socializing with other like-minded people and making new friendships!

That’s why live chat is such a big aspect of playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe. In fact, games to play in a chat room go on in all 90-ball bingo rooms and are moderated by Chat Leaders. To begin a chat, you can easily post a message to the chat board or just as easily end a chat with the click of your mouse.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Leaders are always reachable to chat and give assistance – all the while keeping things engaging. Just remember to familiarize yourself with the first!

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Winning B-I-N-G-O
At Jackpot Cafe, you will be eligible to win a prize in 90-ball bingo if you score BINGO on any of the following 3 horizontal line patterns: One Line, Two Line and/or Full House.

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

If the pattern on your bingo ticket matches the winning pattern, the game will stop and your Jackpot Cafe username will pop up in a display message saying that you are one of the winners of that game and how much you’ve won.

All winnings will be then 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 goes offline unexpectedly and you may get disconnected when playing a game. If this happens, the Jackpot Cafe system will continue to auto-daub for you and award you any prizes and/or jackpots you may win during your time 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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