How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the primary version 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. As soon as the bingo game begins, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out (in random order) all 90 Bingo balls from a pool of 90 balls.

You will see the numbers get marked off on your bingo card as the numbers are automatically called during the game. If the number that is called is on your bingo card, then that number is marked off. You will win B-I-N-G-O and be eligible to win a prize amount at Jackpot Cafe in 90-ball bingo if the pattern on your card matches the winning pattern.

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

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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 horizontal line has 9 boxes displaying 4 empty spots and 5 numbers.

The lines are arranged in this manner:

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

The tickets contain 3 horizontal lines and 9 vertical columns in 90-ball bingo games. Because each line contains five numbers, each ticket totals 15 numbers.

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

Successive patterns in 90-ball bingo are as follows:

  • 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 2 rows)
  • Full House (i.e. Cover all 15 of the numbers on any card)

Occasionally, players at Jackpot Cafe can collect all three prizes during a game if they’re the first to get all three patterns.

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

All bingo games at Jackpot Cafe are played for a Jackpot. The Jackpot amount fluctuates according to hours of play and predetermined patterns. The first player to hit “BINGO” within a set number of balls wins the jackpot. In the event nobody wins the jackpot, the jackpot is carried over to the following game.

Periodically, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a specified number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has coined this the “Mega Vault” (aka Bingo Bonanza) Progressive Jackpot and it’s played across all participating Leapfrog Gaming sites.

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Game Options
Within Jackpot Cafe exist a lot of game options. You can switch the automatic dauber (aka Autoplay) on/off, buy more bingo cards, or play video slots while you wait for the next bingo game to start. To suit your individual preferences, you can also customize the Jackpot Cafe interface.

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Buying 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” popup screen under the “Quick Buy” tab, you can purchase bingo cards by selecting a set number of cards with the plus/minus 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-hand side of the the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen.

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

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

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Playing the Game
After you buy cards at Jackpot Cafe for a bingo game, you’ll then wait for the game to start. You can monitor how much time is remaining until the game commences by checking the “Next Game” countdown, which can be seen on the left-hand side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

At Jackpot Cafe, new bingo games take place every few minutes – so you will never be waiting long before the next game starts. While you are waiting, you can play directly from inside the game interface.

As soon as the bingo game starts, all game details can be seen in the info section at the top of the screen. For example, you will see the the jackpot and prize, total number of players, the winning pattern, etc.

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TIP: Best Time to
If you’d like to find out what days and/or hours are specifically the best times to play online bingo, read on…

As far as AM or PM is concerned, playing Jackpot Cafe’s online bingo games at daybreak, lunch time, nightfall, or night, makes absolutely no difference at all. Although, some Jackpot Cafe players have mentioned that the best days to wager online are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, during the middle of the week, and not on Monday’s. With regards to weekends, many are neutral.

Even though there is not any concrete evidence to support these speculations (on when is the best time to play online bingo), online bingo game operators like Jackpot Cafe assure players that playing bingo online at any time, on any day, provides equal odds of winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Autodaubing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms allow you to choose whether you want to have the Jackpot Cafe computer daub your cards automatically for you or by daubing your bingo card manually yourself (by using your mouse). Having the system for you will make sure you don’t forget to daub a number.

You can select any of the bingo cards you bought at Jackpot Cafe to autoplay on the “Buy Cards” popup screen under the “AutoPlay” tab. Just click the “Turn On” button and then checkmark the cards you want to have auto-daubed. Also, you can switch off the auto-daub feature anytime by pressing the “Turn Off” button or by clearing the check-mark beside the card you selected for autoplay. Of course, you’ll still be able to turn Auto-daub back on anytime you choose.

Whether you daub your numbers manually or you get the system to autoplay for you, neither option will alter the game outcome. In the event that your bingo card wins, Jackpot Cafe will award you the prize and/or jackpot – signed, sealed, delivered!

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Chat While Playing Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe is not only about playing your cards and counting your chips… It’s also about making new friends and chatting with other players!

That’s why chat games are such a significant part of playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe. As a matter of fact, chat room games go on in every 90-ball bingo room and are moderated by Chat Leaders. You can easily open a chat on the chat board by posting a message and just as easily cancel a chat using the click of your mouse.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Moderators are always available to shoot the breeze and provide support – all the while keeping things engaging. Just don’t forget to brush up on some 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 score B-I-N-G-O on any of the following 3 patterns: One Line, Two Line and/or Full House.

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

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

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

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Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe knows that every so often, the Internet unexpectedly turns off and you may get disconnected during the middle of a game. Should this take place, the Jackpot Cafe system continues to autoplay for you and will award you with any jackpots and/or prizes you may have won 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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