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 United Kingdom. The Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards at Jackpot Cafe have random numbers ranging from 1 to 90. As soon as the bingo game has started, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out all 90 Bingo balls – from a pool of 90 balls – in random order.

You will watch the numbers on your bingo card get marked off as the numbers are called automatically during gameplay. If the number that is called is on your bingo card, then that number is marked off. In 90-ball bingo at Jackpot Cafe, if the pattern on your bingo card matches the predetermined winning pattern, you’ll hit Bingo and be eligible to win a prize.

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

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

The vertical columns are arranged in this manner:

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

The tickets have 3 horizontal lines and 9 vertical columns in 90-ball bingo games. Because each line has five numbers, 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 succeeding patterns that can get you a win, and each individual pattern has its own prize.

Succeeding patterns in 90-ball bingo are any of the following:

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

On occasion, players at Jackpot Cafe can collect all three prize amounts during a 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 largely dependent on the number of bingo cards you bought and how many players are participating in the bingo game.

All bingo games are played for a Jackpot at Jackpot Cafe. The Jackpot amount varies according to pre-determined patterns and times of play. The first person to hit “BINGO” within a set 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 specified number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has named 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 whole host of game options exist within Jackpot Cafe. You can buy additional bingo cards, switch the automatic dauber (aka Autoplay) ON or OFF, or play video slots while you’re waiting for the next bingo game to commence. You can even personalize the Jackpot Cafe interface to suit your personal preferences.

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Purchasing Bingo Cards
A prerequisite for participating in a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe is the purchase of at least one bingo card.

On the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen under the “Quick Buy” tab, you can purchase bingo cards by selecting a set number of cards via the +/- arrows 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” popup display.

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Picking Bingo Cards
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 have the option to select specific bingo cards you want to buy. You can either select cards individually by clicking each card one-by-one or you can select an entire row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button. After a card is selected, the colour changes to orange from grey.

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

At Jackpot Cafe, new bingo games commence every few minutes – so you will never be waiting long for the next game to begin. While you’re waiting, you can play from directly in the game screen.

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

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TIP: Best Time to
If you are curious as to which days and/or hours are specifically the best times for playing bingo on the Internet, read on…

As far as AM and PM is concerned, playing Jackpot Cafe’s virtual bingo games in the morning, noon, dark, or bedtime, makes really no difference whatsoever. However, some players at Jackpot Cafe have suggested that their best days to wager online are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, during mid-week, and not at all on Mondays. As for Saturdays and Sundays, they remain totally neutral.

Even though there is not a thread of genuine evidence to support these observations (on when is the best time to play online bingo), Internet bingo games providers like Jackpot Cafe assure players that playing bingo on the Internet at any time, on any day, provides the same odds at winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Automatically Playing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms let you choose whether you would like to manually daub your bingo card yourself (by clicking your mouse) or by having the Jackpot Cafe computer automatically daub your cards for you. Letting the system for you will ensure you don’t miss a number.

You can select any of the bingo cards you purchased at Jackpot Cafe to autoplay via the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “AutoPlay” tab. Simply press the “Turn On” button and then checkmark the cards you want to have daubed automatically. Also, you can switch off the auto-play feature at any time by pressing the “Turn Off” button or by removing the check-mark beside the card you chose to autoplay. Of course, you’ll still have the option to switch Auto-daub back on anytime you choose.

Whether you manually daub your numbers or you let the system autodaub for you, neither choice will change the outcome of the game. In the event that your bingo card be a winner, Jackpot Cafe will award you the jackpot and/or prize – no doubt!

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Chat Whilst You Play Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe isn’t only about playing your cards and counting your winnings… It is also about making new friends and connecting with other similar people!

That’s why live chat is such a huge part of playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe. In fact, chat room games go on in all 90-ball bingo rooms and are moderated by Chat Leaders. You can easily start a chat by posting a message on the chat board or just as easily quit a chat using the click of a button.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Leaders are always available to have a chat and give assistance – all the while keeping things entertaining. Just remember to catch up on some 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 games if you score B-I-N-G-O on any one of the following 3 horizontal line patterns: One Line, Two Line and/or Full House.

The first place winner is the player that covers any one line pattern, the second place winner is the player that correctly marks off any 2 horizontal lines, and the “Full House” winner covers all 3 lines on the ticket.

If the pattern on your bingo card matches the winning pattern, the game will end and your Jackpot Cafe username will pop-up in a display message saying that you’re a winner of the game and how much you’ve collected.

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

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In-Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe is well aware that every once in a while, the Internet goes down unexpectedly and you may get disconnected during a game. In case this arises, the Jackpot Cafe system continues to auto-daub for you and award you any prizes and/or jackpots you may have won while 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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