How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the major style of bingo played in the UK. At Jackpot Cafe, the Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards have random numbers that range from 1 to 90. As soon as 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 will see the numbers get marked off on your bingo card as the numbers are automatically called during gameplay. If your bingo card has the number that is called, then that number is marked off. At Jackpot Cafe, if the pattern on your bingo card matches the winning pattern in 90-ball bingo, you will hit B-I-N-G-O and be eligible to win a prize amount.

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 goes to the player that covers all 3 lines on their ticket.

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

The lines are arranged in this manner:

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

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

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

90-ball bingo successive patterns are:

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

From time to time, Jackpot Cafe players can collect all three prize amounts during a game if they’re the first one to get all three of the patterns.

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

At Jackpot Cafe, all bingo games are played for a Jackpot. The Jackpot amount varies based on hours of play and predetermined patterns. The first player to score “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 following game.

From time to time, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a select number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has labeled 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
Within Jackpot Cafe exist many game options. You can switch the autodaub (aka Autoplay) ON or OFF, buy new bingo cards, or play video slots while you wait for the next bingo game to commence. You can even customize the Jackpot Cafe interface to suit your individual preferences.

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

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

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Bingo Cards Selection
REQUIRED: To be able to play bingo at Jackpot Cafe, you have to buy at least one 90-ball bingo card.

On the “Buy Cards” popup screen under the “Select Cards” tab, you can choose which bingo cards to purchase. You can either select the entire row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button or by selecting cards individually by clicking each card one-by-one. When a card is selected, the colour turns from grey to orange.

selecting jackpot cafe 90 ball bingo cards

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

New bingo games at Jackpot Cafe take place every few minutes – so you’ll not have to wait long for the next game to start. While you’re waiting, you can play directly from in the game screen.

As soon as the bingo game commences, all game details will be visible in the information section at the top of the screen. 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 about which days/hours specifically are the best times to play bingo on the Internet, keep reading…

As far as AM or PM is concerned, playing virtual bingo games at Jackpot Cafe at dawn, lunch time, dark, or bedtime, makes really no difference at all. Nonetheless, some players at Jackpot Cafe have said that their best days to bet online tend to be during mid-week, on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s, and at no time on Mondays. With regards to Saturday’s and Sunday’s, they remain strictly divided down the middle.

Even though there isn’t any concrete proof to back these viewpoints (on when is the best time to play online bingo), online bingo games operators such as Jackpot Cafe assure players that playing bingo online on any day, at any time, gives the same odds at winning bingo.

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

You can select any of the bingo cards you bought at Jackpot Cafe to play automatically on the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen under the “AutoPlay” tab. Simply click the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you’d like to have daubed automatically. You can also switch off auto-playing at any time by pressing the “Turn Off” button or by removing the checkmark beside the card you selected for autoplay. Of course, you will always be able to switch Auto-daub back on anytime you decide.

Whether you get the system to auto-daub for you or you manually daub your numbers, neither choice will affect the result of the game. In case your bingo card wins, Jackpot Cafe will award you the prize and/or jackpot – no matter what!

jackpot cafe autodaub autoplay feature

jackpot cafe autodaub autoplay button

Chat While Playing Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe isn’t only about playing your cards and counting your winnings… It is also about making new buddies and socializing with other similar people!

That’s why live chat is such an appealing part of playing games at Jackpot Cafe. As a matter of fact, chat room games take place in every 90-ball bingo room and are moderated by Chat Leaders. To start a chat, you can easily post a message on the chat board and just as easily exit a chat via the click of your mouse.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Leaders are always around to shoot the breeze and provide support – all while keeping things engaging. Just remember to brush up on a bit of first!

jackpot cafe live chat board

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

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

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

All 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 switches off unexpectedly and you can become disconnected while playing a game. Should this occur, the Jackpot Cafe system will continue to auto-daub for you and award you with any jackpots and/or prizes you may have won during the time 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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