How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the most common form of bingo played in the United Kingdom. The Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards at Jackpot Cafe have random numbers that range from one to 90. Once the bingo game has begun, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out (at random) all 90 Bingo balls from a pool of 90 balls.

You’ll see the numbers on your bingo card get marked off 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. You will hit Bingo and be eligible to win a prize amount in 90-ball bingo at Jackpot Cafe if the pattern on your card matches the predetermined winning pattern.

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

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

The lines are arranged like so:

  • 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 always contain 9 vertical columns and 3 horizontal lines in 90-ball bingo games. Because each line contains five numbers, each bingo card has a total of 15 numbers.

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Winning Pattern
When it comes to 90-ball bingo games at Jackpot Cafe, there are 3 succeeding patterns that can get you a win, and each unique pattern carries its own prize amount.

Succeeding 90-ball bingo patterns are as such:

  • 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)

Sometimes, Jackpot Cafe players can get all 3 of the prizes during one game if they’re the first to collect all 3 of the patterns.

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

At Jackpot Cafe, all bingo games are played for a Jackpot. The Jackpot amount varies according to hours of play and pre-determined patterns. The first person to hit “BINGO” within a set number of balls wins the jackpot. In case no one wins the jackpot, the jackpot is carried over to the following game.

Occasionally, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a specified number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has coined this the “Mega Vault” (also known as 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 whole host of game options. You can turn the auto-daub (aka Autoplay) on/off, buy additional bingo cards, or play video slots while waiting for the next bingo game to begin. You can even personalize the Jackpot Cafe interface to suit your personal preferences.

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Buying Bingo Cards
A requirement for joining a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe is the purchase of at least one bingo card.

On the “Buy Cards” popup display under the “Quick Buy” tab, you can buy bingo cards 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 Card Selection
It is required that you purchase at least one 90-ball bingo card in order to play bingo at Jackpot Cafe.

You can choose which bingo cards to purchase on the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “Select Cards” tab. You can either select cards one-by-one by clicking on them individually or you can select the 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 will then wait for the game to commence. You can check how much time remains until the game commences by watching the “Next Game” countdown, which is visible on the left-hand side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

At Jackpot Cafe, new bingo games take place every few minutes – so you’ll never have to wait long for the next game to commence. While you’re waiting, you can play from directly within the game screen.

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

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TIP: Best Time to
If you are wondering what days/hours specifically are the best times to play bingo online, keep reading…

As far as AM or PM is concerned, playing Internet bingo games at Jackpot Cafe during the morning, afternoon, sundown, or night, actually makes no difference whatsoever. Yet, some players at Jackpot Cafe have suggested that their best days to bet online have been on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, during midweek, and not at all on Mondays. Regarding Saturday’s or Sunday’s, they remain totally neutral down the middle.

Even though there isn’t any actual evidence to back these speculations (on when is the best time to play online bingo), virtual bingo game providers like Jackpot Cafe assure its players that playing bingo online on any day, at any time, provides equal odds at winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Autoplaying) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms allow you to decide whether you would like to have the Jackpot Cafe computer daub your cards automatically for you or manually daub your bingo card yourself (by using your mouse). Letting the system for you will make sure you don’t miss a number.

At Jackpot Cafe, you can choose any of the bingo cards you bought to play automatically on the “Buy Cards” popup screen under the “AutoPlay” tab. Just click the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you want to have auto-played. Also, you can turn off the autodaub feature at any time by removing the checkmark beside the card you chose to autoplay or by pressing the “Turn Off” button. Of course, you’ll still be able to switch Auto-daub back on whenever you so desire.

Whether you daub your numbers manually or you have the system autodaub for you, neither option will alter the game result. If your bingo card wins, Jackpot Cafe will award you the jackpot and/or prize – no matter what!

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Chat While Playing Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe isn’t just about playing your cards and counting your winnings… It is also about making new friendships and chatting with other like-minded folks!

That’s why chat games are such a huge aspect of playing games at Jackpot Cafe. In fact, games to play in a chat room take place in all 90-ball bingo rooms and are administered by Chat Leaders. You can easily post a message on the chat board to open a chat or similarly end a chat using the click of a button.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Moderators are always within reach to shoot the breeze and help out – all the while keeping things interesting. Just remember to brush up on some first!

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

1st place goes to 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 is the player that covers all 3 lines on the ticket.

If the pattern on your card matches the winning pattern, the game ends and your Jackpot Cafe username will open up in a display message saying that you’re one of the winners of the game and how much you have collected.

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

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In-Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe knows that every once in a while, the Internet switches off unexpectedly and you can get disconnected during the middle of a game. If this occurs, the Jackpot Cafe system will continue to autoplay for you and award you with any jackpots and/or prizes you may win 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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