How To Play 90-Ball Bingo

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Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the standard form 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 starts, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out all 90 Bingo balls – in random order – from a pool of 90 balls.

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

First place goes to the player that covers any 1 line pattern, the 2nd place winner is the player that covers any two line pattern, and the “Full House” winner goes to the player that covers all 3 lines on the ticket.

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90-Ball Bingo Cards
The sold inside Jackpot Cafe for 90-ball bingo games display a 3×9 chart of numbers. Each line contains 9 boxes displaying 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 cards contain 3 horizontal lines and 9 vertical columns in 90-ball games. Each line contains five numbers; thus each bingo ticket has a total of 15 numbers.

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Winning Patterns
At Jackpot Cafe, there are 3 winning patterns in 90-ball bingo games that allow you to win, and each unique pattern carries its own prize.

Succeeding patterns in 90-ball bingo are as follows:

  • Any 1 Line (i.e. Cover all 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 a card)

In some cases, Jackpot Cafe players can collect all 3 of the prize amounts during a game if they are the first one to collect all 3 of the patterns.

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

All bingo games at Jackpot Cafe are played for a Jackpot. The Jackpot amount fluctuates according to predetermined patterns and times of play. The first person to hit “B-I-N-G-O” within a set number of balls wins the jackpot. If nobody wins the jackpot, the jackpot is carried over to the following game.

Sometimes, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a limited number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has named this the “Mega Vault” (aka Bingo Bonanza) Progressive Jackpot and it is played across all participating Leapfrog Gaming sites.

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Game Options
Lots of game options exist inside Jackpot Cafe. You can turn the automatic dauber (aka Autoplay) on/off, purchase new bingo cards, or play themed slots while you are waiting for the next bingo game to commence. To suit your individual preferences, you can even personalize the Jackpot Cafe interface.

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Buying Bingo Cards
The purchase of at least 1 bingo card is a requirement for joining a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe.

On the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “Quick Buy” tab, you can buy bingo cards by selecting a set number of cards with the +/- arrow buttons or by clicking the predefined 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 screen.

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Picking Bingo Cards
It is a requirement that you buy at least one 90-ball bingo card to be able to play bingo at Jackpot Cafe.

You have the option to choose which bingo cards you want to purchase on the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “Select Cards” tab. You can either select the entire 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 is selected, the colour changes to orange from grey.

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Playing the Bingo Game
After you buy cards at Jackpot Cafe for a bingo game, you’ll then wait for the game to commence. You can track how much time remains before the game starts by looking at 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 occur every few minutes – so you’ll never be waiting long before the next game starts. While you’re waiting, you can play straight from within the game screen.

As soon as the bingo game starts, all game details will appear in the information section at the top of the interface. For example, you will see the total number of players, the jackpot and prize, the winning pattern, etc.

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

As far as AM or PM is concerned, playing Jackpot Cafe’s virtual bingo games at dawn, lunch time, evening, or night, makes exactly no difference at all. Yet, some Jackpot Cafe players have stated that their best days to bet online occur during midweek, on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s, and at no time on Mondays. As for weekends, they are divided.

Even though there is no concrete proof to back up these speculations (on when is the best time to play online bingo), Internet bingo games operators like Jackpot Cafe assure its players that playing bingo on the Internet at any time, on any day, provides equal odds at winning bingo.

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

At Jackpot Cafe, you can pick any of the bingo cards you purchased to play automatically on the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “AutoPlay” tab. Simply hit the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you’d like to have auto-played. Also, you can turn off the auto-daub feature anytime by clearing the checkmark beside the card you selected for autoplay or by hitting the “Turn Off” button. Of course, you will always have the option to switch Autodaub back on anytime you so desire.

Whether you get the system to autodaub for you or you manually daub your numbers, neither option will affect the game outcome. In the event that your bingo card be a winner, Jackpot Cafe will award you the prize and/or jackpot – no matter what!

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Chat Whilst You Play Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe isn’t only about playing your cards and counting your chips… It’s also about socializing with other like-minded folks and making new buddies!

That’s why live chat is such a stimulating part of playing games at Jackpot Cafe. In fact, chat games take place in each 90-ball bingo room and are administered by Chat Leaders. You can easily create a chat on the chat board by posting a message or just the same quit a chat using the click of your mouse.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Hosts are always around to have a chat and give support – all while keeping things interesting. Just make sure you enlighten yourself with a bit of first!

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

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

If the winning pattern matches the pattern on your ticket, the game will stop and your Jackpot Cafe username will pop up in a display window stating that you are one of the winners of that game and prizes and/or jackpots you have collected.

Your total winnings will be then credited to your Jackpot Cafe account.

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Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe knows that now and again, the Internet turns off and you may become disconnected while playing a game. If this happens, the Jackpot Cafe system continues to autodaub for you and award you any prizes and/or jackpots 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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