How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the major type of bingo played in the UK. At Jackpot Cafe, the Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards have random numbers ranging from one to 90. Once the bingo game commences, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out all 90 Bingo balls – from a pool of 90 balls – in random order.

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. In 90-ball bingo at Jackpot Cafe, if the pattern on your ticket matches the pre-determined winning pattern, you will win BINGO and be eligible to win a prize amount.

The 1st place winner is 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 goes to the player that covers all 3 lines on the card.

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90-Ball Bingo Cards
The sold inside Jackpot Cafe for 90-ball bingo games consist of a 3×9 grid of numbers. Each line contains 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

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

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

Succeeding 90-ball bingo patterns are as such:

  • Any One Line (Cover all of the numbers in any one row)
  • Any Two Lines (Cover all the numbers in any 2 rows)
  • Full House (Cover all 15 numbers on a card)

In some cases, Jackpot Cafe players can get all 3 of the prize amounts during a game if they are the first to get 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 playing in the bingo game and how many bingo cards you hold.

All bingo games at Jackpot Cafe are played for a Jackpot. The Jackpot amount varies based on predetermined patterns and times of play. The first person to score “BINGO” within a specific number of balls wins the jackpot. In case no one wins the jackpot, the jackpot rolls over to the following game.

Every so often, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a specified number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has labeled 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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In-Game Options
A whole host of game options exist within Jackpot Cafe. You can turn the auto-daub (aka Autoplay) on/off, buy new bingo cards, or play themed slots while you wait for the next bingo game to commence. You can also personalize the Jackpot Cafe interface to suit your personal preferences.

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Buying Bingo Cards
The purchase of at least one bingo card is a prerequisite for entering a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe.

On the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “Quick Buy” tab, you have the option to purchase bingo cards by clicking the predefined buttons (Minimum cards, 6, 12, 24, Maximum cards) or by selecting a specific number of cards via the plus/minus arrow buttons. The price per card is visible on the left-hand side of the the “Buy Cards” popup display.

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Picking Bingo Cards
REQUIRED: To be able to play bingo at Jackpot Cafe, you must purchase at least one 90-ball bingo card.

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

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Playing the Game
After you buy cards at Jackpot Cafe for a bingo game, you’ll then need to wait for the game to start. You can check how much time remains before the game commences by watching the “Next Game” countdown, which appears on the left side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

New bingo games at Jackpot Cafe occur every few minutes – so you’ll never need to wait long for the next game to commence. While you’re waiting, you can play from directly inside the game screen.

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

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TIP: Best Time to
If you are wondering what days/hours specifically are the best times for playing bingo on the Internet, keep reading…

As far as AM and PM is concerned, playing Internet bingo games at Jackpot Cafe during the morning, noon, dark, or bedtime, actually makes no difference whatsoever. Nonetheless, some Jackpot Cafe players have mentioned that the best days to play online are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, during midweek, and not at all on Monday’s. With regards to weekends, most remain strictly divided.

Even though there is not any physical evidence to support these viewpoints (on when is the best time to play online bingo), online bingo games operators such as Jackpot Cafe assure its players that playing bingo on the Web on any day, at any time, provides equal odds at winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Auto-Playing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms let you decide whether you want to have the Jackpot Cafe computer daub your cards automatically for you automatically or daub your bingo card yourself manually (by using your mouse). Having the system for you will ensure you do not miss a number.

At Jackpot Cafe, you can choose any of the bingo cards you purchased for autoplay functionality via the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen under the “AutoPlay” tab. Simply press the “Turn On” button and then checkmark the cards you’d like to have auto-played. You can also switch off auto-playing anytime by clicking the “Turn Off” button or by removing the check-mark beside the card you chose to autoplay. Of course, you will always have the option to switch Autoplay back on whenever you want.

Whether you daub your numbers manually or you let the system auto-daub for you, neither option will affect 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 – signed, sealed, delivered!

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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 chatting with other similar folks and making new buddies!

That’s why chat games are such a stimulating part of playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe. As a matter of fact, games to play in a chat room take place in all 90-ball bingo rooms and are supervised by Chat Leaders. You can easily open a chat on the chat board by posting a message or just the same exit a chat using the click of your mouse.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Leaders are always reachable to chat and help out – all the while keeping things engaging. Just remember to familiarize yourself with some first!

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

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

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

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

* Don’t have a Jackpot Cafe account?
to start playing and get £20 FREE (no deposit required).

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Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe is well aware that from time to time, the Internet unexpectedly goes down and you may become disconnected when playing a game. Should this happen, the Jackpot Cafe system continues to play automatically for you and award you any jackpots and/or prizes you may have won during your away time.

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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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