How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the most popular style of bingo played in the UK. The Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards at Jackpot Cafe have random numbers ranging from 1 through 90. As soon as the bingo game starts, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out all 90 Bingo balls – from a pool of 90 balls – in randomized order.

When the numbers are called automatically during gameplay, you’ll see the numbers get marked off on your bingo card. If your bingo card has the number that is called, then that number is marked off. If the pattern on your ticket matches the winning pattern, you’ll hit B-I-N-G-O and be eligible to win a prize in 90-ball bingo at Jackpot Cafe.

First place goes to 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 is the player that covers all 3 lines on their card.

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

The lines are arranged like so:

  • 1-9 in the First Column
  • 10-19 in the Second Column
  • 20-29 in the Third Column
  • 30-39 in the Fourth Column
  • 40-49 in the Fifth Column
  • 50-59 in the Sixth Column
  • 60-69 in the Seventh Column
  • 70-79 in the Eighth Column
  • 80-90 in the Ninth Column

The tickets always 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 Pattern
When it comes to 90-ball bingo games, there are 3 winning patterns at Jackpot Cafe that can give you a win, and each pattern has its own prize.

90-ball bingo winning patterns are as follows:

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

On occasion, Jackpot Cafe players can get all three prize amounts during a game if they’re the first one to obtain all 3 of the patterns.

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: Jackpots & Prizes
In Jackpot Cafe’s , the prize amount is mostly dependent on the number of bingo cards you have and the number of players playing in the bingo game.

All bingo games at Jackpot Cafe are played for a Jackpot. The Jackpot amount fluctuates according to pre-determined patterns and hours of play. The first player to score “BINGO” within a specific number of balls wins the jackpot. If nobody wins the jackpot, the jackpot rolls over to the next game.

Occasionally, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a specified number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has labeled 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
Within Jackpot Cafe exist a lot of game options. You can buy additional bingo cards, switch the auto-daub (aka Autoplay) on/off, or play video slots while you wait for the next bingo game to begin. To suit your individual preferences, you can even customize the Jackpot Cafe interface.

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Buying Bingo Cards
A requirement for playing in a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe is the purchase of at least 1 bingo card.

You have the option to purchase bingo cards on the “Buy Cards” popup screen under the “Quick Buy” tab by clicking the pre-defined buttons (Minimum cards, 6, 12, 24, Maximum cards) or by selecting a specific number of cards with the plus/minus arrow buttons. The price per card can be seen on the left-hand side of the the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen.

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

You can select specific bingo cards you want to purchase on the “Buy Cards” popup display under the “Select Cards” tab. You can either select cards individually by clicking each card one-by-one or by selecting an entire row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button. When a card has been selected, the colour turns to orange from grey.

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Playing the Game
After you buy cards for a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe, the next step is to wait for the game to begin. You can monitor how much time remains before the game commences by checking the “Next Game” countdown timer, which appears on the left side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

At Jackpot Cafe, new bingo games begin every few minutes – so you’ll not need to wait long for the next game to commence. While you are waiting, you can play from straight in the game interface.

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

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TIP: Best Time to
If you are wondering which days and hours are specifically the best times to play bingo online, read on…

As far as AM/PM is concerned, playing online bingo games at Jackpot Cafe at sunrise, noon, evening, or night, actually makes no difference at all. Yet, some players at Jackpot Cafe have stated that the best days to play online tend to be during the middle of the week, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and not on Mondays. Regarding Saturdays or Sundays, many are totally divided down the middle.

Although there is no genuine evidence to support these opinions (on when is the best time to play online bingo), Internet bingo game providers such as Jackpot Cafe assure its players that playing bingo on the Internet on any day, at any time, provides equal odds at winning bingo.

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

You can choose any of the bingo cards you bought at Jackpot Cafe to play automatically on the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “AutoPlay” tab. Just press the “Turn On” button and then checkmark the cards you would like to have auto-daubed. You can also turn off auto-daubing anytime by clicking the “Turn Off” button or by removing the check-mark beside the card you selected for autoplay. Of course, you still be able to switch Auto-daub back on whenever you decide.

Whether you daub your numbers manually or you have the system auto-daub for you, neither choice will change the game result. If your bingo card is a winner, Jackpot Cafe will award you the prize and/or jackpot – no doubt!

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jackpot cafe autodaub autoplay button

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 socializing with other like-minded people and making new friends!

That’s why live chat is such a big part of playing games at Jackpot Cafe. In fact, chat room games take place in all 90-ball bingo rooms and are moderated by Chat Leaders. To begin a chat, you can easily post a message to the chat board or just the same terminate a chat using the click of a button.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Hosts are always available to have a chat and offer support – all the while keeping things interesting. Just don’t forget to enlighten yourself with some first!

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

1st place goes to 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 correctly marks off all three horizontal lines on their ticket.

If the pattern on your card matches the winning pattern, the game stops and your Jackpot Cafe username will pop-up in a display window showing that you are one of the winners of that game and prizes and/or jackpots you have won.

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

* Don’t have a Jackpot Cafe account?
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In-Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe is well aware that occasionally the Internet goes out and you can get disconnected when playing a game. In case this occurs, the Jackpot Cafe system continues to play automatically for you and award you with any prizes you may win during your time 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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