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 United Kingdom. At Jackpot Cafe, the Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards have random numbers ranging from 1 to 90. Once the bingo game has started, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out all 90 balls (from a pool of 90 balls) in random order.

As the numbers are automatically called during the game, you’ll see the numbers on your bingo card get marked off. If the number that is called is on your bingo card, then that number is marked off. If the pattern on your ticket matches the pre-determined winning pattern, you will win Bingo and be eligible to win a prize amount at Jackpot Cafe in 90-ball bingo.

The 1st place winner is the player that correctly marks off any horizontal line, second 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 for 90-ball bingo games at Jackpot Cafe have a 3×9 grid of numbers. Each horizontal line contains 9 boxes displaying 5 numbers and 4 empty spots.

The lines are arranged in this manner:

  • 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 always contain 3 horizontal lines and 9 vertical columns in 90-ball games. Each line contains five numbers; therefore each 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 individual pattern has its own prize.

Succeeding patterns in 90-ball bingo are as below:

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

At times, players at Jackpot Cafe can get all three prize amounts during a 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 the number of bingo cards you have and how many players are participating in the bingo game.

All bingo games are played for a Jackpot at Jackpot Cafe. The Jackpot amount fluctuates according to hours of play and predetermined patterns. The first person to score “B-I-N-G-O” within a set number of balls wins the jackpot. If no one wins the jackpot, the jackpot rolls over to the next game.

Every so often, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a specified number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has labeled this the “Mega Vault” (aka Bingo Bonanza) Progressive Jackpot and it’s played across all participating Leapfrog Gaming sites.

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In-Game Options
Within Jackpot Cafe exist many game options. You can buy additional bingo cards, switch the autodaub (aka Autoplay) ON or OFF, or play themed slots while waiting for the next bingo game to begin. To suit your personal preferences, you can even customize the Jackpot Cafe interface.

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Purchasing Bingo Cards
REQUIRED: You have to purchase at least 1 bingo card to enter a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe.

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

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

You have the option to choose specific bingo cards to buy 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 the whole 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 Bingo Game
After you buy cards at Jackpot Cafe for a bingo game, the next step is to wait for the game to begin. You can track how much time remains before the game begins by looking at the “Next Game” countdown, which is visible on the left side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

At Jackpot Cafe, new bingo games take place every few minutes – so you’ll not need to wait long for the next game to commence. While you wait, you can play directly from within the game interface.

As soon as the bingo game starts, all game details will appear in the information area at the top of the screen. E.g. you’ll see the total number of players, the winning pattern, the jackpot and prize, etc.

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TIP: Best Time to
If you want to find out what days and hours specifically are the best times for playing virtual bingo, keep reading…

As far as AM or PM is concerned, playing Jackpot Cafe’s online bingo games during the morning, lunch time, sundown, or night, makes exactly no difference at all. Nonetheless, some Jackpot Cafe players have said that their best days to wager online have been on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s, during mid-week, and at no time on Mondays. As for Saturdays and Sundays, most remain neutral down the middle.

Although there is no hard proof to back these speculations (on when is the best time to play online bingo), Internet bingo games providers like Jackpot Cafe assure players that playing bingo on the Web at any time, on any day, gives equal odds of winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Autodaubing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms let you decide whether you would like to let the Jackpot Cafe computer automatically daub your cards for you or by manually daubing your bingo card yourself (by using your mouse). Having the system for you will make sure you never miss a number.

On the “Buy Cards” popup display under the “AutoPlay” tab, you can choose any of the bingo cards you purchased at Jackpot Cafe for autoplay functionality. Simply press the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you want to have auto-daubed. You can also turn off the autodaub feature at any time by hitting 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 choose.

Whether you manually daub your numbers or you let the system autoplay for you, neither option will affect the result of the game. If your bingo card is a winner, Jackpot Cafe will award you the jackpot and/or prize – guaranteed!

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Chat Whilst Playing Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe isn’t only about playing your cards and counting your winnings… It’s also about making new friendships and socializing with other like-minded people!

That’s why live chat is such an exciting aspect of playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe. As a matter of fact, games to play in a chat room go on in every 90-ball bingo room and are moderated by Chat Leaders. To begin a chat, you can easily post a message on the chat board or just as easily end a chat using the click of your mouse.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Leaders are always available to chat and offer support – all the while keeping things interesting. Just don’t forget to catch up on the first!

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Winning BINGO
At Jackpot Cafe, you’ll be eligible to win a prize in 90-ball bingo games if you get BINGO on any of the following 3 horizontal line patterns: One Line, Two Line and Full House.

First place goes to the player that covers any 1 line pattern, the 2nd place winner is the player that covers any 2 line pattern, and the “Full House” winner correctly marks off all 3 horizontal lines on their card.

If the winning pattern matches the pattern on your bingo ticket, the game comes to a stop and your Jackpot Cafe username pops up in a display window showing that you are a winner of the game and prizes and/or jackpots you’ve collected.

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

* Don’t have a Jackpot Cafe account?
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Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe understands that occasionally the Internet switches off and you can become disconnected during the middle of a game. In the event that this happens, the Jackpot Cafe system will continue to autoplay 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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