How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the usual type of bingo played in the UK. At Jackpot Cafe, the Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards have random numbers that range from one to 90. As soon as the bingo game begins, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out all 90 balls (from a pool of 90 balls) in random order.

As the numbers are called automatically during gameplay, you will watch the numbers on your bingo card get marked off. 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’ll hit BINGO and be eligible to win a prize amount.

First place goes to the player that correctly marks off any horizontal line, 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 three horizontal lines on their card.

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90-Ball Bingo Cards
The sold in Jackpot Cafe for 90-ball bingo games display a 3×9 chart of numbers. Each horizontal line has 9 boxes that display 4 empty spots and 5 numbers.

The columns are arranged in this manner:

  • 1-9 (1st Column)
  • 10-19 (2nd Column)
  • 20-29 (3rd Column)
  • 30-39 (4th Column)
  • 40-49 (5th Column)
  • 50-59 (6th Column)
  • 60-69 (7th Column)
  • 70-79 (8th Column)
  • 80-90 (9th Column)

In 90-ball bingo games, the cards contain 3 horizontal lines and 9 vertical columns. Each line has five numbers; therefore each bingo card has a total of 15 numbers.

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Winning Pattern
In 90-ball bingo games at Jackpot Cafe, there are 3 succeeding patterns that can bring you a win, and each pattern has its own prize amount.

Winning patterns in 90-ball bingo are as below:

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

From time to time, players at Jackpot Cafe can get all 3 of the prize amounts during one game if they are the first to get all three of the patterns.

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: Jackpots & Prizes
In Jackpot Cafe’s , the prize amount mostly depends on how many bingo cards you have and how many people are participating in the bingo game.

All bingo games are played for a Jackpot at Jackpot Cafe. The Jackpot amount varies according to pre-determined patterns and times of play. The first person to score “BINGO” within a specific number of balls wins the jackpot. In the event no one wins the jackpot, the jackpot rolls over to the next game.

Occasionally, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a select number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has coined this the “Mega Vault” (often referred to as Bingo Bonanza) Progressive Jackpot and it’s played across all participating Leapfrog Gaming sites.

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In-Game Options
Inside Jackpot Cafe exist a lot of game options. You can turn the automatic dauber (aka Autoplay) on/off, buy more bingo cards, or play themed slots while 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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Purchasing Bingo Cards
The purchase of at least 1 bingo card is a prerequisite for participating in a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe.

You have the option to purchase bingo cards on the “Buy Cards” pop-up display 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 via the +/- arrow buttons. The price per card is visible on the left side of the the “Buy Cards” pop-up display.

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Choosing Bingo Cards
REQUIRED: To be able to play bingo at Jackpot Cafe, you’ll have to buy at least one 90-ball bingo card.

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

selecting jackpot cafe 90 ball bingo cards

Playing the Game
After you buy cards at Jackpot Cafe for a bingo game, you will then wait for the game to start. You can check on the time remaining 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 begin every few minutes – so you’ll not be waiting long for the next game to start. While you are waiting, you can play straight from in the game interface.

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

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TIP: Best Time to
If you would like to find out what days and/or hours are specifically the best times for playing bingo online, keep reading…

As far as AM or PM is concerned, playing Jackpot Cafe’s Internet bingo games in the morning, noon, evening, or bedtime, makes really no difference whatsoever. Nonetheless, some Jackpot Cafe players have mentioned that the best days to wager online have been on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, during mid-week, and not ever on Monday’s. With regards to Saturday’s or Sunday’s, they remain strictly divided down the middle.

Even though there isn’t any actual proof to support these thoughts (on when is the best time to play online bingo), virtual bingo games providers such as Jackpot Cafe assure players that playing bingo on the Web at any time, on any day, offers the same odds at winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Autodaubing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms allow you to choose whether you want to daub your bingo card yourself manually (by clicking your mouse) or have the Jackpot Cafe computer daub your cards automatically for you. Letting the system for you will ensure you never forget to daub a number.

At Jackpot Cafe, you can choose any of the bingo cards you bought for autoplay functionality via the “Buy Cards” popup display under the “AutoPlay” tab. Just press the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you would like to have auto-daubed. You can also switch off auto-playing at any time by hitting the “Turn Off” button or by clearing the checkmark beside the card you selected for autoplay. Of course, you still have the option to turn Autoplay back on anytime you decide.

Whether you daub your numbers manually or you get the system to autodaub for you, neither option will change the result of the game. In the event that your bingo card wins, Jackpot Cafe will award you the jackpot and/or prize – for sure!

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jackpot cafe autodaub autoplay button

Chat While You Play Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe isn’t only about playing your cards and counting your winnings… It’s also about making new buddies and chatting with other similar people!

That’s why live chat is such a thrilling aspect of playing games at Jackpot Cafe. As a matter of fact, games to play in a chat room go on in all 90-ball bingo rooms and are administered by Chat Leaders. You can easily open a chat by posting a message to the chat board and just the same close a chat using the click of a button.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Leaders are always around to shoot the breeze and offer support – all the while keeping things engaging. Just remember to enlighten yourself with some first!

jackpot cafe live chat board

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

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

If the pattern on your bingo ticket matches the winning pattern, the game will end and your Jackpot Cafe username will pop up in a display box saying that you’re one of the winners of that game and prizes and/or jackpots you’ve collected.

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

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In-Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe understands that sometimes the Internet unexpectedly switches off and you can get disconnected in the middle of a game. In the event that this arises, the Jackpot Cafe system will continue to auto-daub for you and award you any jackpots and/or prizes you may have won during the time you are 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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