How To Play 90-Ball Bingo

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

You’ll watch the numbers on your bingo card get marked off as the numbers are called automatically during gameplay. If the number that is called is on your bingo card, then that number is marked off. You will score B-I-N-G-O and be eligible to win a prize amount at Jackpot Cafe in 90-ball bingo if the pattern on your bingo ticket matches the pre-determined winning pattern.

The first place winner is 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 correctly marks off all 3 horizontal lines on the ticket.

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90-Ball Bingo Cards
The sold in Jackpot Cafe for 90-ball bingo games have a 3×9 chart of numbers. Each line contains 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 have 9 vertical columns and 3 horizontal lines in 90-ball games. Each line contains five numbers; thus each ticket totals 15 numbers.

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Winning Patterns
When it comes to 90-ball bingo games, there are 3 winning patterns at Jackpot Cafe that can net you a win, and each pattern carries its own prize amount.

90-ball bingo winning patterns are any of the following:

  • 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 two rows)
  • Full House (i.e. Cover all 15 of the numbers on any ticket)

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

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

All bingo games are played for a Jackpot at Jackpot Cafe. The Jackpot amount varies according to hours of play and pre-determined patterns. The first person to hit “B-I-N-G-O” within a specific number of balls wins the jackpot. If no one wins the jackpot, the jackpot rolls over to the following game.

From time to time, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a limited number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has named 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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Game Options
Lots of game options exist within Jackpot Cafe. You can turn the autodaub (aka Autoplay) on/off, purchase new bingo cards, or play video slots while waiting for the next bingo game to start. You can also customize the Jackpot Cafe interface to suit your personal preferences.

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

You can buy bingo cards on the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen under the “Quick Buy” tab by selecting a specific number of cards with the plus/minus arrows 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” pop-up display.

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Bingo Card(s) Selection
In order to play bingo at Jackpot Cafe, it’s a requirement that you purchase at least one 90-ball bingo card.

You can select which bingo cards to purchase on the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “Select Cards” tab. You can either select an entire row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button or by selecting cards individually by clicking on them one-by-one. The colour turns from grey to orange when a card has been selected.

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Playing the Game
After you buy cards at Jackpot Cafe for a bingo game, you will then wait for the game to commence. You can keep track of the time remaining until the game commences by looking at the “Next Game” countdown, which appears on the left-hand side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

At Jackpot Cafe, new bingo games begin every few minutes – so you will never be waiting long for the next game to start. While you are waiting, you can play straight from inside the game interface.

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

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TIP: Best Time to
If you are wondering what days and hours specifically are the best times for playing bingo online, continue reading…

As far as AM and PM is concerned, playing Jackpot Cafe’s online bingo games in the morning, noon, nightfall, or night, makes precisely no difference whatsoever. Nonetheless, some Jackpot Cafe players have suggested that the best days to gamble online are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, during mid-week, and never on Mondays. Regarding weekends, they are totally neutral down the middle.

Even though there is no genuine evidence to support these observations (on when is the best time to play online bingo), Internet bingo games providers such as Jackpot Cafe assure its players that playing bingo on the Web at any time, on any day, gives equal odds at winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Auto-Daubing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms let you decide whether you want to daub your bingo card manually yourself (by clicking your mouse) or by letting the Jackpot Cafe computer daub your cards automatically for you automatically. Letting the system for you will make sure you never miss a number.

On the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “AutoPlay” tab, you can select any of the bingo cards you bought at Jackpot Cafe to autoplay. Simply press the “Turn On” button and then checkmark the cards you’d like to have daubed automatically. Also, you can switch off the autodaub feature at any time by removing the checkmark beside the card you selected for autoplay or by hitting the “Turn Off” button. Of course, you will still be able to switch Autodaub back on anytime you so desire.

Whether you daub your numbers manually or you get the system to autodaub for you, neither choice will alter the result of the game. If your bingo card wins, Jackpot Cafe will award you the jackpot and/or prize – no doubt!

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Chat Whilst Playing Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe is not just about playing your cards and counting your chips… It’s also about connecting with other similar folks and making new friendships!

That’s why live chat is such a significant part of playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe. In fact, chat games go on in all 90-ball bingo rooms and are supervised by Chat Leaders. You can easily begin a chat by posting a message to the chat board and just the same exit a chat using the click of a button.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Hosts are always around to shoot the breeze and help out – all while keeping things engaging. Just make sure you catch up on a bit of first!

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

The 1st place winner is the player that covers any one line pattern, second place goes to the player that covers any 2 line pattern, and the “Full House” winner covers all 3 lines on their card.

If the winning pattern matches the pattern on your ticket, the game comes to an end and your Jackpot Cafe username will pop-up in a display box saying that you are a winner of that game and prizes and/or jackpots you have 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 is well aware that sometimes the Internet goes out unexpectedly and you can become disconnected during a game. In case this takes place, the Jackpot Cafe system will continue to auto-daub for you and will award you with any prizes and/or jackpots you may have won while 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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