How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


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

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

The first 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 is the player that covers all 3 lines on their card.

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

The vertical columns are arranged in this manner:

  • 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

In 90-ball games, the cards always have 3 horizontal lines and 9 vertical columns. Because each line contains five numbers, each ticket totals 15 numbers.

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Winning Patterns
When it comes to 90-ball bingo games, there are three succeeding patterns at Jackpot Cafe that allow you to win, and each pattern carries its own prize.

90-ball bingo succeeding patterns are as follows:

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

Occasionally, players at Jackpot Cafe can collect all 3 of the prize amounts during a game if they are the first one to acquire all three patterns.

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: Jackpots & Prizes
In Jackpot Cafe’s , the prize amount depends on how many bingo cards you bought and the number of players who are playing in the bingo game.

All bingo games at Jackpot Cafe are played for a Jackpot. The Jackpot amount varies based on pre-determined patterns and times of play. The first person to hit “BINGO” within a set number of balls wins the jackpot. In case nobody wins the jackpot, the jackpot rolls over to the following game.

At times, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a specified number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe calls 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
Within Jackpot Cafe exist a slew of game options. You can buy additional bingo cards, turn the automatic dauber (aka Autoplay) on/off, or play themed slots while waiting for the next bingo game to begin. To suit your personal preferences, you can also personalize the Jackpot Cafe interface.

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Purchasing Bingo Cards
The purchase of at least 1 bingo card is a requirement for playing in a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe.

On the “Buy Cards” popup screen under the “Quick Buy” tab, you have the option to buy bingo cards by selecting a set number of cards with the plus/minus arrow buttons or by clicking the pre-defined buttons (Minimum cards, 6, 12, 24, Maximum cards). The price of each card is visible on the left 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 is a requirement that you purchase at least one 90-ball bingo card.

On the “Buy Cards” popup screen under the “Select Cards” tab, you have the option to select which bingo cards you want to buy. You can either select cards individually by clicking on them one-by-one or you can select an entire row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button. The colour turns from grey to orange when a card has been selected.

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

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

As soon as the bingo game commences, all details about the game will be visible in the info section at the top of the interface. E.g. you will see the the jackpot and prize, total number of players, the winning pattern, etc.

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TIP: Best Time to
If you’re curious as to what days/hours specifically are the best times to play bingo on the Internet, read on…

As far as AM/PM is concerned, playing virtual bingo games at Jackpot Cafe in the morning, afternoon, evening, or night, makes exactly no difference at all. However, some players at Jackpot Cafe have suggested that their best days to wager online occur during the middle of the week, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and never on Monday’s. As for Saturdays and Sundays, many remain strictly divided.

Even though there is no hard proof to support these conclusions (on when is the best time to play online bingo), virtual bingo game providers like Jackpot Cafe assure its players that playing bingo on the Internet at any time, on any day, offers the same odds of winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Automatically Daubing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms allow you to choose whether you want to daub your bingo card manually yourself (by using your mouse) or by letting the Jackpot Cafe computer daub your cards automatically for you. Letting the system for you will ensure you don’t forget to daub a number.

At Jackpot Cafe, you can select any of the bingo cards you purchased for autoplay functionality via the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “AutoPlay” tab. Just hit the “Turn On” button and then checkmark the cards you’d like to have daubed automatically. You can also switch off the auto-daub feature anytime by hitting the “Turn Off” button or by clearing the checkmark beside the card you chose to autoplay. Of course, you will always have the option to switch Auto-daub back on whenever you so desire.

Whether you daub your numbers manually or you have the system autoplay for you, neither option will affect the outcome of the game. Should your bingo card be a winner, Jackpot Cafe will award you the jackpot and/or prize – no doubt!

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Chat While Playing Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe is not only about playing your cards and counting your winnings… It’s also about connecting with other similar people and making new buddies!

That’s why chat games are such an appealing aspect of playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe. As a matter of fact, chat games take place in every 90-ball bingo room and are administered by Chat Leaders. You can easily post a message to the chat board to begin a chat and just as easily exit a chat via the click of a button.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Moderators are always accessible to chat and give support – all while keeping things engaging. Just don’t forget to enlighten yourself with a bit of first!

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Winning BINGO
In 90-ball bingo at Jackpot Cafe, you will be eligible to win a prize amount if you get BINGO on any of the following 3 horizontal line patterns: One Line, Two Line and/or Full House.

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

If the pattern on your card matches the winning pattern, the game will end and your Jackpot Cafe username will pop-up in a display message saying that you’re one of the winners of the game and the amount you’ve won.

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

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In-Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe is well aware that now and again, the Internet goes offline unexpectedly and you may get disconnected when playing a game. If this arises, the Jackpot Cafe system continues to autoplay for you and award you any jackpots and/or prizes you may win 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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