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 United Kingdom. At Jackpot Cafe, the Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards have random numbers ranging from 1 through 90. Once the bingo game has begun, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out all 90 Bingo balls – randomly – from a pool of 90 balls.

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

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 the ticket.

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

The lines 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 games, the cards contain 3 horizontal lines and 9 vertical columns. Because each line has five numbers, each bingo ticket has a total of 15 numbers.

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

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

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

On occasion, players can get all 3 prizes during one game if they are the first one to acquire all three patterns.

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

All bingo games are played for a Jackpot at Jackpot Cafe. The Jackpot amount varies according to predetermined patterns and hours of play. The first person to hit “BINGO” within a specific number of balls wins the jackpot. In case no one wins the jackpot, the jackpot is carried over to the following game.

Occasionally, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a specified number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has coined this the “Mega Vault” (aka Bingo Bonanza) Progressive Jackpot and it is played across all participating Leapfrog Gaming sites.

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Game Options
A lot of game options exist within Jackpot Cafe. You can buy additional bingo cards, turn the auto-daub (aka Autoplay) on/off, or play video slots while you’re waiting for the next bingo game to begin. You can even personalize the Jackpot Cafe interface to suit your personal preferences.

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Buying Bingo Cards
REQUIRED: To participate in a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe, you have to purchase at least 1 bingo card.

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

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Picking Bingo Cards
To be able to play bingo at Jackpot Cafe, it’s a requirement that you purchase at least one 90-ball bingo card.

On the “Buy Cards” popup screen under the “Select Cards” tab, you can choose which bingo cards you want to purchase. You can either select cards individually by clicking on them one-by-one or by selecting the whole row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button. The colour turns from grey to orange after 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’ll then wait for the game to start. You can keep track of the time remaining before the game begins by checking the “Next Game” countdown, which can be seen on the left-hand side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

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

As soon as the bingo game starts, all details about the game will be visible in the information area at the top of the interface. For example, you will see the the prize and jackpot, total number of players, the winning pattern, etc.

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TIP: Best Time to
If you’d like to find out which days and/or hours specifically are the best times to play bingo online, read on…

As far as AM or PM is concerned, playing virtual bingo games at Jackpot Cafe at sunrise, lunch time, nightfall, or bedtime, makes exactly no difference at all. However, some players at Jackpot Cafe have said that the best days to play online tend to be during the middle of the week, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and never on Mondays. Regarding Saturday’s or Sunday’s, they are strictly neutral.

Even though there is no physical evidence to support these claims (on when is the best time to play online bingo), virtual bingo games operators like Jackpot Cafe assure players that playing bingo on the Web at any time, on any day, offers the same odds of winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Auto-Daubing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms let you decide whether you want to have the Jackpot Cafe computer automatically daub your cards for you or by manually daubing your bingo card yourself (by using your mouse). Letting the system for you will ensure you never forget to daub a number.

You can select 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 hit the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you’d like to have daubed automatically. You can also turn off the autodaub feature at any time by clearing the checkmark beside the card you selected for autoplay or by pressing the “Turn Off” button. Of course, you’ll still be able to switch Autoplay back on anytime you please.

Whether you daub your numbers manually or you have the system auto-daub for you, neither choice will alter the game outcome. In case your bingo card wins, Jackpot Cafe will award you the jackpot and/or prize – for sure!

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

That’s why live chat is such an appealing aspect of playing games 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 start a chat, you can easily post a message on the chat board and similarly exit a chat using the click of a button.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Hosts are always within reach to shoot the breeze and provide support – all while keeping things interesting. Just remember to catch up on a little first!

jackpot cafe live chat board

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

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

If the winning pattern matches the pattern on your bingo card, the game comes to an end and your Jackpot Cafe username will open up in a display box showing that you’re one of the winners of the game and the amount you have collected.

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

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Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe understands that from time to time, the Internet unexpectedly goes out and you may get disconnected in the middle of a game. If this arises, the Jackpot Cafe system continues to auto-daub for you and will award you with any 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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