How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


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

You’ll see the numbers get marked off on your bingo card as the numbers are automatically called during the game. 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 winning pattern, you will win B-I-N-G-O and be eligible to win a prize.

1st place goes to the player that correctly marks off any horizontal line, the second place winner covers any two line pattern, 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 at Jackpot Cafe have a 3×9 grid of numbers. Each line contains 9 boxes that display 4 empty spots and 5 numbers.

The columns are arranged in this manner:

  • 1-9 (First Column)
  • 10-19 (Second Column)
  • 20-29 (Third Column)
  • 30-39 (Fourth Column)
  • 40-49 (Fifth Column)
  • 50-59 (Sixth Column)
  • 60-69 (Seventh Column)
  • 70-79 (Eighth Column)
  • 80-90 (Ninth Column)

The tickets always contain 3 horizontal lines and 9 vertical columns in 90-ball bingo games. Because each line has five numbers, each card totals 15 numbers.

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Winning Pattern
In 90-ball bingo games at Jackpot Cafe, there are three winning patterns that can get you a win, and each unique pattern carries its own prize.

Successive patterns in 90-ball bingo are as such:

  • Any 1 Line (i.e. Cover all of the numbers in any single row)
  • Any 2 Lines (i.e. Cover all the numbers in any 2 rows)
  • Full House (i.e. Cover all 15 of the numbers on any card)

On occasion, Jackpot Cafe players can get all 3 of the prizes during a game if they’re the first one to collect all 3 of the patterns.

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

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

Periodically, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a select number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe calls this the “Mega Vault” (aka Bingo Bonanza) Progressive Jackpot and it’s played across all participating Leapfrog Gaming sites.

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Game Options
Inside Jackpot Cafe exist a lot of game options. You can turn the automatic dauber (aka Autoplay) on/off, buy new bingo cards, or play themed slots while you are waiting for the next bingo game to commence. To suit your personal preferences, you can even customize the Jackpot Cafe interface.

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Purchasing Bingo Cards
A prerequisite for playing in a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe is the purchase of at least one bingo card.

You can buy bingo cards on the “Buy Cards” popup display under the “Quick Buy” tab by clicking the predefined buttons (Minimum cards, 6, 12, 24, Maximum cards) or by selecting a set number of cards using the plus/minus arrow buttons. The price per card can be seen on the left side of the the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen.

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

On the “Buy Cards” popup display under the “Select Cards” tab, you have the option to choose which bingo cards you want to purchase. You can either select the whole row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button or by selecting cards individually by clicking each card one-by-one. After a card is selected, the colour changes to orange from grey.

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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 start. You can check on the time remaining before the game commences by watching the “Next Game” countdown timer, 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 will never have to wait long before the next game starts. While you are waiting, you can play directly from in the game screen.

As soon as the bingo game begins, all details about the game appear in the information section at the top of the screen. For example, you’ll see the the prize and jackpot, total number of players, the winning pattern, etc.

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TIP: Best Time to
If you are wondering which days and/or hours are specifically the best times to play bingo on the Web, continue reading…

As far as AM/PM is concerned, playing Jackpot Cafe’s online bingo games at dawn, noon, evening, or bedtime, makes exactly no difference whatsoever. Although, some Jackpot Cafe players have said that the best days to wager online occur during mid-week, on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s, and not ever on Monday’s. With regards to Saturday’s and Sunday’s, many are strictly divided.

Even though there is not any concrete evidence to back these views (on when is the best time to play online bingo), virtual bingo games providers like Jackpot Cafe assure players that playing bingo on the Web on any day, at any time, gives equal odds of winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Automatically Playing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms allow you to choose whether you want to have the Jackpot Cafe computer daub your cards automatically for you or by daubing your bingo card manually yourself (by using your mouse). Having the system for you will make sure you never miss 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 press the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you want to have auto-played. Also, you can turn off auto-daubing at any time by removing the checkmark beside the card you chose to autoplay or by clicking the “Turn Off” button. Of course, you always be able to turn Autoplay back on anytime you decide.

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

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Chat While You Play Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe is not only about playing your cards and counting your chips… It is also about connecting with other like-minded people and making new friendships!

That’s why live chat is such a thrilling aspect of playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe. In fact, chat games take place in all 90-ball bingo rooms and are moderated by Chat Leaders. You can easily begin a chat on the chat board by posting a message and just as easily close a chat with the click of a button.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Hosts are always around to chat and help out – all the while keeping things interesting. Just remember to catch up on a little first!

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

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

If the winning pattern matches the pattern on your ticket, the game stops and your Jackpot Cafe username will pop up in a display box saying that you’re a winner of the game and the amount you’ve collected.

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

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Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe knows that at times, the Internet unexpectedly disconnects and you can get disconnected while playing a game. In case this arises, the Jackpot Cafe system continues to play automatically for you and will award you any prizes you may have won while 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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