How To Play 90-Ball Bingo

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Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the typical type of bingo played in the UK. At Jackpot Cafe, the Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards have random numbers that range from 1 to 90. Once the bingo game has begun, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out (in randomized order) all 90 Bingo balls from a pool of 90 balls.

You’ll watch the numbers on your bingo card get marked off 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 pre-determined winning pattern, you’ll get Bingo and be eligible to win a prize amount.

First place goes to the player that covers any 1 line pattern, 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 the card.

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

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

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

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Winning Patterns
When it comes to 90-ball bingo games, there are 3 successive patterns at Jackpot Cafe that allow you to win, and each pattern has its own prize.

Winning 90-ball bingo patterns 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 two rows)
  • Full House (i.e. Cover all 15 numbers on a card)

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

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

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

Sometimes, Jackpot Cafe offers a in a specified number of bingo games. Jackpot Cafe has named 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
A slew of game options exist within Jackpot Cafe. You can buy additional bingo cards, switch the auto-daub (aka Autoplay) on/off, or play themed slots while waiting for the next bingo game to begin. You can also customize the Jackpot Cafe interface to suit your individual preferences.

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Purchasing Bingo Cards
REQUIRED: You must purchase at least 1 bingo card to play in a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe.

On the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen under the “Quick Buy” tab, you can purchase bingo cards by clicking the predefined buttons (Minimum cards, 6, 12, 24, Maximum cards) or by selecting a specific number of cards using the +/- arrows. The price per card is visible on the left side of the the “Buy Cards” pop-up display.

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Bingo Cards Selection
REQUIRED: In order to play bingo at Jackpot Cafe, you will have to purchase 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 to buy. You can either select the whole row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button or by selecting cards one-by-one by clicking on them individually. The colour changes to orange from grey 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 will then wait for the game to commence. You can check how much time is remaining until the game begins by watching the “Next Game” countdown, which appears on the left side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

At Jackpot Cafe, new bingo games commence every few minutes – so you will never be waiting long before the next game commences. While you wait, you can play directly from in the game interface.

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

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TIP: Best Time to
If you would like to find out which days/hours are specifically the best times for playing virtual bingo, continue reading…

As far as AM/PM is concerned, playing online bingo games at Jackpot Cafe at sunrise, afternoon, dark, or night, makes absolutely no difference at all. Yet, some players at Jackpot Cafe have stated that the best days to bet online occur during midweek, on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s, and not at all on Mondays. With regards to Saturday’s or Sunday’s, they are divided.

Although there is not a thread of concrete proof to support these observations (on when is the best time to play online bingo), online bingo games operators such as Jackpot Cafe assure players that playing bingo on the Internet on any day, at any time, provides equal odds at winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Auto-Daubing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms allow you to choose whether you would like to daub your bingo card manually yourself (by mouse-click) or have the Jackpot Cafe computer daub your cards automatically for you automatically. Letting the system for you will ensure you don’t miss a number.

You can choose any of the bingo cards you bought at Jackpot Cafe for autoplay functionality on the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen under the “AutoPlay” tab. Just press the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you would like to have auto-played. Also, you can turn off the auto-play feature anytime by pressing the “Turn Off” button or by removing the check-mark beside the card you chose to autoplay. Of course, you still be able to switch Autoplay back on whenever you choose.

Whether you get the system to auto-daub for you or you daub your numbers manually, neither choice will change the game outcome. In case your bingo card wins, Jackpot Cafe will award you the jackpot and/or prize – no doubt!

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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 making new buddies and chatting with others!

That’s why chat games are such a huge aspect of playing games at Jackpot Cafe. In fact, chat room games go on in each 90-ball bingo room and are moderated by Chat Leaders. You can easily open a chat on the chat board by posting a message or just as easily terminate a chat via the click of your mouse.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Hosts are always available to have a chat and provide assistance – all the while keeping things interesting. Just make sure you enlighten yourself with some 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 three horizontal line patterns: One Line, Two Line and/or Full House.

1st place goes to the player that covers any 1 line pattern, second place goes to the player that correctly marks off any 2 horizontal lines, and the “Full House” winner goes to the player that 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 message showing that you are one of the winners of the game and jackpots and/or prizes you’ve collected.

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

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In-Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe is well aware that at times, the Internet goes out and you can become disconnected while playing a game. Should this happen, the Jackpot Cafe system continues to auto-daub for you and award you with any prizes you may have won during your time 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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