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 that range from 1 to 90. Once the bingo game starts, the Jackpot Cafe computer will call out all 90 balls (from a pool of 90 balls) at random.

You will watch the numbers on your bingo card get marked off when the numbers are called automatically during gameplay. 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 will win Bingo and be eligible to win a prize in 90-ball bingo at Jackpot Cafe.

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

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90-Ball Bingo Cards
The sold for 90-ball bingo games at Jackpot Cafe have a 3×9 chart of numbers. Each line of 9 boxes displays 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 9 vertical columns and 3 horizontal lines in 90-ball bingo games. Because each line has five numbers, each card totals 15 numbers.

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

Winning 90-ball bingo patterns are as below:

  • Any One Line (Cover all of the numbers in any single row)
  • Any Two Lines (Cover all of the numbers in any 2 rows)
  • Full House (Cover all 15 of the numbers on a ticket)

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

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

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

Every so often, 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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In-Game Options
Inside Jackpot Cafe exist a whole host of game options. You can turn the auto-daub (aka Autoplay) ON or OFF, purchase more bingo cards, or play video slots while waiting for the next bingo game to begin. To suit your individual preferences, you can even customize the Jackpot Cafe interface.

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Purchasing Bingo Cards
REQUIRED: To play in a bingo game at Jackpot Cafe, you have to purchase at least one bingo card.

On the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “Quick Buy” tab, you have the option to buy bingo cards by selecting a set number of cards with the +/- arrow buttons or by clicking the predefined buttons (Minimum cards, 6, 12, 24, Maximum cards). The price of each card is visible on the left side of the the “Buy Cards” popup display.

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Picking Bingo Cards
It’s required that you buy at least one 90-ball bingo card at Jackpot Cafe in order to play bingo.

On the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen under the “Select Cards” tab, you can select specific bingo cards to purchase. You can either select cards individually by clicking each card one-by-one or you can select the entire row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button. After a card is selected, the colour turns to orange from grey.

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Playing the Bingo Game
After you buy cards at Jackpot Cafe for a bingo game, the next step is to wait for the game to commence. You can check how much time remains until the game commences by watching the “Next Game” countdown timer, which can be seen on the left-hand side of the Jackpot Cafe game interface.

At Jackpot Cafe, new bingo games take place every few minutes – so you will not need to wait long before the next game starts. While you’re waiting, you can play straight from within the game screen.

Once the bingo game commences, all details about the game will be visible in the info area at the top of the interface. 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 want to find out which days and hours specifically are the best times for playing bingo on the Web, read on…

As far as AM or PM is concerned, playing Jackpot Cafe’s online bingo games at daybreak, lunch time, nightfall, or bedtime, truly makes no difference whatsoever. Yet, some Jackpot Cafe players have suggested that the best days to bet online are on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s, during mid-week, and not at all on Mondays. Regarding Saturday’s or Sunday’s, most remain neutral.

Although there isn’t any hard proof to support these theories (on when is the best time to play online bingo), virtual bingo game providers such as Jackpot Cafe assure players that playing bingo online at any time, on any day, offers equal odds at winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Automatically Playing) Your Numbers
Jackpot Cafe’s bingo rooms let you choose whether you would like to let the Jackpot Cafe computer daub your cards automatically for you automatically or to manually daub your bingo card yourself (by clicking your mouse). Having the system for you will ensure you don’t miss a number.

On the “Buy Cards” popup display under the “AutoPlay” tab, you can choose any of the bingo cards you purchased at Jackpot Cafe to play automatically. Just hit the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you would like to have auto-played. You can also turn off the auto-daub feature anytime by removing the checkmark beside the card you selected for autoplay or by hitting the “Turn Off” button. Of course, you will still have the option to switch Autoplay back on anytime you please.

Whether you daub your numbers manually or you have the system auto-daub for you, neither option will alter the game result. Should your bingo card win, Jackpot Cafe will award you the jackpot and/or prize – signed, sealed, delivered!

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Chat While You Play Bingo!
Playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe is not just about playing your cards and counting your chips… It’s also about making new friendships and socializing with other players!

That’s why chat games are such a huge aspect of playing bingo at Jackpot Cafe. As a matter of fact, games to play in a chat room take place in each 90-ball bingo room and are administered by Chat Leaders. You can easily open a chat by posting a message to the chat board or just as easily close a chat with the click of your mouse.

Jackpot Cafe’s Chat Leaders are always available to shoot the breeze and give support – all the while keeping things entertaining. Just remember to familiarize yourself with a bit of first!

jackpot cafe live chat board

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

1st place goes to the player that covers any one line pattern, 2nd place goes to the player that covers any two line pattern, and the “Full House” winner correctly marks off all three horizontal lines on the card.

If the winning pattern matches the pattern on your bingo card, the game stops and your Jackpot Cafe username opens up in a display box showing that you are one of the winners of the game and the amount you have won.

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

* Don’t have a Jackpot Cafe account?
to start playing and get £20 FREE (no deposit required).

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Game Disconnections
Jackpot Cafe is well aware that every once in a while, the Internet switches off unexpectedly and you can get disconnected while playing a game. In case this happens, the Jackpot Cafe system continues to play automatically for you and will award you any prizes you may win 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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