Guide to Online Bingo and Lingo
If you have never played Bingo before, at first it can look a bit complicated but Bingo is a pretty straight forward game to play Bingo is a lottery style game in which numbered balls are randomly drawn although it still pays to learn as much as possible about the site its promotions and its games before you consider to start playing.
90 Ball Bingo
The most famous version of bingo played is the 90-ball bingo. The caller calls out numbers randomly and if they are on a player’s ticket, the player daubs them. The first winner is the player(s) that covers any 1 line, the second winner covers any 2 lines and the full house winner covers all 3 lines on the ticket.
75 Ball Bingo
The caller calls out his numbers randomly and if they appear on a player’s card, the player daubs them and the first player to complete the pattern or coverall on their card wins the game.
80 Ball Bingo
There are many different patterns in play on 80 ball bingo,The caller calls out numbers randomly and if they appear on a player’s card, the player daubs them and the first player to complete the pattern wins the most common games played are for a line in any direction the four corner numbers and the full house
5 line Bingo
The style of this game is a 75-ball ,the card numbers range from 1 to 75 and is similar to the 90 ball game however instead of there only being 3 winners the 5 line bingo produces 5 winners 1 line, 2 line, 3 line, 4 line and the house.
30 Ball Bingo
This style of game is very fast paced the bingo cards are 3 x 3 with nine squares. Often called speed bingo because there is only 9 numbers to cover.
Finding a Bingo Site
Once you find an online bingo site meeting your requirements, relax and be sure to take advantage of their bonuses and promotions on offer but please always do read the terms and conditions as the will all vary from site to site.
Try and become familiar with the bingo software developers.There are a good few to choose from and can save you some time when looking for somewhere to play or when looking for specific types of bingo game or slot variations which you may like Gamesys, virtue fusion, dragonfish, Daub, microgaming and cozy are the main big developers and all offering a different and unique way to play online bingo.
The Bingo Lingo and his more traditional calls
|1. Kelly’s Eye||2. One Little Duck||3. Cup of Tea||4. Knock at the Door|
|5. Man Alive||6. Tom Mix||7. Lucky 7||8. Garden Gate|
|9. Doctors Orders||10. Cameron’s Den||11. Legs Eleven||12. One Dozen|
|13. Unlucky for Some||14. Valentines Day||15. Young and Keen||16. Sweet Sixteen|
|17. Dancing Queen||18. Coming of Age||19. Goodbye-Teens||20. One Score|
|21. Key of the Door||22. Two Little Ducks||23. Thee and Me||24. Two Dozen|
|25. Duck and Dive||26. Pick and Mix||27. Gateway to Heaven||28. Over Weight|
|29. Rise and Shine||30. Dirty Gertie||31. Get up and Run||32. Buckle my Shoe|
|33. Dirty Knee||34. Ask for More||35. Jump and Jive||36. Three Dozen|
|37. More than Eleven||38. Christmas Cake||39. Steps||40. Naughty Forty|
|41. Time for Fun||42. Winnie the Pooh||43. Down on your Knees||44. Droopy Drawers|
|45. Halfway There||46. Up to Tricks||47. Four and Seven||48. Four Dozen|
|49. PC||50. Half a Century||51. Tweak of the Thumb||52. Danny La Rue|
|53. Stuck in the Tree||54. Clean the Floor||55. Snakes Alive||56. Was she worth it|
|57. Heinz Varieties||58. Make them Wait||59. Brighton Line||60. Five Dozen|
|61. Bakers Bun||62. Turn on the Screw||63. Tickle Me 63||64. Red Raw|
|65. Old Age Pension||66. Clickety Click||67. Made in Heaven||68. Saving Grace|
|69. Either Way Up||70. Three Score & Ten||71. Bang on the Drum||72. Six Dozen|
|73. Queen B||74. Candy Store||75. Strive & Strive||76. Trombones|
|77. Sunset Strip||78. Heavens Gate||79. One More Time||80. Eight & Blank|
|81. Stop & Run||82. Straight On Through||83. Time for Tea||84. Seven Dozen|
|85. Staying Alive||86. Between the Sticks||87. Torquay in Devon||88. Two Fat Ladies|
|89. Nearly There||90. Top of the Shop|
Learning the Bingo Lingo
Many of us play bingo not only for the pleasure of the game but also for the social side chatting and having laugh also participation in chat games knowing the lingo that players use makes it easier to understand whats going on they are Abbreviations and allows players to say what they need to say faster than to be typed out fully so it lets you get on with the more important part having fun.
The players lingo and what it means:
|GL Good Luck||ROFL Roll on Floor Laughing||HB Hurry Back||BRB Be Right Back|
|GLEV1 Good Luck Everyone||GN Good Night||TMI Too Much Information||WTG Way to Go|
|TYVM Thank You Very Much||UL Unlucky||HAGD Have a Good Day||TY Thank You|
|L8R Later||TC Take Care||YVW You’re Very Welcome||BTW By The Way|
|CH Chat Host||LMAO Laughing my A*** Off||LOL Laugh Out Loud||WB Welcome Back|
|GL2U Good Luck to You||GR8 Great||NP No Problem||PLS Please|
|THX Thanks||WDW Well Done Winner||G2G Got to Go||JJ Just Joking|
(CG) Chat Games
Chat games add some extra entertainment to a bingo room as well as adding the possibility to win some extra prizes ,cash and Bonuses Chat games are a very popular way to boost your bankroll and can consist of trivia questions tournaments or games based on the numbers being called in the bingo room.
(BB) Bingo Bonus
BB’s in all sites can differ the differences will be given in the terms and conditions of the relevant site This is a prize which is given on sign up ,deposits or through competitions and chat games.
(CM) The Host or Chat Moderator
The Host is there to make sure that the basic rules of chat etiquette are being followed and to help their roomies and entertain their room.
(RNG) Random number generator
The RNG is independently tested and certified by the bingo halls licensing authority to make sure playing is always true and fair. All Online bingo games use a random number generator this ensures that the balls called are called in a totally random way.