Bingo is a popular game that is constantly growing in popularity as an online game. There are a number of different types of bingo games that are available to play at most online bingo sites. Here we will look at some of the different bingo games that you can usually find on offer at an online bingo hall.
75 Ball Bingo
75 ball bingo games are popular in North America and at online bingo halls. They often include unusual patterns from which players can win a bonus. These may include standard patterns such as an X or they may include seasonal patterns such as a Christmas tree.
90 Ball Bingo
90 ball bingo games are popular online and in the UK and Australia. Players are able to win more than once per game.
80 Ball Bingo
Many online bingo sites offer 80 ball bingo games. These are a good option for players who are looking for something between 75 and 90 balls.
Be aware of the specific rules for the bingo game you have chosen as the pattern that is required to be covered for bingo may differ.
In regular bingo games there are three ways to win which accounts for the typically smaller prizes that are awarded in this type of bingo game. The winning player is the player to cover one entire row in one of three possible directions €“ horizontal, vertical or diagonal.
As the name suggests, in a cover all bingo game, players are required to cover all of the numbers on their bingo card. In addition, there is usually a large jackpot prize that is awarded if the winning player covers all of his numbers before the 41st ball is called. The jackpot reduces significantly if all of the numbers are covered after this point.
In order to win at diamond bingo, players must cover the numbers on their bingo board that make up a diamond shape. There are two types of diamond bingo games. The first type requires the coverage of more numbers €“ B3, I2, I4, N1, N5, G2, G4 and O3. The second type requires the coverage of the numbers B3, N1, N5 and O3.
When playing the four corners bingo game only four numbers count towards winning €“ the four corner numbers. The player to win is the first one to cover the numbers B1, B5, O1 and O5.
The winner’s circle is made up of a circle around the perimeter of the bingo card. The player must cover all of the numbers that make up that circle €“ all of rows B and O, as well as the first and last number in rows I, N and G.
In the game of cross bingo, the winner is the player who is first to cover the shape of a cross on the bingo card. The cross shape is made up of the row N, as well as the numbers B3, I3, G3 and O3.