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Suggestions for Online Bingo Newbies

Aug 18, 2007
With never ending advances in technology, graphics, and animation, online bingo is getting more exciting than ever before. Bingo is probably the most played game on the internet. In the USA and the UK online bingo is easily the most popular internet game generating billions of dollars a year in revenue. Unlike land based bingo you can play bingo on the internet 24/7. If you're new to the internet bingo world you probably have a lot of questions. How to pick out the right bingo site, the rules and policies of the various internet bingo sites, free play options, security of transactions, you get the idea.

Selecting an internet bingo site can be a daunting task. Hopefully the following information will be helpful to those who are new to the world of online bingo.

Most internet bingo sites have a free play option. Both newbies and experienced players will find free play options helpful. Experienced players can get a feel for how the bingo site works. For those who are new to the game and the internet this option offers the opportunity to gain experience and learn the basics of the game. Occasionally you may run into an bingo site that allows you to win prizes using the free play option.

Deposit bonuses are an important factor to consider. If you shop around you should be able to find deposit bonuses ranging from 30% to 100%. Put simply, a deposit bonus is the percentage or amount of money the website site gives you for your deposits. Online bingo deposit bonuses are becoming more generous due to increased competition.

Of course secure transactions are all important. Most bingo sites list their credentials, where they are licensed and security policies. Be sure to check these out before joining any bingo site.

Join the chat room. Online bingo chat rooms are one of the leading factors in choosing a site. Be sure to read the chat room policies. Most bingo web sites have policies that are based on common sense and courtesy. Take the time to introduce yourself and get to know the other players. While the game is competitive, the level is not as intense as in poker or blackjack. Friendly competition is the norm for internet bingo. Sportsmanship is also the norm with players congratulating each other on their wins. In addition many sites have chat room games. While most of these are not for money but the prizes can range form a toaster to a cruise. Since the internet is international in scope it is likely that you will be playing web bingo with players from around the world. This is one of the main factors that separate the online game from its land based counterpart. Be civil, use common sense, and there should be no problems.

Most internet bingo sites have a stunning variety of games including slots. Slots are all the rage in the USA and the UK. Online slots are essentially an online version of the notorious "one armed bandits" featured in brick and mortar casinos. Online slots offer more variety than their land based counterparts. Amazing graphics and animation are the norm and the possibilities are limitless. While the main focus of a bingo site will obviously be bingo, slots offer players a diversion. Some online bingo sites have slots with progressive jackpots and the prizes can be quite large. In fact there have been slots winnings of over $50,000 thanks to progressive jackpots.

Internet bingo is available everywhere, is inexpensive, easy, social, and has infinite variety. Online bingo is easily one of the most popular games on the internet. Hopefully the information we have provided will be helpful to those who are new to bingo, and also those who are new to the internet. Online bingo is easily one of the most friendly, uncomplicated games on the internet so why not give it a try.
About the Author
Anthony Wayne works in the marketing department of online bingo site BingoHouse in Costa Rica. He is also editor of the Internet Bingo Blog a great source of internet bingo information.
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