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Beginners Bingo - Discover This Great Game

Aug 18, 2007
Bingo is one of the winding up game in humankind. This can be considered as game for all ages. Rules and mechanics are easy to conform. So, lets play bingo thinking those steering below.

Beginning Bingo

Bingo is credibly one of the most easygoing games on the planet; all you need are bingo cards, bingo chips, the ability to distinguish numbers, fast eyes and a prize, even youngsters can do it.

Objective of the game:

The objective of the game is to fill in the pattern called for in a certain game with the lowest number of calls. Patterns are decided before the game begins, it can either be a full horizontal, or vertical, a diagonal, an X, a box, or what they call block out, in which you will have to occupy your complete card.

Bingo Cards

Bingo cards have the letters B, I, N, G and O over the top of five columns. Each column hast a set of numbers running from 1 to 75.

The B column has numbers from 1-15, the I column has numbers, 16-30, the N column has numbers from 31 to 45, the G column has numbers from 46 to 60, and the O column has numbers from 61 to 75. Each column may only have 5 numbers from their various ranges.

The card forms a reference grid in which the center grid, the third row of the N column is marked free, this cell does not have to be filled.

Game Play

First you need at least one Bingo card, you may have more than one bingo card at one time, depending upon your marking agility.

The game begins once the host tells everybody the pattern to be made.

Listen for the first ball, the host will shout a letter, either B, I, N, G or O, for the column then a number, e.g. O-70. Search for this number on your card and mark it at once.

The host keeps on calling out letters and numbers until somebody finishes the pattern called for.

The individual with a completed pattern should at once shout out bingo! To inform everybody that he has completed the pattern and has won the game.

The host will then affirm all the numbers and their location on your card, either by taking your card, or by having someone shout out the numbers that made you make the pattern.

Another bingo game may start subsequently, either with the same or another pattern, or same or different prize.

The prize should be right away given after a Bingo.

Tips

Never yell BINGO if you have not completed a pattern as this stops the game and can be very annoying for other players.
About the Author
Garland Choate (GR) is a retired Airline Captain who now publishes articles from the USVI. Find many great articles about Bingo at http://www.bingo.wahwarriors.com
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