Playing 75 ball bingo is relatively simple. It is a new game to UK bingo as this form of the game has been more popularly enjoyed by US and Canadian players. However with the advent of the internet and the popularity, the game has also become popular in the UK as well as other countries.
75 ball bingo is played with cards, generally patterned cards, containing 24 numbers, the center number is blank and is a free number, or a wild space. The numbers called are obviously from 1 – 75. The bingo caller calls the numbers as they appear, in a random fashion, and the player daubs the number as it appears on their card. The winner of the game is the first player to complete the pattern on their card.
Patterns of 75 Ball Bingo
One of the reasons why 75 ball bingo has become so popular is because it is so interesting. Because the card makes use of a 5 x 5 grid and at the top of the card the word B-I-N-G-O appears it is a simple matter to create patterns on this grid. These patterns range from seasonal patterns such as Christmas trees, to Easter bunnies at Easter time. The free number is automatically highlighted and counts in winning the game. Standard patterns are also used and these can be letters, outside boxes, X’s and all kinds of other designs.
As will all games 75 ball bingo is simple to learn and easy to play. There are no complicated rules, you just purchase your ticket and play the game as the numbers are called. This is one of the reasons why playing bingo is so popular. Today, most websites also offer a pre-purchase feature, which means the player is able to buy their tickets before the games plays and as the daubing is automatic, they don’t even have to be present at the game in order to win. However not being present at the game takes all the fun out of playing it.
Playing 75 ball means that players are able to join in chat and communicate with the chat moderators, or chat hosts and other players. This makes the game more sociable, and is the main reason why people enjoy playing 75 ball bingo so much.