How To Play 90-Ball Bingo


Overview: How To Play 90-Ball Bingo
90-ball bingo is the usual type of bingo played in the United Kingdom. At King Jackpot, the Bingo 90 game’s bingo cards have random numbers that range from 1 through 90. As soon as the bingo game starts, the King Jackpot computer will call out all 90 balls (from a pool of 90 balls) in random order.

You’ll see the numbers get marked off on your bingo card as the numbers are automatically called during the game. If your bingo card has the number that is called, then that number is marked off. If the pattern on your card matches the pre-determined winning pattern, you’ll hit BINGO and be eligible to win a prize amount in 90-ball bingo at King Jackpot.

First place goes to the player that correctly marks off any horizontal line, second place goes to the player that covers any 2 line pattern, and the “Full House” winner goes to the player that correctly marks off all 3 horizontal lines on their ticket.

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90-Ball Bingo Cards
The sold inside King Jackpot for 90-ball bingo games display a 3×9 grid of numbers. Each horizontal line contains 9 boxes that display 4 empty spots and 5 numbers.

The lines are arranged in this manner:

  • 1-9 (First Column)
  • 10-19 (Second Column)
  • 20-29 (Third Column)
  • 30-39 (Fourth Column)
  • 40-49 (Fifth Column)
  • 50-59 (Sixth Column)
  • 60-69 (Seventh Column)
  • 70-79 (Eighth Column)
  • 80-90 (Ninth Column)

In 90-ball bingo games, the tickets always contain 9 vertical columns and 3 horizontal lines. Each line has five numbers; thus each card has a total of 15 numbers.

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Winning Patterns
In 90-ball bingo games at King Jackpot, there are three succeeding patterns that can give you a win, and each unique pattern carries its own prize.

Winning 90-ball bingo patterns are as follows:

  • Any 1 Line (i.e. Cover all the numbers in any 1 row)
  • Any 2 Lines (i.e. Cover all of the numbers in any 2 rows)
  • Full House (i.e. Cover all 15 numbers on a card)

Occasionally, players at King Jackpot can collect all 3 prizes during one game if they are the first one to get all three patterns.

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: Jackpots & Prizes
In King Jackpot’s , the prize amount is dependent on the number of bingo cards you possess and the number of people playing in the bingo game.

All bingo games are played for a Jackpot at King Jackpot. The Jackpot amount varies based on hours of play and pre-determined patterns. The first person to hit “BINGO” within a specific number of balls wins the jackpot. In the event no one wins the jackpot, the jackpot rolls over to the following game.

Every so often, King Jackpot offers a in a limited number of bingo games. King Jackpot has named this the “Mega Vault” (also known as Bingo Bonanza) Progressive Jackpot and it is played across all participating Leapfrog Gaming sites.

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In-Game Options
Inside King Jackpot exist a lot of game options. You can buy additional bingo cards, turn the autodaub (aka Autoplay) ON or OFF, or play themed slots while you’re waiting for the next bingo game to commence. To suit your individual preferences, you can even personalize the King Jackpot interface.

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Buying Bingo Cards
REQUIRED: You must purchase at least one bingo card to play in a bingo game at King Jackpot.

You can buy bingo cards on the “Buy Cards” pop-up display under the “Quick Buy” tab by selecting a specific number of cards with the +/- arrow buttons or by clicking the pre-defined buttons (Minimum cards, 6, 12, 24, Maximum cards). The price per card can be seen on the left side of the the “Buy Cards” popup screen.

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Choosing Bingo Cards
To be able to play bingo at King Jackpot, it is a requirement that you purchase at least one 90-ball bingo card.

You can choose which bingo cards you want to purchase on the “Buy Cards” pop-up screen under the “Select Cards” tab. You can either select cards individually by clicking each card one-by-one or you can select an entire row of cards by clicking on the “Select Row” button. When a card has been selected, the colour turns from grey to orange.

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Playing the Game
After you buy cards for a bingo game at King Jackpot, you will then wait for the game to begin. You can keep track of the time remaining before the game commences by checking the “Next Game” countdown, which can be seen on the left-hand side of the King Jackpot game interface.

New bingo games at King Jackpot commence every few minutes – so you will never have to wait long before the next game begins. While you wait, you can play straight from inside the game screen.

As soon as the bingo game starts, all game details will be visible in the information area at the top of the interface. For example, you will see the total number of players, the winning pattern, the prize and jackpot, etc.

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TIP: Best Time to
If you are curious as to what days and/or hours are specifically the best times to play virtual bingo, read on…

As far as AM and PM is concerned, playing online bingo games at King Jackpot at dawn, lunch time, dark, or night, really makes no difference at all. Nonetheless, some players at King Jackpot have mentioned that the best days to play online are during mid-week, on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s, and not at all on Monday’s. With regards to weekends, many remain neutral down the middle.

Even though there is not any concrete evidence to support these theories (on when is the best time to play online bingo), virtual bingo game providers like King Jackpot assure players that playing bingo online at any time, on any day, gives the same odds at winning bingo.

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Daubing (or Auto-Daubing) Your Numbers
King Jackpot’s bingo rooms allow you to choose whether you’d like to daub your bingo card manually yourself (by mouse-click) or by having the King Jackpot computer automatically daub your cards for you. Letting the system for you will ensure you don’t miss a number.

At King Jackpot, you can pick any of the bingo cards you purchased to play automatically on the “Buy Cards” popup display under the “AutoPlay” tab. Simply hit the “Turn On” button and then select the cards you’d like to have daubed automatically. You can also switch off the auto-play feature at any time by clicking the “Turn Off” button or by clearing the check-mark beside the card you chose to autoplay. Of course, you’ll still be able to turn Autoplay back on whenever you want.

Whether you manually daub your numbers or you have the system autodaub for you, neither choice will affect the game result. Should your bingo card be a winner, King Jackpot will award you the jackpot and/or prize – no matter what!

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Chat Whilst You Play Bingo!
Playing bingo at King Jackpot is not just about playing your cards and counting your winnings… It’s also about making new friends and connecting with other like-minded folks!

That’s why live chat is such an exciting aspect of playing bingo at King Jackpot. As a matter of fact, games to play in a chat room go on in all 90-ball bingo rooms and are supervised by Chat Leaders. You can easily post a message on the chat board to open a chat or just as easily quit a chat via the click of your mouse.

King Jackpot’s Chat Leaders are always accessible to shoot the breeze and offer support – all while keeping things interesting. Just make sure you enlighten yourself with the first!

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Winning BINGO
At King Jackpot, you’ll be eligible to win a prize in 90-ball bingo games if you hit BINGO on any one of the following 3 patterns: One Line, Two Line and Full House.

The 1st place winner is the player that correctly marks off any horizontal line, second place goes to the player that covers any 2 line pattern, and the “Full House” winner goes to the player that correctly marks off all three horizontal lines on their ticket.

If the winning pattern matches the pattern on your bingo card, the game stops and your King Jackpot username will pop up in a display box stating that you’re a winner of that game and prizes and/or jackpots you’ve won.

All of your winnings will be then credited to your King Jackpot account.

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Game Disconnections
King Jackpot is well aware that every once in a while, the Internet disconnects and you can get disconnected in the middle of a game. In the event that this happens, the King Jackpot system continues to autodaub for you and award you any prizes and/or jackpots you may win during the time you are away.

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