90 Ball Bingo
Any bingo enthusiast knows that there are a great number of versions of this fun and exciting game. The biggest difference will tend to be the number of balls that are used. 90-ball bingo uses the most balls as opposed to other forms that employ 75 balls, 80 balls or 30 balls. So, it will also stand to reason that the ninety-ball version will generally take the longest to play (while offering some of the largest rewards). Let us take a quick look at how this version operates and why it is so popular.
Due to the high number of balls, this game is played in three different stages. These are known as:
In the one-line portion, the player will need to complete a horizontal line across one card (in other words, fill in five boxes on a single line). So, it only makes sense that in the two-line round, two full lines need to be accounted for (ten numbers in total). However, these horizontal lines to not necessarily have to be next to one another. In the final "full house" stage, all of the numbers on the board will need to be filled in.
In most versions of ninety-ball bingo, the winner of each stage will be awarded a certain prize. These can include money, free plays or access to hidden games. However, the full house stage is always the portion that rewards the largest amount of prizes. This is primarily due to the fact that it is quite difficult to completely block off every number. As with the majority of other forms of these games, the funds from a round that no one has won will be carried over into the next round. So, a substantial amount of money can be awarded in instances when no one has claimed a win for a long period of time.
These are some of the main aspects that have allowed ninety-ball bingo to become so very popular. However, the Internet has now given rise to even more engaging versions. Although the concept will still be the same, the games themselves will tend to be highly interactive and players can easily spend hours enjoying a fast-paced round of bingo. With the possibility of winning valuable prizes, ninety-ball bingo will certainly continue to attract enthusiasts from around the world.