It is important to understand the simple bingo card game to know how this is players and give you a clear understanding of the game.
- Set up:
Check how many players you have and deal the cards accordingly.
If there are 6 players, then deal out 8 cards each and 4 cards are left over
If there are 7 players, then deal out 7 cards each and 3 cards are left over
If there are 8 players, then deal out 6 cards each and 3 cards are left over
If there are 9 players, then deal out 5 cards each and 7 cards are left over
If there are 10 players, then deal out 5 cards each and 2 cards are left over
- Step 2
Once the cards have been dealt out to your players, now get another set of cards. And spread the cards in front of you. Now you are all set to start the game.
- Get ready
Now ask all the players to lay their cards with face up. Now the caller will slowly take one card from the deck of cards and names the suit and the number aloud. One player will have this card and he shall say “I got it” and place the same card face down. The caller can now move on to draw the next card.
The first person to have all the cards face down calls out bingo and he wins.
Types of Bingo:
American bingo is considered to be as a very simple easy game. Multiple players can play this game. The cards are drawn by the players. Each card is printed with random numbers with five rows and five columns. Above all the rows, the letters BINGO is printed. The numbers in the column is arranged as follows: 1st column has numbers within 1 to 15, 2nd one within 16 to 30, 3rd one within 31 to 45, 4th one within 46 to 60 and 5th one within 61 to 75. The numbers are picked up randomly are arranged in the card. The center space is left as a free space. This free space can be used to join the sequence vertically, horizontally or diagonally. The gamer will draw a ball with a random number. The players should match that number and should mark it in the card, if they have that number. If they don’t have that number, they should wait for the next number. Once a sequence is formed then the player should as Bingo! They are considered as the winner.
United Kingdom and Australian bingo
The United Kingdom bingo card is different from American card. This card contains 27 spaces with three rows and nine columns. Each row has five numbers and four blank spaces. Each column is filled with maximum three numbers or no number. First column filled with numbers from 1to 9, second from 10 to 20 and this goes on up to 90. Tickets are given as strips of six. The players should form a pattern which is decided by the game owners. This game also has certain rules and regulations.