As with many casino games, bingo can now be played from any place and at any hour. But bingo is a social game; can internet bingo create the same atmosphere?
First, let us discuss how internet bingo is played.
Internet bingo games can be played either by downloading the game software. Your other option is to load the game into your Internet browser if you have Java or Flash application.
You can also enjoy internet bingo in two ways. One, by playing free bingo games, wherein you are not required to wager money. Two, by playing in real money bingo games. Here you are required to deposit the required minimum amount into your account after signing up with the casino.
The rules of internet bingo are essentially the same with land-based bingo.
Then you choose a bingo room to join. To get a bingo card, see first the requirements of the bingo hall. Some internet halls require membership fees. Most require the purchasing of a bingo card Internet bingo cards cost as little as 10 cents though rates can also be higher in some bingo halls.
You may either select manually your own cards or allow the computer to randomly select the cards for you .Some internet bingo halls put a maximum limit on the number of cards that players can purchase.
When the drawing of number begins, the drawn numbers appear on your screen. Instead of air blower which is used in land-based bingos, the computer uses an RNG on random number generator
You mark a number that hits by clicking on the number, which is more fun than to let the computer automatically mark the number for you .
To win internet bingo, you must be the first to create any of the following patterns; horizontal, vertical or diagonal.
Rules for cashing out of winnings vary among online bingo halls. Some require a minimum amount to cash out. Some may require that you maintain a monthly minimum in your account. Some may take days before your cash out request could be processed; some as short as 48 hours.
Unlike land-based bingo, however, where chatting with other players is avoided and considered unethical, in internet bingos, players freely converse each other through chat boxes.
Chatting is uniquely a culture of internet bingo turning bingo rooms not only as venue for gambling, but also as a place to socialize. This is why internet bingo shows to have high player statistic globally.
Internet bingo has not only brought the game right within your doorstep. And so, it has brought you the privileges of convenience, accessibility, amazing bonuses, and free games. Further, it has made bingo playing more fun by breaking the culture of silence in land-based bingos.
With internet bingo, you can chat with other players and meet new friends both from your area and from any location in the world.