How to Play 80 Ball Bingo

How to Play 80 Ball Bingo
Posted on September 15th, 2011 When most people think of internet bingo they think of traditional 75 ball and 90 ball games. These are the most commonly played bingo games. 75 ball bingo is popular in the Unite4d States and Canada and 90 ball bingo is popular in the UK and many former British colonies such as New Zealand and Australia. There is a relatively new bingo game that is gaining popularity on both sides of the Atlantic. 80 ball bingo first appeared about six or seven years ago and today a large percentage of bingo sites offer 80 ball bingo games. Obviously 80 ball bingo involves 80 bingo balls numbered 1 through 80. While most players still stick to 75 and 90 ball games 80 ball bingo is attracting more fans every week. Like most bingo games 80 ball bingo is easy to play and understand. Many top internet bingo sites have added 80 ball bingo as an alternative to the more traditional bingo games. 80 ball bingo adds more variety at internet bingo sites. Like any other bingo variant 80 ball bingo is totally random and a random number generator is used to generate the numbers at internet bingo sites. The first thing players should know is that 80 ball bingo used a different card layout than 75 and 90 ball bingo. 80 ball bingo cards use a 4X4 grid and there are several ways to win an 80 ball bingo game. A single line is one way to win an 80 ball bingo game. Even though the card is smaller it is still possible to have a single line win. The single line can be vertical, horizontal, or even diagonal. Basically a single line win on an 80 ball bingo card is very similar to single line wins on 75 ball cards. Another way to win an 80 ball bingo game is the four corners pattern. Players must cover all four card corners to win. This is similar to any other four corner pattern. Many 80 ball games have unique card patterns. These are set in advance of the game and just about any combination can be sued. Some 80 ball patterns are themed. Popular patterns are based on various holiday symbols. A full house or coverall is another way to win an 80 ball bingo game. A coverall game requires players to cover the entire card within a certain number of calls. The top prize goes to the first player to cover all the card squares. It is difficult to predict the future of 80 ball bingo. There are so real statistics available to determine the popularity of 80 ball bingo with internet bingo players.

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