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Lingo & Terms
a person who calls
out bingo numbers as they tumble from the holder.
or Blackout: is a winning BINGO that covers all numbers on that
equipped with a
foam tip and filled with ink for marking numbers called. Available in
fun colors and shapes for players. Daubers are the only acceptable
method of marking paper cards in bingo halls.
the center square of the bingo card. This freebie is
counted if required for a pattern or coverall win.
a display board that reflects the bingo balls in
play. Can also show the type of game being played currently and
Bingo, Triple Bingo, Coverall, Progressives and Hardway. Each has
specific rules and is listed in your game program.
first number drawn at the beginning of the bingo
session. If this number is the winning number in any game, a
progressive jackpot is won along with the usual award for that
a win is
one line without utilizing the free space.
Bingo requires two lines without utilizing the free
prize awarded for a
particular bingo game or pattern win.
Late Night Bingo/Moonlight Bingo:
term for bingo sessions that begin after 10 pm.
Lucky Jar/Cookie Jar:
cash for winners. Awarded usually for the first number called at the beginning of the bingo session.
grows until it is won and requires a separate
buy-in. These games start with 45 numbers drawn per session and go up
one number per week until won. Generally, the first game played per
Main Stage Bingo
: term for main event of a bingo session.
dollar amount required to be eligible for prizes.
a number drawn before the game that doubles your
winnings if bingo is called on that number.
when more than 2 players win, the prize is divided equally among them.
: term used to declare that a player is On
with one or more cards that require only one number for a win.
abbreviation for participation bingo where the cash prize is determined by the number of players.
is a specified pattern on the bingo card. For
example, the letters X, T or H.
package of paper bingo cards that are played for various prize amounts.
Blue cards are the least expensive, then red, green and tan pays the
bingo program that include regular and special games lasting approximately 2-3 hours.
hand held re-useable plastic board with pre-printed
numbers, generally in a 4x4 format. The called numbers are then marked
off by closing shutters over them.
Six numbers in a block on one card.
bingo games played with a separate set of cards than the
admission pack purchased upon entry to the bingo hall or online game.
version of a regular bingo game where numbers are called
rapidly. Often played before of after a regular session, it is possible
to bingo in as few as three numbers.
: similar to and played as quickly as Speed Bingo, this game
requires a coverall or a full card
’ Purchased as a special game, one
card at a time.
the winner of this bingo game splits the sales of the game
or pot with the bingo hall or House. For example with a 50-50 split,
the winner would get 50 percent of the sales and the house keeps 50
is bingo lingo for pattern
wins. Outside Square:
utilizes B and O row plus
top and bottom rows across. Inside Square:
win around the free space utilizing I, N and G rows.
TED or GTI:
term for electronic dauber device to play multiple bingo
games at an additional fee. Players are allowed only one device/player.
printed pages where the main stage bingo is played. They are
laid out in grids and normally come in books. Some tickets have bar
codes that describe the numbers on them and/or are used to help check
after a called bingo to determine players’
the jackpot award.
played for a double bingo. This is determined by the first number out.
For example, the first number is G47; therefore, all numbers ending in
7 will qualify as a wild number and should be marked.
Wild on Bingo is Bingo
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Last Call! for the last game of a session.
As a gambling writer, I
recommend this low-cost form of gambling as a good bet.
addition, the fun of playing the game and talking the Bingo Lingo is
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