Terms Used In Bingo

by Administrator 27. September 2010 12:38

Bingo is one of the most popular games played in the world. The game is more popular in Britain and United States, where they are played in large halls. Bingos played at large halls are called as traditional bingo and is being played for over a century. There are various names and terms being used in traditional bingo. These names are called as bingo calls. The bingo calls are used so that the caller can clearly refer to the number. Bingo calls can be of different use, they may have political or biblical significance, or some rhyme with the number.

Each of the numbers in the bingo game is been given a phrase or meaning. The terms are usually based on the rhyming slang. For example, 78 is called as “Heaven’s Gate”, 40 as naughty forty, 41 as time for fun. The terms are also based on the shape of the numbers. 88 looks like “Two Fat ladies”, 2 looks like a swan’s neck and 22 looks like two little ducks. Similarly, 3 looks like a flea and 7 is a little crutch. Sometimes, the terms of a bingo is also formed by saying combining two numbers, such as 87 is called as fat lady on a crutch.

Some of the important variations or bingo calls are described below

  • The number 1 is called as Kelly’s eye, originated from Army days.
  • 9 is called as Doctor’s order, also originated from British Army, the army doctors used to give a pill known as Number 9.
  • Number 23 refers to the psalm 23 in the Bible which says “The lord is my shepherd”.
  • Number 26 is called as Bed and breakfast. The traditional price of bed and breakfast accommodation in the UK was 2 shillings and 6 pence which was shortened to 2 and 6.
  • Number 30 is called as Speed limit
  • Number 50 is called as Bulls Eye.
  • Number 57 is called as Heinz varieties.
  • Number 65 is called as old age pension

The calls help the bingo players to communicate. Some of these terms are also used in the online bingo.

To enjoy Bingo games in Texas, visit us at Texas Charity Bingo halls located in Killeen, Copperas Cove, Georgetown, Bryan in Central Texas.

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Texas Charity Bingo Halls – An Ideal Place To Play Bingo

by Administrator 20. September 2010 15:34

Texas Charity Bingo halls located in Killeen, Copperas Cove, Bryan and Georgetown are one of the finest and most popular Bingo Halls in Central Texas. You can play traditional Bingo or certain modifications of Bingo at state-of-the-art Bingo halls. At Texas Charity Bingo halls you can play the paper card Bingo or you can play an electronic version of the same over computers. The trill and excitement built while playing Bingo is enhanced by excellent ambience and interiors of the Bingo halls.

Texas Charity Bingo halls host a wide variety of Bingo games. If you want to play a themed Bingo game or a modified version or you are looking play a charity Bingo game to donate certain money to a social cause, you can do it all here. Various social organizations, churches and volunteer groups organize Bingo games at Texas Charity Bingo halls, funds collection from whom are given away for charity. On special occasions, special games are organized at Texas Charity Bingo halls.

Texas Charity Bingo halls are an ideal place to socialize and make friends. People meet regularly at Bingo halls. Some of them have formed small groups which hang out together for other activities like trekking or a road trips.  After a long day at work, you can get refreshed by a game of Bingo with friends. Earlier Bingo was considered to be a pastime game for olds. But now it is played by people of all ages. Variations of the Bingo are quite popular among the younger generations.

Game of luck and alertness can be best enjoyed in the real Bingo halls. For organizing Bingo games or for playing Bingo games in the real environment, please visit us at Texas Charity Bingo halls.

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Texas Bingo For Charity

by Administrator 13. September 2010 13:36

Bingo for charity is one of the most famous fundraising methods. People opt for Bingo for charity as besides doing the good for community; the game is full of fun. Charity games are a great way to collect enough funds to help people in need. People are getting more conscious about charity today. Most of the charities collectors have their websites and are doing their every bit to advertize it. Celebrities and businesses use bingo for charity as marketing tool and are able to help a lot of needy people.

Texas Charity Bingo halls cater for a various charity groups. All or part of the funds collected through selling bingo cards is donated to various charities. To make charity bingo games exciting, most of the bingo halls even offer prizes and cash as well. The competitive spirit and the adventure of the game make Charity Bingo a great game. Another advantage of playing Bingo for charity is that, people get to meet each other and associate with fellow players.

Playing charity bingo at Bingo halls not only allows you to enjoy the game but also allow you to enjoy various other facilities available at the Bingo halls. Bingo halls offer food, snacks and drinks to enjoy. There is something for everyone at Bingo halls.

There are many opportunities for the lover of the game to do lot more than just donating the money through games. Most of the halls are in requirement of volunteers. Charity volunteers perform work like circulating around the floor/booth, selling cards, etc. They check the winning numbers and count the number of the players, keep the table and the nearby area clean. Some of the volunteers also act as callers and learn from the game.

Bingo is no doubt one of the most sought after way to generate funds for charity. The game not only generates enthusiasm for the players but also allows various charity organizations to get funds for social cause.

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Bingo Played in Halls is More Fun In Comparison To Online Bingo – Why?

by Administrator 7. September 2010 13:19

Bingo is one of the most popular indoor games. The game is one of the favorite past times in US and UK. There are two types of bingo games that are played across the globe – a 90 ball bingo and a 75 ball bingo game. Bingo is usually played at large bingo halls specifically created for the bingo lovers. In the State Of Texas, Bingo Halls are very popular. Besides playing Bingo on weekends, Bingo halls are flocked with players even on weekdays.

With emergence of internet, Online Bingo also came in life. But in comparison to Online Bingo, people still prefer to play Bingo in “Traditional Bingo Halls”.  There are various reasons for such preference; here we have listed a few:

  • Bingo games played in halls are the real games played in real environment while games played online do not have the environment of real Bingo games.
  • Bingo halls give an opportunity to people to interact while you have limitations to interact in online games.
  • You can enjoy food, snacks and chit chat with friends at Bingo halls, which is not possible in Online Bingo.
  • Bingo halls also introduce some charity games which are always more fun.
  • Bingo groups formed at Bingo halls usually indulge in other activities together for example camping, partying etc while forming such a group on online Bingo website is not possible.
  • The excitement of the game and thrill of calling “Bingo” first is much more in Bingo Halls.
  • With electronic Bingo games played on computers in a Bingo hall has made the game much more attractive for the youngsters. People can enjoy the benefit of computer while playing a Bingo game in a hall.

Bingo games in halls are always more fun. To play Bingo in Texas, visit us at Texas Charity Bingo halls. We are located in Killeen, Copperas Cove, Georgetown, and Bryan in Central Texas.

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