Ten Interesting Facts About Bingo

by Administrator 19. August 2014 16:13

Bingo is a fun and relaxing game for people of all age groups, whether they are young or old. Initiated in the 1500’s in Italy, bingo is still played with the same enthusiasm even today, having become a billion dollar industry. Originally, the game was called “beano” which later evolved to the name “bingo”. There are a lot of people who love to settle down for a get together just to have a fun game of bingo. Below given are ten interesting facts about Bingo that every bingo lover needs to know.

  1. The game was originally known as “beano” in the US. It was when a bingo enthusiast, who got so much overwhelmed by his prospective win that he shouted bingo instead of beano, the game was renamed to Bingo.
  2. Bingo is good for brain. It keeps the brain trim and more agile. According to studies by Harvard and Southampton University, people who regularly play bingo are much better at mental activities than non-players. Playing bingo is as good for health as any physical exercise.
  3. This game was originally used by the Germans in order to teach numbers and history to children.
  4. Carl Leffler, a mathematician at Columbia University, went insane after developing 6,000 number combinations for the game.
  5. Bingo addicts who constantly play the game are known to be very superstitious as they have lucky chairs, lucky pens, lucky numbers and even lucky undies.
  6. Also to keep bad luck away, the superstitious bingo players go around the chair three times before sitting on it.
  7. Women with name ‘Margaret’ have been seen to win more in bingo than women with any other names. 
  8. In the year 1934, more than 10,000 bingo games were played per week. Currently, players in US play bingo cards worth 90 million dollars.
  9. Another interesting fact about Bingo is that more than 96% of players have already won the game and a prize in the past. This also means that as a bingo player, you also have very high chances of being a winner.
  10.  Majority of the bingo players do not play the game to win a prize. One of the main reasons why people love to play bingo is because it provides a lot of social benefits.

This popular game has got many followers and one can see bingo halls packed with the game lovers every evening.

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Charity Bingo Halls In Texas

by Administrator 12. August 2014 20:39

In present times, playing charity Bingo is one of the most important means of raising funds.  Even traditionally, Bingo was played with a view to raise funds for social welfare. Today it continues to play an important role in helping people socialize and contribute to the society.  A game of charity bingo is same as playing regular bingo and the only difference is that some part of the profit earned is contributed to a social cause. Most of the bingo halls cater to one or a group of charities and players contribute to the charity by purchasing the bingo cards.

Although there are many varieties of the game but there are some basic rules that every beginner player should know. Generally, the players have some numbered cards with them. A person, known as the caller, yells out these numbers on a random basis and the players are required to fill up the pattern with the numbers being called out. The one who fills in all the numbers has to shout ‘Bingo’ before the next number is announced. Texas Charity Bingo make the game all the more interesting for players by offering great prizes and even cash rewards. Other incentives might also be there like free food or an extra bingo card on the purchase of a certain number of cards.

Talking about the social aspect of Bingo halls, this enticement can never be provided by online bingo. Bingo also helps you to stay mentally agile as you have to be quick enough to shout ‘Bingo’ otherwise you may forfeit your chance of winning. You can also have the opportunity to learn a lot of tips and tricks from the senior bingo players. Thus a game of bingo helps you socialize and master the game to win exciting prizes.

The most important thing while playing charity bingo is to find a genuine and authentic charity bingo hall in Texas. You should make sure that it is a registered bingo hall and must be able to prove its legality. Texas Charity Bingo halls have been authorized to host charity bingo games and are associated with a number of well-known charities.

Visit us at Killeen, Georgetown, Copperas Cove and Bryan in Texas to have the real fun of playing bingo in a stimulating ambience. To know about the schedule of charity bingo games, feel free to call us at (254) 628-7740.

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Bingo Hall In Copperas Cove TX

by Administrator 5. August 2014 15:41

Bingo is an exciting game that originated in the 1920s in America. Bingo instantly became a hit among people as it offered people an opportunity to mix up and make new friends along with testing their luck and winning lucrative prizes. Bingo is popular all over the world and the game is more than just winning money, and has many social and mental advantages.

People like playing bingo along with their friends and the biggest reason is that they enjoy while having a good time. People invest a lot of their precious time and money into the game to try their luck. There are no hard rules and strategies in bingo which makes the game easy to learn and play for every age. The game of bingo involves marking the numbers called out in the hall in a desired pattern such as a line, corners or full house. The player can play on multiple cards depending upon the capacity to concentrate and the rules of the particular game. Players are required to attentively listen to the caller and mark the numbers called on their card.

Bingo is a great way to concentrate, think, exercise the mind, socialize and forget worries for some time. People also come to bingo halls to overcome their loneliness as meeting people regularly leads to friendships and relationships.

From a long time, bingo was used to raise money for churches and charities. Even these days bingo halls offer charity bingo by means of which a part of the winning amount goes to charity. This attracts a number of people to the bingo halls, who play for fun and get satisfaction from the fact that a part of their prize money is used for a noble cause. Often celebrities take part in the charity bingo to participate in good causes and contribute to charities that work for the betterment of society.

Bingo has always been a simple game to spend quality time with friends and to meet new people. The rules are fairly easy and people of any age can try their luck at the jackpot. Bingo is gaining popularity as many new variations of the game are being introduced along with bingo being played electronically. Texas Charity Bingo hall in Copperas Cove offers comfortable surroundings to indulge in a game of bingo.

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