Useful Tips For Bingo Beginners

by Administrator 17. November 2016 13:12

Bingo is one of the most played games around the globe and it serves to be a fun leisure activity. It provides various mental and cognitive benefits to people of all age groups. The game also helps in creating a positive effect on an individual’s mind, providing entertainment at the same time. It enhances the hand-eye coordination in elderly people which they may start losing with old age. Lack of social life creates a negative effect on an individual’s mental and physical health. An important benefit that bingo beginners can avail is that it helps them to socialize.  You get to meet new people and make friends or you can invite your colleagues for an after-work game. Players can also contribute to charity through the money paid for buying bingo cards.

Tips For Bingo Beginners

Arrive before the game starts

An important tip for bingo beginners is to arrive at the hall before the game starts as this will help in getting the best seat.  Be there before time in case you wish to buy snacks or secure seats for your friends. Arriving early can help you to take the front seat if you have a weaker sight or hearing. Remember to keep marking all the numbers that the caller announces. If you do not pay attention, it becomes difficult to keep up with the numbers being called out.

Buy the number of cards you need

Bingo beginners should buy a few cards at first, so that they can be easily managed during the game. After playing a few times when you get a better understanding of the game, you can consider increasing the number of cards gradually. Playing with more cards will add to your chances of winning but only if you are able to handle them efficiently.

Keep your supplies in handy

In case your table is slippery, you might need glue or a roll of tape to keep your card from sliding. A few bingo halls also provide daubers that are made for marking bingo cards. Coming to the game prepared can help you to save time and improve your performance.

Play with fewer people

To increase your winning odds, play bingo in smaller groups to gain better experience. It will help you to acquire speed before trying your hand in larger groups.

Play with an experienced player or a friend

Playing with a mate will help in understanding the game better and also assist you to keep up in case you miss a number or if you are unable to keep up with the marking. Moreover, playing bingo with friends is a lot more enjoyable. You can also learn a few tricks from experienced players that will help you while playing with a large group.

Play at multiple bingo halls

A beginner can play the game at multiple bingo halls in order to know the game and surroundings better. You will get to know which bingo hall has the best atmosphere, better crowd and which one is nearest to your house.  You can choose the hall and timings according to your suitability.

Keep Calm

While playing bingo, you must be patient as you may either win or lose the game. The key is to keep playing with more cards in order to win the game. It’s not always about winning the game but to have fun.

Some Other Important Points:

  • There are many types of bingo games, so familiarize yourself with all the rules and regulations as it will help you to determine which game you should play. 
  • You can save money by availing discounts on pack of cards that many bingo halls offer.
  • Be polite to the people around you and do not shout or complain unnecessarily as it may disturb or upset your fellow players.
  • Bingo should be played at fun level, never go beyond your budget limit.


Bingo is a game for all ages and is fun to play. Above stated tips will help you play more efficiently and increase your chances of winning. More importantly, you must enjoy the game as much as you can and keep up the sportsman spirit.

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