While once seen as a form of gambling/gaming for senior citizens, today bingo has become the game of choice for many people. The challenge with bingo comes from moving fast enough to scan all of your cards to find out if you have the sequence of numbers needed to win. Unlike other games, it is all about checking numbers quickly and making sure you have marked off every number.
In a bingo game, the first person to have all of their numbers come through for them (i.e. the bingo caller reads out every number on their sheet) will be declared the winner of that round. Of course, a bingo caller will check out the card to make sure that every number was called and that you have marked everything off. The skill in bingo, then, comes from following the read-outs and then making sure you have marked off every number.
Many players choose to play with more than one card, giving them more chances for their numbers to be called out. Of course, this means marking down more than one card as you play. If you are serious about having some fun with bingo, though, it does make sense to start playing with more than one bingo card at any time!
Numbers can be called out from anything from 0-99 in most bingo environments. As such, you just need to keep marking down each number until you have cleared that bingo sheet of numbers. Once you do this, you need to alert the bingo caller and have it checked over.
This will give you the chance to then claim your winnings once each number has been verified to be part of the callout. Bingo is a fun, fast-paced game that is all about quick movement of hand-eye co-ordination to make sure you not only get the right numbers, but mark them down properly on each sheet!