Bingo Trivia

Bingo Trivia

Bingo Trivia

Bingo Trivia - Here you find some interesting facts you probably didn't know about your favorite game

  • Bingo is right now the most popular method to raise funds all over the world
  • The nickname of Bing Crosby was "Bingo"
  • During the depression period, there was a special form of bingo called Screeno and it was played in movie theaters
  • The casino game Keno was created based on the principles of Bingo. This is why they are so similar
  • A very good percentage of the bingo players enjoy also playing the slots
  • When bingo reached the North American continent back in 1929 it used to be called "Beano"
  • At the beginning of the 20th century, bingo started to become popular in Australia too, there it was known as Housie
  • The real origin of bingo can be traced in Italy back in the year 1530, where it was called "Lo Giuoco del Lotto D'Italia". This game is still being played there each and every Saturday in Italy.
  • There is also a lotto game which is similar to bingo that was used as for educational purposes, in order to teach the children in Germany the multiplication tables. This happened back in 1800s.
  • The bingo games bring many benefits for the memory, observation skills and the mental speed of the players. There were many studies that showed the fact that bingo manages to offer you a good mental health
  • While playing bingo, sky is the limit since there are exactly 552,446,474,061,129,000,000,000 bingo cards possible. This means that it could take you up to 17,505,972,382,599.7 years in order to print all the bingo cards that are available with an immense printing facility that prints 1 million cards per second. Only 4,976,640,000 out of these cards will have the same 24 numbers, but they will be arranged in a different order and make them unique.

The superstitions of bingo - since bingo is a game of chance, there are many legends and superstitions that players believe in

  • Some say that by leaving money on the table the good luck will go away. So you definitely don't have to do that.
  • There are people that believe in lucky bingo seats and numbers
  • There are also lucky clothes that you have to wear while playing bingo. Such as shoes, shirts and even ties.
  • In addition to all that there are also lucky bingo days, times and also lucky bingo halls.
  • Here are lucky bingo daubers, in the lucky color or shape.
  • You can also make your own bingo ritual that means you have to walk around a chair 3 times right before the game begins.
  • You have to display photos of the loved ones on the bingo tables in order to bring luck to your table
  • There are also lucky charms availablerabbit's foot, elephant, teddy bear, frog, troll doll, monkey and gem stone.

Bingo Etiquette - Here you can find what you should do:

  • Choose your favorite and the luckiest numbers
  • Be very enthusiastic about winning a bingo game
  • When reaching bingo make sure that you yell loud and clear BINGO!
  • Make sure that you participate in the fun loving social event of bingo.

And here is what you shouldn't do:

  • Never brag about the money you win
  • Never whine regarding the money you lose
  • Never take the lucky seat of a player
  • Never put the blame on the callers.