6 Tips to Help You Play Online Bingo


So you love to play bingo. That much is obvious. Why else would you be here? Maybe, though, you’re still feeling a bit lost. Maybe you’ve already been playing for weeks and you still haven’t racked up a win. Well, have we got an article for you. Here are a few handy tweaks to the way you play, and give you a better chance of winning.

So if you’re in need of some help...

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...then we’ve got the tips you need to know.

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Let’s go!

1. Choose Your Bingo Sites Carefully

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Some bingo sites might promise you the earth, but end up driving you up the wall. Many players have joined a site, got a free joining bonus, and won a jackpot… only to find that they couldn’t cash out, because they hadn’t made a deposit first. So annoying. How do you get out of this mess and pick the right site? Simple: check out our site reviews! They’ll give you the lowdown on what every site is offering, and whether it’s worth playing there. You can also take a look at our member reviews: after all, who know bingo best than your fellow bingo players?

2. Avoid The Busy Rooms

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Okay, it might not be the most sociable option, but the fact is this: the more players, the more competition. Playing in a busy room means your chances of winning are smaller. To increase your chances, try playing in quieter rooms, on a quieter day (midweek) or at a quieter time of day (early morning). It might be a bit lonely, but it could be worth it if you’re after that jackpot.

3. Practice Makes Perfect

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It’s a cliché, but it’s true. The first time you virtually step into that lobby can be quite overwhelming, and it might take you a while to find your feet. But don’t worry—the more you play, the more you’ll get the hang of the complexities of online bingo. (You might even reap these great health benefits!) If you’re still not enjoying it, why not mix things up by trying a different game? As well as the classic 90-ball bingo, you could also try 75-ball bingo, Swedish bingo (also called 5-line bingo) or Flash Fives—you’re bound to find something to love!

4. Set a Budget

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Spending a little on bingo every month is usually nothing to worry about, but for some people, it can get a bit out of control. Even if you think that you’d never be the kind of person to blow your budget, it’s important for all bingo players to be aware of what they’re able to spend and set daily or weekly limits. Sure, it can sometimes be tempting to go all in when you get caught up in the heat of the moment—but if you run out of cash, you won’t be able to play bingo at all. And that thought is so horrific that it doesn’t even bear thinking about.

5. Look Out For Bonuses and Promotions

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Most bingo sites offer new bonuses every month or so, so make use of BingoPort’s latest bonuses page and keep an eye on your favorite sites. These bonuses and promotions can help increase your odds of winning that jackpot. Right now, for example, Foxy Bingo is offering a Sunday £10,000 Sliding Jackpot, and Gala Bingo has a £500,000 Rainbow Riches giveaway! By taking advantage of these promotions, you could be rolling in the money in no time at all.

6. Ask the Community

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You already know how close bingo communities are, so why not reach out to your new (or old) bingo friends for tips and advice? Even if you’re feeling a bit shy, there’s always a friendly atmosphere in the chatrooms, and experienced players who are always willing to help you out. So just ask! Your roomies will be all too happy to share their winning stories and hot tips.

And So...

Okay, so we can’t promise you a full house every time. And we can’t give you the secret to winning thousands.

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But we hope our tips and tricks have helped you enjoy online bingo just that little bit more. After all, you can never be guaranteed a win—bingo really is all about the luck of the draw (quite literally) and it’s impossible to predict.

Let’s face it, we wouldn’t have it any other way!

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