Best Bingo Chat Games
As you probably know by now, there’s more to online bingo than just jackpots and bingo variants—there’s also the magic of the chatroom. Not just a place to gossip, the chatroom is also a place to play fun chat games. BingoPort has already explained what bingo chat games are, so here we’re going to show you our top 12 bingo chat game picks.
If you’ve got a free afternoon or you’re just looking to try something new, keep reading—you might just find something to tickle your fancy!
Before we start
Before we give you a glimpse into the crazy world of bingo chat games, we want to set things straight to avoid any confusion.
Firstly, you should be aware that some of the chat games we mention in our top picks below might not be available to play on your favourite bingo sites. However, you will probably be able to find similar variations—they’ll just use different names. It’s essentially like the many variants of bingo—90-ball, 75-ball, 50-ball—you’re still playing bingo, it’s just slightly different.
Additionally, any points or prizes we may mention will, of course, vary depending on the bingo site you’re playing on. For example, some sites might offer 1,000 points for a game whereas others might only offer 500. It also might depend on the day you’re playing on and what time you’re playing at. One thing’s for sure though—you don’t want to miss out.
So without further fuss or hold-ups, here are our top 12 bingo chat games!
Buddy is one of the best chat games out there. Why? It’s quite simple really. Buddy is a great way to get to know fellow roomies and encourage friendships in the bingo chatroom. The rules are very easy—if you’re lucky enough to win a game of bingo (WTG!), you can pick a roomie to give points to. It gives you the chance to get to know roomies you’re not familiar with and in turn build a tight-knit community. Plus, it’s a nice way to help out those roomies that are suffering from losing at bingo far too often.
2. Upstairs and Downstairs Bingo
If you’re fond of easy games without any added stress, look no further than Upstairs and Downstairs Bingo. How do these games work? If someone wins a game of bingo and you’re above them in the chatroom, then you automatically get nominated bonus points. Conversely, if you’re below the player who wins, then you win points too! Hence the name: Upstairs and Downstairs Bingo. Talk about spreading the love!
3. Early Bird
Fancy yourself a bit of a bingo veteran? Are your bingo reflexes second to none? If you’ve taken full advantage of the many health benefits of playing bingo and you’re looking for a real challenge, Early Bird is the chat game for you. Pick any number between 1 and 75. When your number is called out during the game, all you have to do is type ‘Earlybird #’ within the first five calls to win your bonus points.
Some people have a natural knack for guessing games or games of chance. Whether it’s picking numbers for the lottery or guessing someone’s lucky number—they’re a natural. If this is the case for you, you might find Matchmaker to be your new favourite chat game. All you have to do is type the number of calls you think the bingo game will end in. If you’re right and you type ‘Match #’ first, then you will win the allocated number of points on the table.
5. Lucky Number
Do you fancy yourself to be a bit of a lucky person? Do you follow your bingo superstitions to the letter in the hopes that you’ll win big? Take a leap of faith and play the Lucky Number chat game to see if Lady Luck really is on your side. Just pick a lucky number between 1 and 75. If you’re really fated to win and your number is called out, type ‘Lucky #’ before your roomies to win. Don’t forget to reply—otherwise you won’t win anything.
6. Pass the Parcel
Ah...pass the parcel. Now that’s a game we haven’t played in a very long time. A little bit different to the game you’re probably used to, chat game Pass the Parcel involves picking a number between 1 and 75. If your number is called, type ‘Pass the Parcel #’. You’ll then win the allotted number of points. The game will continue until FH is called—the points increase with each win. Talk about suspenseful!
7. Pin the Tail on the Celebrity
Made for roomies with a perfect knowledge of all thing celebrity and gossip-related, Pin The Tail is the ultimate trivia chat game. So, if you think your celebrity trivia knowledge is up to snuff, you should definitely try it out. Your CM will give you and the chatroom facts about a certain celebrity, one at a time. It’s your job to guess which celebrity they’re talking about—try to work it out with fewer clues and you’ll get more points!
If trivia isn’t really your strong suit, or you’re just looking for a quick and easy way to win points, look no further than the Reflections chat game. It’s simple enough—all you have to do is pick any two numbers that can be reversed, e.g. 45 and 54, or 25 and 52. Keep your eyes peeled and if your numbers are called out, type ‘Reflections #’ before anyone else and you’ll win the chosen number of points.
9. Snakes and Ladders
Talk about nostalgia—we certainly remember this board game. The rules are easy enough to follow, you just need to pay attention. Pick three connecting numbers, e.g. 26, 27 and 28. If your numbers are called out, type ‘Ladder #’ and you’ll move up to the next level of the game. Keep an eye on the FH number—if it’s even then you stay on your current level, if it’s odd then your ladder turns into a snake and you fall back to your previous level. If you come out on top then you win first place.
If all this talk about trivia and board games has you scratching at your head or groaning in exhaustion, we’ve got the perfect solution. One of the easiest chat games out there, Trio is an all-time favourite for many bingo roomies. All you have to do is pick three numbers at random—hence the title ‘Trio’. If your numbers are called during the game, type ‘Trio #’ before any other roomie to win. Talk about easy!
11. Duck Hunt
You might be wondering what ducks have to do with the game of bingo. If that’s the case, you might want to brush up on your bingo lingo a little. Number 22, otherwise known as ‘Two Little Ducks’, is the star of this particular chat game. Easy enough to play, you just need to keep an eye out for those two little ducks. If the number 22 is called out during the game, type ‘Duck’ before anyone else and you win.
Are you a fan of anagrams? Do you love a good puzzle? If the answer to either question is yes, then you’ve probably just found your new favourite chat game. As you might expect from the name of the game, you will be given a scrambled word by your CM to start with. It will be accompanied by a simple clue. For example: ‘serttmas’ - ‘something you sleep on’ - mattress, of course! If you figure it out, type your answer before anyone else and you win.
We hoped you enjoyed our roundup of top bingo chat games—let us know if there are any we forgot in the comments!
What can I do with bonus points?
Most bingo sites you play on will offer bonus point or loyalty points when you play bingo or chat games. But what exactly can you do with these points? It’s simple, really—bonus points can be redeemed for money. For example, 1,000 points is equivalent to £1. Of course, for most sites this money can only be spent on bingo or slots.
While you might be underwhelmed, bear in mind that if you save up enough points you can spend it on bingo (for example) and save up the money that you would have spent otherwise. Essentially, it’s a great way to avoid overspending your bingo budget. You can enjoy as many chat games as you want and, if you’re lucky, you’ll win bonus points which you can then spend on bingo! Alternatively—if we’ve converted you with our slots guide—you can spend your points on slots instead.
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