Some people believe that Bingo is a game of chance. Others play Bingo seriously using strategy. Whether you're a mathematician or a casual player who just wants to have fun, there are a few basic rules you can set to make your Bingo a success.
Method 1 of 2: Creating a Winning Environment
Step 1. Arrive 30 minutes early
In order to win, you must listen to each number that is mentioned. Arrive 30 minutes before the game starts. That way, you have time to buy cards, greet friends, grab drinks, prepare posts, and set a mindset before starting the game.
When playing bingo online, make sure you have everything you need (drinks, cell phone, etc.) before you start playing
Step 2. Bring a bingo stamp (dabber) and masking tape
You can prepare your way to success by bringing the right equipment. Stamp Bingo lets you quickly mark cards when numbers are called. The masking tape helps keep playing cards from flying off the table (so you don't waste time putting them together).
- It's also a good idea to bring a lucky charm with you, if you have one.
- Bingo arenas usually sell these stamps, so buy them if you forget to bring them.
Step 3. Choose your seat carefully
Seating location has a huge impact on your game. If you're serious about winning, don't sit near friends or noisy people.
We recommend that you sit near the caller, the person who announces the numbers. This helps you stay focused and don't miss the numbers being said
Step 4. Stay alert
Whether you're playing live or online, skipping a single number can determine win-lose. So, the main rule if you want to win Bingo is to stay alert! Strategies for staying focused and alert can vary from person to person, but here are some tips for you:
- Don't drink alcoholic beverages.
- Choose tea or coffee if you want to drink.
- Don't play Bingo if you feel tired
- Take advantage of time off.
Method 2 of 2: Using Strategy to Win
Step 1. Play when there are few participants
Each Bingo game has only one winner. The fewer players, the greater your chances of winning. Try attending Bingo on weekday evenings when there are only a few participants.
- This also applies to online Bingo!
- Some Bingo prizes are based on the number of cards purchased. So, even though your chances of winning increase due to the lack of competition, the amount of prizes you get will also decrease.
Step 2. Determine the number of cards you can play
The more cards (in some cases, multiple cards) you have, the greater your chances of winning. This applies to both live and online Bingo. However, this method only works if you can mark the numbers on all the cards effectively. Preferably, start with no more than 4 cards. If you feel more used to it, try adding 1 card at a time.
- In a game of 20 participants where each person has only 1 card, the chance of each of them winning is 5%.
- In a game with 20 players where everyone has 1 card, but you have 4 cards, your chance of winning becomes 17%.
Step 3. Consider buying fewer cards, but playing more
As per the concept of probability in mathematics, there is a uniform pattern in the way the ball is drawn. This means that the longer you play, the greater the chances of your ball being picked up. If you don't have a lot of funds, this playing strategy can be more ideal.
This strategy only works for the classic spin ball version of Bingo.
Step 4. Mark the cards with a highlighter (highlighter) for a special pattern play
In most Bingo games, there are five ways to win: five in a row, blackout, X, and 4 corner. However, many Bingo games also have “special patterns” to keep the game interesting. For this particular pattern game, mark the cards with a highlight pen to help you remember which squares could win.
Step 5. Select the card with the median number
Tippett's theory states that the more numbers that are answered in the round ball Bingo game, the more the numbers will be "pulled" towards the center. If you can, look for bingo cards with more numbers towards the median.
- In games involving the numbers 1-99, the median is 45.
- Tippett's theory has never been proven.
- This theory was designed for the classic spin-wheel version of Bingo, but many online Bingo players also use it.
Step 6. Choose cards that don't have the same number of numbers
That way, you can cover more numbers. If you play several cards at once, this increases your chances of winning.