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Playing Bingo in Online Casinos

 Bingo is one of the most popular games played in the casinos and the origins can be traced back to Italy, to around 1570, where a similar game called Lotto was played.  The game spread throughout Europe where the French aristocracy and elite found enjoyment and eventually arrived in America in the 1920's where it was called Beano. The name came from the fact that Players used beans to cover their numbers but changed after a player accidentally shouted "bingo" instead of "beano" and the name stuck.

The popularity of this game is enjoyed the world over from charity church groups in America, to bingo halls in England and now there is a massive following of bingo in online casinos.  In the past couple of years the game has taken off in online casinos and is a multi billion dollar industry. Players enjoy bingo online because it is based on sheer luck and no element of skill is required. The rules are simple to understand and you can begin to play with minimal hassle.

First of all have a look around the online casinos that offer bingo and try playing a few games in the free mode. Many online casinos feature bingo due to its popularity so it shouldn't be difficult to find a good site.  Some online casinos require you to download software before you start; others allow you to play immediately after registering an account.

Once you have registered in the online casinos you can begin. Bingo halls use balls with numbers on them and online casinos use a random number generator to produce the numbers and players can usually choose the option of auto daub which marks off the numbers from the cards as they are called.

Online casinos usually offer 2 forms of bingo. 90 ball and 75 ball. 90 ball gives 3 rows of 9 and 75 ball gives 5 rows of 5. Both games have the same objective: To mark off as many numbers as possible or in specific patterns. The games will vary only slightly depending on which of the online casinos you play in.

The aspect of playing bingo in online casinos that makes it so popular is the ability to chat to other players. In regular bingo halls, talking is forbidden but in online casinos, chatting is actively encouraged. Chatting helps to remember specifics of other players and websites and fosters a real sense of community in the online casinos. Most bingo rooms have a chat monitor or CM who welcomes people to the room and serves to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. 

There is a specific code of etiquette or "chatiquette" in the online bingo rooms and it is encouraged to congratulate other winners. This is done with acronyms such as WTG (way to go) and WD (well done).

Playing bingo in online casinos has become a popular leisure activity for many people and given much pleasure due to the community spirit it creates.
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