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Popular game of chance

The popular game of chance, BINGO, is played by people looking eagerly at their bingo cards hoping the random numbers being announced will match those on the board. Numbers are crossed off, traditionally with a bingo marker pen, and if conclusive, the victorious shout of "BINGO!" is heard.

Bingo enthusiasts will be chuffed to find that you can now play bingo online. Here are a few useful contacts:

Littlewoods Bingo *

MECCA Bingo * and MECCA Games *

Butlins Bingo *Gala Bingo

Ladbrokes Bingo *

Foxy Bingo *

Gala Bingo *

M8ts Bingo *

William Hill Bingo *

Bingo Chicks *

Butlers Bingo *

Sun Bingo *

Bobs Bingo *

Bingo Flirt *

Mile High Bingo *

Bingo 3X *

Sparkling Bingo *

Jackpot City Bingo *

King Jackpot *

Game Village Bingo *

River Belle *

Instant Bingo *

Bingo Giving *

New Mag Bingo *

Extra Bonus Bingo *

Think Bingo *

Iceland Bingo *

Robin Hood Bingo *

Rollover Bingo *

Bingo Wags *

Cyber Bingo *

Comfy Bingo *

Caesar's Bingo *

Money Ball Bingo *

Bingon UK *

Cheeky Bingo *

88 Bingo *

Golden Hat Bingo *

32 Red Bingo *

Giggle Bingo *

Cyber Slotz *

Star Mag Bingo *

King.com UK *

Bingo Cafe *

Paddy Power Bingo *

Bingo On The Box *

Tote Bingo *

Bingo Palace *

Rogers Bingo *

888 Ladies *

OK! Mag Bingo *

Daily Star Bingo *

Virgin Bingo *

Jackpot Joy *

Teletext Bingo *

Bingo Zest *

Moon Bingo *

So Bingo *

Juega Bingo Ya * - en español

Bunny Bingo *

Bingo Magix *

Daily Express Bingo *

Bingo Sky *

Bingo Yard *

Bingos.co.uk *

Dream Bingo *

Shoot Jack Bingo *

El Bingo * - en español

Bingo Bongo *

Astro Bingo *

Crown Bingo *

Chit Chat Bingo *

Virgin Bingo (af) *
See Virgin

Bingo Liner *

Bingo is also sometimes known as "house" as in the old days it was "FULL HOUSE!" that was the shout upon winning.

Bingo also has a tradition of the numbers being announced in a theatrical style by a Bingo Caller, who, to make the announcements more interesting and to help bingo players who missed the number the first time on account of being a bit deaf, would also add special slang terms associated with the numbers, for example "Two Fat Ladies = 88", "Legs 11", "Clickety-Click 66".

British culture has regarded gambling as being a bit naughty, almost as if it's "no gambling please, we're British". But Bingo is considered an exception. Yes, it's a game of chance, but it's not really "gambling", is it?!