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Bingo is one of the most simple and general game of all times. Be it children's party, classrooms, charity functions or a simple time pass, Bingo finds it place everywhere.
Bingo originated in Europe. The early games were played in Italy back in 1500s. later the French adopted the game and introduced the first bingo cards. Later the Germans used the game to tech children basic arithmetic and English. By 1800s the game had gripped entire Europe. The game was introduced in America in early 1900s. Owing to its thrilling nature, the game spread fast and was soon used not only in gatherings but also in fund raising events especially by the church. Even today the game is used in charity functions and in primary schools.
The pre requisites to play the game are Bingo cards and bingo cages, which contain the balls to be called out. A bingo cards consists of five rows and five columns. These twenty five spaces conventionally have numbers written on them. However, to add kicks to the came one may replace them with cars, traffic signals etc. daubers or chips are used to mark the numbers that are called in the game. Usually players prefer daubers to chips. The popularity of daubers has increased so much that daubers now come in various sizes, shapes and designs like Uncle Sam daubers, Elvis daubers etc. personalized daubers are also in vogue. A Bingo kit contains all the necessary requirements.
Like all other games, Bingo enjoys it own terminology. One needs to be aware of the Booklet, Blackout, Coverall, Face and numerous other terms to play the game easily.Over the years various works on the game have found their way to the book stalls. There are books available for novices, for players willing to excel at the game, even for those who want to cheat in the game. Though the game is quite simple, serious players can devise certain strategies using these works. The books also help the players to diversify into various other games using bingo. Some directories exist that list the places where the game is played.
The exciting feature of Bingo is its luck factor. Everyone has a fair chance of winning. The luck factor brings with it superstition. Lucky charms and stones are common place in the game of bingo.
Bingo Cruises are organized at different times of the year for bingo fans. These cruises give the players a chance to play and holiday at the same time. the cruises can extend from one day to a span of a week. The prizes include gifts and money.
Websites, nowadays, also provide Bingo games online, which are easily accessible. These games are continuously played in gaming rooms and one can comfortable join in.
Bingo, though a recreational activity, is governed by the Bingo Act of 1996. the Act contains certain provisions like the tax terms, the prize money in a game, the regulation of Bingo organizations etc.
The widespread development of Bingo and its popularity has given rise to an entire line of merchandise dedicated solely to the game or its related areas. From the Bingo kit to good luck charms that shower luck on the player, everything can be bought from the markets.
Mansi aggarwal writes about bingo topics.
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