Among the various types of online gambling games, bingo is one of the popular ones. This online casino and gambling game has originated DominoQQ from an Italian Lotto game that earned a huge popularity in the 15th century in Europe. Later the French is known to modify the game, which then became popular with the Germans.
With the advent of 18th century, bingo became a very popular game in Europe. USA started to take an interest in this casino game in the 19th century. Apart from entertainment, bingo was a source of generating money in USA. Anyone playing this game online should have proper knowledge on the basics of this game.
Online bingo game has similarity with the offline one. However, the only difference between the two lies in the fact that in online bingo, things are displayed on the computer screen rather than holding in hand. The cards in bingo, where the numbers are crossed out when declared as out, are shown on screen in online bingo.
These numbers may be filled in by you or your computer. The sealed balls with number of bingo cages that happens in real bingo game is replaced by all computerized number, which pops up on the screen. In real bingo game, a caller calls out the number. However, in case of online bingo game, it is a recorded computer voice that calls out the number.
In real bingo, you are the winner when you are able to complete five consecutive boxes in a row, column or diagonal sequence. As you call out bingo, it adds to the excitement of the game. There are however, two versions in case of an online bingo game.
One is that it is your computer that declares bingo after recognizing that you are the winner. The other version requires you to declare bingo for claiming your winning amount before anyone else declares so. One of the biggest reasons behind the popularity of this online casino game is that there is a greater scope of winning.