90-Ball Bingo vs 75-Ball Bingo: Your Complete Guide to the Two Variants

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There are so many variants of bingo these days, but two of the most popular remains 90-ball and 75-ball bingo variations.

They are the more traditional forms of the popular pastime and continue to be a huge hit both online and at live bingo halls.

But what is the difference between 90-ball bingo and 75-ball bingo and which should you be playing?

About 90-Ball & 75-Ball Bingo

There are far more similarities between the two bingo games than there are differences, although each do have their own merits.

We’ve broken down what 90-ball bingo and 75-bingo are all about below so you can earmark the best variant for you…

What is 90-Ball Bingo?

90-ball bingo is one of the more popular bingo variants around and we have thousands of players enjoy it every day here at Moon Bingo.

It is played with 90 balls and on a bingo card with three rows and nine columns. The first column includes offers 1-9, the second 10-19 and so on. There are five boxes in each column with a number and four blank.

The aim of the game is to mark off lines and then the full house first in order to win the jackpot.

What is 75-Ball Bingo?

75-ball bingo is a variant of bingo which is played with 75 balls being drawn and is played in a similar fashion to 90-ball.

It generally takes a little longer to play than the bigger format, with players having to mark off numbers on a 5×5 grid with 25 numbers between 1 and 75.

Players can win by being the first to create lines both vertically, horizontally and diagonally, with the aim of the game to be the first to cover all the numbers.

How to Win With 90-Ball & 75-Ball Bingo

Winning on both the variants are similar, although there are some variations.

With 90-ball bingo there are three different ways to win, which are:

  • First Player to Complete One Line: This is the first player to complete a single line in the game.
  • First Player to Complete Two Lines: This is the first player to complete two lines.
  • Full House: This is the first player to complete the entire bingo card.

For 75-ball bingo, it’s slightly different, with players able to win by completing lines and a number of other combinations.

The ways to win with 75-ball bingo are:

  • First Player to Complete One Line: As with 90-ball bingo, this is the first player to complete a line, either vertically, horizontally or diagonally.
  • Full House: This is the first player to complete the entire bingo card.
  • Predetermined Winning Patterns: There are also winning patterns revealed before the game which you can win by matching. Common patterns included the ‘X’ which sees matched numbers from corner to corner.

Where To Play 90-Ball & 75-Ball Bingo

Here at Moon Bingo we have a huge number of 90-ball and 75-ball bingo rooms to suit a variety of budgets. We have a thriving community playing these games, which have welcoming chat rooms and plenty of in chat games too.

Head to our Bingo Games page now to select the variant you want to play and get started today!

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