Bingo is a game that is based purely on luck. Nobody knows what ball is about to be drawn next, and whether you’re enjoying a game of slingo or the more traditional 90-ball, your bingo card has as much chance of winning as the next person. bingo skills
However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t elements of skill involved with bingo. In fact, there are many natural skills, or skills you can improve upon, to become a better bingo player.
But what are they?
Concentration is a must in the bingo hall. Numbers come thick and fast, and while online bingo games, you’ll have the numbers marked off automatically, in real-life bingo it’s a real test of concentration.
Miss a number as they’re read out and it could cost you the game. On the other hand, if you have good concentration skills, you won’t miss a thing and you’ll be in a good place to ensure your bingo card is marked off correctly. What’s more, it may allow you to play multiple bingo cards, putting you in with more of a chance of winning.
Know Your Odds
Which leads on nicely to knowing your odds. Understanding your chance of winning will naturally put you in with a better chance of winning, ultimately making you a better bingo player.
In many bingo games you can play multiple cards, and the more cards you have in the game, the higher percentage chance you have of winning. Having a firm grasp on the odds can allow you to make more calculated decisions when it comes to deciding on which room to play in, and how many cards to play with.
For example, if you had one bingo card in a room of 20 active cards, you’d have a one in 20 chance of winning. Have two cards in a room of 20 active cards and you have a one in 10 chance.
Adaptability is a great trait to have when it comes to bingo right now. There are tons of new and exciting variants out there, so being able to adapt to the newer rules, bonuses, and everything else that comes with them will not only allow you to be better versed in them, but also enjoy them more.
Slingo bingo games like Slingo Riches and Slingo Reveal have really taken off, adding in elements of slots and scratchcards to create bingo games that have never been seen before, and that requires the ability to adapt.
While having great social skills won’t make you good at bingo, it will make you a great player to be around. Here at Moon Bingo we have a wonderful community of players, many of whom love a natter through our chat function. We’re always on the lookout to meet new players, so if you’re a social butterfly, get involved and make some great new friends. You can not only enjoy conversation, but also play along in our chat games, which offer some great additional prizes too.