Access: almost all the bingo halls have an “access packet”
(between 3 and 6 cards for each regular game) that you must buy. The “access
packet” is different according to the hall.
Ball elevator: system that is used to lift the ball from beneath the playfield
to the ball shooter tip. The ball shooter can be pushed manually to raise
the ball for play or automatic.
Ball door: To enter at the playfield area the ball must pass under the
one-way metal flap at the top of the ball runway.
Ball Runway: The channel along the right side where the ball is launched
up by the ball shooter to enter the main playfield area.
Bingo Marker: to cover the numbers at the card game the players used a
crayon or ink dauber.
Caller: when the numbers drawn appear one or two casino employees calls
Card: each playing card.
Distributor o Supplier: every institution or person who obtains or purchases
charity gaming equipment and sells, or otherwise provides charity gaming
elements to a charitable organization.
Early Bird Game: The first game or a previous game before the “session”.
Free Space: bingo cards has an free space at the center. You must cover
the free space when the game start.
Game Board: mechanic display board, usually placed near to the "Bingo
Board" that it represents a bingo card and shows what kind of bingo
you are playing. For example, "Chevron”, “Four Corners,"
"Blackout” and "Regular".
Game Family: when we sum the games with the same name and the same ticket.
Hardway Bingo: Bingo without the use of the free space in a straight line.
Inlaid Card: a 4x4 format pre-printed number card. It is common to put
it into a table, and black discs are used to cover the numbers when they
are called out.
Instant Bingo: Someone win if the ticket contains only the letters B,
I, N, G, O; bingo numbers, bingo card faces; and no other symbols.
Moonlight Bingo: when the bingo games starts about 10 p.m. Call “Late
Night Bingo” too.
Multiple Winners: when more than one player have bingo. In this case they
must divided the prize.
Money Ball: a ball that duplicate the player winnings. Only if bingo is
hit on the player number.
On: when one or more cards of one player lacks just one number for "bingo."
Progressive: A jackpot prize that it increases daily, weekly, or monthly
if nobody won in a specific number of calls.
Reno Night: an special evening reserved to play blackjack, roulette and
other casino games.
RNG: Random Number Generator; electronic machine that pick the balls with
numbers for a game of bingo.
Search Disc: its a special unit used to detect winning combinations
Serial Number: at least five characters printed on each card.
Speed Bingo: quick bingo’s version, you can get bingo with three
Warm Up: other name for a previous game before the “session”,
like the “Early Bird”.
Wild Number: in a double bingo is determined by the first number that
appears. For example, if 25 is drawn, all numbers with five at the end
should be marked off.
Wrap Up: we called thus to the last game of a "session."
Meaning of numbers at Bingo Calls:
01: At The Beginning / Kellys Eye
02: One Little Duck
03: Cup Of Tea / One Little Flea
04: Knock At The Door
05: Man Alive
06: Tom's Tricks
08: Garden Gate:
09: Doctors Orders
10: Tony's Den
11: Legs Eleven
12: One Dozen
13: Devil's Number / Unluck For Some
14: Valentines Day
15: Young and Keen
16: Sweet Sixteen
17: Dancing Queen
18: Coming Of Age
20: One Score
21: Key Of The Door
22: Two Little Ducks
23: A Duck And A Flea / Thee And Me
24: Two Dozen
25: Duck And Dive
27: Gateway To Heaven
28: Over Weight
29: Rise And Shine
30: Dirty Gertie
31: Get Up And Run
33: Dirty Knee / Two Little Fleas
34: Ask For More
35: Jump And Jive
36: Three Dozen
37: A Flea In Heaven / More Than Eleven
38: Christmas Cake
40: Naughty Forty
41: Time For Fun
42: Whinney The Poo
43: Down On Your Knees
44: Droopy Drawers / Open Two Doors
45: Halfway There
47: Four And Seven
48: Four Dozen
50: Half A Century
51: Tweak Of The Thumb
52: Danny La Rue
53 Stuck In The Tree
54: Clean The Floor
55: Snakes Alive
56: Was She Worth It
57: Heinz Varieties
58: Make Them Wait
59: Brighton Line
60: Five Dozen
61: Bakers Bun
62: Turn On The Screw
64: Red Raw
65: Old Age Pension
66: Clicketty Click
67: Made In Heaven
68: Saving Grace
69: Any Way Up / Either Way Up
70: Three Score And Ten
71: Bang On The Drum
72: Six Dozen
73: Queen B
74: Candy Store
75: Strive And Strive
77: Sunset Strip
78: Heavens Gate
79: One More Time
80: Eight And Blank
81: Stop And Run
82: Straight On Through
83: Time For Tea
84: Seven Dozen
85: Staying Alive
86: Between The Sticks
87: Torquay In Devon
88: Two Fat Ladies
89: Nearly There
90: Top Of The House / Top Of The Shop