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Are you looking for a fun night out with your friends? Bingo has become more popular over the years not just with the older crowd, but with younger people as well. With the popularity of the game increasing, more and more local Bingo places have began to open up to the public. There are also many different types of the game that can be incorporated. Lightening is a faster paced game that consists of 3 numbers to one board. Once all 3 of your numbers have been called, you would yell BINGO to stop the game and collect your winnings. A lot of organizations and clubs also hold local bingo games not just for cash, but prizes as well. This is done usually to help raise money for a charity or local project and still be able to give the public a fun time while helping to donate to it. Some games may be played on paper with a colored dauber to use to mark numbers when they are called. You may also find some that still use the classic version of cardboard bingo boards where the player would use pennies or small round chips to mark their numbers. You also have the more technologically advanced parlors that offer machines to do all the work for you.
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When you walk into a parlor, they will usually have a schedule of how their games are set up so you know what you are looking for as far as a bingo is concerned. Games are not always played for just a line, you may also find yourself looking for a letter or certain pattern. Depending on the size of the crowd, cash prizes can be very little, or quite a lot. At local casinos, you will find more of the high stake bingo games where people can win thousands of dollars at one time for a single game. The more smaller parlors will usually have a pay out of $25 or $50 dollars a game, and still throw in a winner takes all where the winnings depend on the amount that is sold for that particular game. Some bingo parlors are open 7 night a week, once a week, matinees only and even all day and night. You will always have a wide variety to choose from as far as times, the way the game is played and how much you may actually be able to win. The one thing you can be assured of is you will have a blast whether you go with a group, or by yourself.