Bingo is a type of game enjoyed by millions of people all throughout the world, currently about 3.8 million Britons are enjoying this game in bingo halls and increasingly in online sites too. The exact origin is still a mystery up to this time but Bingo or sometimes known as Housey-Housey has been played for so many generations and always a favorite for those who want to socialize and play outside their homes. What is good about this game is that players do not have to spend big.
According to some historian, Bingo originated in Italy, since then, the game has been adapted from one country to another and made their own versions. In France, it is known as Le Lotto and became the favorite of French aristocrats. Before, bingo has not been recognized as a game because it was used as a tool for learning in schools.
In the UK, the bingo they know is slightly different from the structure of the US. All around the UK, their version and the American counterpart became a phenomenon for many people. Today, with the technological advancement, so many sophisticated machines are coming out to pave way for computerized generators. The release of these new draw machines helped in keeping the fairness of the game. Also, online bingo has random number generators too, it cannot be influenced by human activities because they are strictly regulated.
Today, bingo’s popularity is increasing and one of the most favorite games worldwide because it is simple, the game mechanics are easy and can be played by children and adults. Also, its online counterpart is very popular, one of the reasons is that prizes and jackpot reach hundreds or thousands of pounds.
No wonder this game has easily captured the hearts of the people. Finally, even if there are endless choices of games today, bingo has remained consistent as one of the most loved games of all time.