Sat Feb 28 2015 15:45 ET
Live Bingo Halls - Shout it Out
If you’ve never been to one of the Bingo Halls where live Bingo is being played, you’ve missed out on some real excitement. Some people have the idea that Bingo Halls are filled with elderly people who listen intently to the caller, play a half dozen Bingo cards at a time and sit quietly waiting long moments for the next number to be called. The reality at most Bingo Halls is nothing like that.
First and foremost, Bingo Halls are a place for friends to meet, greet and challenge their luck for the evening. You may go to the Bingo Halls in your area or travel across the state (or country?) to visit other Bingo Halls with friends and family. There’s no doubt that some pals just love to hit new Bingo Halls and make those excursions into fun outings that may even last a couple of days or more.
Bingo Halls have seen some dramatic changes over the past decade or so. There was a time when Bingo had a very narrow definition. It was played with paper Bingo cards and a real person called the numbers. Today, many Bingo Halls have electronic Bingo games. That means you can play entirely at your own pace, if that’s what you want.
While technology has touched many Bingo games, there’s still something about the excitement of the traditional Bingo Halls. Find one in your area, grab your luckiest rabbit foot and head on over for an evening of fun. Just don’t forget to yell it out when you finally “Bingo!”.
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