Bingo games in the UK has quickly become the most popular form of online entertainment for very many people. Bingo games are great ways to have fun and interact socially with other people while gambling or playing free games. Either way, the game has become only second in popularity to the UK national lottery. This is a stunning statement considering the games’ humble beginnings’. Bingo started out as a game known as beano. Beano was played at country fairs and beans were used to cover numbers. It wasn’t until someone accidently screamed out bingo that the current variation of the game came into being. After the name change many different number combinations were developed for bingo cards, allegedly over six thousand.
Bingo has traditionally been played by older people and caught its beginnings’ in many places due to church socials that used the game as a fund raising tool. Since the advent of the internet, bingo has become even more popular and has even started taking on a large number of younger fans. Most players of online bingo games are people who are below the age of fifty, with a large percentage of those players being females within the 20-25 age range. There are also many young men who enjoy playing online bingo games, both for free and for stakes. Whether the reason for the increase in bingo is due to the money, the accessibility or simply because it is something to do that does not involve much effort, bingo has increased much in popularity and will continue to do so.