Frequently Asked Questions about Playing Bingo Online Part 1

If you’ve never played bingo on the Internet before, you might have some questions about how it works. See if you can find the answer on this page!

How do I collect my winnings?
Jackpot prizes are deposited directly into your account every time you win a game. For games where there is more than one winner the jackpots are shared evenly amongst all the winners of a game. To withdraw the money you simply make a request to the bingo site and they will send you the money … usually they will send it by mail, but it varies for each site.

How much do people win when playing bingo online?
Every day people win thousands of dollars. Some of the jackpots reach up to $50,000.

How much do the cards cost? Can I play for free?
They usually cost 25 cents, but they can cost anywhere from 5 cents to one dollar or more. Some sites will allow you to play for free for a certain number of games, before actually depositing money.

How do I deposit money?
To put money in your account you normally need to use a credit card. Some of the bingo sites will let you use other ways to deposit money such as PayPal, FirePay, Neteller or Western Union. However, you will usually need a credit card to deposit money.

Can I trust putting my credit card online?
All the companies in the Best Bingo Sites directory use a secure server for credit cards. The sites have VeriSign approval which means that the information is encrypted and protected against hackers.

Who can participate?
To play Bingo online you must be 18 years or older. You must give your correct contact details with address, name etc. If you don’t put your correct details you might not be able to receive your prizes! Usually, to receive your prizes they will mail them to your address.

Is there are minimum or a maximum that I can deposit?
Most of the online Bingo sites have both a minimum and a maximum that you can deposit. The minimum is usually $20 or $25 and the maximum is usually around $500. Some sites will let you deposit more than $500 but you need to provide proof of identification.

How do I know the game is not fixed?
These bingo sites state that they have been independently audited to confirm that the game is fair and true. The cards are dealt by a random number generator. The sites also make sure that staff and family members are not allowed to play the games.