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Bingo Frequently Asked Questions

Adults at least 18 years old may play at B & G Bingo. Players must provide valid photo identification. There is no membership required to play. We do encourage new players to sign up for the Players club to be eligible for the benefits associated with the card.

How much does bingo cost?

Regular game prices vary depending on the session. A buy-in will range from $2 to $10 dollars, which will include 1 or 2 of the regular game packs. The buy-in covers 10 to 14 regular games. Early games, Blackouts (except on Sizzler), and other add-on games are sold separately at $1 each (They may come in packages where other BOGO’s may apply). Typically, to play one of every game for the session would cost approximately $20. Prices and payouts will vary on advertised specials.

How long does bingo last?

A regular session typically lasts about 3 – 3 ½ hours. Afternoon sessions offer a 10 minute intermission to get up, stretch, and grab a bite to eat. The Evening sessions offer a 10 minute intermission and a 5 minute break.

Do I have to buy-in to sit in the hall during session?

Yes-You must have a buy-in receipt for each person seated in the hall during the play of games. Each person is required to purchase the minimum buy-in for that session. You are not required to attend the entire session, however, there is no discount given for late buy-ins. Also the buy-in tills close immediately following our intermission. No additional games may be purchased or played without a buy-in receipt.

What are those machines people use?

Some people like to play several games at one time, and the machines allow players to play many bingo cards at once. The machine keeps track of all the cards, and even tells you when to yell bingo! The PHD is a portable device in which the player must hit “enter” after each ball call to enter the numbers into the machine.

What do I do when I get a bingo?

Yell BINGO! You must yell bingo loud enough to stop play. If the caller does not say “check for a possible Bingo” They may not have heard you, so yell again. The floor clerk then they will verify your bingo. They will take your information to the paymaster and return with your payout! It is common for people to yell bingo and not have a valid bingo. We call that “practice.” If you think you could have a bingo, it is better to yell than to miss out on the prize.

Is it possible for two people to bingo at the same time?

Yes, it is possible that two or more people bingo at the same time. In this event payouts will be split evenly amongst all of the winners based on their level of play.

Is there a winner on every game?

Yes! That’s the cool thing about bingo. All games are played until someone wins. There will be a winner on every game.

Have another question? Our staff is always glad to help. Or ask someone sitting nearby; bingo players are some of the friendliest people around!

Bingo Frequently Asked Questions Adults at least 18 years old may play at B & G Bingo. Players must provide valid photo identification. There is no membership required to play. We do encourage

Ultimate 7s Bingo

Odds of winning top prize: 1 in 480,000

Ultimate 7s Bingo

Ultimate 7s Bingo

It’s all in the name. Ultimate 7s Bingo offers three bingo cards, a bonus play and a chance to win up to $75,000 instantly. Just match the CALLER’S NUMBERS to YOUR CARD’s numbers to see if you won this granddaddy of all bingo games. Check out all the 7s Bingo games to continue the fun and perhaps increase your winnings.

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What is Ultimate 7s Bingo?

Bingo provides hours of fun for people who love games of chance, and now you can experience the thrill of bingo with the possibility of a big payoff with the Virginia Lottery’s Ultimate 7s Bingo game. The top prize is $75,000, and the game has a range of smaller prizes too.

Why do we call the game Ultimate 7s Bingo? Every 7 on your card counts as a free space. We also give you bonus plays that can make the game even more fun. With three cards per ticket and even more chances to win in the bonus round, you will enjoy your time playing with us.

How much does it cost to play?

You will pay $10 for an Ultimate 7s Bingo ticket. Find a retailer that sells Ultimate 7s Bingo, or use one of our Game Machines with Print ‘n Play games. Download our mobile app to get more details.

How do you play?

Just like in any round of bingo, you match the numbers provided by the caller to the ones on your cards. Remember: Those 7s are free spaces. When you finish matching all the caller’s numbers, you can try the ones in the bonus play.

How do you win?

You win the game by completing one of the patterns below on your bingo card. Even a single line on a single card will net you $10. The more complex the pattern, the higher the amount you win.

What do you win?

Prizes range from $10 to $75,000 for Ultimate 7s Bingo.

How do you claim a prize?

If you win, you can claim a prize of $600 or fewer directly from the retailer where you purchased the game. You can also visit a Virginia Lottery Customer Service Center to collect your winnings or send the ticket to our office in Richmond. Make sure to sign your ticket if you win to show that it belongs to you.

If you win a prize of more than $600, you can claim it at a Lottery Customer Service Center or mail it in along with proof of identification (such as a copy of your driver’s license or Social Security card) and your taxpayer ID number.

Other bingo games to play

  • Classic 7s Bingo
  • Bonus 7s Bingo
  • Super 7s Bingo

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