The Thrill of the Bingo Hall vs. the Comfort of Your Own Home

30 March 2010

Nearly everyone alive today has likely played a game of bingo. The game is centuries old and has provided low cost entertainment for nearly all income brackets. As the popularity of the game increased larger venues were needed to house the number of people. The Bingo hall was born. Soon bingo was no longer a game but an event.

The bingo hall soon became almost its own culture, with the halls growing in size and in quality of decoration. Soon bingo callers were expected to be hosts conducting their own variety show. All of these things soon added to the thrill and excitement of the game bringing thousands upon thousands to the thrill of the game. The bingo hall added a whole new dimension to the game invented nearly 300 years ago and soon provided more than just a game but an entire night’s entertainment.

Today, computers and the internet have made a huge impact on our lives. We can do nearly everything on line. It is hardly surprising then that casino games and bingo have thrown their hat into the online ring.

Online Bingo may seem a bit senseless and dull to some. However, it does provide some advantages over the bingo hall version of the game. Many of us enjoy simply the game and can do without all of the panache and fan fair of the bingo hall. Having access to a computer makes it possible to play in the comfort and quiet of your own home.

Bingo halls, may be fun and exciting, however they only hold games at certain times of the week. They also may be limited in the amount of games they can offer and pay offs depending on the state gambling laws they are subject to. Having online bingo subverts all of this. Anyone who has internet access can play whenever they like for as often as they like. Online bingo usually does not limit pay outs as well.

Finally, a night out at the bingo hall can be quite an event. It is fun, exciting but can get quite loud. Online bingo gives those of us who desire a quitter life access to the game with out all of the other distractions. Those who play online bingo can concentrate purely on the game without all of the other goings on that happen at the bingo hall.

Bingo can be a fun and exciting game no matter which option you choose. The bingo halls provide the game in addition to other extras, such as hosts, bars and restaurants. The bingo hall can provide a great night out with friends at an affordable price. However, there are many who want peace and quiet when it comes to playing games. For these people online bingo provides many advantages. Having the ability to play whenever you like and for as long as you like attracts many to online bingo. Having the quiet and comfort of your own home is drawing more and more too online bingo as well. It is impossible to say which option is better. It is purely up to the individual player.


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