In gambling industry there is a saying that more the game is popular, the more the game will have variations and patterns. The same thing happens in case of bingo game too, the overwhelming popularity of game has brought lots of bingo patterns along with lots of traditional bingo patterns.
Bingo patterns are of both types simple and complicated and if a player is inexperienced or new than even simple bingo patterns can turn to be tricky for them. The first and foremost requirement to understand bingo pattern is to concentrate on the game as there are lot of crazy patterns which shows that the patterns can be pointed to any directions.
The best way to understand the patterns for an inexperienced or new player is to break those patterns into smaller pieces. Some of the patterns are mentioned below:
Coverall, Odd-Even, Speed Ball Patterns
In coverall pattern a player need to scratch the 24 numbered spaces in a given number of calls which is decided before the game starts and this decide what is going to be next step.
Speed Ball pattern is an advance version of coverall pattern. In this pattern the caller calls the number more speedily
In odd even pattern a player need to blot either even or odd numbers.
Straight Line Patterns
Straight line patterns are available with several patterns which also includes horizontal, vertical and diagonal lines. In online bingo, a player is considered a winner if he completes a single line while in double line bingo a player needs to complete double line in order to win the game. The lines need not to be parallel.
Picture Frame Patterns
In Picture frame pattern, every frame includes single edge of the card. The other way to classify this pattern is that it includes a picture frame which is broken and includes all the spaces along with the edge which starts from the corner.
Lucky Seven Patterns
Lucky seven patterns is found in double bingo only wherein the number 7 is formed which consists of a diagonal and horizontal edge.
Kite or arrow pattern is classification of a postage stamp which consists of any corner and a diagonal which is stretched till the opposite centre.
The pattern which makes a shape of a diamond with centre of each edge becoming a part of the pattern is known as Diamond Pattern.