Bingo is a game of chance played with cards and a set of numbered balls. Here are the basic steps to play bingo:
Each player purchases one or more bingo cards. These cards contain a grid of numbers arranged in columns and rows.
A bingo caller randomly selects numbered balls from a machine, and announces the numbers as they are drawn.
Players mark off the numbers on their cards that match the ones announced by the caller.
The first player to mark off all the numbers on their card in a particular pattern (such as a straight line or a full house) calls out "Bingo!" to indicate they have won.
The caller then verifies the winning card to ensure that the player has marked off all the numbers correctly and in the correct pattern.
If the winning card is verified, the game ends and the winner receives a prize.
The game can then be reset, and the process starts again with a new set of cards and numbers.
Bingo can be played in a variety of settings, including in-person at bingo halls, community centres, or online through various websites and mobile apps. The rules may vary slightly depending on the specific game or location, but the basic gameplay remains the same.