Like many other casino type games like Blackjack and poker, Bingo has developed an entire culture around it. You can find books, magazines, articles, crafts and a range of electronic gadgets all related to bingo in one way or another. These are all testaments to the power that bingo has today.
Just as a quick example on how popular bingo is and how much information is available on bingo, a quick search at a major online retailer returned several hundred results for a simple “bingo” search. Some of the items returned in the search were books, electronic gadgets, crafts and subscription magazines. With the introduction of online bingo the available items relating to bingo is sure to grow as more and more people play the game.
The books that are available on bingo range from how to play the game, to stories that involve bingo as a central theme. Being able to read about others enjoying the game of bingo or learning more about the game, allows players to feel connected to the game even when they aren’t playing.
No longer is the world of electronic gadgets limited to games like poker or keno, handheld bingo games to bingo callers are easy to find. The electronic bingo callers could be very handy. Now when you are playing bingo at home, you don’t need to worry about who is going to be the caller and not play. Now everyone can enjoy game night.
Because of the nature of bingo and the style of play, it has lent itself to a cottage industry of bingo crafts. At most bingo halls you can find people selling bingo caddies, dauber and card holders along with hats, shirts and other crafts. There are very few other games that have this type of interaction. In fact you may be surprised to find out that most bingo halls even encourage this type of activity.
Not only can you find bingo information published by traditional means you can find many bingo magazines that are available online or in local bingo halls. These magazines are usually geared to local events and players. Regardless of their intended audience, you will find that many of these magazines contain some very interesting stories and useful information.
As you can see bingo is not just about the game. Like many other activities and games a culture is forming around bingo, which offers some very exciting opportunities.
I’m Jason Rockwell. When I’m not winning playing online poker, I enjoy writing about my love of the game. Thanks for visiting!