Did You Know? Fun Bingo Trivia

The largest Bingo game ever played had 60,000 players. An additional 10,000 players were turned away at the door.

There are 2 ½ million female bingo players who play regularly.

30% of all Bingo players are under the age of 35.

Internet bingo participants are about 80% female and 20% male

96% of all Bingo players have won a game at least once.

The average Bingo game lasts 3 to 6 minutes.

Last year more people played Bingo than attended NFL games.

One calculation shows 552,446,474,061,128,648,601,600,000 possible number arrangements on the standard Bingo card.

Columbia University mathematics professor Carl Leffler is rumored to have gone insane while trying to come up with 6,000 Bingo cards with non repeating numbers.

There are 1,474,200 unique Bingo cards.

The first Bingo game to raise money for charity was played at a church in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

According to one survey, the number one reason for playing Bingo is personal enjoyment. Winning money comes in fifth.

Edwin S. Lowe, a toy salesman, is credited with inventing the modern day game of Bingo.

Bingo was introduced in 1930 and by 1934 there were 10,000 Bingo games being played regularly.

The modern day game of Bingo is believed to have originated in 1530.