If you are new to playing bingo online you may have a few questions about how things work. Like how to wire money to the site, how much you can win, how much do cards cost, is playing on the web even safe enough to be using real money. All of these are legitimate questions and this article aims to answer them as best as possible.

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Question nr.1 – How to tell if the site I’m playing on is safe?

Answer: All good bingo sites must have a license. They get this license once they are reviewed and deemed legitimate by appropriate entities. The license can be found on the site. Never play anywhere with real money that doesn’t have this license.

Question nr.2 – How old do I need to be in order to play?

Answer: This depends on where you are playing. There are places that allow 16yearolds to play while others may require that you’re at least 21 years of age. In some countries the number is higher and other places have banned gambling all together. Always make sure that you’re not playing in a region where you could get into trouble for it.

Questions nr.3 – How do I wire money to bingo sites?

Answer: There are a number of ways. The most reliable are probably bank transfers. Paypal services and credit cards like Mastercard and Visa are also widely used. Another option is going for the E-Wallets that have been specially created to safely move money around the web.

Question nr.4 – Can I play the game using a tablet or my phone?

Answer: Yes. Accessing bingo couldn’t be any easier. All you need is a device with internet on it. Normally it doesn’t even take downloading any additional software to get to play.

Question nr.5 – How much is it possible to win with this game?

Answer: This depends on where you are playing. The prizes can be anything, not only cash. You can win books, movie tickets, cruises, bikes and the like. On some sites you must be playing in the paid version to qualify for scoring prizes and other places give you winnings even if you’re playing with free cards or free credit.

Question 6: How much do the cards cost?

Answer: Typically the cards are cheap and if you happen to know your way around the bingo sites you may even get to play for free. You can get free cards for signing up or free cards as prizes. Figure out which site is the best for you.

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Gary Beal