Many internet bingo players like to dabble in the side games available at a lot of bingo sites online today. Dependent on the internet bingo site and the software platform that is used there are many bingo side games available. Some of the sites that do offer bingo side games also offer you the chance to play for free so you can get a feel for the games before spending your bingo funds.
The best known platform is probably the Globalcom bingo software (now owned by 888 Holdings; there are a multitude of bingo side games available including slots, number games, scratch cards and instant win games. For now we will concentrate on the slot games.
Sands of Fortune at Foxy Bingo
Sands of Fortune is a 9 pay line 5 reel multi line slot with a bonus feature available. You have a choice of bets on this slot game with credits starting at 1p per line per spin up to £10 per line per spin on this bingo side game.
There are wild symbols and bonus symbols on this bingo side game that will up your chances of winning. Wild Symbols will help create winning lines where as spin in three bonus symbols on a pay line and you activate the bonus game. In the Sands of Fortune bonus game you need to choose one of three tunnels to venture down and avoid the traps. An inner sanctum or alcove at the end of the tunnel means you move on a level.
Shopping Spree at Wink Bingo
Shopping Spree is a 25 pay line 5 reel multi line slot with a free spin bonus feature available. As with Sands of Fortune you have a choice of values for your credit and the number of lines you wish to play. You can start at 1 credit rising to 40 per spin; obviously the more you bet the more you win if a win spins in.
The Shopper symbol on Shopping Spree is the wild symbol and the Money Bag is the scatter symbol. When you spin in 3 or more Money Bag symbols you will activate the 15 free spin bonus feature.
White Wizard at 888ladies Bingo
White Wizard is a multi line slot the same as Shopping Spree with 25 pay lines and 5 reels. Like Shopping Spree there are wild symbols and scatter symbols that will trigger the free spins. Spin in three or more Dragon symbols and you will initiate 15, 20 or 25 free spins.
The Wizard symbol only ever appears on reels 1, 3 and 5 but if he falls into a win line then the win will be trebled.
The credits are the same as with Shopping Spree with a minimum of 1 credit per line and a maximum of 40 per line.
As you can see there are many different types of bingo side games; this article has only covered a minority of the side games available when you play online bingo and only the ones on the Globalcom bingo software. There are hardly any internet bingo sites that don’t offer their players a choice of bingo side games to play when they get bored with dabbing their cards.
All of our bingo reviews here at BallsUp list the type of bingo side games that are available at any given online bingo site.