The game is thought to have begun in Italy in the 16th century.
Bingo is believed to have migrated to France, Great Britain, and other parts of Europe in the 18th century.
Bingo reached North America in the year 1929, but was known as Beano.
Bingo is no longer limited to the halls we see in movies and on TV. Players can gather online to enjoy rounds hosted by websites, were the human caller is replaced with a server.
Game chat rooms keep the fun and friendly social aspect of Bingo alive.