Community Bingo at the TGCA

Sunday and Tuesday night TGCA community bingo. Home of the guaranteed $5000 Bonanza game played on the first Tuesday of every month!!

Cash only.
No other forms of payment are accepted at TGCA community bingo.

For The Beginner Bingo Player

If you have enjoyed games of chance before, or perhaps you are looking for a new way to entertain yourself, bingo might just be for you! Many people enjoy the social aspect of bingo events, and often the TGCA gets groups that come and meet up before the games begin.

Bingo is a game of chance in which each player matches numbers printed in different arrangements on cards which the numbers the game host (caller) draws at random, marking the selected numbers with tiles.

Players compete against one another to be the first to have a winning arrangement for the prize or jackpot. When a player finds the selected numbers are arranged on their card in the correct pattern for that game, they call out “Bingo!” to alert all participants to a winning card, which prompts a staff member to examine the card for verification of the win.

After a winner is declared, the players discard the cards for that game and the game host begins a new round of play.

The pattern that wins the current game and the numbers that have been called, will be displayed on the light up boards, located in four locations around the perimeter of the gym.

You can choose how many cards you’d like to play per game, and how many games you’d like to play in advance and then purchase more during the intermission at 7:30 pm. You’ll also need to purchase a dobber to mark your cards, which can be purchased in a variety of colours at the concession counter.

Evening Games Schedule

Loonie Pot #1

To be paid, any player(s) bingoing on the lucky number during regular games (except the last game of any combination)

If not won, the pot is carried over to the next bingo event.

Loonie Pot #2

To be paid any player(s) bingoing on the lucky number during regular games on the last game combination.

If not won, the pot is carried over to the next bingo event.

Games

Two loonie pots

Hot balls

5 Nickle games

27 regular games

Bonanza

Progressive games

Bowling Lane/Anchor

Champagne glass/heart

Eagle

Schedule

Doors open 3 pm

Card sales 5 pm

Nickle games 6:15 pm

Regular games 6:45 pm

½ time sales 7:30 pm

You must be 18 years of age or older to:
  • Play bingo
  • Attend bingo
  • Purchase bingo cards
  • Purchase ball tickets

Hot Balls

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5 Nickel Games

Nickel games are the regular line any direction on cards priced at a nickel.

27 Regular Games

Regular bingo, one line of 5 in any direction, on the cards of your choice.

Bonanza

The Bonanza game begins with a pre-call of forty-eight (48) numbers early in each bingo session that it is played within. The game usually completes in one of two ways: Completing your full card pattern in fifty (50) calls or less wins the Bonanza Progressive, or completing your full card pattern in fifty-one (51) calls or more wins the Bonanza Consolation Prize.

Bowling Lane or Anchor; Champagne glass or Heart; Eagle progressive games

These games require specific patterns to be covered on the card in a specific amount of numbers called. If there is no bingo in that amount of numbers called, the pot is then moved to the next bingo event.

General Information

Bingo office open from 5 – 9:15 pm. Any later inquiry at the bingo office will have to wait until cash balancing is complete.

The TGCA has an ATM that’s located in the main lobby, next to the hall.  

The TGCA does not use digi-machines. Paper cards and dobbers only.

Admission is paid when you’ve purchased your cards. If you are attending TGCA’s bingo, you must pay admission. Cash only!

Card prices

Regular 50 cents

Double $1

Triple $1.50

Bonus $2

Super $2.50

Combo cards available

Attention cellular phone users!

Please be courteous to those around you and refrain from using your cellular phone during bingo games, as it is very disruptive to your fellow bingo players.
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