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Nebraska

Nebraska is made up of sweeping plains, rolling hills, and desert-like prairies, and this Midwestern state is the only triple-landlocked state in the country! Are you looking for bingo halls near you in Nebraska? Find everything you need to choose a great bingo hall right here!

What is a bingo hall?

A bingo hall is the name for anywhere that you can play bingo! This might be a commercial bingo hall like you might find in a casino, or it could be somewhere surprising like a church or a school! Bingo is often played for charity fundraising in Nebraska, so organizations might turn their venue into a bingo hall for a night to raise money for their cause. That means that you'll likely see some typical bingo halls, but also things like veterans' clubs, fire stations, and places of worship transforming into bingo halls for a night! Anywhere that hosts a bingo game can be a bingo hall, and though they might initially look very different from one another, you will quickly find some similarities once they are set up for bingo! There will be tables and chairs for the players, and a place for the bingo caller. This is usually a small stage or a table at the front, so that everyone can see and hear the caller. There may even be somewhere to buy snacks and refreshments. Whether you visit a big commercial bingo hall or a smaller venue in support of a charity, you're sure to have a great time!

How does bingo work?

Bingo is a surprisingly simple game, but if you've ever seen it played, you'll know it can be both fast and intense! Don't worry if you've never played bingo before, it's very easy to pick up once you know what you're doing. Here is BingoPort's guide to how a typical bingo game works, and what you can expect! Arriving early is always a smart move for bingo. There are a few things you need to take care of before the game starts (like parking, buying your cards, and finding a seat), so leave yourself plenty of time. Once you are in and settled, you can always chat to your fellow players until the game starts! The bingo caller will begin by announcing the prizes for the game, and which patterns players must match to win them. The patterns might be simple, like a line or a full house, or they might be more fun, like a circle or an arrow. The caller will then begin to draw and announce the numbers. Players mark off the numbers on their cards. Most players use a special dauber pen, because these clearly mark the numbers whilst still allowing them to be read (for when cards are checked!). When a player matches a winning pattern, they must shout BINGO to claim their win!

How do I pick a bingo hall in Nebraska?

You're ready to play bingo, sweet! But... with so many bingo halls in Nebraska, how on earth do you choose where to play? Don't get overwhelmed; there's a simple way to narrow down your choices and select the perfect bingo hall. Firstly, you'll want to look at location. It's no good browsing bingo halls in Lincoln if you live in the Panhandle! Luckily, this is a step that BingoPort can do for you! Use the list here to select your closest town. This will show you all your nearest bingo hall options! Once you can see all of the bingo halls closest to you, you can start to pick between them. You might decide that one is much closer, so you'll try that one. Perhaps one opens at a time that's convenient to you. You can find out everything you need to know by looking at the BingoPort listing for each hall. See what facilities are on offer, as well as a little about the hall to help you decide! If all the halls look great, you can try narrowing down by the facilities they offer. Once you've found at least one (or three!) that look good, you can go try them out!

What makes a bingo hall good?

Everyone wants to find a good bingo hall to play in, but what is it that really makes a bingo hall great? The trick to finding a good bingo hall is to discard the idea of a 'perfect' bingo hall that does everything, and instead look for a bingo hall that is perfect for YOU. You may love a bingo hall, but a smoker may be disappointed that it does not offer a smoking shelter. Or another player may tell you about their favorite bingo hall, but it would be no good for you because it doesn't have disability access. The upshot is, your best hope of finding a great bingo hall is to look for one that does everything you need it to. Do you need a parking lot, or wheelchair access? People with limited mobility will not want to walk miles from the car to the venue! Perhaps you'd like the hall to have a smoking shelter, or to sell snacks? Maybe even one better- a hall that serves hot meals! Whatever it is that you want from a hall, that's what you should look for to find your perfect hall.

Everything you need to know about gambling and Nebraska

Nebraska is on the restrictive side when it comes to gambling legislation. Most forms of gambling are not legal in Nebraska. Casinos, racinos, and similar are all forbidden within the state. Likewise, poker games are not permitted either. The only exception is Native American casinos, which are permitted on reservation land. These casinos are allowed to offer Class II slot games, table games, bingo, keno, and more. There are some forms of gambling that are legal in Nebraska however. Class II machines (like slot machines) are allowed, and are popular in a variety of venues including bars. There are race tracks in Nebraska also. The state lottery in Nebraska is fairly popular, though unlike many states, it has a minimum age of 19 to be able to purchase tickets. Gambling for charity is permitted if properly licensed, and this is where bingo falls. Bingo, keno, lotteries, and pull-tab games are all popular ways to gamble whilst fundraising for a charity.

Interesting facts about Nebraska

  • CliffsNotes- the handy guide that helps high-schoolers everywhere study literary texts- were made popular by Clifton Hillegass, from Nebraska.
  • 'Carhenge', the notorious art installation that looks like Stonehenge made of cars, is in Alliance, Nebraska.
  • Nebraska State Museum is home to the biggest mammoth you can see on display- his name is Archie.
  • Despite being completely landlocked, Nebraska does in fact have its own Navy. The title of Admiral is given to those who have contributed to the state in some way.
  • Kool-Aid was invented in Nebraska by Edwin Perkins in 1927.

Towns in Nebraska

Bingo Halls in Nebraska

Eagle 4111 Bingo Hall

2112 Cornhusker Hwy, Lincoln, Nebraska,

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St Josaphat Church

704 N 9th Street, Loup City, Nebraska,

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American Legion #353

101 Main Street, Louisville, Nebraska,

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Williard Community Center

1245 S Folsom, Lincoln, Nebraska,

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Superior Bingo

4400 N 48th, Lincoln, Nebraska,

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Southeast Bingo

2604 Park Blvd, Lincoln, Nebraska,

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Moose #0175

4901 N 56th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska,

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Eagle 4111

2112 Cornhusker Hwy, Lincoln, Nebraska,

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Senior Center

712 E 28th Street, Kearney, Nebraska,

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Knights of Columbus #1728

1900 Central Ave, Kearney, Nebraska,

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American Legion

1223 South Central Ave, Kearney, Nebraska,

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Senior Center

1000 Wellington, Imperial, Nebraska,

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Eagles

601 East 5th Street, Imperial, Nebraska,

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St Michael Catholic Church

701 Creighton St, Hastings, Nebraska,

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Knights of Columbus

114 E 3rd Street, Hastings, Nebraska,

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Eagles

107 North Denver St, Hastings, Nebraska,

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Sacred Heart Church

302 W Wicklow, Greeley, Nebraska,

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VFW

1914 W Capital Ave, Grand Island, Nebraska,

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Senior Center

304 E Third Street, Grand Island, Nebraska,

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Fonner Park Race Track

700 East Stolley Park Raod, Grand Island, Nebraska,

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Eagles

213 North Sycamore St, Grand Island, Nebraska,

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Moose Lodge #0459

2540 N 10th Street, Gering, Nebraska,

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American Legion

204 Broadway, Fullerton, Nebraska,

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VFW

750 North Clarmar Ave, Fremont, Nebraska,

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St Patrick Church

422 E 4th Street, Fremont, Nebraska,

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Senior Center

621 15th Ave, Franklin, Nebraska,

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Sts Peter & Paul Church

1820 Fulton Street, Falls City, Nebraska,

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American Legion

525 F Street, Fairmont, Nebraska,

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VFW

2337 North K Street, Fairbury, Nebraska,

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Elks Lodge 1203

525 G Street, Fairbury, Nebraska,

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St Wenceslaus Church

731 2nd Street, Dodge, Nebraska,

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American Legion Post 352

1104 4th St, Deshler, Nebraska,

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American Legion

7226 Lancaster Ave, Denton, Nebraska,

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Knights of Columbus

517 North 4th Street, David City, Nebraska,

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Senior Center

1008 W 2nd, Crofton, Nebraska,

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VFW #03704

2720 23rd Street, Columbus, Nebraska,

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Columbus Races

822 15th Street, Columbus, Nebraska,

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American Legion

Hwy 30 & 3rd Ave, Columbus, Nebraska,

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SS Cyril & Methodius Church

420 Cherry Street, Clarkson, Nebraska,

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Elks Lodge #1399

247 Bordeaux Street, Chadron, Nebraska,

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Senior Center

803 C Avenue, Central City, Nebraska,

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American Legion

657 G Street East, Burwell, Nebraska,

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Eagles

1600 Washington St, Blair, Nebraska,

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Bellevue Junior Sports Association (BJSA) Bingo

1001 High School Drive, Bellevue, Nebraska,

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Eagles

111 South 8th Street, Beatrice, Nebraska,

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American Legion

701 Dorsey Street, Beatrice, Nebraska,

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Rock County Senior Center

206 Clark Street, Bassett, Nebraska,

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VFW #4993

1110 19th Street, Aurora, Nebraska,

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Senior Center

608 Main Street, Alma, Nebraska,

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Holy Rosary Catholic Church

9th & Bighorn, Alliance, Nebraska,

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Church of The Holy Rosary

916 CheyenAve, Alliance, Nebraska,

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American Legion

1504 W 3rd St, Alliance, Nebraska,

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