Did you know that 72% of women in the United Kingdom would call themselves bingo players? Every day, thousands of faces across the country light up with a broad range of emotions – from surprise to relief, and, sometimes, disappointment! Here’s a roundup of some of the main feelings that players said they felt while playing bingo.
This is the most common emotion felt by players when winning at a game of bingo, and it’s no surprise! This is the peak of bingo – people might imagine it as a relatively tame game of waiting, but anyone who thinks that way obviously has not felt the thrill of sitting on the edge of their seat with just one square left to fill and then hearing that magic number called, winning them the pot and the glory! OK, it’s not bungee jumping, but it says a lot that excitement showed up so often in survey responses of bingo players.
This is one of the next top feelings experienced by players when they’re winning, felt by 42% of players. This may be no surprise – who wouldn’t be happy to win a game of bingo? But what might come more unexpected is the fact that happiness is also the top emotion reported to be felt by players watching their friends win! That’s compared to 25% excited, and a measly 3% jealous. This tells you that one of two things is true: either bingo players are all extremely lovely people who care as much about their friends’ success as their own, or bingo players don’t answer survey questions like this completely honestly. We’re sure it’s the first option…
The drive to achieve things is drilled into us all from a young age. Whether it’s learning to write and do sums at school, get onto the volleyball team, or win praise from our bosses at work, we are constantly reminded that achievements are something to celebrate. The trouble with those kinds of achievements is that they are the products of hard work, and who feels like doing that? The great thing about bingo is that it’s fun and with a website like 888 Ladies, you can play from the comfort of your own bed. And 40% of players report feeling a sense of achievement when they win – meaning you can get that feeling you’ve been seeking without having to draw a sweat!
“I don’t have a lucky number”
Wait, what? This was the top response to 888 Ladies’ survey question to complete the sentence “if my lucky number comes up, I feel…” Only 39% of bingo players even have a lucky number, but those who don’t might want to have some fun with it and come up with one! After “I don’t have one”, the top emotions felt by players when their lucky numbers come up are excitement, pleasure, happiness, and surprise. This all adds up to a more enjoyable game of bingo for the superstitious few!