Aus Bingo Players
Aus Bingo players play yet another variation of the Bingo games played in the UK and the US.
- Housie Players
- Aus Housie Winners
Housie players in Australia love fast and furious Bingo action and callers in the country are amongst the fastest callers in the world.
Keeping up may seem a bit daunting, but players soon get the hang of it and start having fun.
- It is rumoured that actor Russell Crowe was once a Housie caller in Australia.
- Another TV show star David Wenham (Diver Dan in Sea Change) once supported himself as a caller at a housie game in Marrickville Town Hall in Sydney.
- There are quite a few professional Housie groups, who play big money games throughout Australia and Sydney. These groups tend to be larger however, so games are harder to win.
- Housie fans in Aus prefer to play the old fashioned way – in a packed hall, with some great prizes to be won, and perhaps a raffle to win a bigger prize such a holiday or a car if they’re lucky.
Aus Housie Winners
Aus Housie winners do not usually walk away with the big cash prizes that US or UK club winners could win, but they do have a chance to win prizes.
As most housie games are more for the social aspect that big cash prizes, often players win hampers, gift vouchers or wine. Housie games are mostly organised by churches and organizations and played in bingo halls Aus.
There is usually a break halfway through the housie game. Super Housie games are played, snacks and drinks are topped up and often a raffle is drawn.
Here are some examples of prizes that could be won in Aus games:
- Holidays or hotel stays for a weekend getaway.
- Consumables or pamper products.
- A new car.
- Smaller cash prizes.
Aus Housie players can be found from Canberra to the outback, and they may not be playing for the huge jackpots, but they sure enjoy a good game of Housie!