The Radio Bingo Fiasco and Online Bingo Security

Some people prefer playing bingo in person and not online. That may be their preference, but it opens them up to possibilities that would make any bingo player cringe. Take this example that happened in Canada.

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Way up north in Rankin Islet, Nunavut, a radio station was holding a bingo game. Players bought cards in advance and listened to the radio to hear the numbers. One of the players thought she had bingo and called in to claim the $10,000 prize and it was declared valid.

Then the next day, the radio station had to apologize on Facebook. The winning caller had misheard a number. They said they wanted to continue the game. Over a hundred people blew up in the comment feed to complain about the problem. Some say they would have won with the next number called. Others said they had already destroyed the cards. Still others demanded a complete restart.

In the end, the radio station decided to draw the next number with the remaining players. Five people got Bingo and split the jackpot between them. Fortunately for the radio station, the local authorities that oversee bingo gaming in Nunavut said that this was an acceptable conclusion.

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