Fire Department Bingo House Rules
Everyone must have an admission ticket to remain in the bingo hall. Tickets must
be visible on the table. ONE admission ticket per player. Players caught with more
than one admit/package will have the additional package confiscated without refund.
Seats may be saved until 6:15 p.m. We do not accept checks or credit cards. There
is no smoking or drinking of alcoholic beverages in the facility, including restrooms.
Minimum age to play bingo is 12. A parent or legal guardian must accompany anyone
under 18 and present a legal document with the child's date of birth.
It is the responsibility of the player to make the caller aware of the bingo.
You must call bingo loud enough to get the callers attention before the next number
is called or the bingo will NOT count. Do not call bingo when the
number appears on the monitor. Bingo is not valid unless the number has been called.
Bingo must have the last number called to win. Once a game is closed by the caller,
no additional winners will be recognized. Game is closed once the caller has recognized
the number of winners.
Payoffs will be on a per card basis, splitting the prize if there are multiple winners.
Maximum payoff on any regular, double, or special game cannot exceed $100.00. Regular
Bingo prizes are $100 per game and not based on attendance. If a player has both
a single and double BINGO on a single BINGO game, only the single BINGO will be
Electronic Bingo players: No Reservations of units allowed, bingo will not be stopped
for user errors, bingo timer will not be changed, and if you have a malfunction,
raise your hand and say 'Computer' to get technician assistance.
All Instant Bingo winners must be redeemed on the night of purchase. No one under
the age of 18 may purchase, open, or redeem Instant Bingo tickets. The Treasure
Chest Raffle will be sold only at the cashier counter. A single game winner will
pick 1 key (out of 15) and attempt to open Chest. If game results in multiple winners,
each will try to open the chest sharing the Treasure Chest Raffle amount if ANY
key opens the chest.
Games already played when books are purchased will be rendered unplayable. There
is no price reduction for the defacing of games already played. Excessive marking
of bingo paper which makes verification impossible will VOID the possible
Pagers and Cell phones MUST be turned off and not used during the Bingo session.
Manager has the right to refuse service to anyone, for any reason. We also reserve
the right to remove anyone from the premises, without refund, for disruptive or
discourteous behavior. The Manager also has the authority to modify these house
rules as required.
Please keep careful control of your personal belongings. The Department cannot be
responsible for players belongings.
In case of inclement weather, please call (703) 830-1479 after 2:00 p.m.