Common Bingo Terms

Common Bingo Paper Terms

Bingo Paper

Audit Number
Used to quickly calculate book sales. At the end of each session, subtract the original starting number from the audit number on the first remaining book. You will know the exact number of books sold by each sales person.
The color used on the bingo face which identifies which game is being played. For example, this could be a border (as in border blue), a tint, a pattern or a solid.
The individual bingo sheet containing 24 numbers plus the free space number.
Free Space Number
Identifies the unique bingo face and enables you to verify the winning face using a bingo verifier.
Refers to the number of bingo faces per sheet. For example, a 3V1 (shown here) would have 3 faces per sheet.
Serial Number
The number printed on the “N” of each bingo face to identify that particular printed set. This number helps to keep the integrity and security of the game. This number will be consistent throughout a set of UniMax® straight goods as well as a set of UniMax collated product, but will vary with each sheet in a non-UniMax collation.
Identifies the cards in play by the different range of 9,000 cards. Example: 1-9,000; 9,001-18,000; 18,001-27,000…99,001-99,036.
Refers to the number of sheets that are used to make a book. For example, 6 UP indicates the book has 6 sheets of bingo paper.
Verification Number
Is the unique bingo face number on each bingo face. This face number identifies the 24 face number configuration of the B,I,N,G,O numbers printed. This number is the same as the Free Space Number.