Video bingo, or electronic bingo machine, is a type of slot machine or amusement-with-prize machine (AWP) which instead of the typical reel-style game play, one or more bingo cards can be played on the machine.
Classes and styles
Video bingo machines come in both Class II and Class III formats, and it is not a reference to the Class II bingo machine which refers to the software legality. Because it is not exclusive to Class II gaming it is sometimes referred to as a theme game among slot manufacturers.
Video bingo machines typically come in Latin bingo style because of their popularity in Europe and Mexico. Latin bingo is a 3x5 card versus the American style 5x5 card. Latin bingo draws from 75 balls, unlike the American style which has 90 balls.
Video bingo machines in casinos in the United States are regulated by state or Indian gaming agencies. Since video bingo machines are available in Class II and Class III formats, they are subject to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.