Bingo games are one of the oldest chance games ever created. Bingo was played for the first time in Europe, and then moved to America. In America it was a great success and expanded rapidly. During the Great Depression of 1929-1930, while other adherents lost gambling, bingo games increased popularity. Even in cinemas bingo nights were organized as a way of supplementing the earnings lost by the lack of public.
However, today bingo halls face a certain form of bingo games that put their future in danger. Currently, online bingo is the biggest competitor currently has bingo hall. It has often been said that people who spend many hours a day in front of a computer lose reflexes and cognitive functions. While this may be true in some cases, has conducted a study in Britain that shows that people who play bingo, both in the classical as online bingo, improve reflexes and speed up brain activity.
In tests of mental prowess made to a number of people, those who played bingo regularly scored higher because they had more memory and mental speed than the others. They also had a better perception of the environment. Also, apparently, these skills were increasing over the years. There are other games that also help improve brain activity, such as chess and backgammon. The difference with bingo games is that bingo games require immediate response, while other games require a mental process involving information stored in the brain, to be used at the time it is needed.
Bingo games, being simpler help to develop fast reflexes.