In lottery, a game called “Le Giuco de Lotto” had a lot of similarities with the game of bingo. Still nowadays, it is a tradition of Italians to play bingo every Sunday.
Experts say that by the 18th Century, bingo had already spread out through the entire world. Supposedly, it reached USA in the year 1929.
The name given there, according to the story, was “Beano”. It is believed that a toy salesman overheard people calling out “Beano!”, and began to observe the game until he understood how it worked. He found it very interesting and watched how excited people playing it were and so decided to introduce it to New York. While playing one of the first bingo games with a group of people at his apartment, one of the players accidently called out “Bingo!” instead of Beano and since then, the expression has been known this way, casino spielen.