This is a bingo hall in Edinburgh, in Nicholson Street, up from North Bridge. Bingo or Housey Housey as some pensioners still call it is a gambling game of unknown origin. Players mark off numbers on a ticket as they are randomly called out, in order to achieve a winning combination. The first column contains numbers from 1 to 9, The second column numbers from 10 to 19, The third 20 to 29 and so on up until the last column, which contains numbers from 80 to 90 (the 90 being placed in this column as well). When called, numbers often aquire the types of preambles below: Kelly's Eye 1, One Little Duck 2, Cup of Tea 3, Knock at the Door 4, Man Alive 5, Tom's Tricks 6, Lucky 7, Garden Gate 8, Doctors Orders 9, Tony's Den 10, Legs Eleven 11, One Dozen 12, Unlucky for Some 13, Key of the Door 21, Dirty Gertie 30, Down on your Knees 43, Heinz Varieties 57.
Location: Nicholson St, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom