(October 5, 2007 - Laconia, NH) The
Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society will host an October
Big Bingo fundraising event on Saturday, October 13th,
at the Funspot Bingo Hall, Route 3, Weirs Beach. It is
estimated that players will walk away that night with
over $11,000 in prize money. Doors open at 2:00 p.m.
with bingo sessions played at 4:30 and 6:45.
This month’s big bingo game is expected to pay
out more money than ever before with the recent law change
increasing the prize limits on regular games. The day’s
22 regular games alone will pay out the new maximum of
The event kicks off with an Early Bird session at 4:30
p.m. This one-hour session will feature a $15 9-card
package of 11 regular games, paying an estimated $140
each with the final game paying $200.
The evening session will begin at 6:45 p.m. Your choice
of a $25 12-card package or a $30 18-card package will
consist of 12 regular games, paying $200 each.
The first game of the evening session will be an Odd-Even
Coverall Winner-Takes-All game sold separately for $2
per strip with an estimated jackpot of $1,900. Two Winner-Takes-All
games may award between $700-$900 each and the Carryover
Coverall game is estimated to pay $4,400. All prizes
are based on attendance.
Guests may come for either or both the Early Bird and
Regular Game Sessions. Doors will open at 2:00 p.m.;
seating is limited to 400 persons. Enjoy a catered buffet
meal from Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant or a drink from
the full bar provided by the D.A. Long Tavern while you
wait for the games to begin. The Funspot Bingo Hall is
a non-smoking facility.
The Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society hosts Bingo
games at the Funspot Bingo Hall every Tuesday and Saturday
and is one of the top Bingo Charity fundraisers in the
State of New Hampshire.
The Lake Winnipesaukee Historical
Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated
to preserving the history and heritage of Lake Winnipesaukee
and vicinity. It fulfills this mission primarily through
its Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, which is open all year,
Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
It is located directly on Route 3 in the Weirs section
of Laconia (503 Endicott Street North), one mile north
of the Weirs Beach sign, next door to Funspot. Admission
is free. To learn more about lake history, volunteer
opportunities or upcoming events, please contact email@example.com or