Online bingo gaming sites have grown in popularity since, unlike bingo halls; they operate around the clock, seven days a week. They allow people to play bingo from the comfort of their own home or from their internet enabled mobile device. They also offer real money wagering and great instant chat software so that bingo players can get a sense of community. Generally online bingo gaming sites offer players bigger rewards since they do not need to cover any overhead costs. On the downside, another reason online bingo gaming sites offer bigger rewards is because many do not contribute to charitable causes, which is quite a corner stone of live bingo halls.