In Focus 13 Apr 2021 Spot the ball, what ...

Spot the ball, what is it?

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Published Apr 13, 2021, 8:46 pm IST
Updated Apr 13, 2021, 8:46 pm IST
This game's history takes you back to the year 1923 when a group of 3 friends introduced this game named the Littlewood Football Pool
 Spot The Ball was a game that was introduced for singles and groups, and with the reward that came along with the game, there were many people interested in playing the game
  Spot The Ball was a game that was introduced for singles and groups, and with the reward that came along with the game, there were many people interested in playing the game

In the 20th century, there were not many games that people could play and have fun. Spot The Ball was a game that was introduced for singles and groups, and with the reward that came along with the game, there were many people interested in playing the game. Here we will discuss everything about this game that you need to know.

A word about the history of the Spot the Ball game

 

This game's history takes you back to the year 1923 when a group of 3 friends introduced this game named the Littlewood Football Pool. However, one person from that trio named John Mores had more faith in the game, and he bought it from the two owners of the game. Interestingly enough, he became a multi-millionaire by the end of the 1920s.

It was all because of the success that the game had achieved in these years. However, things were not stopped here. As time passed, John kept on adding more stuff to the game and making it more interesting. The game got so popular that families were trying to solve the game at the dinner table.

 

How do you play Spot the Ball Game?

Playing this game is neither very difficult nor very simple. It is because the main trick was to find the ball from the picture. The interesting thing is that the ball was very skillfully removed from the picture that nobody could guess where it originally was.

With many players in the picture all at different spots, spotting the exact location of the ball was very difficult. Not only this but while playing the game, you had to fund the ball as per the perspective of the expert panel, which made the game even more complex.

 

How has the Spot the Ball game evolved with time?

Just like many other things, this game had a time where it was at the peak of success, and then its downtime came. It was the time when the national lottery was introduced in the year 1994. At this time, the number of players came down from millions to somewhat 14 thousand only.

One of the major reasons was that the chances of winning a lottery were a lot more as compared to winning the game.

How is the modern-day Spot the Ball game played?

As the game was experiencing a huge downfall because of the other things, the game was tried to mold according to th4e 21st century. It was when a web version of the the game was introduced that let people play the game in real-time.

 

You can win money and also win a car. Winning prize was set to £250, people were allowed to make 20 selections at one go with 25P. It also has changed to 20 selections in one go for £1.

 

Disclaimer: No Deccan Chronicle journalist was involved in creating this content. The group also takes no responsibility for this content.

 

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