Minimal skill required. Photo via Mixed Bag of Rant.

As the weather turns foul, more bars around Seattle are offering bingo nights. Few bar games require so little skill, focus, or dexterity--and actually offer prizes. Here are eight fine establishments around Seattle where you can have a drink and let those bingo wings fly.

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Punk rock is alive at Marcus Lalario's new Capitol Hill sports bar, where crass lady-emcee Boots hosts a kickass night full of drink and food specials. In fact, $5 whiskeys and pitchers of Rainier often turn it into more of a drinking game with prizes than anything else. Every Wednesday at 9pm. Free. 722 E Pike St, Capitol Hill, 206-328-7666,

The Waterwheel Lounge
This Ballard bingo haven of a dive bar has quite an enthusiastic following; don’t expect to get in on a Tuesday night unless you arrive early. Even better, the game overlaps Waterwheel’s happy hour, and winners get a fun prize from the infamous mystery box. Every Tuesday at 6pm. Free. 7034 15th Ave NW, Ballard, 206-784-5701,

Hosted by gregarious server Anthony Ramirez, Poquitos's bingo night is the prime place to pick up some serious swag. Prizes, donated from local businesses, are worth anywhere from $35 to $300. Play up to six games, the first of which begins at 9:30pm. Also, all Aha Toro tequila drinks are 50 percent off, and there's a post-bingo happy hour. Second Tuesday of every month. Arrive by 9:15pm to get game cards. Free. 1000 E Pike St, 206-453-4216,

Calamity Jane’s
Bingo at Jane’s makes for a jolly, easygoing night that often ends in danceoffs between competitors. And the competition is fierce for the sexy Calamity Jane’s T-shirts given away as prizes. Every Monday at 8pm. Free. 5701 Airport Way S, Georgetown, 206-763-3040, 

The Wildrose
WildRose may be a gay bar, but all are welcome to its rockin’ bingo night. Host Ashley Stalwick leads this ladypalooza of bingo balls once a month to raving cheers fueled by $5 Absolut drinks. Prizes usually include event tickets, Sounders or Storm merch, and a surprise item each night. Third Wednesday of every month. Cost: $1 per card. 1021 E Pike St, 206-324-9210,

Kelly O’Brien’s
Play bingo with a real Seafair pirate. Emcee Pirate Pat hosts this swashbuckler of a night, poking seafaring jokes and calling out numbers like only a marauder could. Winners pick a prize out of the trinket treasure box. Drink specials begin after bingo ends at 9pm. Every Wednesday at 7pm. Free. 5410 17th Ave NW & Market St, Ballard, 206-257-6595,

Belltown Pizza
Sunday dinners are for grandmas; real bingo goes down on Sundays with a lager and a slice of pie. Hosted by Seattle bingo host extraordinaire, Boots, this pizza bar brings all the raucous fun and prizes you seek on a Sunday night. Five bucks gets you a Black Star Lager and either a shot of Jack or a slice of pizza. Your choice. Every Sunday at 9pm. Free. 2422 1st Ave N, Belltown, 206-441-2653,

The Forge Lounge
Hostess Boots makes her mark yet again in this quietly awesome little lounge on the walkway to the ferry terminal. Prizes, drink specials, and dirty, dirty fun. Every Thursday at 7:30pm. $1 per card. 65 Marion St, 206-623-5107,

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