Yelling bingo when nobody has won can get you in trouble with the law.
Just ask the Covington man who falsely yelled "bingo" last month and was cited for second-degree disorderly conduct.
As part of 18-year-old Austin Whaley's punishment, Kenton District Judge Douglas Grothaus recently ordered the Covington man not to say the word "bingo" for six months.
"Just like you can't run into a theater and yell 'fire' when it's not on fire, you can't run into a crowded bingo hall and yell 'bingo' when there isn't one," said Park Hills Police Sgt. Richard Webster, the officer who cited Whaley.