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How and Where to Play Online Casino Keno
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The basics and how to play Keno:

Keno is similar to Lotto. It was first introduced in
China many years ago. The game was brought to the
USA in the mid 1800’s by the Chinese immigrants who
came to work in the mines and on the railroad. It is a
very popular game and very easy to play. It is an
exciting pastime and, most importantly, it offers the
possibility of winning large payouts on relatively small

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Keno is usually played in Casino lounges specifically allocated for the game, but
there are so called ‘Keno runners’ who will collect your ticket and deliver the
winnings if the player wants to play from outside the lounge area. There are many
television monitors spread all over the Casino halls to keep players informed of
the winning numbers.

There is also the video version of Keno. These are slots-like coin operated
machines. It plays using the same principle with similar rules of the regular
but you get the results much faster.

To play Keno, you select a minimum of 4 but no more than 10 numbers between
1 and 80. Each selection is called a ‘Spot’, so if you select 10 numbers you are
playing a 10 Spot game.

Keno tickets are located at tables throughout the Casino and in the Casino’s
Keno lounge. The Casino provides a ‘Keno crayon’ for this purpose.

Simply mark a blank Keno ticket with the numbers of your selection. Then present
your ticket to the Keno desk with your wager and the clerk will give you a duplicate
ticket. In a few minutes, twenty numbered Keno balls will be drawn at random from
a barrel containing 80 numbered balls, and if enough of your selected numbers
are drawn, you are a winner. The results are displayed on screens, called Keno
boards, throughout the Casino.

Minimum bets can be as low as 5 cents, although some Casinos only accept bets
of $1 or more. The house’s Keno brochures give you information about payoffs
and various tickets you can play.

The amount of money you win is dependent upon the type of ticket you play and
the number of ‘spots’ caught. You may play as many tickets as you wish. You
could win as much as $50,000 on a $1 wager in some Casinos.

The round of a Keno game is called a Keno race. In many Casinos, ‘multi-race’
is featured, where you can play a number of consecutive Keno races at one

The house advantage on Keno varies according to the Keno game played. It is
always around 30% or more. The chances of hitting one number in 80 is 0.25%,
Keno among the worst bets you can make.

Video Keno

The objective of Keno is to guess which numbers, between 1 and 80, will be
randomly selected by the
Keno machine. Each time the game is played, the
player chooses between one and ten numbers (between 1 and 80) and the
wagering amount.

The Keno machine indicating the winning numbers will then randomly select 20
numbers. The objective is to match as many numbers as possible. The number of
matches will be highlighted and a possible payout will be rewarded based on the
number of matches.

Progressive Jackpot

In order to win the Progressive Jackpot you must select ten numbers and match all
ten numbers.

You may win a share of the Progressive Jackpot for successfully matching a
smaller set of numbers. For example, if you select nine numbers and successfully
match all nine numbers you will win 25% of the Progressive Jackpot. If you select
eight numbers and successfully match all eight numbers you will be entitled to
10% of the Progressive Jackpot. The current value of the Progressive Jackpot is
displayed in the top left corner of the machine. Unlike regular Keno, Progressive
Video Keno operates on a fixed denomination .

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