Online Keno Guide
Online Keno Guide Overview
Keno is of Chinese origin and of great antiquity, dating back at least 2,000 years. The original Chinese name for the game is baige piao or pai-ko p’iao, meaning “white pigeon ticket,” a reference to the tickets used in a betting game involving homing pigeons.
Keno arrived in the western United States in the 1840s with Chinese immigrants. In 1933 keno was introduced in gambling houses in Reno, Nevada, under the name Race-Horse Keno, with names of horses instead of numbers on the tickets so as not to conflict with state laws concerning lotteries. Today keno is played (with many daily drawings) in nearly all American casinos as well as in many casinos in Australia, South Africa, South America, and East Asia. The house advantage in casino keno is considerable—about 25 percent.
Rules of Keno:
Keno, a gambling game played with cards (tickets) bearing numbers in squares, usually from 1 to 80. A player marks or circles as many of these numbers as he wishes up to the permitted maximum, after which he hands in, or registers, his ticket and pays according to how many numbers he selected. At regular daily intervals, a total of 20 numbered balls or pellets are randomly drawn from a container, and prizes are paid out by the house according to how many of each player’s selected numbers are drawn.
How to place a bet:
- Firstly, Choose your betting amount on the Keno Card.
- Secondly, Choose between 1 – 15 numbers or click the Quick Pick 10 button to randomly select 10 numbers
- In addition, want to unselect a number, just click on the number again
- Furthermore, after you have chosen the numbers, the paytable will change accordingly
- Click the Play RRR button.
- 20 numbers will roll out in random
- Once the 20 numbers have been rolled out, the Keno Card informs you of how many numbers you predicted correctly according to the numbers chosen, the Total Bet amount, and the Total Payout amount.
When all twenty numbers have been rolled out, you will be paid according to the paytable
Paytable is represented by odds. The actual amount paid out is the wager amount times the odds. For example, for one pick and one catch, the paytable lists 3. This means 3 times the amount of the wager.
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