Ponder Long And Hard Before You Gamble on Keno

Keno is a game of pure luck and is very similar to Lotto games. The game was brought over to the US by Chinese newcomers in the 19th century. As with lotto games, it is a very simple to play, and it is appealing as large jackpots are offered for very small wagers. Keno is enjoyed at taverns, clubs and civic center all over the world today. Unfortunately it shares another weakness with lotto games – horrendous odds.

Sensibly, Keno happen upon its way into casinos on the internet as it was a simple game to establish, and internet casino operators wanted to ensnare the large brick and mortar Keno players online. What was even more in the favor of internet casinos was that many gamblers were used to gambling on Keno on video screens, so the move on to the internet was a insignificant encumbrance than say with twenty-one.

So here is how you play Keno. You start off by choosing between four and 10 numbers from a total of eighty numbers. Each selection is referred to as a "spot". In many online keno games, you can purchase multiple tickets for the same draw, and in a few games you can even pre-buy for future games.

Once you have submitted your choices, twenty numbered balls will "drop" into a hopper from a barrel. If enough of your spots are picked, you win. That simple. You will obviously gain more, if more of your spots are landed on, like with lotteries.

Most keno online games allow you to purchase cards between 5 cents and $5, and pay out in multiples of your card value. Jackpot winnings of up to $50 000 are not uncommon.

Simple? Yes. So there should be a problem? Absolutely. The casino advantage with Keno is 30 percent or higher, the WORST of any online casino game. The odds of hitting a number is 0.25%. Keno is by a long shot the atrocious game you can possibly gamble on. If you want a game of luck wager on slot machines.

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