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Keno is a game of pure chance and is very close to lottery games. The game was brought over to the the states by Chinese migrants in the 19th century. As with lottery games, it is a very simple to play, and it is appealing as big prizes are offered for very tiny bets. Keno is enjoyed at bars, clubs and civic center all over the world today. Unfortunately it shares another characteristic with lottery games – terrible expectations.

Understandably, Keno happen upon its way into online casinos as it was a simple game to develop, and internet casino owners wanted to entice the huge land based Keno fan base online. What was even more in the favor of internet casinos was that many players were used to gambling on Keno on video terminals, so the move online was hardly a barrier than say with twenty-one.

So here is how you play Keno. You begin by selecting between four and ten numbers from a total of 80 numbers. Each choice is describe as a "spot". In many internet keno games, you can purchase countless cards for the same draw, and in a few games you can even pre purchase for games in the future.

After you have submitted your selection, twenty numbered balls will "enter" into a hopper from a barrel. If enough of your numbers are selected, you win. It’s that easy. You will obviously come away with more, if more of your numbers come up, like with lottos.

Most keno online games allow you to buy cards between 5c and $5, and pay out in multiples of your ticket value. Jackpot winnings of up to fifty thousand dollars are not uncommon.

Easy? Yes. So there should be a catch? Yes. The house advantage with Keno is thirty percent or higher, the WORST of any online casino game. The chances of hitting a number is 0.25%. Keno is by a big shot the atrocious game you might possibly wager on. If you are seeking a game of luck wager on slots.