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Keno is a game of pure randomness and is very similar to lottery games. The game was brought over to the US by Chinese migrants in the 19th century. As with lottery games, it’s an absolutely simple to play, and it is attractive as big prizes are offered for very little bets. Keno is enjoyed at taverns, clubs and community centers all over the world today. Unfortunately it shares another weakness with lottery games – terrible expectations.

Understandably, Keno found its way into online casinos as it was an easy game to build, and online casino software operators wanted to ensnare the giant brick and mortar Keno fan base online. What was even more in the favour of casinos on the internet was that many gamblers were used to wagering on Keno on video terminals, so the move online was hardly a barrier than say with chemin de fer.

So here is how you enjoy Keno. You begin by selecting between 4 and ten numbers from a total of eighty numbers. Each selection is describe as a "spot". In many internet keno games, you can purchase many cards for the same draw, and in a few games you can even pre purchase for upcoming games.

Once you have submitted your selection, 20 numbered balls will "drop" into a capsule from a tube. If enough of your spots are picked, you win. That is all there is. You will obviously earn more, if more of your spots surface, like with lotteries.

Most keno internet games allow you to purchase cards between 5 cents and five dollars, and pay out in multiples of your ticket value. Jackpot fortunes of up to fifty thousand dollars are not uncommon.

Easy? Yes. So there must be a catch? Yes. The gambling casino advantage with Keno is thirty percent or greater, the WORST of any online casino game. The odds of hitting a number is 0.25%. Keno is by a wide shot the worst game you could possibly gamble on. If you are wanting a game of speculation wager on slots.