Keno was introduced in 200 before Christ by the Chinese army leader, Cheung Leung who utilized keno as a way to finance his failing forces. The metropolis of Cheung was waging a war, and after some time appeared to be facing national shortage of food with the dramatic drop in supplies. Cheung Leung had to create a fast fix for the economic disaster and to create revenue for his forces. He, as it follows developed the game we now know as keno and it was a great success.

Keno was well-known as the White Pigeon Game, because the winning numbers were broadcast by pigeons from bigger municipalities to the lesser villages. The lottery ‘Keno’ was brought to America in the 19th century by Chinese migrants who headed to the United States for work. In those times, Keno was played with 120 numbers.

Today, Keno is most often bet on with eighty numbers in almost all of the US brick and mortar casinos as well as internet casinos. Keno is largely liked today as a result of the relaxed nature of gambling the game and the basic reality that there are little expertise required to play Keno. Regardless of the fact that the odds of succeeding are terrible, there is constantly the possibility that you could win quite big with very little gaming investment.

Keno is enjoyed with eighty numbers and twenty numbers are selected each round. Enthusiasts of Keno can select from 2 to ten numbers and wager on them, whatever amount they want to. The payout of Keno is dependent on the wagers made and the matching of numbers.

Keno grew in universal appeal in the US near the close of the 19th century when the Chinese characters were changed with more familiar, US numbers. Lotteries were not covered under the laws of gaming in Nevada State in Nineteen Thirty One. The casinos altered the name of the ‘Chinese lottery’ to ‘horse race keno’ utilizing the idea that the numbers are horses and you are looking for your horses to come in. When a law passed that levied a tax on off track wagering, the casinos quickly altered the name to ‘Keno’.