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It will not often be deemed the most fun game in the world of wagering, but keno has huge amounts of dedicated fans. And so it should! It’s a constantly entertaining lottery-like game that’s uncomplicated to pickup, abundantly available in tons of assorted variations, and one that will return mega-dollars for gamblers who learn its many subtle intricacies. But let’s begin with the basic rules here.

When explaining keno to novices, some gaming masters compare it to lotto. This is at least nearly apt, in that both games are essentially numerical. But to carry that comparison too far would be to misunderstand the good many unique traits that make keno so compelling. Not like bingo, keno users have the ability to select the numbers for each and every card.

Keno cards have a total of eighty numbers, but the player is furnished with an extra level of personal responsibility by being able to select as numerous (or as few) numbers as he feels they need. And it doesn’t take a nuclear physicist to determine how to fill out a card: all you do is circle or otherwise mark all your desired numbers with a every day oldpen like you had back in school.

After you have picked your numbers, carry the card back to the clerk at the keno stand. The keno pit manager will record those numbers and then hand you a receipt. Do not lose this (potentially) lucrative bit of paper! Even if the keno pit manager remembers your pretty face and wants help out, without a winning receipt in hand, you will get precisely $.00 for your efforts.

OK, so there you have strategy #1: always take care to keep your keno receipt. Let us move on to something a little more advanced, yes?

Now that you’ve marked your numbers, get yourself into a comfortable keno booth and observe the action take place on a monitor. That is where the winning numbers appear in lights. If you’ve got winners, mark your card appropriately. Make sure not to take too much time, or sit there praising yourself for an obnoxious length of time. You need to get up to the keno stand to redeem your winnings, and then a new keno game will most likely begin within five minutes.

Strategy number 2: always make sure to get back to the keno booth on time!

Since you can’t trust yourself to beat that 5 minute deadline every time, you always retain the option of buying a "multi-race" ticket. These include the same set of your selected numbers on anywhere from two to twenty tickets. When the max number of keno games (the same as the number of tickets) is completed, you are then able to get off your numb back side and go retrieve your winnings.

Still another alternative is known as a "stray and play" keno card, which generally lets you make number picks for thirty keno rounds or more. Heck, you can take a world tour and not have to get uptight about getting back in time to collect your numbers. Most "stray and play" slips are good for up to a whole year after you purchase it!

And now you are aware of a number of required methods for winning keno. If you are a discerning keno player, they may appear to be stupidly obvious. Still, it won’t hurt to bone up on the fundamentals, and if you are a novice player, every little bit of information will help make your keno gambling more fun.