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Keno was first played in 200 BC by the Chinese military leader, Cheung Leung who utilized keno as a way to finance his failing army. The metropolis of Cheung was at war, and after a bit of time seemed to be looking at a national shortage of food with the excessive decrease in supplies. Cheung Leung had to come up with a rapid response for the economic calamity and to acquire money for his military. He therefore invented the game we now know as keno and it was a wonderful success.

Keno used to be referred to as the White Pigeon Game, since the winning numbers were sent out by pigeons from bigger municipalities to the lesser towns. The lottery ‘Keno’ was brought to America in the 19th century by Chinese migrants who headed to the States to jobs. In those times, Keno was played with 120 numbers.

Today, Keno is generally gambled on with eighty numbers in most of American land based casinos along with online casinos. Keno is largely liked today as a consequence of the laid back nature of gambling the game and the simple reality that there are no expertise required to play Keno. Regardless of the fact that the odds of coming away with a win are horrible, there is constantly the possibility that you will win quite large with a tiny gambling investment.

Keno is played with eighty numbers and twenty numbers are picked each round. Enthusiasts of Keno can pick from 2 to ten numbers and wager on them, whatever amount they want to. The payout of Keno is according to the bets made and the roll out of matching numbers.

Keno has grown in universal appeal in the United States since the close of the 19th century when the Chinese letters were replaced with more familiar, American numbers. Lottos weren’t covered under the legalization of wagering in the state of Nevada in Nineteen Thirty One. The casinos adjusted the name of the ‘Chinese lottery’ to ‘horse race keno’ employing the idea that the numbers are horses and you are looking for your horses to place. When a law passed that taxed off track wagering, casinos quickly altered the name to ‘Keno’.