Keno was introduced in two hundred before Christ by the Chinese army leader, Cheung Leung who used this game as a finance resource for his declining army. The city of Cheung was at war, and after a bit of war time appeared to be facing country wide famine with the drastic drop in supplies. Cheung Leung had to develop a quick fix for the economic calamity and to acquire income for his military. He thusly created the game we now know as keno and it was a fantastic success.

Keno was well-known as the White Pigeon Game, due to the fact that the winning numbers were sent out by pigeons from bigger municipalities to the tinier villages. The lotto ‘Keno’ was brought to the USA in the 1800s by Chinese expatriates who came to the States to jobs. In those times, Keno was played with one hundred and twenty numbers.

Today, Keno is generally enjoyed with eighty numbers in almost all of American based casinos along with web casinos. Keno is commonly played today as a result of the laid back nature of betting the game and the simple reality that there are no expertise needed to play Keno. Despite the reality that the odds of getting a win are appalling, there is always the chance that you might win quite large with very little gaming investment.

Keno is played with 80 numbers with 20 numbers drawn each game. Enthusiasts of Keno can choose from 2 to ten numbers and wager on them, whatever amount they want to. The payout of Keno is dependent on the bets made and the roll out of matching numbers.

Keno grew in popularity in the US near the end of the 19th century when the Chinese characters were changed with , American numbers. Lotteries weren’t covered under the laws of gambling in the state of Nevada in Nineteen Thirty One. The casinos renamed the ‘Chinese lottery’ to ‘horse race keno’ employing the notion that the numbers are horses and you want your horses to come in. When a law passed that taxed off track betting, the casinos swiftly altered the name to ‘Keno’.