Keno is regarded as the oldest game in any casino. It was firstly played more than 2000 years ago in ancient china. Find out more about Keno at casinos below!
The game Keno was invented around 200B.C. by Cheung Leung a Chinese leader. Cheung Leung was a leader of Chinese army for many years. Once he stumbled upon trouble as his army running out of the funds and supplies. The residents of China refused to pay any sort of taxes related to war efforts.
To over come the trouble Cheung Leung started thinking a different idea about gaining money. As a result of which the keno game started. In this game people have to bet on different character of Chinese alphabets and will win if their alphabet were randomly drawn. With the help of the game Leung able to get enough money and he saved the government and the city from ruin.
Modernization of Keno
In the mid 19th century when some Chinese immigrants came to America to work on the railways, they spread keno as Chinese lottery and there are some Americans who show interest on it and keno become a popular game among the Americans.
Despite of the anti gambling laws it remained there because of the Chinese-Americans community, they kept it alive. Keno is just like lottery and also bears the same rules.
More Numbers in Keno = Fewer Odds
- If one number is played by you, the keno odds for that one number get drawn are 3 to 1.
- For two numbers the odds are 16 to 1.
- For getting five numbers the odds are 1,550 to 1.
- With ten numbers the odds are 8.9 million to 1.
- Even you can draw 400 million to 1 if your odds are getting 15 numbers.
Online gambling casinos have developed different methods to place online keno bets. These are the betting ways which makes the game more interestingly. Different online keno bets grant different option of betting a smaller amount.
There are different types of keno bets available there. These are
Straight Keno bet
In this betting option you can pick the individual keno number which you want to play, and find out if different number are placed out and rolled. There are chances of playing 15 numbers in a single game, when there is 20 winning number are drawn.
Keno Way bets
It is an online casino keno bets on grouped number, if you bet on 8 numbers there is possibility of grouping it into 4 sets. Each set with two numbers. Although it seems some sort of difficulty but once you practice it is also as easy as general keno rules.
Online casino combination way bets
In this keno option you can make pairs on 2,3- 5,6 and 20,21 we can link the pars with first to second and third and this way we will get a combination of three bets in 4 number. This online keno bet is known as three way four spot keno bet.