The ‘straight ticket’ is your basic keno ticket. It’s the most common and the simplest ticket to play.
Keno “Straight Up” ticket
You might also hear it called a ‘straight up’ or ‘regular game’ ticket. On a straight ticket you only bet on one set of numbers.
You simply choose and mark your numbers. Experienced Keno players tend to choose between 4 and 8 ‘spots’. Then decide how much you want to bet, and how many games you want to play with that set of numbers. Then you pay for your ticket.
A Good Beginners Ticket in Keno
When the numbers are drawn you look at how many of yours came up and claim your winnings according to the house payout schedule. If you’re a novice keno player, it’s best to start with straight tickets just to get used to the game. When you’re ready you might like to try some of the more complicated variations of Keno tickets.