Keno is now increasing in popularity in casinos, although in its traditional form it has been around as a Chinese game for thousands of years. Keno resembles a bingo or lottery game in which players pick between one and twenty 'spots' or numbers from a selection of 1 to 80. Winning depends on how many hits or 'catches' occur when spots match the numbers picked by the casino software.
Each Keno game has its own payout table, with the odds changing on the number of spots. There may also be payouts on specific catches, such as the third or seventh catch. Keno cards in an online casino often cost less than cards in a traditional casino and unlike playing Keno manually, those who play online only need to mark chosen spots on their cards. The casino software will then identify any catches and calculate payouts. Online Keno also offers much faster game play than traditional Keno.
Keno is a game of chance and offers a variety of different playing options. Players can choose to play lower price cards and play for longer or select higher priced cards that will offer shorter game play, but higher payouts.
Keno Jackpots and Progressive Jackpots
There are also Keno progressive jackpots available, one of which starts at around 30,000. Because it is a progressive, it means that the more people that play Keno in an online casino, the more money goes into the progressive jackpot, until a lucky player has the winning combination.