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Atlantis Reno a top stop as keno jackpot continues to grow

posted on March 21, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | As I write this column the Atlantis Reno 9 stop progressive is over $1,311,000 and the Mega Keno statewide 10 spot is over $2 million. Will one of our readers be the one to hit either of these giant progressives?

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Atlantis progressive around $1.3M nearly 100% return

posted on March 07, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | The Atlantis Casino in Reno 9-spot progressive has almost reached $1.3 million. Until it is hit this means you are playing at about 100% return. It can’t get much better than this.

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Best way to attack 15 spot

posted on February 07, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | Starting the week, the 9-spot progressive at The Atlantis in Reno is over $1,270,000 and the 10-spot in MegaKeno is over $2 million. The Excalibur and El Cortez both have MegaKeno with the better pay table.

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Contention developing over bill to legalize electronic bingo in Arizona

posted on February 03, 2017 by

In Arizona some contention has developed over State Sen. Sonny Borrelli’s bill to legalize electronic bingo. The Arizona Legislature, during this executive session, is to consider the bill, in a move reportedly causing concerns for the Arizona Gaming Commission.

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Setting record straight about keno's house edge

posted on January 31, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | There still seems to be an opinion out there that keno is a poor game to play, that it is a sucker’s game, and should be avoided due to its “high” house advantage. Is this really true? No. In fact, in some cases the house edge at keno is actually competitive.

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Zeilinger Keno accused of concealing $1.28M in illegal bets

posted on January 21, 2017 by

A southeast Nebraska keno operator is now accused of concealing $1.28 million in illegal bets and committing more than 260 violations of state regulations. The Nebraska Department of Revenue's Division of Charitable Gaming wants to fine Zeilinger Keno $263,000 and revoke its lottery operator and worker licenses.

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Progressives continue to rise as keno fever builds

posted on January 17, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | The huge progressives are still there at Megakeno with the 10-spot just shy of $2 million and the 9-spot at The Atlantis in Reno over $1.2 million.

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Big Bingo Weekend set for Station Casinos

posted on January 17, 2017 by

Reel Deals | The $600,000 Big Bingo Weekend returns to several properties Feb. 11-14, giving guests multiple chances to win big.

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Nearing the $2 million keno milestone at Atlantis Reno

posted on January 03, 2017 by

Crazy for Keno | As we enter 2017, the 10-spot Megakeno progressive jackpot was approaching $2 million and the 9-spot More to the Meter progressive jackpot at The Atlantis Reno was nearing $1.25 million.

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Head to Sam's Town for positive keno paytable

posted on December 27, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | Sam’s Town has some interesting and unusual tickets. The first is a 7-spot special that pays on “All Catches.” This means, no matter how many spots you hit, you get some of your money back. Here is the paytable for this ticket for a price of $1.

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Keno progressive nears $2M

posted on December 20, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | The 10-spot MegaKeno is almost at $2 million; the 9-spot at the Atlantis in Reno is over $1.2 million. This is your opportunity to hit it big.

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Four spot can work for a conservative keno player

posted on December 06, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | How many spots should I play??? Let’s examine this concept; it depends on what you are trying to win.

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Plaza becoming the hot spot for bingo

posted on December 06, 2016 by

Dye-ing to Know | Jonathan Jossel, the CEO at the Plaza, isn’t buying into the perception that bingo is in decline because it’s only played by the older generation.

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Examining king tickets produces winners

posted on November 29, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | Let’s go over some king tickets as they are a very powerful way to play, easy to calculate the number of ways, and can give you incredible winnings if your numbers hit.

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Megakeno progressive nears $2M

posted on November 22, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | As of this writing the two big progressives are still rising. Mega10 of MegaKeno is approaching $2 million and the Atlantis 9-spot progressive is nearly at $1.25 million.

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Keno progressives are eventually worth playing

posted on November 08, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | Usually after playing a while you can tell if the progressive is high enough to consider it worth playing.

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Bringing in a different crowd for Bingo comes down to partying

posted on November 08, 2016 by

Dye-ing to Know | On the night before Halloween, I went to a party at Green Valley Ranch and a bingo game broke out. At least that’s how it seemed. Welcome to Rock Shot Bingo where it’s party first, bingo second.

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In honor of Veterans Day casinos offer discounts to military

posted on November 08, 2016 by

Reel Deals | It only seems fitting that we celebrate our military with Veterans Day this Friday. We start up north of Las Vegas in Mesquite. Honoring those who have served to protect American citizens Mesquite Gaming will honor our military with a complimentary buffet. 

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Showing the 15-way on win tickets in keno wagering

posted on November 01, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | While present video keno does not offer do-it-yourself way tickets (except by carefully choosing the tickets on 20-card keno to do basically the same thing as way tickets would do) there are three types of way tickets that are popular in video keno.

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Finding the best spots in Nevada for your keno dollars

posted on October 18, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | Every one wants to get the best value for their keno dollar, and let’s face it, some places offer a better game than other places. There are many good options for player returns, amenities offered and limits available.

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