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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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Bravo for Boyd Gaming's keno progressive thinking

posted on October 11, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | The Orleans and Gold Coast (both Boyd Gaming properties) have changed some of their keno offerings so check on how to use them in a manner that contributes the most to your play.

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Keno group wants answers to multiple tournament buy-ins

posted on October 04, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | I recently received an email from the Yahoo keno group describing how an individual bought in multiple times to a tournament and won a large jackpot-sized payout during tournament play.

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Finding best spots for keno higher roller tix

posted on September 20, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | A few casinos in Las Vegas offer what are called High Roller tickets where one makes a larger bet but is rewarded with a higher return percentage. Three of note worth examining are The D (downtown), Gold Coast (east of the Strip, buses 202 or 104) and The Orleans (east of the Strip, buses 201 or 104).

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Suggestions to increase keno customers, revenue

posted on September 13, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | There are many fine and well run keno lounges throughout the country that offer good games and amenities. Sadly, a few have policies that seem to go against what is really best for the player, stockholder, and the casino.

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Nevada Progressives continue to rise

posted on September 06, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | The Two Nevada Progressives are still rising, the Mega Keno 10 spot is approaching $2 million and the Atlantis 9 spot progressive is over $1 million.

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Keno at the El Cortez offers more unique rates than anyone in Vegas

posted on August 23, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | This week, we return to discuss the keno game at the El Cortez. It has a lot going for it such as being open 24/7 and having 50% of its seating nonsmoking. Most unique is they have more rates than any other casino in town.

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