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Keno has a fun way to maximize a small bet

posted on September 02, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | Today’s column will deal with the player who wants to be in all the games during his or her stay but wants to keep the bets small, while still having a chance for a good win.

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Keno way tickets add excitement and a nice return

posted on August 26, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | There are times you crave excitement and even keno tickets can be written to give you wild exciting times, especially way tickets. Many places allow a nickel or dime per way if you play enough ways; some even a penny.

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Weekly mini keno tournaments at Vegas and Reno casinos

posted on August 19, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | Frequently casinos have mini keno tournaments on a weekly basis for small prizes. These tourneys last anywhere from 4 to 8 hours and are a regular feature at the Palace Station and Orleans in Las Vegas.

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'More to the Meter' on my mind for keno tourney at Atlantis

posted on August 12, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | As I write this column I am on a Silver State bus between Las Vegas and Reno heading to The Atlantis for their keno tournament. The Atlantis will pay 50 places, thus it should be quite interesting.

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Atlantis offers Lucky Number 7 and Parlay 3 keno tickets

posted on August 05, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | The Lucky Number 7 and Parlay 3 are two very interesting promo keno tickets available at the Atlantis Casino in Reno. The first one, which I like (unless the More to the Meter progressive is high), offers a potential $100,000-plus payout.

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August is a hot month for keno tournaments

posted on July 29, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | There are multiple keno tournaments in August, including one at the California Hotel and another at The D, both in downtown Las Vegas.

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Keno tournament coming up at the California Hotel in August

posted on July 22, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | There is a keno tournament coming up at the California Hotel, Aug 3-7, and I have in mind an interesting ticket that promises a lot of action and even a shot at winning it all.

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Hit the keno Borg and you have it made

posted on July 15, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | The 9-spot ticket can lead to some interesting possibilities, even if you hit less than all the numbers through the use of King and Deuce tickets.

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Multi-game or multi race results in keno ticket bargains

posted on July 08, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno |  Any casino will allow you to play at lower levels if you play more than just a few games on a multi-game (often called multi race) ticket.

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Ark. panel opts for moratorium against keno licensing

posted on July 07, 2014 by

An Arkansas Senate panel has decided that rather than ban additional gaming in that state it should opt for a moratorium against the licensing of keno until at least next spring.

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Downtown Vegas keno offers lots of fun for a low price

posted on July 01, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | Four of the five downtown casinos that offer keno have a 40-cent or 80-cent rate that divides perfectly for all kinds of fun “way” tickets at very low cost. At these casinos (From north to south) California, Fremont, The D and El Cortez.

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Hey, you're missing out not playing in keno tournaments

posted on June 24, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | One cannot expect the casinos to give the keno players the advantage because if the casino does not make a profit from a game your favorite game will disappear.

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10-spot has good potential for a substantial win in keno

posted on June 17, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | Here is an interesting ticket, for both tournament and regular play. It has good potential for a substantial win as well as some decent returns on lesser hits. Mark 10 numbers; it is up to you which 10 as all combinations are equally likely.

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It's not too late to sign up for June keno tournaments

posted on June 10, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | Want to spend a last minute weekend in Vegas? Play at the El Cortez tournament June 12-14. Want to spend a few days during the middle of the week? Play at The Orleans, June 17-19.

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Caveman Keno most reasonable game to play in casino

posted on June 10, 2014 by

Pokin' Around | I do a lot of switching between bonus poker, double double bonus, deuces wild and shockwave, but find the most reasonable game to play, economically, is Caveman Keno.

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National Keno Championship ticket examples

posted on June 03, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | The El Cortez even gives locals a $50 food voucher upon buy-in if they are not staying at the hotel. The coffee shops at both hotels have excellent food, great variety, and are open 24/7.

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Live keno can be successful in all casinos with marketing

posted on May 27, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | Almost all of the MGM properties, with very fine casinos and hotels, do not have a live Keno Game (the notable exception being Excalibur with a very well run game).

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Becoming 'tournament ready' before playing keno

posted on May 20, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | You have arrived at your Tournament destination, have checked in to the hotel, unpacked, used the head, and are “tournament ready.” If you received a tournament packet or envelope, now would be a great time to open it.

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Seek out lowest house edge tickets for playing keno

posted on May 13, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | There are players who worship percentages, and even in Keno want to play the lowest-house-edge tickets. This is an excellent long-run strategy. 

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Let's go into some more fun keno tournament tickets

posted on May 06, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | This week’s column starts on a very sad note. Bobby Dean, long-time keno manager at Palace Station, passed away recently at age 69 of a heart attack. Let's do a great keno strategy column for him.

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