Best maximizing keno returns in Downtown Vegas

posted on November 18, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno |  The two best plays for maximizing player return are the $1.15 Special Rate at the El Cortez and the Deano rate at The D. These tickets return about 85%, on average, of money wagered. 


In Keno play the Pop 80 rate to go home with a decent win

posted on November 11, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | You are taking a short trip to a gaming destination and want a decent shot of going home with a win. For this 4, 5, 6 or 7 spots work fairly well. Play the Pop 80 rate common to downtown Vegas.


Keno is legal in California but it's only at the California Lottery

posted on November 04, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | Presently the only keno in California is the “hot spot” of the California Lottery and the video keno machines at the many tribal casinos. This does not have to be the case.


Main Street keno successes: Way choices and the buffet

posted on October 28, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | I was lucky, no question about it. You can win at keno. It takes patience, playing the best tickets and rates, plus knowing how to lower the odds. This means to hit a solid 7 it is easier to hit it by hitting 7-of-8 than 7-of-7.


The 6 spot progressive keno has nice possibilities

posted on October 21, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | The 6-spot has always been a popular Vegas ticket as you can get a nice win for reasonable odds. Pays for a $1 6-of-6 generally range from $1,500 to $3,000.


The D downtown an excellent shot for good wins in keno

posted on October 14, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | Let’s talk about kings again as they are a powerful way to go for big wins without having to worry if you hit your numbers the “right” way or the “wrong” way. The Candyman rate at The D pays $17,500.


A great keno night is just a bus ride away

posted on October 07, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno |  Head North by Northwest on Cat Bus 106 from the Bonneville Transit Center or downtown to Texas Station, which has with twice weekly tourneys and lots of good ticket options.


Play different kinds of keno for better chances to win

posted on September 30, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | Turn to the specials and find all kinds of tickets. Catch-All’s for $3 per ticket where you either hit it big or get nothing at all. Play while staying at the Flamingo or Harrah's.


How do you keep players in the keno lounge?

posted on September 23, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | Last week’s column dealt on suggestions to get people in to playing keno, today we shall deal more with keeping them in the keno lounge.


Keno in a casino should not be an afterthought

posted on September 16, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | The casino needs to show that keno is important to them. If the public perceives management does not care about their game, how can the players be expected to care?


A different way to play keno could be 7-for-7 win tickets

posted on September 09, 2014 by

Crazy for Keno | While the 8-spot is quite popular, there are many places that pay for 7 out of 7 compatibly to 8 out of 8.


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.


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.


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.


'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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