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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) reports that in August, sports book bettors wagered more than $188 million. That figure is just a slight uptick from last year when about $185 million was wagered.
Gaming Control Board chairman A.G. Burnett is continuing his push to lead Nevada into the realm of so-called eSports. eSports is defined as betting on video game matches either with virtual items that have a value or real money.
In Minnesota, state lottery officials just announced that lottery patrons, spent nearly $593 million on various lottery games for the fiscal year ending June 30. Payouts to gamblers in that period came in just shy of $366 million.