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Franz lives a rich life tied to her experiences at Santa Fe Station

Franz lives a rich life tied to her experiences at Santa Fe Station

posted on September 19, 2018 by

Keno Connections | Our first keno manager profile, is Brandis Franz,  bingo/keno manager at Santa Fe Station. Franz, 38, has been an employee at Santa Fe for nearly 12 years, starting as an on-call keno runner. 

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Keno progressives keep climbing, check out these casinos for best rates

Keno progressives keep climbing, check out these casinos for best rates

posted on September 19, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | As this article is being composed Megakeno Progressives stand at the 10-spot at over $2.45 million, the 9 spot at over $55,000, the 8 spot at nearly $100,000, and the 7 spot at over $26,000. Go to the El Cortez, The Plaza, or The Excalibur for the best pay tables.

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Boarding Pass member Palms brings so many options for players

Boarding Pass member Palms brings so many options for players

posted on September 19, 2018 by

Slot Club Spotlight | “From Dust to Gold.” That’s the saying the Palms Casino Resort has been touting since undergoing an extensive $620 million remodel over the past 2 years. 

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Big Bingo Weekend is coming back at Station Casinos

Big Bingo Weekend is coming back at Station Casinos

posted on September 06, 2018 by

Big Bingo Weekend is coming back this October, followed by the November to Remember Bingo Bash in November.

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Mega 10 keeps mounting

Mega 10 keeps mounting

posted on September 05, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | The 10-spot MegaKeno jackpot progressive is approaching $2.5 million and the 8-spot is nearing $100,000 – all possible for just a $1.50 bet. This is a nice goal but many of you would prefer to have more chances, albeit for lower top payout.

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MegaKeno 10-spot nears $2.5M

MegaKeno 10-spot nears $2.5M

posted on August 21, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | The MegaKeno 10-spot is approaching $2.5 million and climbing. The 9-spot is rising at nearly $55,000. The 8-spot is near $100,000 and going up. The 7-spot just passed $22,000 and also rising.

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Pala to host $5,000 all Paper Bingo session, Oct. 21

Pala to host $5,000 all Paper Bingo session, Oct. 21

posted on August 16, 2018 by

Pala Casino Spa & Resort will host a $5,000 All Paper Bingo session starting at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, October 21, in the Pala Events Center.  Doors will open at 11:00 a.m. and seating will be first-come, first-serve.

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UNLV prof offering help thru calculators

UNLV prof offering help thru calculators

posted on August 14, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | There are several good keno calculators available online. I like the keno calculators at the excellent website wizardofodds.com written by UNLV professor and gaming expert Michael Shackleford.

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Boulder Station unveils a newly renovated bingo room

Boulder Station unveils a newly renovated bingo room

posted on August 08, 2018 by

Boulder Station guests soon will be treated to a newly renovated bingo room. Scheduled to open later this year.

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MegaKeno keeps rising nearly $2.42M!

MegaKeno keeps rising nearly $2.42M!

posted on August 07, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | Checking MegaKeno, the 10-spot is now nearly $2.42 million and rising, while the 9-spot was at $51,600 and rising and the 8 at $95,900 and rising. 

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San Manuel expansion should be rousing success

San Manuel expansion should be rousing success

posted on July 31, 2018 by

Beyond the Numbers | I was honored to attend the groundbreaking ceremony last week for the expansion of the San Manuel Casino in Highland, California, located about 60 miles from downtown Los Angeles.

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31 ways to power ticket

31 ways to power ticket

posted on July 31, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | A power ticket is one that gives you a lot of action, often a way ticket using pay tables that have good top end payouts to increase your winnings should you hit the big one or most of your numbers.

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Following up Mega9

Following up Mega9

posted on July 24, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | The MegaKeno 9-spot progressive was hit twice by the same person and only five games apart at Foxwoods.

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The Plaza goes next level with sole million-dollar bingo game in the state

The Plaza goes next level with sole million-dollar bingo game in the state

posted on July 20, 2018 by

The Plaza Hotel & Casino, home to the only bingo room in downtown Las Vegas and the highest payouts in Southern Nevada, is taking the game to the next level by offering the sole million-dollar bingo game in the state.

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3 methods to hit Mega

3 methods to hit Mega

posted on July 17, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | We all want to hit it big and be able to improve our lives with that big win. Today we shall concentrate on the MegaKeno top three progressives – the 10-spot (Mega10) around $2,401,000, the 9-spot, around $310,000 and the 8-spot, around $94,000.

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Large progressives available throughout Vegas, Reno

Large progressives available throughout Vegas, Reno

posted on July 10, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | The availability of large progressives in keno gives players a chance to go for a large jackpot by hitting all the numbers on a progressive ticket. These tickets are featured in several casinos around Las Vegas and Reno. 

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Cortez ahead of game for U1 machines

Cortez ahead of game for U1 machines

posted on July 03, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | The El Cortez is again at the head of the pack with new keno machine offerings from IGT and U1 Gaming. There is no lack of enthusiasm in keno and players can have more fun than ever.

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A better value playing that 75-cent way

A better value playing that 75-cent way

posted on June 26, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | Last column we discussed playing the El Cortez catch all 75-cent rate for their 75th anniversary (they now are at 77 but the rate remains) for 4, 5 and 6 spots.

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Celebrating 75 years rates at Cortez

Celebrating 75 years rates at Cortez

posted on June 19, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | Many times you will come in to a casino, go to the keno lounge, and see more than one paybook or brochure with different rates and payoffs. What do we do?

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El Cortez rates 10 for all 24 hours

El Cortez rates 10 for all 24 hours

posted on June 12, 2018 by

Crazy for Keno | You walk into a casino, sit down and want to play keno. Pick up the pay book and then decide which rate should you play. It becomes even more interesting when a casino offers up to 10 different rates as does the excellent 24-hour game at the El Cortez.

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