Keno Introduction Think Long And Hard Before You Gamble on Keno
Aug 162019

Keno was introduced in two hundred BC by the Chinese army leader, Cheung Leung who utilized this game as a finance resource for his declining forces. The metropolis of Cheung was at war, and after some time seemed to be looking at a country wide shortage of food with the drastic decrease in supplies. Cheung Leung had to come up with a rapid fix for the economic disaster and to acquire revenue for his forces. He therefore created the game we now know as keno and it was a great success.

Keno was referred to as the White Pigeon Game, since the winning numbers were delivered by pigeons from bigger cities to the tinier villages. The lottery ‘Keno’ was imported to the United States in the 19th century by Chinese newcomers who migrated to the States to work. In those times, Keno was played with one hundred and twenty numbers.

Today, Keno is regularly played with eighty numbers in almost all of American land based casinos along with online casinos. Keno is mainly enjoyed today because of the relaxed nature of gambling the game and the basic fact that there are no expertise required to play Keno. Despite the reality that the odds of coming away with a win are horrible, there is always the possibility that you could hit quite big with a tiny gaming investment.

Keno is enjoyed with eighty numbers and 20 numbers are selected each game. Players of Keno can choose from two to 10 numbers and wager on them, as much or as little as they want to. The payout of Keno is according to the wagers made and the roll out of matching numbers.

Keno grew in universal appeal in the US near the end of the 1800’s when the Chinese letters were replaced with , US numbers. Lotteries weren’t covered under the laws of gambling in Nevada State in Nineteen Thirty One. The casinos renamed the ‘Chinese lottery’ to ‘horse race keno’ employing the idea that the numbers are horses and you are wanting your horses to place. When the Nevada government passed a law that levied a tax on off track gambling, Nevada casinos quickly changed the name to ‘Keno’.

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