• Keno’s History

    Keno was introduced in two hundred before Christ by the Chinese military leader, Cheung Leung who utilized keno as a finance resource for his declining forces. The city of Cheung was at war, and after a bit of time seemed to be looking at a national famine with the drastic decrease in supplies. Cheung Leung needed to develop a fast fix for the financial disaster and to create money for his military. He thusly invented the game we now know as keno and it was a fantastic success.

    Keno was well-known as the White Pigeon Game, due to the fact that the winning numbers were delivered by pigeons from bigger municipalities to the lesser towns. The lotto ‘Keno’ was imported to the US in the 19th century by Chinese newcomers who migrated to the United States for work. In those times, Keno used one hundred and twenty numbers.

    Today, Keno is most often wagered on with just 80 numbers in a majority of the US brick and mortar casinos along with internet casinos. Keno is mainly enjoyed today as a consequence of the laid back nature of playing the game and the basic fact that there are no expertise needed to play Keno. Despite the reality that the odds of succeeding are terrible, there is always the possibility that you could hit quite big with little gambling investment.

    Keno is played with 80 numbers with 20 numbers drawn each game. Gamblers of Keno can select from 2 to 10 numbers and gamble on them, as much or as little as they want to. The pay out of Keno is according to the bets made and the roll out of matching numbers.

    Keno grew in universal appeal in the United States near the close of the 19th century when the Chinese characters were changed with more familiar, American numbers. Lotteries were not covered under the legalization of gaming in the state of Nevada in Nineteen Thirty One. The casinos renamed the ‘Chinese lottery’ to ‘horse race keno’ utilizing the notion that the numbers are horses and you are looking for your horses to come in. When the Nevada government passed a law that levied a tax on off track wagering, Nevada casinos swiftly altered the name to ‘Keno’.

     March 23rd, 2022  Humberto   No comments

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