• The History of Keno

    Keno was introduced in two hundred before Christ by the Chinese military commander, Cheung Leung who used keno as a way to finance his failing army. The metropolis of Cheung was at war, and after a bit of time appeared to be looking at a national shortage of food with the drastic drop in supplies. Cheung Leung needed to come up with a fast fix for the financial disaster and to create money for his army. He thusly designed the game we know today as keno and it was a great success.

    Keno was referred to as the White Pigeon Game, since the winning numbers were sent out by pigeons from larger locations to the tinier towns. The lottery ‘Keno’ was imported to the United States in the 1800s by Chinese expatriates who came to the US to work. In those times, Keno was played with one hundred and twenty numbers.

    Today, Keno is typically played with eighty numbers in a majority of the US brick and mortar casinos as well as online casinos. Keno is commonly liked today because of the relaxed nature of betting the game and the simple fact that there are little expertise required to play Keno. Despite the fact that the odds of succeeding are appalling, there is constantly the hope that you might hit quite large with a tiny gambling investment.

    Keno is enjoyed with eighty numbers and 20 numbers are drawn each game. Enthusiasts of Keno can pick from two to ten numbers and gamble on them, as much or as little as they are able to. The pay out of Keno is dependent on the wagers made and the roll out of matching numbers.

    Keno has grown in popularity in the United States since the close of the 19th century when the Chinese characters were replaced with , American numbers. Lotteries weren’t covered under the laws of gambling in Nevada State in Nineteen Thirty One. The casinos changed the name of the ‘Chinese lottery’ to ‘horse race keno’ utilizing the idea that the numbers are horses and you want your horses to come in. When a law passed that taxed off track wagering, the casinos quickly changed the name to ‘Keno’.

     June 22nd, 2024  Humberto   No comments

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