Winning At Keno
Unlike most other casino games winning at Keno takes a bit more luck than skill, since Keno is basically a lottery where you pick certain numbers and hope those are the numbers that are called. There are a few basic strategies that some players follow that seem to work for them when they play keno. One of the first things you need to do, just like with other casino games is set yourself a spending limit. Other strategies you may want to follow to be successful winning at Keno are playing your favorite numbers, trusting your gut instincts, playing numbers that seem to get called often or the opposite there of playing numbers that haven’t been called in a while.
Just like any other casino game, you need to set a limit for yourself. Start a bankroll, a set amount of money you are willing to lose while you start playing your game. It is a good idea also to look at different Keno games, online and live, to see what the cost of each game is. Some games can be played for $1 a round or you can pay more money for a chance to win more. The more money you pay for your ticket the higher your potential payday could be. As you watch your bankroll and the amount of money you are spending, look for Keno games that offer bonus or extra money.
Winning at Keno could be as easy as picking your favorite numbers. Some players pick their numbers by birthdates of their children, themselves or other numbers with special significance to them. I once met a player who would only play 5 numbers, and each was date of his siblings’ birthdays. While this strategy may work eventually, you can guarantee that you will not win each round this way, the odds of that are just too high.
I have seen Keno players who will sit with a pad of paper for hours watching the games to see which numbers come up most often. For example, if the number 35 came up in 8 of the last 20 games, some people feel that the 35 will come up more frequently than some of the other numbers. This is relatively the same concept that some people use when watching lottery numbers. The frequency by which any number comes up is completely random in Keno.
On the opposite side of that thought process some people play numbers that haven’t come up in a while. Again this theory has about as much worth as that theory of repeating numbers. Since all of the Keno balls weigh the same amount there is no way any specific numbers will move to the readers before others do.
So if you are looking for a sure fire bet for winning at Keno, I would have to say your best bet is to wish upon a star, carry your lucky rabbits foot or do a ‘win’ dance before each set of numbers is called. But seriously, there are some theories that do say playing only three numbers will give you the best chance to make money at Keno.