Keno for Australian Players

There is hardly anyone who has ever visited a casino who is not at least vaguely familiar with the game of keno. It is something that you can play from almost anywhere in the building, and it certainly has a more enthusiastic following among certain types of people. Because it is so simple, and does not have a lot of rules to intimidate people, is very popular and accessible. Since folks don't come into the game with a high expectation of winning, they are certainly pleased indeed when they do get a payout, because it is usually quite sizable.

The image of keno, as it is associated with the land-based casino, is that it is again that older people play because of its leisurely pace. But we must say that when it is applied into the online casino environment, it really becomes a whole new game.

A lot of that has to do with the technology itself. When you are playing the game of keno online, you can control the pace. That means, to a considerable extent, you can play as fast or slow as you want to. At that point in time it can take on as much of an adrenaline rush is any other casino game.

Therefore, the demographic of the online keno player tends to skew a lot younger than it does in the traditional casino. At the same time, if you want to go slow, you are more than welcome to do so.

If you are not familiar with how to play keno, it does not take long to become well-acquainted with it. The keno "board" has numbers on it that go from 1 to 80. Players can mark up their keno card with 15 different numbers. Then comes the trough, in which the computer program that runs the game will take out 20 numbers, and what simply happens is that you are hoping to match as many numbers as possible. You see all the numbers as they show up on the board, and you have all the numbers on your card in front of you on the screen, so everything is pretty convenient. You know what you stand at all times. And you look at the pay table, which lets you know how much you have one depending on how many of the numbers you are able to match, or "hit." Can't really get any simpler than that?

Here is one of the things you have to keep in mind, though. You can put UP TO 15 numbers on a card, and the more numbers you want to play, the more money you will be putting into the game. So you want to manage your money, just like any other game that can be played in the online casino. You obviously want to budget for as many games as you want to play.

Then have all the fun you want, tracking your numbers, playing superstitions, changing them up with every card, or using the same combination over and over again. It's all pretty wide open in keno, which itself is open for everybody, when it's played online!

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