Keno is a very easy game to play and you can learn how to play keno in less than 5 minutes. If you know how to play lotto you will already be familiar with the format and you should be able to pick up keno is second. If you want to play keno you need to get a keno ticket. A keno ticket contains the numbers 1-80 placed in rows of 10. 20 of these numbers will later be drawn to decide who wins and who loose. When you play you choose to play on a number of balls. The minimum number of balls you can play on vary but might be as few as one. The maximum number of balls you can play on is usually 10 or 11. If the balls you picked are among the balls drawn you win. How many of your picked balls that needs to be drawn for you to win depends on how many balls you played on. The goal is however always that all balls you picked should be drawn.
It is possible to win a little but often by playing on only a low numbers of balls or to win seldom but big by choosing many balls. Playing 10 or 11 balls will usually give many millions if you win but the odds against you winning are also very high.
Once you have chosen which numbers you want to play on you will need to register your ticket with the keno operator. You do this at the keno desk. At the desk they will ask you to pay for the game and give you a copy of your ticket. When you hand in your keno ticket you can choose how many rounds you want it to be valid for. You need to pay the ticket fee for each round so if you as an example participate in a USD 1 game and want the ticket to be good for 5 rounds you will need to pay USD5. It is important to know that if you win you will usually need to claim your prize before the next round is drawn, if not you will not get your price. This might vary from gaming provider to gaming provider. It is however a good rule to always make it right over to the desk to get your winnings or risk a likely forfeit of your winnings.
The odds in Keno is always heavily in the casinos favor and it is not possible to be a winning keno player. It is possible to hit it big when playing keno but most players will loose money and Keno should therefore only be played for entertainment. If you want to win money you should look for a game with better odds for the player.
Most keno establishments and casinos offer printed information about the rules they use in their establishment. Always read these rules so you know what the rules are in the establishment in which you are playing. Doing so make the gambling experience more effective and enjoyable for everyone.