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Keno formula to calculate games played before money runs out February 14, 2012 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil |  Although it is useful in a mathematical sense the keno player will find that in most instances you will not get as many plays as the formula suggests since it includes the lucky few who hit solid winners that skews the distribution.

Alabama judge rules electronic bingo machines illegal February 13, 2012 by Staff & Wire Reports

A county judge has finally ruled that the electronic bingo machines that been operating in Alabama are definitely illegal. Some 300 of the devices were confiscated in raids in Jefferson County last year. 

Structuring to Twins applies to a keno way ticket February 07, 2012 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | The "Rule of the Twins" is simple and applies to the basic structure of a keno way ticket. We observed years ago that in fact on every keno ticket if you take away a certain number of spots, that leaves a certain number.

Diversity 'splice of life' in keno ways January 31, 2012 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil |  The technique of splitting your ticket to provide more diverse ways to play can be applied to more complex tickets as well as the simple ones that we examined last week.

The pleasure of splitting your keno ticket January 24, 2012 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | Are you bored with your old keno way ticket? Maybe you play a six and 3/2, 2-2-2 for $2.50 and you’d like to try a new path to success. Perhaps you play that old eight and 4/2 marked 2-2-2-2 and you hunger for more diversity in your play. 

There’s plenty of fun out there playing 6’s in Keno January 17, 2012 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil |  The six way 6 is of course one of the most popular way tickets of all time, when marked with 12 spots, grouped 3-3-3-3.

For the six-spot Keno players it's the most popular ticket January 10, 2012 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | The six-spot is not one of my favorite tickets. I think that in general you get more bang for the buck with a five-spot or an eight-spot, so I don’t tend to write about them much. That being said, it is true the six-spot is the most popular ticket played today.

Some 25-way keno tickets affordable to pursue January 03, 2012 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil |The 25-way tickets were once beyond affordability for most players, but one benefit of computerization is that these are much easier to write and check.

Toasting 12’s to being a healthy 2012 and winners at keno December 27, 2011 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | Since the New Year will bring us 2012, it is only fitting that we explore a few 12 spot ways.

Keno Graduation time: On to 10-way-8s! December 20, 2011 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | We are not talking about the standard 20-spots marked with five groups of 4. This traditional way to play the 10-way-8 is probably the best method. But being humans we sometimes seek variety, especially if that 20-spot has not been nice to us lately.

The almost complete guide to 5-way-8's December 13, 2011 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | The 5-way-8 is getting into the territory of keno tickets that Lil considers to be the sweet spot. At five ways the price is not too high and the 8’s provide a good shot at winning something substantial.

Graduating from 5 to 10 way keno plays December 06, 2011 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | Last week we spoke of the 5-way-7, so it is only natural to progress this week to the 10 way.

Early Christmas for 3 big winners at Nevada casinos December 02, 2011 by Staff & Wire Reports

In the past two weeks three players have combined to take home over $250,000 in winnings from Nevada casinos. The most recent won $51,770 in the Lucky’s Sports Book Progressive Pro Football Contest.

Giving 7’s good ink in keno November 29, 2011 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | Sevens are just as playable as the six or eight on either side of it. I think that the reason is probably psychological.

The classic 18-way10 keno ticket November 22, 2011 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | There is a classic ticket, the 18 way 10, that is playable only at a few computer keno games that have obtained special programming.

A little bit for the 6-spot live keno fans November 15, 2011 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | I don’t write about 6-spots too often because I don’t like them very much. I have my reasons and won’t bore you with them. Today is for the 6-spot fans – and I know there are many.

Play 11-11-11 keno ticket on 11/11/11 November 08, 2011 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil  |  These kind of dates happen 12 times each century. We are almost at the end. Next year we will live through 12-12-12 and then we will be done for another 88 or 89 years.

11-way keno tickets need a little love November 01, 2011 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | This week we explore a few live keno tickets that you have been unlikely to have ever played. Two reasons: First, 11’s are not terribly popular. Second, way 11’s are almost never played.

How long does it take to blackout all 80 numbers on keno board? October 25, 2011 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | How long does it take on the average to blackout the entire 80 numbers on the keno board? The answer: Far less than 20 games.


More fun from keno 20 spots October 18, 2011 by Keno Lil

Keno Lil | 20 spots are pleasantly divided into two groups, one of 12 and another of 8. Both the 12 and 8 can be further broken up. 

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Newest celebrity slot machines revealed at G2EG2E 2014

Newest celebrity slot machines revealed

G2E is held annually and is the world’s largest trade show and conference event for the international gaming entertainment industry. Show-goers got a look at the latest slots and video poker machines coming to a casino floor near you.


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