How to play keno? Before starting the game, the player should decide how many games he wants to play. Along with that he should be clear on the amount of money he wants to put down on the numbers which he selected. All the choices made should be indicated on the card. The winning amount always depends on the betting amount. More money he bets, more he wins. If the player decides to bet $1 for the number he selected and he wants to play seven games then in total he needs $7. Betting money depends on lotteries. Usually betting ranges from $1 to $20. He can even wager on groups of numbers. But many players wont do this, because it is very complicated. It will become difficult for the player to keep track on his selections.
Player should give the keno card to the keno worker. This worker will get his wager to the next game. To follow up with the game, player will be given an electronic copy of his keno card. Player should make sure everything is correct on his selections, before he hands over the card to the keno worker.
Nowadays computer software is used to generate winning numbers. The player should have an eye on the keno machine which randomly selects numbers. After the number selection they are displayed on keno boards. If the player is playing handful of games, he should wander around the establishment to make sure he is not missing. Number of game which the player is currently playing will appear on the screen. Player should make sure that matches with the number on the ticket. The player wins when the number on the ticket matches with the number on the keno machine. The winning amount depends on the number of matches and the wager. The payouts are decided by number of keno tickets in the game. There will be bonus numbers. These can win a huge amount. Even a single dollar can sometimes win a payoff of tens of thousands.
Keno workers will always declare the winning numbers. If they are not, then player can call them to do so. After the winning, the electronic card given to player should be given back for verification. But winning is sure if the number has already appeared on the screen. Usually won player will start shouting that makes the workers to easily come to know who the winner is. The time gap between the games in keno is 4 minutes. So players usually feel the game is very fast and constantly going without stop.
One can bet in combinations. Overlapping of numbers is also possible in keno. Player can have a group of 4, 2 or three numbers. One should be clear on his selections and groups. Otherwise there are chances that keno worker gets confused.
There will be a king ticket. One number is circled this is considered as king. This king can be inserted into combinations as well.