Keno and Bingo. What is the difference?
Bingo is a game of probability in which players mark off numbers on cards as the numbers are drawn randomly by a caller, the winner being the first person to mark off all their numbers.
Picking Numbers Keno and Bingo
In Bingo, players buy number cards that have the numbers printed on them in random ways. These cards are only valid for that game or day, so they must be used in that time. bingo players don't get to choose their numbers, they are pre-chosen on the cards for them.
Keno players get to choose their numbers. You can usually choose between one and twenty numbers from the total that are available. All you need to do is mark the numbers on the Keno forms and register them for the next game or games.
Betting in Keno and Bingo
Bingo cards cost a set amount, and a play can only choose to use the cards for one game and then they are finished. As the cards are all set at the same cost, the bets cannot vary, the only change that bingo players can make is how many cards they decide to play on each game.
In Keno, players can choose how much they wish to bet on each game and how many games each set of numbers can be used for. This gives Keno players total control over how much they wish to risk and how much they'll get back when they win.
Drawing Numbers in Keno and Bingo
Bingo numbers are drawn at random until someone wins the game with a full game card. There is usually only one winner in a bingo game.
In Keno, a set number of numbers are drawn (usually 20) from the lot of numbers available. These numbers are used by everyone to see if they have chosen the right numbers for the game. This means that Keno games can have many winners depending on the numbers that the players have chosen for themselves.
Winning Keno and Bingo
Bingo offers prizes for a full bingo sheet, and usually offers prizes for complete rows and columns of numbers on sheets as well. There can also be other jackpots and random prizes that are given away but these vary from game to game and operator to operator.
Keno has a set payout structure that ensures that all Keno players have the same chance to win, and the same payout's when they do win. Keno players can bet on lots of numbers, sets of numbers, combinations of sets and many more that are to various to go into here. For a full range of the types of bets that are available, check with your casino for the types of bets that they offer.
Keno and Bingo at Online Casino
In the internet casino action Keno and Bingo games take place on the screen, and instead of a sheet of paper (ticket), your numbers are chosen at its virtual analogue.
In an online casino all the drawing process takes place in a single casino software interface, and the numbers of balls are chosen a random number generator.