New Pennsylvania Lottery Keno Game Off to Strong Start
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Keno, a new game with drawings every four minutes, is selling briskly at Pennsylvania Lottery retailers statewide.
Keno play starts at $1. Players choose up to 10 numbers, or spots, from 1 to 80. A computer randomly draws 20 winning numbers. The more spots players match, the more they can win.
The first Keno ticket was sold at Crazy Mare’s, 511 Route 61 South, Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County. The first drawing took place at 5:49 a.m.
“We watched sales rise steadily through the morning, which shows that our players are excited to try this new game,” said Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko. “By lunchtime, Keno was selling at a clip of about 8,200 tickets per hour and still rising.”