ke·​no | \ ˈkē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce keno (audio) \

Definition of keno

: a game resembling bingo

Examples of keno in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At Harrah's, the poker room, keno and bingo are not yet reopened and the events and conference center, spa and fitness center remain closed. Paulina Pineda, azcentral, 1 June 2020 The poker room, keno and Bingo are not yet opening. Alison Steinbach, azcentral, 11 May 2020 Nebraska also offers keno, horse racing and a lottery. Washington Post, 30 June 2019 Its virtual sports game combines keno's number generation with video-game quality graphics that depict a football game. Sean Meagher,, 15 May 2018 Ohio adults gamble in many different ways including 50-50 raffles, bingo, casinos, keno, horse racing, scratch-off tickets, lottery tickets and sports betting, the coalition said. Karen Farkas,, 18 Oct. 2017 In Michigan, where lottery sales are similar to New Jersey's, keno was responsible for about 20 percent of sales in fiscal 2015, according to figures compiled by Michigan's Bureau of State Lottery., 27 Aug. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of keno

1814, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for keno

French quine, set of five winning numbers in a lottery + English -o (as in lotto)

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“Keno.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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