Aussies love Keno games at TAB and there have been winners all year round. In May 2019 a resident of Queensland had won $5.1 million while playing Keno – the state’s biggest Keno prize. There have been many wonderful winning stories which shows how keno is a favourite game to play and win in Australia.
Keno is available at your local pub, club, casino or TAB agency across NSW, QLD, VIC & ACT. You can play via the Keno App or on www.keno.com.au via ACT licence if you are a resident of ACT, VIC, WA, NT, TAS and SA.
Residents living in Queensland and New South Wales are currently unable to play Keno online due to restrictions in Keno’s current state license.
What are the Keno games that you can play at TAB?
There are six main Keno games that you can play at TAB Australia:
- Keno Classic
- Keno Mega Millions
- Keno Heads or Tails
- Keno Kwikpik
- Keno Superplay
- Keno Advanced
Keno Classic: To win on Keno, pick how many numbers you’d like to play, ranging from 1 – 10, 15, 20 or 40. 20 numbers are drawn from the 80 available on the Keno game grid (shown on dedicated Keno screens at your local, or played live via the Keno App and keno.com.au). Match the numbers you play to the numbers drawn for your chance to win a prize. If the numbers you played do not match any or enough numbers drawn on the Keno game grid, you will not be entitled to a prize.
Keno Mega Millions: Keno Mega Millions is a Keno game that gives you the chance to win $5+ million dollars with just $2. Simply play and match 10 numbers out of 20 to win the $5 million + jackpot. Keno Mega Millions is marked by the colour purple.
Keno Head or Tails: Keno Heads or Tails is a product that gives you the chance to double or quadruple your money. Played off the same Keno game draw as Keno Classic and Keno Mega Millions, simply choose which half of the grid (top or bottom) will have more numbers drawn in it. Choose Heads if you think more numbers will appear in the top half of the Keno game grid. Choose Tails if you think more numbers will appear in the bottom half of the Keno game grid. Pick correctly and you’ll double the money you spent on Heads or Tails. For the chance to quadruple your money, play Evens. Choose Evens if you think an equal amount of numbers will appear in the top and bottom half of the Keno game grid.
Keno Kwikpik: Keno Kwikpik lets you play auto-picked numbers on one or more games. Select one of TAB Kwikpik packages that offer you a ticket with multiple chances to win on a single game. A Kwikpik ticket gives you multiple lines of one Spot type to be played on a single game. Each line represents a single chance to win a prize. Kwikpik packages are available to play on one or multiple games. Kwikpiks are available via the Keno Operator or on the Keno Touch on both Classic and Mega Millions games. Kwikpiks are not yet available on Android device.
Keno Superplay: A Keno Superplay is a ticket which lets you to play multiple spot types (with each spot type displayed as a line of numbers) on a single ticket. Each line of numbers, represents one individual chance per game. To win a prize on a Keno Superplay, you must match all numbers within a singular line. A Superplay can be purchased on a Keno Touch machine or via a Keno Operator at a venue counter. The ticket can then be scanned at a Keno Touch machine or by a Keno Operator to see if you’ve won.
What are the ways to play Keno TAB?
You can play Keno TAB at the local lottery retail store near you by buying a physical ticket
You can play Keno TAB by buying a ticket online with your PC or with Keno TAB app on your mobile. To open a Keno online account, download the Keno App and tap ‘Sign Up’. To open a Keno account you must be a resident of NSW and 18 years or over.
Note that residents living in Queensland and New South Wales are currently unable to play Keno online due to restrictions in Keno’s current state license.
Also note that the Android App is not available in the Google Play store as under current legislation it is not legal for a gambling product to be advertised in the Google Play Store. You are able to download the Android app via the Keno website.
When playing Keno TAB games online you need to open your Keno account at the TAB website. The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 requires Keno to verify the identity of every customer who opens a Keno account. This means you need to verify your full legal name, your date of birth and your current residential address.
Once you are verified you can buy keno games ticket to play keno online. Keno utilizes secure encryption processes to secure all betting transactions and account management transactions, including deposits.
You can be sure that maximum security is in place when you use your Keno account and purchase the ticket online.
Also, remember you cannot withdraw your wins from your account until your ID has been successfully verified. Only turned over funds can be withdrawn. Your withdrawal balance is displayed in the My Account section.
You can withdraw money to your bank account by selecting the Bank withdrawal option in the My Account section. No limits apply to withdrawals to your bank account. Money withdrawn to your bank account will be available within 1 to 2 business days, depending upon your financial institution.
In case your online account with TAB Keno is locked check you have the correct password number and try again. If you don’t know your password, you are able to reset by selecting ‘reset password’ via the Keno App or website. You can also contact Customer Service on 1800 056 066 for assistance. Once an operator has verified your details your password will be reset.
You can set a new password via the Keno App by doing the following:
- Input your account number.
- Input your date of birth.
- Answer your security question.
If you fail to log in 3 times, your account will be locked. If still your account is locked, you will need to contact Customer Service for an operator to unlock your account.
How to play keno games in a venue?
To play Keno, fill out a Keno game card, play via the Keno Touch (a self-service machine where you can process your ticket yourself) or ask your Keno Operator to play. Keno game cards are available from designated Keno game card holders, located around any participating venue. Keno game cards must be filled out using a grey lead pencil.
To fill out a Keno game card, select the following:
- How many numbers you want to play. Most people play 1 to 10 numbers or could play 15, 20 or 40.
- Which numbers you’d like to play, ranging from 1 to 80.
- How much you’d like to spend per game.
- How many games you’d like to play.
- Once complete, take your Keno game card to the Keno cashier and hand it to the Keno Operator who will process the card and take payment.
To win on Keno, pick how many numbers you’d like to play, ranging from 1 – 10, 15, 20 or 40. 20 numbers are drawn from the 80 available on the Keno game grid (shown on dedicated Keno screens at your local, or played live online on keno.com.au in all jurisdictions except QLD). Match the numbers you play to the numbers drawn for your chance to win a prize.
You can play Keno for one game or over multiple games. Even when you don’t match all your numbers, you could still be in with a chance to win a prize.
Note that whether you play Keno TAB games online or at the venue the Jackpots on the game are the same in NSW, VIC, QLD and ACT. With the introduction of jackpot pooling the Keno Classic 7, 8, 9 and 10 spot jackpots are pooled nationally and also with the introduction of jackpot pooling the Keno Mega Millions 7, 8, 9 and 10 spot jackpots are pooled nationally.