Keno dates back to over 3 000 years where it began during the Han Dynasty. It is a lottery style game that was used to raise funds for the war as the ruler, Cheung Leung had depleted the taxes. It is also said that Keno was played to raise funds for the construction of the Great Wall of China.
There is a certain mystical and magical sense that one gets when spinning the wheel on a slot machine. It is a compilation of the sounds the machine makes, the anticipation of the win and actual spinning of the wheel that sends us into almost a trance of excitement. Pokies are a pastime in many parts of the world and they will always be an integral part of any casino be it online or traditionally built.
It can be argued that the best-loved casino games amongst players living in Canada are video slots, as they line the walls of each and every brick and mortar Casino and are largely popular online.
However, irrespective of the amount of emphasis that a casino puts on a particular game due to its clear popularity, the roulette wheel is front and centre in just about all of the numerous casinos that span the world.
European roulette was first invented in France in the 18th century, and has gained widespread popularity as a classic casino game in the years since. The aura this game has, its air of mystique, combined with the opportunity for players to win massive amounts of money on each spin of the wheel has served to attract new players, and ensure they return, for hundreds of years. Thanks to the fact that it is now available 24 hours a day, anywhere at all, by means of the World Wide Web, it is continuing to delight players and pad their pockets today.