Virginia Keno

VA Keno is a fast-moving game with 20 numbers drawn every four minutes and a top prize of $1 million! To win, match as many of your numbers as possible to those drawn by the lottery.

How to Play VA Keno

It's easy to start playing; just follow the steps below:

  1. Visit a Virginia Lottery retailer for a Keno playslip.
  2. Choose the number of spots you want to play, from 1 to 10 - the more you play, the more you could win
  3. Select your wager from $1 to $10 - again, the more you bet, the more you could win
  4. How many consecutive draws would you like to play? Choose 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 15 or 20
  5. Choose your numbers from 1 to 80. How many numbers is determined by the number of spots you selected - so for 1 spot, choose 1 number, and so on up to a maximum of 10 numbers. Or to have the lottery computer randomly choose your numbers, mark the Easy Pick (EP) box
  6. Purchase your ticket - the total cost is your wager multiplied by the number of draws chosen
  7. Keep your ticket in a safe location and don't forget to check your numbers following the draw to see if you've won. Draws are held every four minutes except during system processing time

Keno Prizes and Odds of Winning

Have a look at the tables below to see what you could win depending on how many spots you play. The prizes below are for a $1 wager; if you bet more, you have the potential to win more - multiply the prizes shown by the amount wagered. For example, the maximum prize amount that can be won is $1 million (a $10 wager on a 10 spot play). Overall odds to win a prize vary from 1 in 2.8 to 1 in 16.6.

VA Keno 10 Spot Game Prizes and Odds
Match   Prize   Odds
10   $100,000   8,911,711
9   $5,000   163,381
8   $500   7,384
7   $50   621
6   $10   87
5   $3   19
4   $1   7
0   $2   22
Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 3.9

VA Keno 9 Spot Game Prizes and Odds
Match   Prize   Odds
9   $50,000   1,380,688
8   $2,000   30,682
7   $100   1,690
6   $20   175
5   $5   31
4   $2   9
0   $1   16
Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 4.6

VA Keno 8 Spot Game Prizes and Odds
Match   Prize   Odds
8   $10,000   230,115
7   $250   6,232
6   $50   423
5   $15   55
4   $2   12
0   $1   11
Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 5.2

VA Keno 7 Spot Game Prizes and Odds
Match   Prize   Odds
7   $2,500   40,979
6   $100   1,366
5   $15   116
4   $3   19
3   $1   6
0   $1   8
Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 2.8

VA Keno 6 Spot Game Prizes and Odds
Match   Prize   Odds
6   $1,000   7,753
5   $50   323
4   $5   35
3   $1   8
0   $1   6
Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 3.0

VA Keno 5 Spot Game Prizes and Odds
Match   Prize   Odds
5   $450   1,551
4   $20   83
3   $2   12
Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 10.3

VA Keno 4 Spot Game Prizes and Odds
Match   Prize   Odds
4   $100   326
3   $5   23
2   $1   5
Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 3.9

VA Keno 3 Spot Game Prizes and Odds
Match   Prize   Odds
3   $30   72
2   $2   7
Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 6.6

VA Keno 2 Spot Game Prizes and Odds
Match   Prize   Odds
2   $12   17
Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 16.6

VA Keno 1 Spot Game Prizes and Odds
Match   Prize   Odds
1   $3   4
Overall odds of winning a prize: 1 in 4.0