What Are The Lucky Keno Hotspots In Australia?

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Keno Hotspots in Australia are those lucky places where many Keno players have become millionaires. This means these Keno Hotspots in Australia are the lucky places to play Keno. This post reflects on such Keno Hotspots in Australia for your information and entertainment. The data has been collected from the official website of Keno Australia.

Keno was launched in NSW clubs first time in the year 1991 and since then about 160 keno players have become millionaires with prizes totaling $7.8 billion. Keno is a fun game played at about 3,500 pubs and clubs across Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT and Victoria.

A Keno draw occurs approximately every three minutes. During each draw, 20 numbers are drawn from 1 to 80. Players simply match the numbers on their entry to the numbers drawn for a chance to win over $1 million.

Keno Hotspots in Australia

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Keno lottery tickets

In NSW Australia over the last four years saw more winners of Keno games. Between 2018 and 2021, there were more than 50 million Keno wins collectively worth more than $788 million in New South Wales.

Players in the Hunter & Central Coast have certainly been coasting on a good Keno run lately, coming in as the region with the most Keno wins and the most prize money.

The latest data found Hunter & Central Coast took out the top spot for the region with the most Keno wins and the most prize money. This area had more than 11 million wins collectively worth more than $177 million.

The North Coast and Mid North Coast came in second with more than 9 million wins collectively worth more than $149 million. Meanwhile, Illawarra and South East New South Wales took out third place with more than 7 million wins totalling more than $112 million.

The data also reveals the postcodes, venues, and regions where the most Keno wins landed in New South Wales and the ACT.

Top Winning Regions                                                                                    

Top Winning Keno Hotspots in Australia
Top Winning Keno Hotspots in Australia

While it’s fun to see which NSW locations have scored big, it’s important to remember that Keno is a fun game of chance and a win can land anywhere at any time. From bustling city centres to regional areas and smaller towns, we just never know where our next win will land.

Over the last few years we’ve certainly seen a number of impressive jackpots won by Keno players across the state.

A tradie from Northumberland made history in 2018 when he scored the biggest Keno jackpot ever and walked away with almost $8 million.

Keno’s Biggest Wins

Keno Biggest wins
Keno Biggest wins

With the chance to win a Keno prize approximately every three minutes, we can’t wait to see who wins big next.

The above information is compiled from Keno prize money won online and at venues across New South Wales from 2018 to 2021.  The information includes prize money won across all Keno games, including Keno Classic and Keno Mega Millions.

The post code with highest number of winners in Australia

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Keno winner
  • It was the postcode of 2540 for St Georges Basin, Greenwell Point, Sussex Inlet, Worrigee, Huskisson, Vincentia, Currarong, Culburra, Sanctuary Point and Callala Beach that came on top with more than 1 million wins.
  • The postcode 2428 for Forster, Tuncurry and Pacific Palms came in second with more than 862,000 wins, while third place was secured by the postcode of 2830 for Dubbo with more than 815,000 wins.
  • When looking at the postcodes with the most Keno prize money won, 2440 for Willawarrin, Kempsey, Frederickton, Smithtown Hat Head, Kempsey, Gladstone, Kempsey West and Crescent Head topped the podium with more than $18 million.
  • The postcode of 2428 for Forster, Tuncurry and Pacific Palms had more than $15 million in prize money won, while 2031 for Randwick had more than $14 million in prize money.

During the past four years, Dubbo RSL Memorial Club had the most wins with more than 394,000 worth $5,721,544.30 – more than 100,000 wins more than any other venue.

The Shellharbour Club followed with more than 292,000 wins worth $3,647,169.80. Finally, Wests Illawarra Leagues Club, Unanderra had more than 280,000 wins worth $3,610,444.90.

When looking at the venues with the most prize money won, North Ryde RSL was crowned the hottest spot with more than $13.6 million in prize money won. Meanwhile, Randwick Club followed closely with more than $13.5 million in prize money scored, while Crescent Head Country Club had more than $12 million in prize money collected by its patrons.

According to Keno spokesperson Ally Ramsamy  she was eagerly waiting to confirm the winning news with the next big Keno winner. She added that during the past four years, they’ve seen some impressive jackpots won by their Keno players in New South Wales and the ACT.

A tradie from Northumberland made history in 2018 when he scored the biggest Keno jackpot ever and walked away with almost $8 million.  From tradies relaxing during their lunch break to friends catching up for dinner, a Keno win can happen at any time. Every major winner has had their own unique story of how their Keno win came to be and what they planned to do with their prize. Thus with the chance to win a Keno prize roughly every three minutes, Keno Australia is just waiting to see who wins big next.

Top five Keno wins won during the past four years

RankGameDateVenueWin Amount
1Keno Mega Millions 10 Spot10 August 2018Northumberland Hotel$7,898,799.30
2Keno Mega Millions 10 Spot21 April 2019Randwick Club$6,594,139.20
3Keno Mega Millions 10 Spot9 April 2021Crescent Head Country Club$5,852,438.50
4Keno Mega Millions 10 Spot24 January 2020The Kent$5,400,606.50
5Keno Classic 10 Spot2 June 2019North Ryde RSL$5,113,480.60

While a Keno win could land anywhere some regions had enjoyed more prize money than others over the past four years.

From time to time, one can see pockets of wins in the same region or postcode. During the past four years, Keno hotspots in Australia range from bustling city centers to regional areas and smaller towns, proving that a win can land anywhere and at any time. It will be interesting to see if these winning Keno regions maintain their reputations in 2023 and beyond.

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