# Jumbo Bingo Progressive

## Introduction

The Station Casinos, including the Fiestas, offer four different progressive keno jackpots, on the pick 6 to pick 9. The bet amount is always \$1. The following tables show the expected return at the minimum jackpot amounts for catching every pick.

Pick 6

The pick 6 jackpot starts at a \$2,500. The expected return at any given time is 40.30%, plus 32.25% for every \$2,500 in the meter. The expected return at the minimum jackpot of \$2,500 is 76.61%. At a jackpot of \$4,623.80, the odds swing to the player’s favor.

### Pick 6

Catch Pays Combinations Probability Return
6 2500 38760 0.000129 0.322462
5 70 930240 0.003096 0.216695
4 2 8575650 0.028538 0.057076
3 1 39010800 0.12982 0.12982
2 0 92650650 0.308321 0
1 0 109230240 0.363495 0
0 0 50063860 0.166602 0
Total   300500200 1 0.726052

Pick 7

The pick 7 jackpot starts at a \$10,500. The expected return at any given time is 44.98%, plus 24.40% for every \$10,000 in the meter. The expected return at the minimum jackpot of \$10,500 is 69.38%. At a jackpot of \$22,548.54, the odds swing to the player’s favor.

### Pick 7

Catch Pays Combinations Probability Return
7 10000 77520 0.000024 0.244026
6 200 2325600 0.000732 0.146415
5 15 27442080 0.008639 0.129578
4 1 165795900 0.052191 0.052191
3 0 555903900 0.174993 0
2 0 1037687280 0.326654 0
1 0 1001277200 0.315193 0
0 1 386206920 0.121574 0.121574
Total   3176716400 1 0.693784

Pick 8

The pick 8 jackpot starts at a \$50,500. The expected return at any given time is 50.97%, plus 21.73% for every \$50,000 in the meter. The expected return at the minimum jackpot of \$50,000 is 72.70%. At a jackpot of \$112,825.38, the odds swing to the player’s favor.

### Pick 8

Catch Pays Combinations Probability Return
8 50000 125970 0.000004 0.217283
7 1500 4651200 0.00016 0.240683
6 75 68605200 0.002367 0.177504
5 5 530546880 0.018303 0.091513
4 0 2362591575 0.081504 0
3 0 6226123680 0.214786 0
2 0 9512133400 0.328146 0
1 0 7724138400 0.266464 0
0 0 2558620845 0.088266 0
Total   28987537150 1 0.726982

Pick 9

The pick 9 starts at a \$60,000. The expected return at any given time is 70.22%, plus 4.35% for every \$60,000 in the meter. The expected return at the minimum jackpot of \$60,000 is 70.22%. At a jackpot of \$471,122,03, the odds swing to the player’s favor.

### Pick 9

Catch Pays Combinations Probability Return
9 60000 167960 0.000001 0.043457
8 3000 7558200 0.000033 0.097777
7 300 137210400 0.000592 0.177504
6 30 1326367200 0.00572 0.171587
5 3 7560293040 0.032601 0.097804
4 1 26461025640 0.114105 0.114105
3 0 57072800400 0.246109 0
2 0 73379314800 0.316426 0
1 0 51172416900 0.220666 0
0 0 14783142660 0.063748 0
Total   231900297200 1 0.702234

Break-Even Points

Finally, here is a handy table showing the break-even points for all four games. If you see any jackpot above these amounts, then the odds will be in your favor.

### Break-Even Points

Pick Break-Event Point
6 \$4,623.87
7 \$22,548.53
8 \$112,825.38
9 \$471,122.03