Roulette is an exciting casino table game which comes from the 17th century, and at the start, it had only one way hot its played. The same game and same rules everywhere. But as time goes on and the game came popular in many places, in some countries the players liked to make little changes in the game, and that’s how aroused more than one game variation. The first, basic and simple game was called European Roulette. One of the countries that changed game rules and the title was Americans. For them, it was American Roulette. Another country that made changes was France, and they gave a title French Roulette. Nowadays these are the most popular traditional Roulette variations that can be found in almost every land-based, online or Live casino. It’s a game where the player doesn’t compete with others. The game is only between dealer and player.
In short words about the Roulette game. Doesn’t matter which kind of version it is, it’s a game where the player needs to guess the number, colour and if it will be odd or even that the spinning ball will stop. The main equipment for Roulette is the table which is split into two parts – bet section and the game section. The game starts with bets. Every player makes a stake by choosing the number (odd or even) and colour (red or black). When the bets are made, the dealer starts to spin the roulette and throws in the ball on the opposite of roulettes rotating direction. When the ball and roulette stop the dealer determines the winner who guessed right.
There are many types of bets for Roulette, and those are divided into two ways – outside bets and inside bets.
*Red or Black. A bet where a player says if the ball will fall on the red or black section. To make this bet player need to put a chip on the chosen colours square. The payout is 1:1.
*Even or Odd. A bet where a player says if the ball will stop on an even or odd number. To make a betting player need to put a chip on appropriate section. The payout is 1:1.
*Low or High. A bet where player chose the group of low numbers (1-18) or the group of high numbers (19 – 36). The payout is 1:1.
*Dozen – a bet where player chose one of the dozen group:
1) 1 to12;
2) 13 to 24;
3) 25 to 36.
The bet wins if the ball stops on one of the numbers from the chosen group. Example: a player puts a stake on the group with numbers from 13-24. If the ball stops on number 19, the bet wins. If the ball stops on number 12, the bet loses. The payout is 2:1.
*Column – a bet where player chose one of the possible colums:
1) 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 22, 25, 28, 31, 34;
2) 2, 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, 20, 23, 26, 29, 32, 35;
3) 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36.
The payout is 2:1.
*Straight Up – the simplest bet where player chose one of the 35 numbers. If the ball stops on the chosen number, the bet wins, if not than bet loses. The payout is 35:1.
*Street – a bet where player chose three numbers from one line. Example: 7, 8, 9 or 31, 32, 33, etc. The bet wins if the ball stops on one of the three chosen numbers. The payout is 11:1.
*Split – two number bet. A player makes a bet on two numbers that are adjacent to each other. To make a betting player need to put a chip on the line that separates those two numbers. Example: 1/2, 26/27, etc. The payout is 17:1.
*Corner – it’s a four number bet. A player, make a bet on four different numbers that are located next to each other by making a square. To make a betting player need to put a chip on four number line centre. The payout is 8:1.
*Basket – five number bet. The bet is possible only in American Roulette. The bet has only one number combination – 0, 00, 1, 2, 3. The payout is 6:1.
*Six line or Double street – a bet where the player can make a bet on six from 36 numbers. The requirement is that three number columns need to be adjacent to each other. To make this bet, the player needs to put a chip on the line that separate number columns. The payout is 5:1.