Your Guide to American Roulette
Roulette is perhaps the most iconic game found in casinos. Invented in 1655 by a French physicist, the Roulette wheel continues to mesmerize casino patrons. Two types of Roulette exist: European and American, and in this guide we’ll focus on the latter.
American Roulette has the additional double zero slot, which increases the numbers on the wheel from 36 to 38 and brings the house edge up to 5.26%. When you open an American Roulette session at Café Casino, you’ll see the spinning wheel in the upper-left corner and the betting felt with the numbers 1-36 in the bottom-right corner.
All bets are either inside or outside bets. Inside bets have lower odds and higher payouts, whereas outside bets have higher odds and lower payouts.
There are sac a main pas cher five types of inside bets
Placing a straight-up bet means betting on one number, such as 12. The payout is 35:1.
Betting on three consecutive numbers found horizontally on the board is betting on the street. For example, 28-29-30 is a street bet. The payout is 11:1.
Splitting your bet between two adjoining numbers is called a split bet. They pay 17:1.
Betting on four numbers that form a square is a corner bet. They pay 8:1.
Betting on two street bets is called a line bet. For example, betting on 28-29-30-31-32-33 is a line bet, which pays 5:1.
Outside of the rectangular betting area (the rectangle that contains numbers 1-36), you bet on larger clusters of numbers, which are called outside bets. There are five main outside bets.
Betting on red or black is a color bet, which pays 1:1.
Betting on odd or even pays 1:1.
Betting on a group of 12 numbers is a dozen bet. You can bet on first 12 (1-12), second 12 (13-24) and third 12 (25-36). Dozen bets pay 2:1.
Beneath each column of 12 numbers is a 2 to 1 box that will allow you to bet on all 12 numbers in the column above. Column bets pay 2:1.
Bet on half the numbers on the board by choosing either 1-18 or 19-36 in the outside betting area. These bets pay 1:1.