Online Roulette

To begin with, online roulette is likely to be among the most preferable gambling games such as blackjack, Video Poker, slots, baccarat, sic bo, craps.

In fact, it does not enjoy equal popularity in different parts of the world. For instance, roulette is known to have a good deal of adherents in Europe. On the other hand, it is not so widespread in America.

The Rules of the Game

First of all, it is necessary to say that roulette is played at specific table, which contains roulette wheel and layout. Moreover, in it its turn, roulette wheel consists of 37 pockets. They have different numbers (from 1 to 36) and colors (red or black). There is one more zero pocket, which is green. If the ball lands there, all the bets are taken away by the casino.

Besides, it should be noted that the essence of the game is to attempt to guess where the ball will fall. So, to start a game every gambler should make a stake. Actually, it can be done with the help of the special chips, which are placed on the layout.

Afterwards, the croupier is supposed to spin a wheel. Everybody waits till it stops and checks whether their bets win or lose. If it happens that a gambler wins, he is paid out accordingly and the game continues.

Bets in Roulette

It is necessary to say that bets in roulette are subdivided according to the place on the layout, where they are put. Therefore, there are inside and outside bets.

Inside bets

Single Number: a stake is put on one certain number. The payout is 35 to 1.

Split: a bet is made on two numbers. The payout is 17 to 1.

Street: a wager is put on three neighboring numbers. The payout is 11 to 1.

Corner: a bet put on 4 adjacent numbers. The payout is 8 to 1.

Double Street: a stake is put on 6 numbers. The payout is 5 to 1.

Outside bets

Red or Black: a wager is made on color. The payout is 1 to 1.

Odd or Even: a stake is put on even or odd numbers. The payout is 1 to 1.

1-18 or 19-36: a bet is made whether on the first 18 numbers or on the rest numbers. The payout is 1 to 1.

Dozens: a wager is put on any 12 adjacent numbers (1-12, 12-24 or 24-36). The payout is 2 to 1.

Columns: a stake is put on one of three columns. The payout is 2 to 1.