Roulette is gambling game, it is the "queen" of gambling halls, an integral part of any casino, which respects itself. All types of this game attract players: European, French and American version. American roulette rules is very attractive to gamblers because of two "zero" sectors, unlike other types of this game. The online version of the game if very popular among players.

In the US, roulette appeared in the early 19th century, due to the French colonizers, which were first to implement it in New Orleans. In the course of time because of certain crises and bans in the country casinos created “double zero” on the table games. In decreased chances of players to win, but it increased casino’s income.

Rules of the game

Despite the additional sector, roulette American has traditional game rules. Player's aim is to guess the place on the wheel, where ball will land. The play table is divided into segments, it allows to place few types of bets. Bets can be divided into two categories.

Inside bets – its types, value coefficients

Inside bets is a group which is distinct from others by the higher complexity of predicting the results of the game, but it can also bring you big prizes. According to the rules of the game you can place here several types of bets:

  • Straight – bet on the number which can present you with the biggest prize. Payout coefficient is 35 to 1 here. Player, who placed dollar and guessed the number will get 35 dollars. Roulette table bets can be placed on any "number" segment, including 0 and 00.
  • Split – a bet on two numbers. Chip is placed on an intersecting line. Coefficients of payouts is 17 to 1.
  • Street – a bet on three numbers. Dealer places chip on the separating vertical line, which has three numerical sections. Payout is 11 to 1. You can choose here combinations with zero and double zero.
  • Corner – the bet on four numbers. Croupier places chip in the center of four numbers. It is possible to choose zero. The prize size will exceed the rate in 8 times.

Line Bet/Double Split – a bet on 6 numbers. Coefficient of payouts is 5 to 1.

Finally, the special type of roulette wheel betting – bet on five numbers, which exists only in American roulette. In this case croupier places chip in the left corner of the line, between zero, double zero and first intersecting line with 1-3 numbers. The amount of payout here is six to one.

Types of outside bets

Outside bets in American roulette differ from others in smaller payouts, but here you have more chances to guess the results of spins of online roulette wheel:

Wagers on luck. This notion unites three varieties of combinations: red/black, even/odd, and also the choice of field with big numbers 1-18/19-36. Special sectors of zero and double zero can't be in combination. When they fall out player loses. The coefficient of payouts is one to one.

Column/Dozen - two types of bets, which allow to choose twelve numbers. Chip is placed on certain fields. Payout is 2 to 1. Zero and double zero sectors can't be in such combination, they are considered to be losing numbers.

Alongside with traditional rules, some casinos have additional function called Surrender. Principle of its work is borrowed from French roulette. Player, who placed bets on luck, gets 50% payout when two zero sectors fall out on roulette table with wheel. Don't forget that this rule works only in some casinos. When you are planning your game, you should specify the rules with croupier.