Roulette is one of the biggest and most exciting casino games to date, there are two different types of roulette the European wheel consists of 37 numbers 0 – 36 and the American roulette wheel has 38 with the added double zero, each roulette wheels layout will have red and black pockets with the number zero always being green, and it will consist of two betting areas the inside betting area is to choose a number to bet on a and the outside area you can select your bet by color, odd/even and a group of numbers.
You can place multiple bets on a roulette wheel and bet in both the inside area and outside. To place a bet on a roulette wheel you will receive betting chips each player will receive a different colour chip as to not cause controversy and you will place your chips on the number, color etc. when playing online roulette the chip colours will depend on the amount you are betting so each chip will represent a different amount of money for example pink could be £1 and green £5, you will find that different roulette games will have different minimum bets and it all depends on where you play, in land based casinos you will usual find the usual European roulette wheel whereas online there are many different choices of roulette games to play.
Roulette is not as easy as it looks and does take a bit of skill although some people may see it as a bet and hope for the best kind of game a lot more goes into it than that. What you are trying to achieve when playing roulette is to select the winning number, bets can be placed directly on to a number, between two or even both, with a bet being placed on a direct number the odds will be 35 – 1 and with a split odds will go to 17 – 1, when you play at a roulette table you may find that there is a minimum amount to be played this could be £5 if this is the case then you have to play that amount on one section of the board you can’t split it between areas, but once again this all depends on the table you are playing at.
A line bet is placing your chip on to the vertical line separating the outside and inside areas and will pay 11-1; a corner bet can be made by placing your chip in the corner that selects 4 numbers and the odds will be 8-1 the roulette wheel will always be kept spinning even between bets and is played by the dealer spinning the ball in the opposite direction of the roulette wheel thus landing in the winning number.
Playing roulette online can be a quicker way to play as when playing in a land based casino you could be at a full table this can slow bets down and can take a while to get a few spins out, online offers players a live or automatic wheel to play on giving you quicker games and more spins.