Roulette 4 Dummies
We would suggest that before you do play Roulette that you do take the time to watch the others and see how they play. There is no rush as the tables will always be open in a Casino somewhere.
Familiarise yourself with the betting Odds and the Casinos how to play guide , there is usually a help guide within the Casino. If you cannot find one to hand ask a member of staff in the Casino as they will be more than willing to help.
Roulette is an exciting game of chance based on the spin of the wheel where large payouts are possible on small wagers. The aim is to place your chips on a number, combination of numbers or colour that comes up on the wheel.
At the roulette table, the dealer will exchange your money or cash chips for colour chips. These are your chips and no one else can play with them. Maximum and minimum stakes are displayed at every table. When you decide to leave the table, the dealer will change your colour chips back into cash chips.
Due to the layout of the table and the pattern of numbers on the wheel there is a huge variety of bets that you can place on Roulette.
Details of betting and odds
You can bet on any number, including 0, by placing the chip in the centre square of a number.
You can bet on two numbers by placing a chip on the line that divides the two numbers.
To bet on a row of three numbers (a street), place a chip on the boundary line of the roulette table, at the end of the corresponding row.
You can bet on four numbers by placing chips at the corner where the four numbers meet.
You can bet on the numbers 0, 1, 2, and 3 by placing your chip on the boundary line, where the line between 0 and the first row intersects it.
You can bet on two street bets (i.e., the six different numbers in two rows of three numbers), by placing your chip on the boundary line of the roulette table where the line dividing the two rows intersects it.
There are three boxes labelled “2 to 1” at the bottom of each column of numbers. You can place bets for all numbers in a column by placing chip(s) in one of these boxes. If any of the numbers in the selected column is hit you get paid 2:1; 0 is a losing number.
You can bet on a group of twelve numbers by placing your chip in one of the three boxes marked “1st 12,” “2nd 12,” or “3rd 12.” If one of your 12 numbers is hit, you are paid 2:1; 0 is a losing number.
Red/Black, Even/Odd, Low/High Bets:
You can place a bet in one of the boxes along the long side of the table that covers half of the numbers on the roulette table (excluding 0). Each box covers 18 numbers. You win even money (1 to 1) on all of these bets; 0 is a losing number, however you only lose half your original stake.
- Chip Covers Term Pays 1 number Straight Up 35 to 1
- 2 numbers Split Bet 17 to 1
- 3 numbers Street Bet 11 to 1
- 4 numbers Corner Bet 8 to 1
- 4 numbers Four Bet 8 to 1
- 6 numbers 6-Line Bet 5 to 1
- 12 numbers Dozen Bet or Column Bet 2 to 1
- 18 numbers Red/Black, Even/Odd or Low/High Bets 1 to 1