Before starting playing the Roulette online game, the player should learn some key elements (the basic notions) of the Roulette game.
The Basics of Roulette
Roulette online game is considered to be one of the most exciting online casino games. The objective of the online roulette is rather simple: to select a number and a color and to make bets.
The Roulette Wheel
There are two kinds of roulette wheel in Roulette online game: the European one and the American one. On the European wheel there are 36 slots with numbers from 1 till 36 and single zero slot. On the American wheel there are 38 slots with numbers from 0 till 36 and a zero as well as double zero slots.
In Roulette online game the players are allowed to make different bets. For example, the player can make a bet on a straight number or a group of numbers. Here are the main payouts for inside bets:
- Straight Up (when a bet is made on a single number, the payout is 35 to 1);
- Split Bet (when a bet is made on two numbers and the payout in this case is 17 to 1)
- Line Bet (the payout is 11 to 1).
- Four Corner Bet (the Payout is 8 to 1).
- Basket Bet (this bet is made on five numbers, among them are "0", "00", "1", "2" and "3", in this case the payout is 6 to 1).
- Double Street Bet (this is a six-number bet, and the payout is 5 to 1).
In Roulette online there are also outside bets. Here are the main of them:
- Red/Black and Odd/Even (also known as money bets)
- Dozens Bet (a twelve-number bet made on 12 consecutive numbers, for example from 1 to 12, from 13 to 24 and from 25 to 36). In dozen bets the payout is 2 to 1.
- Column Bets (this bet is also a twelve-number bet). The payout in this bet is also 2 to 1.
Do not forget about roulette odds when you play online: it is always better to estimate your chances for winning when you play this game of chance.