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Roulette

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Roulette has always been one of the most popular casino games for all types of players, whether a serious gambler who studies the number history or a casual player who plays their favourite numbers. You can now find a huge variety of casino games online including live dealer tables where you can watch the dealer spin and even chat to them direct.

Roulette Wheel and Table layout

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Voisins du Zero covers 17 numbers at the top of the wheel and can be covered by a 9 piece bet

Tier covers 12 numbers at the bottom of the wheel and is played with a 6 piece bet covering splits

Orphelins covers the 2 outer edges and consists of a 5 piece bet

1 Straight up on the number  35/1

2 Split between 2 numbers  17/1

3 Street covering 3 numbers 11/1

4 Corner covering 4 numbers  8/1

5 Six line covering 6 numbers pays 5/1

6 Dozen or column covering 12 numbers 2/1

7 Even chances  1/1

Roulette Systems


Martingale: One of the most famous roulette systems and most commonly used due to its simplicity. This system is played on even chances and simply involves doubling your bet when you lose progressively until you hit a winning spin

Labouche: A cancellation system where the player sets out to win a pre determined amount before playing. The player writes a string of numbers eg 5 6 7 8 9 10 the target being to eliminate all the numbers. The bet is placed totaling the 2 outside numbers if it wins these are crossed out and the process starts again. If the bet loses the total of the bet is added to the string and the process starts again. The target is to eliminate all the numbers in the string 

Reverse labouche: Similar to the previous system and used by norman leigh. The system works in the opposite way to the traditional labouche method as winning spins add to the string and losing ones cancel out. The aim being to hit the table maximum on your bet

Interesting Roulette Facts

  • All the numbers on a roulette wheel add up to 666

  • The first person to "Break the bank" was Charles Deville Wells in 1891

  • The book 13 against the bank was inspired by Norman leigh and his team who won large amounts using the reverse labouchere system

  • The most popular number to bet on is zero and the least popular is 25

  • The house edge on a single zero table is 2.7% however on a table with double zero it rises to 5.26%

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