of a roulette board contains the numbers 1 through 36,
plus 0 and 00. On the edges of the table are places
for outside bets. An outside bet can be a bet put on
a group of numbers, or some binding characteristic.
All outside bets lose if the ball lands on 0 or 00.
Red / Black – A bet that the winning number's
colour will be either red or black. Pays even money
(1 to 1).
Odd / Even – A bet that
the winning number will be either odd or even. Pays
Low / High – A bet that
the number will either fall in the range of lower numbers
(1-18) or the range of high numbers (19-31). Pays even
Columns – A bet on the
12 numbers contained in any one of the three long columns
on the layout. The roulette table is made of 3 columns
and 12 rows. At the end of these columns there are places
(usually labeled 2 to 1) to lay chips. Virtual roulette
rules state that if a number in your column comes up
you win. Pays 2 to 1.
Dozens – a bet on either
the first dozen numbers (1-12), the second dozen (13-24),
or the third dozen (25-36). Pays 2 to 1.
INSIDE BETS: A bet made on specific numbers or
combinations of numbers either within the number layout
or on the border. There are a few different types, and
online roulette rules may differ by online casinos.
STRAIGHT-UP BETS: A bet made
on a single number,including 0 or 00. Place this bet
by putting your chips in the center of the number you
want. This bet is a long shot, and pays 35 to 1.
SPLIT BET – A bet on any
two contiguous numbers (including 0 and 00). To make
this bet put your chips on the line separating the two
numbers. You win if the ball falls on either numbers
you chose. Pays 17 to 1. BTW you can also play a split
bet on 0 and 00 by putting your chips on the line separating
the second and third dozen. This is used to save some
time and effort for people at the far end of the table.
STREET BET – A single bet
that covers three numbers in a row. Put your chip on
the outside line of the row you want to bet. Pays 11
CORNER BET – A single bet
on four contiguous numbers that form a square. Put your
chip where the four numbers touch. The corner bet is
also called SQUARE BET or QUARTER BET, depending on
the casinos roulette rules. Pays 8 to 1.
FIVE-NUMBER BET – there
is only one five-number bet. Place your chip at the
corner of the intersection of 0, 1, and the first dozen.
This bet covers 0, 00, 1, 2, and 3. Pays 6 to 1.
SIX-NUMBER BET – Also known
as a LINE BET. This bet covers two contiguous rows of
numbers. To place this bet, put your chip on one of
the outside lines at the intersection of two rows. This
bet pays 5 to 1.
not all roulettes have 00s, some are single zero like
the Grand Riviera...