Roulette has a style and language all its own. Get to know these terms and you’ll have a better and hopefully more profitable time at the roulette table.
This version of the roulette wheel has 38 numbers as compared to the European roulette wheel that only has 38 numbers. The American wheel has a 00 that allows five number bets.
The small round, sphere-like object that spins around the roulette wheel. Fates are determined when the ball lands in a pocket.
A wager of 12 numbers in a column at the same time. Winners are paid 2 to 1.
A wager on more than one possible outcomes.
A bet on four different numbers at the same time. The payout is 8 to 1.
A bet on one of three different groups of numbers: 1-12, 13-24 or 25-36.
This wheel is similar to the European Wheel without the 00. Odds of winning are better.
Even - Odd Bet
A wager on either odd or even numbers on the wheel. Payout is 1 to 1.
High - Low Bet
A bet on a higher number or a low number on the wheel. Payout is 1 to 1.
Any wager on the number section of the table.
Any wager other than a number bet. This includes red, black, odd, even, etc.
A bet on either a red or black number. Pays 1 to 1.
A combination wager in which you wager on the ball landing on one of two different numbers.
Straight Up Bet
Wagering on one number on the wheel. Pays out 35 to 1.
A combination wager where you wager on the ball stopping on one of three possible numbers.
Zero, Double Zero
Usually colored green and at opposite sides of the wheel. Double zero is only on the American wheel.