It is very well known that the popularity of the casino game roulette has indeed grown a lot in the last few decades. It was actually introduced in France in the 18th Century, and it has been thoroughly loved by all those who have played it since then. It has also spread successfully all over the planet to countries like the USA and the UK where casinos have become huge attractions and also where people do indeed go a lot.
The classic roulette game does have a lot of variations, and these have also been established with some of their own specific features, but they actually have some different rules, and a lot of things are indeed quite similar. These are the many different variations that it has:
- American roulette
- European roulette
- Mini roulette
- French roulette
- Royale roulette
- No Zero roulette
It would also suffice it to say that European roulette is actually the most popular one and also the variant of the casino roulette game where it has been well known to offer much better odds when compared to the American counterpart. This wheel has just one zero slot, and the number of black and red colored slots on the wheel equals 37. Because of this, the house edge when it comes to European roulette makes up to just 2.67%.
American roulette actually started in the south part of the United States Of America when French immigrants came to the USA in the 18th Century. New Orleans was actually the American gambling capital and now it has indeed spread all over the country. The American variant has been known to yield a higher house edge. The roulette wheel has a ‘0’ and ‘00’ as well. The house advantage is actually 5.26%.
French roulette has been known to be really similar to European roulette with just a couple of slight differences. All of the terms in French roulette are in French, and that is why it is important for you to memorize some French counterparts when it comes to the names of the bets. French roulette also offers 2 rules to the advantage of the player; these would be the La Partage and the En Prison. Before you go ahead and start a game, you should what these terms and what all 0f the terms mean in the game. In the first case, the bet of the player can be on any number or even the group of numbers except zero loses 50% of their money or the money will be refunded. The second one offers a player to postpone the bet when the next spin happens on the roulette wheel.