Roulette is a casino game fully based on luck and it is played with the help of a spinning wheel. In the first look this game may seem to be complicated, but it is one of the most simple and interesting games played in online casinos. Roulette has many variants out of which one of the most popular is American Roulette. American Roulette originated in United States in 1800 century. It is different from the standard Roulette as American Roulette has 38 slots with numbers from 1-36, a single zero and a double zero.
The house advantage in this game is 5.3% which is higher than the standard Roulette. With the growing technology now the players can play American Roulette online by sitting at home.
Rules to play American Roulette
The American Roulette wheel has numbers from 00 to 36. Before the players actually starts playing the game he needs to select an amount to stake. The player can increase or decrease the bet by clicking on the coin with this option. After the bets are placed the wheel starts rotating. When the ball stops on any particular number, the player can match the number with his bet and get to know whether he has lost or won. The amount of money won depends upon how much the player has bet and what kind of bets the player has placed.
There are two types of bets in American Roulette – Inside Bets and Outside Bets. Inside Bets are in which the player bets on any number between 0-36 or on group of numbers like two, three, four or five numbers. The outside bets are placed outside the table layout on the colors like red or black and they may be of large combinations of ten or twelve numbers. A player wins the bet if the ball stops on the number, color or combination that they had selected. The players are paid off according to the different payout rates.
Pay outs of different bets in Roulette are-
- A Street bet pays 11:1
- An Even-Money bet pays1:1
- A Straight bet pays 35:1
- A Square bet pays 8:1
- A Line bet pays 5:1
- A Split bet pays 17:1
- A Column bet pays 2:1
- A Dozen bet pays 2:1