Roulette table odds and probability
Roulette is a luck based game with different types of bets involved, which means the winning odds and probability depends largely upon the bet made by a player. These odds also vary according to the Roulette variant.
American roulette is a game with both single and double zero, which means that the wheel has 38 pocket slots. with house edge (5.26%) being higher in an American roulette game, the odds are more towards the casino. in other words, if a casino pays 35 times the waging on a straight bet, the casino is known to have twice the advantage over the player's odds.
European Roulette or the French Roulette is variants with 37 pockets and only a single zero. In this game, with roulette wheel having only one zero the house edge is comparatively low with 2.70% advantage. In sample words, player has higher winning odds and if the casino over 35 times the waging on a bet like Straight bet, the casino has only one number lead over the player.
The different kinds of inside and outside bets in roulette offers following game odds:
Straight Bets is a bet on a single number and the odds are 35:1, Split Bet is a bet on two adjacent numbers and the odds are 17:1, Street Bet is a bet on three numbers in a row and the odds are 11:1, Square Bet is abet on block of four numbers and the odds are 8:1, Line Bet is abet on six numbers of two adjoining rows and the odds are 5:1, Column Bet is bet on one of the three vertical columns and the odds are 2:1, Dozen Bet is bet on twelve consecutive numbers (low, middle or high) and the odds are 2:1, whereas Even-Money Bet is a bet on half of the numbers (high or low, odd or even, black or red) and offers the odds 1:1.
Each of these bets has certain amount of chance of coming out in one spin. For example, if calculated the odds of winning a straight bet in one go is 2.63% in American Roulette and 2.70% in European Roulette.