Variations of Roulette Game

As the roulette game is extremely popular among both land and online casino players, it is no wonder that gamblers in the past created several types of the roulette wheel and increased the game's popularity in such a way.

American Roulette

This version is the most playable and popular among casinos and players comparatively to other types of the game. American roulette wheel contains 36 black and red slots and two green zero slots - "0" and "00". The house edge for this game's type is 5.26% which higher than the edges of other casino games, such as blackjack or craps, for instance.

European Roulette

This roulette variation is less popular than the first one, but it is more profitable to play it. The game's principle is completely identical to the previous one. The only difference consists in the amount of zero slots. European roulette wheel includes only one green zero pocket. This fact has a huge influence upon the house edge which is 2.7%. That is why one has more winning chances at the roulette table with the European wheel.

French Roulette

This variation is the most complex in comparison with others. The Outside bets of this game are divided into even-money and dozen bets. There are also call bets with the help of which players can make their bets on a group of numbers. The types of the call bets are the following:

  • Voisins du Zero
  • Tiers du Cylindre
  • Orphelins
  • Finales en Plein
  • Finales a Cheval

If you want to play this roulette game's type, it is recommended to improve your skills playing more basic variations first before starting to play this one.

Roulette Royale

This type of the roulette game has also Inside and Outside bets, but the progressive jackpot is possible if a player hits the same number five times.

So, these are the basic types of the roulette game. You can try to play all of them in online casinos which offer free roulette games for all players. You will get lots of fun and gaming experience.

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