Roulette Gambling Terms
A roulette bet on all the black numbers. Pays 1 to 1.
The set of numbers on one section of the wheel which are
bet en masse in certain roulette strategies.
A bet on the entire column of numbers; there are three
available columns. Pays 2 to 1.
A roulette four-number bet. Pays 8 to 1.
One roll; one decision. Winning bet.
The casino employee who conducts the roulette wheel.
A bet on the 38th number on the wheel (colored green). Pays
35 to 1, the same as any other straight bet.
A bet on any of the three available groups of 12 numbers; 1
through 12, 13 through 24, or 25 through 36. Pays 2 to 1.
A bet on all of the 18 even numbers. Pays 1 to 1.
The zero and double zero.
High or Low
A bet on either the first 18 numbers (low), or the second
18 numbers (high - 19 through 36). Pays 1 to 1.
The advantage the casino has over the player.
Any bet made on numbers directly inside the layout. Odds on
winning inside bets range from 5 to 1 up to 35 to 1.
A bet on any six adjoining numbers. Pays 5 to 1.
The numbers immediately to the left and right of the winning
19 to 36
A bet on the second half of the numbers in the layout. Pays 1
A bet on all of the odd numbers. Pays 1 to 1.
1 to 18
A bet on the first half of the numbers on the wheel. Pays 1 to
The betting area on the roulette table bordering the
numbers layout. This includes columns, dozens, black-red, odd-even, 1-18, 19-36.
Pays 1 to 1.
Parlay or Press
To leave your winnings from the previous bet on top of
your current bet.
A roulette bet on all the red numbers. Pays 1 to 1.
A series of like results, such as four red or five odd.
A roulette straight-up bet. Pays 35 to 1.
A roulette six-number bet. Pays 5 to 1.
The sections of the wheel which hold the numbers.
Special Line Bet
A bet on the first five numbers; 00,0,1,2,3. Pays 6 to
A bet on any two adjoining numbers.
Square or Quarter Bet
A bet on any four numbers in a square. Pays 8 to
A bet on any one number. Pays 35 to 1.
A bet on any three numbers in a line. Pays 11 to 1.
A gratuity or tip for the dealer.
The special unmarked chips that are used specifically on
Abet on the 37th number on the wheel (colored green). Pays 35 to
1, the same as any other straight bet.
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