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Roulette Gambling Terms


A roulette bet on all the black numbers. Pays 1 to 1.

Block Betting

The set of numbers on one section of the wheel which are bet en masse in certain roulette strategies.

Column Bet

A bet on the entire column of numbers; there are three available columns. Pays 2 to 1.

Corner Bet

A roulette four-number bet. Pays 8 to 1.


One roll; one decision. Winning bet.


The casino employee who conducts the roulette wheel.

Double Zero

A bet on the 38th number on the wheel (colored green). Pays 35 to 1, the same as any other straight bet.

Dozens 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.

Green Numbers

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.

House Percentage

The advantage the casino has over the player.

Inside Bet

Any bet made on numbers directly inside the layout. Odds on winning inside bets range from 5 to 1 up to 35 to 1.

Line Bet

A bet on any six adjoining numbers. Pays 5 to 1.


The numbers immediately to the left and right of the winning number.

19 to 36

A bet on the second half of the numbers in the layout. Pays 1 to 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 1.

Outside Bet

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.

Single number

A roulette straight-up bet. Pays 35 to 1.

Six-line Bet

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 1.

Split Bet

A bet on any two adjoining numbers.

Square or Quarter Bet

A bet on any four numbers in a square. Pays 8 to 1.

Straight Bet

A bet on any one number. Pays 35 to 1.

Street Bet

A bet on any three numbers in a line. Pays 11 to 1.


A gratuity or tip for the dealer.

Wheel Checks

The special unmarked chips that are used specifically on roulette tables.


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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