Roulette strategy is in the betting; the players have absolutely no control over
picking the winning number. The spinning of the wheel and the releasing of the
ball are all done by a croupier (the house), the players only involvement is in
In Roulette the house edge is the same for all possible bets. The only exception
being the five-way bet on a double zero machine (1, 2, 3, 0, and 00) which gives
the house a greater edge. So pick a number, or a group of numbers, and hope luck
is on your side.
The only thing the player can do to improve his/her chances of winning is
selecting a table that offers better odds. There are three different variations
on the game of roulette; they offer the player different odds of winning, so
when possible play the tables that offer the best odds for the player:
The standard double-zero wheel is the most common in North America. This machine
gives the house a 5.26% edge; it is the worst table for players to win on.
In Europe (and recently at some North American casinos) roulette is played on a
wheel that contains only one zero. The single zero wheel reduces the house edge
to 2.70% and offers the player better chances of winning. Some casinos offer
both, which leads to the question 'considering the odds why would anyone play a
double zero machine if a single zero machine is available?'.
Also in Europe the have a variation called ?en prison? that reduces the house
edge to 1.35% and represents and even better chance for players.
The ?en prison? variation is offered when the zero is the winning
number. Instead of the house claiming all of the money bet the player
has the option of losing half of the wager or leaving the wager
and waiting for the outcome of the next play. If the player had
originally bet on red to win and the next play results in a red
number then the players money is returned to him (without the usual
payoff). These two European variations may explain why roulette
is played much more in Europe than in North America.
Roulette is not only one of the most enjoyable games in all
of gambling but also one of the most glamorous.
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