Roulette Frequently Asked Questions

The basic principles of Roulette are uncomplicated, choose a number and place a chip on it. Due to the simplicity it attracts newbie players in addition to the experienced player.

Below is a list of commonly asked questions about the art of playing Roulette.

  1. Does Roulette have the same similarities as playing the Lottery?
  2. Why is Roulette referred to as the 'devil's game'?
  3. Is Roulette a popular table game?
  4. Is there any strategy to playing Roulette?
  5. How many bet types are there?
  6. What are the payouts for each bet?
  7. Are there any other type bets commonly wagered at the Roulette Table?
  8. What is the payout return for these type of chip placement bets?
  9. What is the best Roulette bet?
  10. What is one of the worst bets to place?
  11. Are there Roulette variations available land based Casinos?
  12. What is the house edge?
  13. Is there more Roulette variants at online Casinos?
  14. What are the differences between American, French and European Roulette?
  15. What is Live Roulette online?
  16. Is there a way to know what numbers previously won?
  17. Why at times do the same numbers repeat and win?
  18. How are the winning number results determined for online Roulette?
  19. Why do many online Casinos restrict Roulette when claiming a deposit Bonus?
  20. Can I practice playing Roulette and the variations for Free?

1. Does Roulette have the same similarities as playing the Lottery?

Yes - like the lottery, Roulette is about randomly selecting numbers.

2. Why is Roulette referred to as the 'devil's game'?

On felt table there is numbers between 1 and 36. When adding up all the numbers together it coincidently amounts to 666. However, it has no historical connection to the devil.

3. Is Roulette a popular table game?

Yes – one of the reasons is because virtually anyone can play with little to no experience. Secondly it is a fun, fast paced game that generates social interaction.

4. Is there any strategy to playing Roulette?

Yes – the strategy involved relates to the type of bet wagered. Where chips are placed play an important part in odds and the potential return on your bet.

5. How many bet types are there?

There are basically 5 types of bets including: Single numbers, Red/Black, Even/Odd, High/Low and Dozen wagers.

6. What are the payouts for each bet?

Single number = 35 to1, Red/Black 1 to 1, Even/Odd 1 to 1 and Dozen 2 to 1.

7. Are there any other type bets commonly wagered at the Roulette Table?

Yes – the placement of the chip on a number determines the wager type. Chips placed on a corner number covers a block of four numbers surrounding it, A Split is a chip placed on a line covering the two adjoining numbers side by side in a vertical or horizontal direction.

8. What is the payout return for these type of chip placement bets?

Corner bet is 8 to 1 and Split bet is 17 to 1.

9. What is the best Roulette bet?

Lower payout bets like Red/Black, Even/Odd etc that pay even money and over time have better odds of giving a player a chance to earn a profit.

10. What is one of the worst bets to place?

Numbers 0, 00, 1, 2 and 3 have a higher house edge than the rest of the numbers on the wheel.

11. Are there Roulette variations available at land based Casinos?

Yes - there are commonly two types at land based casinos including Single Zero, Double Zero and European.

12. What is the house edge?

For American Roulette the house edge is approximately 5.26% and for European 2.70%.

13. Is there more Roulette variants at online Casinos?

The number of Roulette games vary depending on the software. Popular choices include European, French, American, Roulette Royale and Multi-Wheel Roulette.

14. What are the differences between American, French and European Roulette?

In comparing American Roulette with Zero and Double Zero numbers, the French version returns half the wager on any even number bet when the ball lands in the Zero well. European Roulette features one Zero but does not include the even number rule as French Roulette.

15. What is Live Roulette online?

Live Roulette is available at many online casinos featuring live professional dealers and is played in real time. In some cases it broadcasted live from popular land based Casinos.

16. Is there a way to know what numbers previously won?

The Roulette Display board next to the table keeps a list of numbers that previously won.

17. Why at times do the same numbers repeat and win?

It could be coincidence or in some cases the wheel is out of balance causing the ball to fall in same wheel wells more often. This is the time to strike and play those numbers.

18. How are the winning number results determined for online Roulette?

The Random Number Generator (RNG) is a program that generates the final number results randomly with not specific pattern.

19. Why do many online Casinos restrict Roulette when claiming a deposit Bonus?

A bonus is considered free money and Roulette has less of a house edge than Slots resulting in a higher risk for the Casino.

20. Can I practice playing Roulette and the variations for Free?

Yes - LCB has a variety of Roulette games available in the Free Games section.

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