BASIC "ROULETTE" RULES

Roulette is an incredibly popular, exciting game of chance that is very easy to play. Players simply bet on individual numbers, number combinations, odd or even numbers or red or black or green numbers in hopes that the roulette ball will land one of the numbers selected.

Gaming Items

  • Roulette wheel - Divided into 38 numbered slots. Each slot is numbered 1 through 36 and colored either red or black. The two additional slots are numbered 0 and 00 and are green.

  • Roulette Ball - Small ivory ball
  • Standard Roulette table

Players and Personnel
Dealer - Also known as the "Croupier."  One to six players

Object of the Game
Players bet 25 cent, 50 cent, $1 or $2 roulette chips or larger amount casino chips on where the ball will land on the roulette wheel choosing single numbers, combinations of numbers, red or black, odd or even.

Basic Rules of Play
The game begins when the dealer spins the roulette wheel and then sends a small ball rolling along the inner edge of the wheel moving in the opposite direction. Players place their wagers before and while the roulette wheel and ball spin. All bets must be placed before the dealer declares,"No more bets." The game is over when the ball falls into one of the slots on the roulette wheel.

Roulette Bets

Type of Bet Description Payout
Straight-up Choose one number. Any individual number or 0 and 00. 35 to 1
Column Choose 12 numbers in a column. Wins on any number in that vertical column. 2 to 1
Dozen A twelve-number bet. Bet on numbers 1-12, 13-24 or 25-36. Wins on any number in that dozen. 2 to 1
Even-Money An 18 number bet. Wins when a number hits on 1-18/19-36, Red/Black, Even/Odd. 1 to 1
Split Bet on two adjacent numbers. Wins when either one of your two numbers hit. 17 to 1
Trio Betting on three numbers. Wins when any one of your three numbers hit. 11 to 1
Corner Betting on four numbers. Wins when any one of your four numbers hit. 8 to 1
Five # The only five-number bet. Wins when any one of your five numbers hit. These numbers include 1,2,3,0 and 00. 6 to 1
Six # Bet on six numbers. Wins when any one of your six numbers hit. Chip I covers numbers 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 and 27. 5 to 1


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