Roulette is one of the most popular and well known casino games in the world. Created in 18th century France, Roulette is most known by its distinctive spinning wheel and large game board. The objective of roulette is to place bets according to which number you believe the rolling ball will land on. A U.S. roulette wheel includes 38 numbered slots from 1 to 36, a zero, and a double zero. Players make their bets and the dealer spins the wheel and drops the ball which will land in one of the numbered slots.
The most popular bets are the red & black, odd & even and 1 to 18 & 19 to 36 options as they yield the highest odds at 47.37%. The reason it is not a 50%/50% bet is that the addition of the zero and double zero numbers. The house edge on every bet in single-zero roulette is 2.70%. The zero and double zero vary from casino to casino, and country to country. The goal is to find out which format you feel most comfortable playing.
UK's most popular online entertainment and gaming sites have a number of great casino games including the very popular High Stakes Roulette. Aptly named high stakes due to the high betting limit, you may place up to a £4,000 bet on a single spin. There is a number of betting options. For the novice, the standard betting options are available such as a color bet which provides a 2x payout and a single number bet which provides a 36x payout. For the more advanced Roulette player there are dozen bets, column bets and tie bets. Last but certainly not least, for the expert gambler there are unique betting options such as French and Voisins that are not usually found in standard roulette games.
The best part of Roulette game, is that you can play at home while wearing your pajamas. All the online roulette games have beautiful 3D graphics, high quality audio and smooth animations, giving you a very real life experience.
If you are new to roulette or have never played roulette online, here are a few tips to help you get started. First, if you are playing online, always play with a reputable site, who publish their payout percentages. Secondly, keep checking the previous spin results as they will help in making predictions for the next rounds. Third, try to find a table that plays to your strengths and not the house, such as American Roulette tables that include the double zero. And lastly, remember to concentrate and practice but most of all remember to have fun.