Roulette has been century’s favorite game, since the 18th century, shrouded in mystery and laden with fun. The roulette is designed in the form of a rotating wooden wheel, twirling on its axis. When a gamer starts the spin of the metal ball along the rut that lies on top of the wheel, the most important aspect to focus on is where it will stop.
European Roulette Rules
In this roulette game, players make their bets on which number pockets the ball will drop in. the roulette wheel is made up of 37 number pockets with only one zero which is green in color. The rest of the numbers 1 to 36 are either black or red. The pocket alignment on the roulette wheel follows a mathematical precision rather than being a random placement. This creates equal chances of winning for each number.
Because this variant of roulette has just one zero pocket, the house advantages are down very significantly. However, it is much more dramatic because of the en-prison rule. If the ball lands on the zero pocket, the players that placed the outside bets or even money bets can either choose to lose a half of the bet place or leave it untouched for the next round. In the next round you get the chance to see if the ball can land your number. Should this spin hit the number, you get your money back with no winnings.
The European Roulette table uses the regular casino chips rather than the special roulette chips. Due to this, tracking your bet will be more tasking and so each player must pay close attention to where they placed their bets. All the bets placed are handled by the croupier or dealer aided by a rake. The betting continues on the table until the croupier holds up his and or announces that no more bets can be placed. Thus any wager made after that moment of the croupier announcement will be discarded. The croupier acts as the referee of the game and his decisions must be respected at all times.
After a winning number and color has been ascertained by the roulette wheel, the dealer will put in place a marker or more commonly known, a dolly, on the winning number on the roulette table. After the dolly has been put on the table, then no players may place, remove or claim bets from the table.
The dealer is to then sweep the rest of the losing bets and determine all of the payouts to the remaining inside and outside winning bets. After the dealer has made all the payouts, the dolly is taken away from the gaming board where players may then pick up their winnings and place fresh bets. The winning chips are left to stay on the board. However, the dealers are not permitted to take money and change for chips from the hand of the player.
The roulette, as a betting system that relies on patterns, it is inevitable that gains and losses will occur. Thus, it is important that emotions be reined. Such emotions as anger resulting into violence may lead to death easily. Most casinos take heavy precautions and even have armed security personnel at the tables in case of incidence. Phones and cameras are not allowed at the gaming table as additional security measures.
There is also no limit to the amount of money that the players can bet on the game. Thus the players can play as long as they are confident that the amount they have is sufficient to cover the chips. It is however very important that the players learn to be content with the winnings as the game is highly addictive.Following these European rules for roulette will keep you abreast and provide you more chances of winning.