Alenbert System - See D'Alenbert System.
American Wheel - A roulette wheel that has a
total of 38 numbers ( 0 and 00 and numbers 1-36).
Ball - A small plastic ball, spun in the
opposite direction of the wheel's spin. The roulette ball determines the payoffs for each
spin each time it land in one of the number pockets.
System - See D'Alenbert System.
Carré - French for Corner Bet.
Colonne - French for Column Bet.
Column Bet - The roulette table layout is
devided into three columns. Bets on a combination of twelve numbers at the same time. Pays
Combination Bet - Using one or more chips in the
same position to wager on more than one number at a time.
Corner Bet - One wager that bets four numbers
at the same time. An inside bet. Pays off at 8-1.
Croupier - An empoyee of a European casino.
Operates the roulette table with other croupiers.
System - A progressive betting system. Two numbers are cancelled
every time a previous bet is won, and one number, the total of two end numbers, is added
whenever a previous bet is lost.
Dozen Bet - A wager on twelve numbers on the roulette
layout at the same time. Numbers 1-12, 13-24, or 25-36.
Double-zero - See Zero
En Prison Rule - The player has a choice of either
surrendering half of the bet or allowing the bet to be imprisoned for another spin, in
which case, the entire wager will be returned if won.
European Wheel - See French Wheel
Even-Odd Bet - Pays 1-1 if the winning number
is Even or Odd. This is an 18 number wager on the outside.
Five Number Bet - The bet which gives the
casino a 7.89% edge over the player. Bets numbers 0, 00, 1, 2, 3 at the same time.
French wheel - A wheel containing just one
zero. Mainly found in the European casinos.
Grand Martingale System - See Martngale
System. The player trys to get an additional chip profit after each loss.
High-Low Bet - Pays 1-1. Bets 18 numbers at
the same time (1-18 or 19-36).
Inside Bet - A wager placed on any individual
number on the roulette table layout including 0 or 00, or any combination of the numbers.
System - A well known roulette system which dates back over a
hundred years. A player doubles his bet after each loss until he wins (or runs out of
Outside Bet - Red, Black, Odd, Even, High,
Red-Black Bet - An 18 number wager which pays
off at 1-1.
Six-Number Bet - An inside combination bet at
six numbers at the same time.
Split Bet - An inside combination bet of two
numbers at the same time.
Straight Bet - A single wager on a single
number or combination bet.
Straight Up Bet - Pays 35-1. Bets just one
number (0, 00, 1-36).
Trio Bet - A combination bet on three numbers
at the same time. An inside wager.
Wheel - See American or French
Zero, Double-zero - Green in color. Can be wagered
the same way as numbers 1-3