Type of Roulette Bets, equipment and chips used

Type of Roulette Bets, equipment and chips used

Roulette is one of the most famous games in Casinos. Gamblers love to play this game more than a slot machine, blackjack, stud poker. 


The game might seem difficult, but it’s a simple and understandable game.

The two variants of Roulette tables are  European tables and  American.

American table has 00, while European tables don’t. 

Gamblers are allowed to bet only on single Numbers between 1-18 OR 19-36 and single colors from black and red options.

Only six players are allowed to play on one table, and every player has a different colored chip. The player can bet with their preferred amount. The lowest it can be is 25 cents and can go up to $500 or $1000. Every Casino follows different systems for betting.

 The dealer rotates the when to start the game, and a small ball is released in the opposite direction of the wheel. Every slot is numbered, and the number on which the ball stops is the winning number for the game. Almost sixty spins are taken in an hour.


Type of Roulette Bets, Odds, and Payouts

1. Column Bet

The payout bet is 2 to 1. This implies that if the bet is $5, you will get $10 additional for winning. Chips are placed on the column. It is a 12 number bet table, which implies you will win only if the ball falls on the number where the chip is placed.

Payout: 2 to 1

2. Even Money

The player who scores Red/Black is declared the winner.

Even/Odd, 1-18, 19-36.

 Payout: 1 to 1

3. Straight-Up

This is a single numbered game. A bet can be made only on one number. The payout makes this bet attractive. If you win, you get 35 times the money you placed a bet with. In American standard casino, numbers range from 1 to 36, and it includes 00 and 0 

Payout: 35 to 1

4. Dozen

1st 12, 2nd 12, 3rd12 are part of this category. The payout is of 2 to 1, and it is a 12 numbered bet. You can place a bet on a lot of numbers between1-12, 13-24, 25-36.

Payout: 2 to 1

5. Trio

If three numbers in a row are hit, which are in a set like (2, 3, 4), (20, 21, 22), etc. Payout: 11 to 1

6. Split

This game is two numbered. The player gets a payout between 17 to 1 If any two numbers hit.

Payout: 17 to 1

7. Six

This is not played often. In a six numbered bet, players win a 5 to 1 payout. Number 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, and 33 are covered in Box G.

Payout: 5 to 1

8. Five

In these five numbered bet player wins only if the numbers 0, 00, 1, 2, and 3 hit.

 Payout: 6 to 1

9. Corner

if any of the four numbers 2, 3, 5, and 6 are scored, it means you have scored a corner.

Payout: 8 to 1


In American Roulette, 7.89% house edge is there on one bet while the remaining has 5.29%, just like the European Standards. There are some disadvantages of playing on the American Roulette Table.

There is a 2.63% of winning while facing the house and it goes up to 2.70% when you play on European Table.


When players bet on even money, the European Roulette has 2.7% edge, whereas value declines up to 1.4% on the American table; this makes it difficult to win, and the house mostly wins. French wheels have a higher value for the lowest limit comparatively, and this is the best to choose if you want to place high bets.


Equipment and Table Personnel

In the Layout of the Roulette Table, there are 38 numbers. All the numbers marked with Black and Red color along with the 0 and 00 in a green-colored box. All the numbers are separated into three vertical and horizontal columns.

The Roulette ball is a small ball made of hard plastic. The ball and the wheel are opposite to each other. The ball is enclosed inside the wheel and can never go outside the wheel. 


Types of Roulette Betting Chips

Blackjack chips are different than the one used in Roulette chips, and it’s easy to identify the chips. 

The player needs to buy a Roulette chip, and every single player gets a different colored chip, and it gets easy for the dealer to figure out. To avoid confusion and conflict, players are not allowed to exchange chips.

In the case of $5 bet, the dealer will assign every player five chips of $1 value or just one $5 chip. The chips are placed in a separate section close to the wheel, where they are visible to everyone.

The chip has value only on Roulette wheels, and they are exchanged with regular chips when the players leave the table.

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