European Roulette Guide
So you want to learn everything about roulette? Here is a short European Roulette guide. This version of roulette is the most popular – that’s the one with a single zero. You can play this tremendous table game in landbased casinos and casinos online. The wheel in European Roulette has 37 slots, numbered from 0 to 36. Your task is to predict the slot in which the ball will land after the wheel is spun by croupier. The best roulette tables are available in Las Vegas, Macau and Monte Carlo. If you don’t feel like going to the infamous Casino Monte Carlo for a game of European Roulette, you can play it online.
How to play European Roulette Online
Do you prefer playing table games in web casinos? Most of the times this is more convenient than taking a trip to land based casinos far far away. Here comes a quick guide on how to play European Roulette online.
- Choose a chip, and place your European Roulette bet by clicking the positions on the table you want to bet on.
- Click SPIN to spin the wheel, and watch the ball land in one of the 37 slots.
- Your winnings are shown in the zoom window in the upper right corner. “Bet” indicates your total bet on European Roulette, and “You win” displays your total winnings.
- To clear all of the bets, click CLEAR. You can also hold the SHIFT key and click, in order to reduce the bet in a position. To reverse your last action, click UNDO. Click NEW GAME to place a different combination of bets.
When the roulette ball finally has landed in one of the slots, a marker for the number that has won is being placed on the European Roulette table and the croupier will announce the number; red or black, odd or even. The same information is shown in the zoom window in the upper right corner. If the ball lands in slot 0, all bets on other numbers as well as dozens and column bets are lost.
Outside bets are European Roulette bets on Red, on Black, even/odd and number intervals of 1 – 18 or 19 – 36, dozen bets and column bets.
Placing bets on European Roulette
You can place several chips on the same position as long as you don’t exceed the maximum limit. Bets can be reduced by SHIFT-clicking. To undo your latest action, simply click UNDO. This feature can differ depending on the online casino you are playing at. Placing bets on European Roulette is simple. We at SirSlot are convinced that you will understand how to do this within just a few seconds after entering a casino online.
If your casino site uses a shift button click for reducing bets and you don’t know what SHIFT is, please read a great article about the SHIFT-button.
If you are not sure about how to place your bets, go to Live Casino section and try out playing roulette live. There you have an opportunity to chat with live dealers and ask all your questions directly, if you have any.
The bets in the European Roulette game can be placed in eight different ways, each one covering various numbers or number series:
|Straight up||One number||The bet is directly placed on one number only.||35:1|
|Split||Two numbers||The bet is placed on the line between two numbers.||17:1|
|Street||Three numbers||Your European Roulette bet is placed on the outer line in a row of three numbers, or on the intersection of the lines between 0-1-2 or 0-2-3.||11:1|
|Corner||Four numbers||The bet is placed on the intersection of lines between any four numbers or on the outer line between zero and the row with the numbers 1, 2 and 3.||8:1|
|The European Roulette bet is placed on the outer line between the rows with three numbers.||5:1|
|Dozen||Twelve numbers||The bet is placed in one of the fields marked 1st12, 2nd12 or 3rd12.||2:1|
|Column||Twelve numbers||The bet is placed in one of the fields marked 2to1 below 34, 35 or 36.||2:1|
|Even money||Eighteen numbers||The bet is placed on one of the fields marked red/black, odd/even or 1-18/19-36.||1:1|
European Roulette System Bets
If you prefer to play with pre-made game combinations, you can normally open a special menu for this – European Roulette System Bets menu – and get bet suggestions. By selecting one of the available systems, you place several chips at a time. The covered positions will be highlighted on the European Roulette table.
|Big series||Seven chips cover 17 European Roulette numbers.
(The numbers that are closest to zero on the wheel).
|Small series||Six chips cover 12 numbers.
(The numbers that are opposite Zero on the wheel).
|Orphans||Five chips cover the 8 numbers not included in the large or small series.|
|Zero play||Four chips cover European Roulette zero and numbers near to 0.|
|Finals||All numbers with the same final number (e.g. final number 5 covers 5, 15, 25 and 35).|
|Star||Chips in the shape of a star around an optional number. Depending on the location this bet consists of four, five or six chips.|
|Section||Chips around an optional number. Depending on the location this European Roulette bet consists of six, seven, eight, nine or twelve chips.|
|Neighbours||Selected number and two numbers on each side of the selected number of the European Roulette wheel (e.g. neighbour 0 marking 0, 32, 26, 15 and 3).|