What are the odds of American roulette?
There are several types of bets you can make in American roulette which have differing odds. They are:
Straight Up (1 number) 35:1
Split (2 numbers) 17:1
Street (3 numbers) 11:1
Corner (4 numbers) 8:1
Basket (5 numbers) 6:1
Double Street (6 numbers) 5:1
Columns & Dozens 2:1
Even, Odd, High, Low Red, Black 1:1
European & American roulette – what’s the difference?
American roulette has an extra green pocket on the wheel in the form of the double zero slot. This increases the casino's house edge to 5.26%, which is significantly larger than the 2.7% house edge found in European roulette. We recommend always playing European roulette when available.
Is European or American roulette better?
If looking purely at odds, the European roulette game is better than the American with a 2.7% house edge over 5.26%. However, American roulette is a classic for a reason and ultimately, it does all come down to your taste and preference.
How do I win at American roulette?
While there is no sure-fire way to win consistently in this ultimate game of chance, you can increase your odds of winning roulette by learning the basic rules, practicing with free play, and implementing a firm budget. Leaving while you're ahead can also ensure that you leave with money in your pocket and not the casinos.
Are all American roulette wheels the same?
Yes, all American roulette wheels are the same. The wheels will only be different when the variant of the game changes (i.e., French or European roulette).
How many numbers are on an American roulette wheel?
The American roulette wheel has 38 pockets ranging from 0 to 36 with an extra 00. 18 of these pockets are black, 18 are red, and the 0 and 00 are green.
What’s the house advantage of American roulette?
The house edge in American roulette is 5.26%, which means the casino has a significant edge over players compared to those trying their luck on the European (2.7%) or French versions (La Partage only 1.35%).