European & American roulette – what’s the difference?
The key difference between European roulette and American roulette is that the American version has an additional double zero pocket on the wheel. This lowers the house edge from 5.26% to 2.7% in European roulette, greatly improving a player’s chances of winning.
Is European or American roulette better?
The better house edge available in European roulette makes it a more attractive proposition to players than American roulette. We always recommend choosing European roulette when available, thanks to its low house edge of just 2.7%.
What are the odds of European roulette?
There are several types of bets you can make in European 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
Double Street (6 numbers) 5:1
Columns & Dozens 2:1
Even, Odd, High, Low Red, Black 1:1
How do I win at European roulette?
There is no way to guarantee a win since roulette is a game of chance. However, you can always increase your chances of winning roulette by using our recommended tips and strategies.
Are all European roulette wheels the same?
All European roulette wheels are the same, but make sure you confirm which variant you are playing before you place your bets. For example, French roulette is played on a European roulette wheel but has a slightly different table to accommodate the En Prison and La Partage bets.
How many numbers are on a European roulette wheel?
There are a total of 37 numbers on a European roulette wheel ranging from 0 to 36. The single 0 is green while numbers 1 to 36 are either red or black.