Roulette layout: differences and advantages
The roulette game came from France. At least that is what the main part of the smart people says. Just in case you do not know about such thing as roulette layout, you are to learn it as soon as possible. As French people were smart or just inventive, they made up this game.
Although there are the theories about its origin in the ancient times of the Roman Empire, the main one or the most popular says that Blaise Pascal made it as a part of his scientific experiment with the "perpetuum motus" (perpetual motion). He did not succeed in it but, apparently, gave the world a very cool game.
Actually the original roulette wheel was without any zeros but there were people, who could not miss the opportunity to make money on that. So, they added zero and increased the house edge. That is how European roulette was created.
Usually it is exactly the type of roulette represented at any UK online casino.
Later American decided that one zero is not really cool and added one more zero. That is how they obtained "double zero" roulette, and increased the house edge even more.
What is house edge?
The house edge is casino's advantage. We know that the house wins when we lose. But the house also wins, when we win. If we play European roulette and we make a straight up bet and win, according to the true odds, we should receive the payout 37/1. But in reality we receive 35/1.
If we bet $100 and win, we receive $3500 instead of $3700. We add $100, which we bet and then subtract $3600 from $3700. We have $100. Then we divide it into 37. We have 2.7%, which is the house edge.
The same story is with the American variant. As they offer 2 zeros, the house edge is 5.26%.
As you might have noticed, the payout for the straight up bet is 35 to 1, while there is only 1 chance in 37 that the ball would hit the correspondent pocket.
You might ask a question, "If there 1 chance in 37 to win, why my payout is 35/1?" Well, that is how the casino makes extra even when it is losing.
There are some so called roulette tools, among which are the roulette calculators, which are supposed to count the following winnings but in reality they are not. They are mostly based on the Martingale system.
Roulette layout is one of the most important parts in the roulette learning you are to know and be able to take advantage of.
European or American, American or European? Which one to choose. You better learn before making bets.
This game is very alluring, as there are so many people around, who tried at least ones. But not all won.
The trick of this game is called chance. Once your destiny decides to make you its rich pet, you will be one.
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