ALL ABOUT THE ROULETTE WHEEL
Roulette initially evolved from a French word, which means “little wheel.” It first began in France in the 18th century. Roulette has a wheel which swings, and the player places a bet on the chance of number that might land with the ball. It is the game filled with many probabilities. When you place a bet in roulette, you have an opportunity to bet on multiple possibilities. You can also bet on the colour, and you can bet on whether the number that appears is odd or even or it is high or low. Every time the wheel spins, the player has the number of chances to win as well as loose.
WHO INVENTED THE ROULETTE WHEEL?
Some might have heard and believed that the French mathematician was responsible for inventing the roulette wheel, but the fact is different. It was others after him who invented the roulette wheel in the 18th century. Roulette is believed to have borrowed some of its dynamics from an old English wheel game called “Roly-Poly” which does sound fun.
Roulette was first started in Parisian games hall that roulette game was very similar to American roulette and then gradually it became popular in Europe as well. In the American roulette. The origin form of roulette was with the 00, which is the American roulette wheel. This 00 was removed from the roulette wheel in 1843. There the European roulette was established with single 0.
WHO MAKES ROULETTE WHEELS?
Eighty per cent of the world’s roulette wheels is built in the UK by two master engineering companies, Cammegh, and TCS Huxley.
STRUCTURE OF ROULETTE WHEEL:
The roulette wheel is bifurcated into two circles one is red and one is black. The wheel contains numbers from 1 to 36 and the odd numbers are in red, and even numbers are in black the number zero is in green to avoid any confusion. In the American roulette, there is another green slot with the number 00.
Types of bets in roulette:
Roulette is the game which comes with many bets,
1. Inside bet
• Six Line/Double Street
2. Outside bets
• 1 to 18 (Low or Manque), or 19 to 36 (High or Passe)
• Red or black (Rouge ou Noir)
• Even or odd (Pair ou Impair)
• Dozen bet
• Column bet
Fun facts about roulette:
Roulette is also called a devil’s game because if you add all the numbers on the wheel from 1 to 36, it sums up to 666 which is assumed to be the devil’s number. Hence devil’s game now is cautious while playing roulette.
Everyone believes that the French mathematician Blaise Pascal invented the roulette wheel, well then that is not the case . Pascal was one of the first developers of probability theory. Eventually, his wheel became a product of his fascination with perpetual motion rather than gambling. And it wasn’t particularly diabolical either, as it had no zeros on it and therefore no house edge.