The European Roulette has 37 numbers, from 0 to 36. Each number has a color, zero is green and the rest are divided into 18 reds and 18 blacks.
For numbers 1 to 10 and 19 to 28, odds are red and evens are black. For numbers 11 to 18 and 29 to 36, odds are black and evens are red. In addition the European/French roulette also contains a green pocket for the number 0.
The position of each number is set in the same way for every roulette in the world and their fixed sequence (clockwise) is this, (European/French roulette):
Players may bet by placing their chips on the table as described below:
There are inside and outside bets.
These are the bets placed on the number board allowing the player to bet on up to 6 numbers. Specifically, the kinds of internal bets are:
|Straight Up||Bet on a single number||35 to 1|
|Split||Bet on 2 numbers||17 to 1|
|Street||Bet in a row of 3 numbers||11 to 1|
|Corner||Bet in 4 numbers||8 to 1|
|Line||Bet in 6 numbers (2 rows)||5 to 1|
Placed on the sides of the number board allowing the players to bet on 12 to 18 numbers. The rates are, naturally, smaller since the player's winning odds are bigger.
|Column||Bet on a 12 number column||2 to 1|
|Dozen||Bet on the first (1-12), second (13-24), or third (25-36) group of 12 numbers||2 to 1|
|Red/Black||Bet on red or black||1 to 1|
|Even/Odd||Bet on odd or even numbers||1 to 1|
|Top/Bottom||Bet on 18 numbers, the bottom half of the board (1-18) or the top half (19-36)||1 to 1|