Basic Roulette Bets
The game of roulette provides a lot of different roulette bets, that differ in the place on the table, the payouts and the odds of winning. The player may place a wager on one number, on two or more numbers, on the color of the number, on whether it is odd or even etc. In the list below we provide all the roulette bets and variations.
The European roulette bets are:
According to the rules of the game, bets can be of two types, inside and outside ones.
Inside bets are those that are places at the inside layout of the table. Inside bets usually include the following ones: straight (placed on a single number, has the lowest chances of winning), split (placed on two numbers that are close to each other on the roulette table), street bet (places on three numbers in a line), square/corner bet (4 numbers placed in a square on the layout), double street (also known as six line, takes two street that adjoin to each other at the layout), and also trio and basket bets that are placed on sections between 0 and 3.
Inside bets usually have lower chances of winning that is why most of the players prefer to avoid them. At the same time, inside bets have better payouts.
Outside bets have relatively small payouts, though they are good for long-run playing. Among the most popular outside bets there are: manqué/passé bet (placed on 1-18/19-36 correspondingly), rouge/noir (placed on red/black numbers correspondingly), pair/impair (place on even/odd numbers correspondingly), dozen bet (can be placed on the following groups of numbers (1-12, 13-24, 25-36), column bets (placed on one of three columns of the layout), snake bet (placed on 1, 5, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 23, 27, 30, 32, 34).
Most of the roulette gamblers admit, that the best bets that can be placed are of even type.