Roulette Myths & Facts
Roulette is definitely in between is one of the most popular casino games in our country. Many players even consider roulette to be, of course, the "informal" king of gambling. Whether you like roulette or prefer other casino games, the following may be interesting to you. Below we present 15 roulette secrets. Read our article and find them.
- Roulette is one of the simplest games available in casinos. Most Roulette offers 11 ways to win and up to 161 betting opportunities.
- The mathematical statistics are clear. It's much better to play European Roulette than American Roulette. The reason for this is the special field 00, which is missing from the European version. Therefore, the percentage for the American Roulette house is 5.26%, while for the European Roulette it is only 2.7%.
- Do you think if you bet on color (black / red) you have a 50% chance of winning? Well, that's wrong. You forget about field 0, which is green. This means that in fact, your chance of winning when betting on black / red is only 48.65%.
- The probability that the ball will fall to the same color 10 times in a row is 1: 1024. However, a Bristol casino has recorded an anomaly where the ball stops red 36 times in a row.
- At the Rio Casino, in Las Vegas , the number 19 was a winning 7 times in a row. What is the probability then? About 1 in 3 billion.
- Today, two zeros are only used in American Roulette , but this has not been the case in the past. Two zeroes in roulette are present for the first time in France. The original idea was to discourage people from going to a casino in Paris. In Monte Carlo, roulette had only one zero.
- Many people believe that the winning number can be determined based on where the ball hit the table first. This theory is said to have been confirmed by Doin Farmer using a computer.
- Whether roulette strategies really work or not has been a matter of much lengthy and heated debate. Yet, no one has yet been able to surely prove (or rebut) the claim that they work.
- Roulette is, in the long run, the most popular gambling game for women. Women make up 46% of online roulette players.
- The author and father of James Bond, Sir Ian Fleming, was a big roulette fan. And whenever he played, he always used the Labush system.
- James Bond himself is also a passionate roulette fan. You may have noticed that he also has his favorite number. It's 17.
- By the way, although it is not clear if this is because of Bond, the number 17 is the most commonly chosen bet number. Next is the number 22. This number is present in the famous Casablanca movie.
- There are strong anti-gambling laws in California, and that's why a different version of roulette was created there. It's called California Roulette, and the difference is that instead of the classic numbers, the wheel consists of cards. This allows casinos to bypass local gambling laws.
- The word "roulette" is derived from French, and most roughly translates to "little wheel".
- Long ago, in addition to the two zeros, American Roulette had another field - the Eagle. However, as this disproportionately increased the percentage of the house and the three non-winning fields made many players miserable, the casinos quickly eliminated it. Original roulette with such a field is now considered very rare and often owned by collectors.