Roulette is one of the most popular wagering games, and is prominently featured in absolutely every casino. Apparently, it is here to stay, because the interest in the game doesn’t appear to decline – actually, it’s the exact opposite. To understand how roulette came to be this cherished by gamblers worldwide, we need to explore its origins. Prepare for a good old-fashioned history lesson!
Roulette is a game played with a large wheel that contains either 37 (in European roulette) or 38 (for American roulette) pockets. These stops are numbered from 0 to 36, while the American roulette wheel also contains a 00 pocket. All the pockets are all colored; the zeroes are green, while the other spots are evenly divided between 18 red and 18 black pockets.
Which is better to play on? The American double 0 wheel, or European single 0? Well you are going to lose your bankroll quicker on the American wheel, so the answer is simple: The European wheel is a much better option.
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